Holiday Adventures in Seattle, Part 1

For many, traveling to see friends and family for the holidays is all about spending time together. My family spent several Christmases in California with our huge family – sharing...

Let the Holidays Begin!

Thanksgiving is over. The leftovers have been divvied up, the dining room put back together, and you’ve slept off all that wonderful food. In my family we put on our...

Where to eat Thanksgiving dinner in Seattle

Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for us to gather for a meal and reflect upon all the things for which we can be grateful. Perhaps you spend it with your...

November Events Guide

November Events Calendar Post November is here, and with it the cooler weather and the last several years some snow. Which makes an amazing backdrop for all the fun holiday...

The Best Views in Seattle

Seattle, Washington has that certain something that travelers fall in love with upon arrival. Beyond its beautiful combination of surrounding mountains, water, and forest, Seattle is home to a downtown...

Bow Down to Washington!

Husky Football Football. I’ve found that it’s one of those things that you either love or hate. And if you love it, generally you fall into one of two camps:...

Seattle’s Hidden City

Imagine this: you’re working in a basement cabinet shop. It’s hot and far enough after lunch that you’re contemplating a nap. Or thinking about that after-work beer. Or whatever.  Then...

October Events in Seattle!

Ah, October. The month that usually tells us that fall is here and it’s time to get the fireplaces ready to go and those cozy sweaters out of their summer...

Happy Hour Anyone?

Ah, Happy Hour. That magical time that makes your afternoon at work fly by and keeps you from sending that true but inappropriate email to the annoying Brenda in the...

The 2019 NW Chocolate Fest!

The Northwest Chocolate Festival As a child, Boehms Chocolates was a much-anticipated yearly field trip. The drive to Gilman Village, the tour of the factory, the tiny tastes of delicious...