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10 Cafes to Grab a Coffee in Seattle (That Aren’t Starbucks)

Seattle is stereotypically associated with its rainy weather, tech companies such as Amazon, being the birthplace of grunge music, and having some of the loudest football fans in the country….

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5 Must-Try Places to Get a Quick Lunch in Seattle: From Pike Place Market to SoDo

As people head back into the office, we welcome back that dreaded question, “What are you in the mood to eat for lunch?” I’ve been on a hybrid schedule since…

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Spending a Day on Vashon Island

We are spoiled with many wonderful day trip opportunities in Western Washington, and one amazing option is visiting Vashon Island. Accessible by three different ferry routes (Southworth, Fauntleroy, and Point…

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10 Independent Bookstores in Seattle to Visit on a Rainy Day

Seattle is full of interesting independent bookstores that showcase the quirkiness and unique character of the Emerald City. These bookstores are a perfect place to wander around (especially on a…

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Exploring MOHAI: Seattle’s Museum of History and Industry

My daughter and I love to get outside and explore, no matter the weather. But there’s something to be said for an indoor day of fun — especially during the…

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Exploring Snoqualmie Falls with Kids

I’ve been visiting Snoqualmie Falls since I was a little girl. It was (and still is) one of my mom’s go-to activities for out-of-town guests. The drive is beautiful and…

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Top 5 Places in Seattle for a Unique Cocktail Experience

Seattle is best known for its coffee scene, but the cocktail scene has been growing for quite some time and might be nearing its peak. There are tons of very…

South Fork Snoqualmie River

Hike or Bike-to-Hike Twin Falls Trail

If you were to ask, “What is a must-do hike in the Seattle area?” you’d likely hear Twin Falls Trail at the top of the list. This family-friendly and dog-friendly…

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First Timers Guide To Seattle

When you think of Seattle, Washington – the city known for its lush green (the Emerald City), rolling mountains and the Pacific Ocean (another name given called the Pacific Northwest)…

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Andrew Hughes: A Climbers Story

Show Notes Transcript Show Notes Andrew Hughes Originally from Poulsbo, Andrew grew up in the shadow of Mount Rainier. Like many of us who live in the shadow of this…

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The Needling is Skewering Seattle:

Show Notes Transcript Show Notes The Needling The founder of The Needling Lex Vaughn is our guest for this episode.  The Needling is a satirical website that pokes fun at…

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Sidney Wayne: Seattle DJ & Artist

Show Notes Transcript Show Notes Sidney Wayne is our guest for this episode.  Sidney is artist from the Puget Sound.  Growing up in Tacoma and eventually moving to Seattle. Starting…