The holiday season is here and for many of us, that means it’s time to deck the halls. If you’re looking for some inspiration and a place to start, here are some ideas that are certain to get everyone in the spirit.
The summer festival season is over but there are still plenty of fun things to do in Seattle before the holiday season starts and leading into the magic of the season. We’ve compiled a list of ideas from classic Seattle traditions to some new and exciting additions. BEST OF THE NORTHWEST ART AND FINE CRAFT... Continue Reading →
The excitement and enchantment of the holiday season is wonderful, but let’s be honest: it can be a very expensive time of year, leaving very little funds for entertainment. The good news is several of the best holiday traditions in Seattle are free of charge! We have compiled a list of special places to visit... Continue Reading →
It’s Saint Patrick’s Day which means Corned beef and cabbage, green beer, and people dressed like deranged Leprechauns are everywhere. Despite the lack of a large population of Irish descendants in Seattle, we still have several great Irish Pubs that share the food, music and merriment of a pub you might find in our Sister... Continue Reading →
From a stunning mantel display to an elegant table setting, you can capture the magic of the holiday season in festive touches that are certain to make your home even more merry and memorable. The white-on-white design trend is definitely at the top of most luxury designers’ lists these days, and this extends to Christmas... Continue Reading →
Most of us already have our "ways" of doing Thanksgiving - ways our mother did it, ways our extended family did it, ways our neighborhood did it. Thanksgiving doesn't lend itself well to trying out new traditions, but sometimes the situation calls for it - you can't make it home for Thanksgiving, for example, or... Continue Reading →
Check spices that may need restocking You may think your spice rack is well-stocked, but before you hunker down for the holiday, double-check expiration dates and give them a sniff test. Spices can go rancid or lose their flavor and scent entirely. Audit your Pantry A well-stocked pantry of coffee, tea, soda, and snacks is... Continue Reading →