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Tag: Holidays

Seattle Outdoor Holiday Activities

Seattle has a reputation for being gloomy in the winter, but that doesn’t stop us from having lots of fun outside to celebrate the holidays! If you’re looking for Seattle outdoor holiday activities, here’s a great list to get you started! Christmas Ship Festival Probably Seattle’s most unique holiday...

Small Budget Amazon Gifts for Outdoorsy Women 2019

Are you looking for functional and amazing gifts that aren’t expensive? This list is for you! These are all items I use all the time and absolutely love. All but three of them are under $30 (the other three are more expensive but awesome so I included them anyway!)....

2019 Outdoorsy Women Gift Guide: Pacific Northwest local!

It’s that time of year, people are starting to think about holiday gifts! Especially holiday gifts on a budget and that the recipient will love, use all the time and think of you often! For that low key (or hardcore) outdoorsy woman in your life, here are 10 gifts...

How to make Instant Hot Chocolate Mix from Scratch

Hot chocolate is one of the many delicious hot drinks you can bring on the trail to make winter special (and enjoy at home, especially during the holidays). It might seem like a lot of work to make instant hot chocolate mix from scratch at home but let me...

5 Free Unique Seattle Holiday Traditions

It’s the holiday season and there are plenty of unique Seattle holiday traditions for the whole family that are free or nearly free! Here are my Top 5: 1. Christmas Ship Festival (various locations throughout the holiday season) The Christmas Ship Festival is THE unique Seattle holiday tradition that...

How to make Cranberry Fireball Cocktail for the Holidays

Cranberry Fireball Cocktail is a perfect cocktail for the holidays, when cranberries are just wrapping up their season and their festive red color just screams out holiday celebration! It’s easy to make this a virgin (non alcoholic) cocktail as well, just leave out the fireball. It makes a delicious...

Super Easy Cranberry Syrup

Nothing says the holidays like the bright tart cranberry, and Washington is a big producer of cranberries! They are in season throughout the fall and common in farmer’s markets and grocery stores in time for the holidays. This super easy cranberry syrup is perfect for holiday cocktails and mocktails...

How to Eat Local for Thanksgiving!

This time of year, there is a ton of local produce available to make your holiday feasts delicious and do something good for the planet and your farming neighbors! The Seattle area is an excellent place to eat local for Thanksgiving! No need to obsess over making everything local...

Cut your Christmas Tree in Washington’s Forests!

Forget those crowded malls and roads…Black Friday is a great day to get outside and celebrate the arrival of winter and the holiday season! We go every year to cut a Christmas Tree in the national forest on Black Friday, with lots of family members of all ages! Of...