12 Days of Christmas (in Seattle) Day 3: Skating and Snowflakes

Hello, there. Today’s “featured outing” is actually in the neighboring city of Bellevue. Don’t worry, non-Seattleites, Bellevue is quite easy to get to from Seattle. Besides, the outdoor ice skating and Snowflake Lane show are worth the small trip.  Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas (in Seattle) Day 1: The Gingerbread Village

Hello, there. This is the first post in my “12 Days of Christmas (in Seattle)” miniseries. Every day, I will share with you, dear reader, one event or activity that Seattle hosts during the holiday season. By the way, these aren’t chosen in happenstance. Each and every one of these activities has been integral in my annual Christmas experience. They are traditions that are very close to my heart, and I think others will appreciate them just as much as I do.   Continue reading

Storyville Coffee Company


Hello, there. Having spent all my life in Seattle, I like to consider myself somewhat of an expert on the best places to visit in town. In all honesty, I must give the credit of discovering this marvelous oasis to my sister. After visiting Storyville with some friends, she came home raving about the wonderful coffee shop above Pike Place Market that was “unlike any coffee store you’ve ever been to”.

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