November 2018

Wine for Thanksgiving in the Willamette Valley

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Before we were parents, before the mornings of waking up at 3am to our son singing Band on the Run in his underwear after turning on every light in the house, my husband and I took leisurely romantic getaways. Ah, the memories. Our favorite, perfect Northwest weekend getaway was wine tasting in Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley. […]

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Beach Bounty: Guide to Digging for Razor Clams

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Where to Dig for Clams DIG DATES: Winter 2018-2019, Washington Beaches   Below is the tentative schedule of proposed razor clam digs for Washington state beaches, along with evening low tides and beaches. Note: dates are always subject to cancellation if testing shows marine toxins are high.   Nov. 22, Thursday, 5:55 p.m.; -0.7 feet; […]

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Northwest Bookshelf: 52 Seattle Adventures with Kids

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You’ve got kids, and you’re a busy family. So who in your house has the time in their day to plan out fun-filled, unique, kid-friendly adventures near Seattle every single weekend that will enthrall your children and make the most of every season? No one does! Which is why ParentMap just published this book that does […]

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Northwest Bucket List: November

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  What are you thankful for? It’s a question we all ponder together his time of year. And while my family, friends and good health top my list, I have loads of gratitude for all of my favorite Northwesty things, too. Like the fresh-plucked chanterelles at my farmers’ market last weekend on which dirty fir […]

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