What makes an ice cream shop special? Homemade, local flavors. Delicious options for everyone's flavor palette. Creative ideas that keep you coming back for more. Salt and Straw has all these! A notorious name on the west coast, Salt and Straw has moved into the Seattle area within the past few years, and I recently had the opportunity to sample their fall "Student Inventor" series. Read along to see what I thought!
Trying something new – season tickets to the Seattle Opera
We love trying new experiences here in the Northwest and becoming Season Ticket Holders with the Seattle Opera was a fantastic decision we made this past year. We loved the experience, but most of all, attending Carmen. I hope this post gives you some interesting info on our experience and that it makes you intrigued about attending the opera too!
New and Improved in Bellevue – Meydenbauer Bay Park!
Newly opened in the city of Bellevue, Meydenbauer Bay Park is a gorgeous family-friendly spot to spend a sunny day. We went for the morning to scout out the freshly remodeled waterfront area and found so much fun there for all!
What to do With Only Four Hours to Tourist in Seattle
Being an East Coast transplant in Seattle, I get visitors out here a lot. Whether it is my sister coming to visit for the weekend, or a friend from high school only passing through on a layover to Hawaii San Francisco, taking people touristing is a pretty normal part of my life. The good part doing …
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Leavenworth, WA – Favorite Holiday Destination (Day 5 of my 12 Days of Christmas Blog Challenge)
On the 5th day of my Christmas blog theme, I bring you my favorite Christmas destination; Leavenworth Washington! Leavenworth is a small Bavarian town that has wonderful food and fun activities, especially around the Christmas holiday!
Bob’s Pumpkin Farm and Corn Maze, Snohomish WA
Pumpkin picking is a favorite fall tradition for me... there is nothing better than putting on some big old mud boots and a big sweater and heading to the farm to pick out your own pumpkins to carve! This year we tried Bob's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch in Snohomish WA and had a blast!
A Family Fun Day With Goodwill – Learning and Thrifting Some Super Fun Halloween Costumes!
Have you ever wondered what the benefit is to donating to Goodwill centers, aside from the ability to clean out your garage? I just had an incredibly eye-opening experience where I was able to tour the Goodwill Milgard Opportunity Center in Tacoma, Washington, where I saw first-hand all the incredible programs that Goodwill has in place attempting to get local people trained and into jobs! It was an eye-opening experience to say the least - so many incredible programs! The plus, was afterwards we were invited to their Halloween store... all Halloween and Costumes, all year!
Family Date in the City – Seattle Aquarium & Molly Moons Ice Cream!
It has been a great start to birthday month (September) already! For Labor Day weekend we went camping with friends, and were truly so lazy that I don't have anything exciting to share from it... we just sat by the river, bbq'ed, and slept in... it was a much needed opportunity to recharge for sure. …
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Four Northwest Oktoberfest Celebrations you NEED to check out!
A guide to the best Oktoberfest parties in the greater Seattle Area!
The Lakehouse Bellevue
I feel like it has been far too long since we had nice formal date night out, so I put in a special request with hubby for one and he completely delivered! The Lakehouse in Bellevue is a new Jason Wilson restaurant that I have been hearing some buzz about, just opening this past spring. …