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A Delightful Afternoon at Gorman Winery

Every time we checked the weather report and saw a sunny day was ahead, we hustled over to Woodinville. We ...
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Lunch with Lola at The Commons

Serret and I needed to catch up, so I was delighted she and her Frenchie, Lola, could join me for ...
Tasting Rooms

Our Five Favorite Dog-Friendly Woodinville Wine Tasting Rooms

While the weather is still nice this summer and early autumn, we’ve tried to enjoy as many wine tasting patios ...
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Our Wonderful Wine Tasting Experience at Alexandria Nicole Cellars Woodinville

  Carrie, entering Alexandria Nicole’s Woodinville tasting room on what was one of the last hot days of summer recently here ...
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Rainy Day Comfort Food at Hollywood Tavern

We love rainy days here in the Pacific Northwest. (We embrace them, because the alternative is to move away!) Sometimes ...
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Wandering Willows Lodge’s Gardens in Late Summer

Last week, near the end of Seattle’s summer, we were curious to see what the gardens at Willows Lodge looked ...
Weekend

The Last Rosé of Summer

Tonight is likely my last party in my Woodinville backyard for this year. It’s getting colder, and beginning to rain, ...
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Five Best Salads in Woodinville This Summer

Jen and I eat salads nearly every day – She’s a health conscious bodybuilder, and I’m a lifelong vegetarian. So ...
Tasting Rooms

A Quick Trip to J. Bookwalter Tasting Studio

One day Jen and I were headed to lunch at the Bistro at Hollywood Schoolhouse. We like to meet up ...
Beer

Taking My Boyfriend Out for Beer at Dirty Bucket Brewing ...

Let’s face it, I drag my poor beer-loving boyfriend to a lot of wine places here in Woodinville. He is ...