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Spending a Day Wine Tasting in West Seattle

During the last two and a half years, has any place in Seattle been more isolated than West Seattle? After all, everyone referred to it as “the island” when the…

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Spokane Coffee Shops: Our Top 9 List

There have been some changes in the Spokane coffee scene in the past year, and now that things are slowly re-opening, I decided to revisit my list of the best…

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5 Historical Haunts Worth a Road Trip

If walls could talk, these Washington state attractions would have a lot to say about their storied pasts. #1 Oxford Saloon With a facade that looks like it’s straight out…

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Experience the Magic That is White Branches Tea House

White Branches tea house is an experience unlike any other. Step into a new world, watch captivating performances, and of course, have tea.

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Visiting Tacoma’s Brewery District

With spring rapidly approaching and sunny weekends right around the corner, my mind is already trending towards brighter days. Those days that make living in Washington State so worth the…

The General store in Port Gamble Washington

Visiting Port Gamble

Traveling Northbound on Highway 3 towards the Hood Canal Bridge, a large brown sign stands on the shoulder reading “National Historic Landmark straight ahead.” Passing the bridge exit on my…

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Must-Visit Wineries in the Yakima Valley

I think it’s safe to say that as Washingtonians, we are pretty lucky people. We have breathtaking landscapes, enjoy actual seasons and don’t fear natural disaster the way many other…

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Dive, Bars, and Drinks: Tacoma’s Top 5 Dive Bars

Living in Tacoma for most of my life, I have found the restaurant/city life to be particularly exciting. Want lobster? No problem. Looking to try an elk slider? Yes, we’ve…

Wine Please Explore Washington State

Wine, Please: A Tour of Walla Walla Food and Wine

Mill Creek was a rush of water through the middle of town – an upwelling of recent snowmelt and rain that careened westward toward the valley and gorge beyond. It…

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Eight Must-Visit Bakeries in Spokane

For those of us with a sweet tooth in Spokane, or for those visiting, there are a variety of candy stores, ice cream shops and coffee shops ready to serve…

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Must-Visit Breweries in the Tri-Cities

The Tri-Cities is famous for wine, for rippling rows of golden wheat, for three rolling rivers that swiftly merge into one and for the kaleidoscope of color each time the…

Swish Swish hot pot in Bellevue, Washington

Top 5 Hot Pot Places to Visit in Washington

What is hot pot, you may ask? A wholesome meal with a soup base and dipping ingredients (meat and vegetables.) It is a comfort food worth trying, especially during the…