King County

Chambers Bay Golf Course

Five Puget Sound Golf Courses: Different Strokes for Different Folks

In a crazy year like the one we all just experienced, collectively we needed to grab hold of anything we could to keep some “normalcy” in our lives. Some of…

plated food at Peyrassol Cafe

Top Five Eats in Renton

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…

bobae usa teas

A Visit to Bobae Coffee and Tea in Woodinville

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…

view of a Washington ferry on the water against the Seattle skyline

Book A Trip On One Of Washington’s Ferries For The State’s Most Scenic Views

Any first-time visitor to the Pacific Northwest might be surprised to see just how many islands, inlets and waterways there are in Washington state. In fact, the northwest corner of…

espresso at Third Culture Coffee in Bellevue, Washington

A Visit To Third Culture Coffee

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…

frozen franklin falls in winter

A Winter Hike to Franklin Falls

Resting between the north and south lanes of I-90 lies an idyllic scene, full of cedar and pine that seem to stretch miles into the sky and views of the…

Broadcast Coffee

5 Killer Cafés in Seattle That Don’t Rhyme With “Arbucks”

Let’s face it – there’s a comfort with knowing there’s a convenient caffeine station in every strip mall and grocery store that takes your gold card from an app on…

Wreath making workshop at Duvall Flower and Gifts

Holiday Wreath Making In Duvall

Last weekend I had the pleasure of being invited to make a wreath for a charity drive at Duvall Flower and Gifts in Washington. I was intrigued. I have zero…

Sweet Mickey's candy shop in Seattle

A Trip to Sweet Mickey’s, Ballard’s Sweetest Shop

Walking inside Sweet Mickey’s retro-styled candy store on Ballard Avenue, I was expecting to learn more about the eternal appeal of crafted sugar in all its forms and flavors. I’ve…

cedar river cabin in maple valley

A Weekend Getaway to The Cedar River Cabin

The Cedar River Cabin is located in Maple Valley, Washington, and is only a forty-five-minute drive from Seattle! Our drive was extra dreamy and beautiful since the fall colors around…

poetry used books

Visiting Used Bookstores Near Seattle

What are you up to this weekend? If you are fortunate enough to be reading this while looking at a forecast of sunny skies and warm weather then I presume your answer…

4 Best Hot Chocolate Spots In Seattle

4 Best Hot Chocolate Spots In Seattle

With the weather getting colder outside, there’s never been a better time to get a warm cup of hot chocolate. This is especially true if you love the outdoors, as…