Guide to WA Hard Cider DistilleriesIf you are new to hard cider, it's worth a try. Locally grown apples have put the Northwest on the map for delicious hard apple cider. Here are some of our favorite Washington cider makers.
Best Donut Shops in Seattle Coffee and a doughnut? Sometimes that's just what hits the spot. And lucky for us, the Seattle area is filled with locally owned, gourmet doughnut shops that are getting some national attention.
Guide to Washington Cider WeekSeptember 8 - 16 is Washington Cider Week. If you love hard cider, you're in luck! There are lots of events celebrating local ciders and bites. Here are some of our favorites.
Best Free Family Activities in Seattle September 8 - 9 Help the Seattle Center celebrate its 50th birthday, enjoy organic produce and gardening at the Urban Farm Festival, pick apples and squeeze your own cider, and learn more about Japanese Culture! There are some great free activities for you and your kids in Puget Sound this weekend!
Best of Washington Organic Week (WOW) Washington Organic Week, September 8 - 15 is a celebration of Washington's diverse and lush organic agriculture. Come to a gourmet organic cooking class, learn to brew an organic hard cider just in time for fall, sample organic, fair trade chocolates and attend a "good food" themed auction!
Carnation's Jubilee Farm Helps Celebrate WA Autism DayAutism Day is a free, fun-filled event designed for families touched by autism. It's a chance to relax in a beautiful setting, meet other families, and enjoy a day of awareness and understanding.
Best Green School Supply Shopping in Puget SoundIt's time to shop for back to school, but you want to be environmentally friendly and eco-conscious about it. Here are some Northwest companies doing their best to make back to school fun for kids, and easy on the environment.
Best Frozen Custard in WAIf you're not a Northwest native, you might be missing a summer treat that everyone from Texas to Washington DC enjoys - frozen custard. Lighter in calories than traditional gourmet ice cream, custard is made with real milk and eggs, and many custard shops incorporate locally sourced ingredients. Check out these locations for a new (or childhood favorite) dessert.
Best Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlors in WA If you're taking a road trip this summer, it's never a bad idea to stop for ice cream. And why not take the kids on a trip down memory lane by swinging into an old-fashioned ice cream parlor? Many of these establishments not only serve up sundaes and floats, but they also have local, organic ingredients, homemade treats and wifi! Here are some of our favorites.
Best Bakeries for Dog Treats in Puget SoundIf you are looking to celebrate Rover's birthday, or just want some local, organic and natural treats for your pet, we've found some great places in Seattle that put four-legged friends first!
Best Independent Coffee Houses in Puget SoundThe big chain coffee shops are well known around the country, but Seattle's status as coffee capitol is also well known because of its smaller, independent roasters and cafes. Here are some new coffee houses to try, if you haven't already!