The boating scene is an incredible part of the lifestyle here in the greater Seattle Area. Not only are we lucky to be surrounded by the Puget Sound, but right in the middle of our city sits Lake Union which boasts beautiful waterfront views and places to dine out. Lucky for us boaters, Lake Union has some restaurant gems that feature docks for boaters to pull up to, so you can enjoy a meal or cocktail by water. On this outing we launched our Cobalt R5 in Bellevue and motored over to Lake Union for brunch at Westward Seattle.
Walla Walla wine country is a robust region producing some gorgeous red wines in Washington State. There are over 140 wineries to choose from when visiting... how will you ever be able try them all? Well this annual event at McCaw Hall gives you a fair shot at it, with a good portion of winemakers attending this event to allow you to sample some of their finest!
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 …
I have had a whirlwind travel schedule lately, unfortunately taking me away from my normal types of lifestyle posts. So, I decided to give you some BOATING lifestyle posts instead! This is a recap of my recent trip to Orlando Florida for the Marine Dealership Conference & Expo, Cobalt Boats 50th Anniversary Dealer Meeting, and Boating Industry Top 100 Gala!
The Pacific Northwest Ballet's performance of the Nutcracker is one of my all-time favorite holiday traditions. There is nothing like an evening out with friends watching this stunning performance to get you in the Christmas Spirit!
These are just a few Seattle area charities that I love and plan to give to this year... Where do you like to give back?
Cinque Terre is an Italian restaurant in Seattle, somewhat obviously named after the foodie destination in Italy. This modern Seattle restaurant has been a buzz locally, so we decided to give it a try! Full review in post - be sure to check out other Seattle destinations in my "Visit Seattle" tab!
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!
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!
Birthday month was amazing! If you missed any of my posts or recipes, here is a chance to look back on my favorite things from September. The hi-light for me was trying the new Jason Wilson restaurant in Bellevue, the Lakehouse!