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fish and space needle

We are truly fortunate to live in Washington state, where we are not only surrounded by beautiful land but also beautiful water, which means abundant opportunities to fish! I have been fishing in Washington since I was about 6 years old. This article will highlight the many fishing opportunities available in the greater Seattle area…

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Blake Island Marina in Washington

You know how life just changes right in front of you? Sometimes you just stand there and go, “Well! So much for THAT plan.” We were in that place. We sold our money pit of a house, moved closer to parents to help them and rented. Six months later, parents did not need our help…

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garden in Woodinville

Nestled in the lush Sammamish River Valley just 25 minutes outside of Seattle, Woodinville is full of surprises and attractions for any visitor. Whether you’re eager to hop into the food scene, interested in learning about horticulture and urban farming or looking for local parks to play in, Woodinville is worth adding to your list…

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plated food at Peyrassol Cafe

When you think of culinary hotspots in the greater Seattle area, Renton might not spring immediately to mind – but it should. This suburb best known for its history of airplane manufacturing has an exciting and diverse food scene that’s worth checking out. This list is by no means exhaustive, but here are my top…

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Space Needle's 50th Anniversary

We are all still learning to adjust to “the new normal” these days, as we hit the 1-year COVID-era mark. This pandemic has forever changed us, both individually and collectively. You miss traveling so much, you’re willing to give up the window seat. You miss living the full Washingtonian life. We hear you, and we…

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bobae usa teas

Bobae Coffee and Tea is a bubble tea shop to not only go for a treat, but to experience. It sits quietly between a beauty supply shop and a chocolate store in an unassuming strip mall in downtown Woodinville. But don’t let looks deceive you.  What is Bubble Tea? First of all, what is bubble…

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nachos from Nacho Mama's food truck in Seattle

In a world with food trucks seemingly at every corner and outside every brewery on the weekends it can be hard to set yourself apart in the food truck game, but Nacho Mama’s does just that. Nacho Mama’s is a gourmet nachos truck that frequents many breweries in and around Seattle. I met the owners…

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espresso at Third Culture Coffee in Bellevue, Washington

Located in Old Bellevue is the unique and aesthetic Third Culture Coffee (3C). The cafe sits in an apartment building’s retail space and is conveniently less than a block away from Bellevue Park. Upon entering, you are immediately greeted with a friendly hello from a barista and by the giant copper 3C logo painted on…

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