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The Fox-Lehmans at Home in Green Lake

MELISSA FOX & JOSH LEHMAN. HUDSON AND BABY #2 EN ROUTE. The walls of Melissa and Josh’s cozy craftsman, a couple of blocks from Seattle’s Green Lake, are filled with framed photographs from their travels. They were married in Italy, where Melissa was a pottery apprentice, but spent… Read More

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Dot Art -Dorotea Ceramics

CAROLINA SILVA AND DOT IN STUDIO The real work happens in the evening, after Dot’s been put to bed, and Carolina Silva can make the short drive back to her tiny studio in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. Today, though, it’s early, and Dot is playing while her mother works. Read More

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Stroller in the Deep

MATT, ROBY & MAXMIUS NUFFORT ABOARD THE MAILLOT JAUNE II It’s thirty chilly feet to the bottom at the end of F dock. The water is dark and thick, the muddy bottom littered with the drowned belongings of decades of sailors. Coffee cups, tackle, sunglasses, a tennis racket, plenty of… Read More

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The Fat Hen

THE FAT HEN Behind the counter at The Fat Hen you find Linnea, pale and smiling, blonde. She is a daughter of Ballard, Nordic on both sides, and grew up in a house perched high above the neighborhood’s Golden Gardens beach. Her father built the first and most successful company… Read More

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Jack Straw Seattle

JOHN RICHARDS & BETHANY STORMER. FRANKIE & RUBY. Just a block from Seattle’s steadfastly charming Pike Place Market, John Richards stands behind the polished, cross-cut wooden desk of Jack Straw. With its whitewashed cement walls stretching to a bare ceiling and square, heavy wooden fixtures and paneling the clothing shop feels like a modernist… Read More

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Airbnb Got it Half Right

A custom Pendleton blanket is a great design choice, but it won’t help you sleep when you’re crammed four people to one bed. We travel with a Babybjorn travel crib for the Little Fella and folding cot for his sister, which she loves. But unless things go perfectly, sharing one… Read More