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Cowiche Creek Brewing

Visiting Five Yakima Valley Breweries

The Yakima Valley may be best known for its must-visit wineries, but there’s more than grapes growing in this American Viticultural Area. Home to over…

Uplands trail in Yakima

Spending a Weekend in Yakima

From the winding Yakima River Canyon to hilltop hop fields, vineyards and hiking trails, the Yakima Valley is a sweet escape for Washington sun-seekers. My…

beer taster from brewery in Renton

Top 5 Places To Grab A Craft Beer In Renton

The Pacific Northwest is known nationwide for its ever-growing selection of craft beverage establishments, but up until a few short years ago, Renton had a…

ste michelle wine

Visiting Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

What started in 1871 — with Missionaries and French fur traders bringing vinifera plants to eastern Washington — turned into the American Wine Growers launching…

little bear cabin

Five Amazing Dog-Friendly Cabins in Washington

After a busy work week, we love going into the mountains to recharge. The best part about living in Seattle is that there are plenty…

fireweed flower

Edible Herbs and Wildflowers in Washington State

Washington has a unique abundance of wild foods that grow across the entire state. From the coast to the eastern plains, these rugged lands offer…

Cider flight

5 Urban Washington Cideries You Should Know About

When you imagine a cidery what comes to mind? For me, it’s sweeping orchards and farm animals nestled in a quaint valley, the sound of…

White House Bed and Breakfast Yakima

A Taste of Yakima Valley

Did you know that your Friday night IPA is likely made from juicy hops grown in Yakima, Washington? Or even the apple on your counter,…

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…

lake chelan winter

Seeking Winter Sunshine at Lake Chelan

“300 days of sunshine” is a promise worth traveling for — especially in the winter. So after spending much of the season in hibernation, my…

Space Needle's 50th Anniversary

Washington Watchlist: Movie And Food Pairings

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…

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…

nachos from Nacho Mama's food truck in Seattle

A Visit To 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…

Spending a Day on Camano Island

Camano Island is near and dear to my heart. I moved to Washington in early October of 2019 and found myself living on Camano Island…

welcome to cle elum

Spending an Hour in Cle Elum

If you are a Washington resident, or even a newcomer to the state, you know that driving over the Snoqualmie Pass can be treacherous at…

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…

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…

Five Historic Places to Eat and Drink in Washington

Beyond the cradling mountains and blooming cherry blossoms, past the steadfast evergreens and old Rainier Beer-sponsored summers lie glimpses of yesterday. Washington has been and…

washington winter ciders

8 Sensational Ciders to Warm Up Your Washington Winter

As cider lovers, we know there’s no specific season for cider, but there are special ciders for every season! Winter in Washington can range from…

People drinking beer and watching Ellensburg Winterhop Brewfest online

Attending A Virtual Winterhop Brewfest

In its 17th year, the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce is working hard to put on the 2021 Winterhop Brewfest, which is set to occur…

Pike Place Market sign

Five Must-Try Eats in Pike Place Market

If you’re traveling to Washington, or simply looking for a…

Exploring Coffee Culture in Seattle

When the air gets colder and the days get darker…

The Best Brunch Spots in Spokane

Spokane is known for its Riverfront Park and stunning architecture,…

Yakima’s Fresh Hop Ale Festival

Certain locales lend themselves to be a perfect host for…

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Visiting Spokane’s South Perry Neighborhood

If you head south from Spokane’s downtown, you’ll come across…

Top 5 Taco Trucks in the Tri-Cities

Visiting the Tri-Cities There are over 200 wineries within a…

A Bus Tour of Whidbey Island

Whidbey Island Tour Looking for something fun to do on…

Vancouver waterfront

A Day in Downtown Vancouver, Washington

Vancouver, Washington is just across the bridge from Portland, Oregon…

First-time Visit to Pike Place Market

Seattle’s Pike Place Market is an iconic staple to the…

Visiting Riverfront Park in Spokane

If you haven’t made it to Spokane’s Riverfront Park yet,…

Spokane River

Visiting Kendall Yards in Spokane, Washington

Across the Spokane River from downtown Spokane, Washington, lies the…

Red Twig Day 36 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

Red Twig Bakery Cafe Edmonds, Washington Day 36 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

Popular Spot in Downtown Edmonds Red Twig Bakery Café is…

Caffe Ladro Day 35 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

Caffe Ladro Lynnwood, Washington Day 35 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

Caffe Ladro in Lynnwood is located in a converted photofinishing…

The Bookery Day 34 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

The Bookery Ephrata, Washington Day 34 of The 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

The Bookery a bookstore that sells coffee, or a coffee…

Blue Star Coffee Roasters Twisp WA Day 33 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

Blue Star Coffee Roasters Twisp, Washington Day 33 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

Big Coffee in a Small Town Blue Star Coffee Roasters…

Vinaccio Coffee Roasters Day 32 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

Vinaccio Coffee Roasters Monroe, Washington Day 32 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

Let me share a secret with you. Vinaccio Coffee is…

Day 31 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project Urban City Coffee

Urban City Coffee Mountlake Terrace, Washington Day 31 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

Do You Like Coffee in the Evening? I have a…

Day 30 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project Walnut St Coffee Edmonds

Walnut Street Coffee Edmonds, Washington Day 30 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

Neighborhood Coffee Shop Ah Edmonds always a fun place to…

Day 29 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project J5 Coffee Leavenworth

J5 Coffee Leavenworth, Washington Day 29 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

Starting my day at J5 Coffee. J5 Coffee in Leavenworth…

Day 29 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

Free Bird Espresso Okanogan, Washington Day 28 of the 100 Cups of Coffee in 100 Days Project

Grocery Store Coffee?  Say What! While out in Okanogan for…