Taryn's Wreckreation Guide

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: National Wine Day, done MY way

All across the country, we are celebrating National Wine Day. Although I am a proud IPA connessieur, I also have a pallet for wine, and by a pallet for wine I mean I'll drink just about any of it. I really like wine :) To celebrate such a momentous occasion, I felt it was appropriate to shed light...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 3 Places To Camp For Memorial Day Weekend

For many years, I have camped in the pouring down rain all across the state of Washington for Memorial Day Weekend. Yes, I am a proud and prepared "blue-tarp-camper". But have you seen the forecast for THIS Memorial Day Weekend? Not a raindrop forecasted! *knocks on wood* It's going to be a...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Spot Prawn Season

'Tis the super-short season, Rockaholics! Spot Prawn season, and it's mighty good eatin'. For years, I've had friends and family venture throughout the Puget Sound in search of these rich delights. Everyone has their own "secret sauce" for bait. We have a few go-to sweet spots near Camano and...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: National Buy A Musical Instrument Day!

Growing up, my family was very musical. My dad has played the trombone in a band since I was in diapers, and my parents filled our house with music all my life. I started out playing the clarinet in 3rd grade in hopes of picking up an alto saxophone one day, which I did a year later. I played sax...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Iron Dragon Saturday Night!

Is it Saturday yet?! There’s a KICK ASS SHOW happening at The Crocodile in Belltown and it’s the only place you’ll want to be. Iron Dragon continue their 3-month residency at the beloved Seattle venue and their bringing some good friends along with them – It's Iron Dragon, Second Sting, The KISW...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Dogs + Tacos + Beer = BEST SUNDAY EVER

Paws For A Beer in Bellingham is hosting an AMAZING event this Sunday that you need to know about. It involves DOGS and TACOS. Enough said. The Adoption Event and Taco Truck goes from 3pm to 5pm on Sunday May 21st featuring adoptable dogs from the Alternative Humane Society of Bellingham. The AHS...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Visit FX McRory's Before The Move

If you visit the home of just about any relative on my dad's side of the family, myself included, you'll see a framed print of LeRoy Neiman's legendary FX McRory's Whiskey Bar painting. There's even a print in St. Louis, MO. We all keep the art in our entry way as a reminder of a place filled with...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: STOP! Hammock Time.

Another Cairn box arrived on my doorstep last week, and I'm always so excited to find out what's inside. I was absolutely STOKED to open the box and find a brand new Serac Hammock with straps! I'm a huge fan of hammock naps, and I happily broke her in over the weekend :) The light breeze yesterday...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Mojo Cannon at the Oxford Saloon

Tomorrow night, my dad's band is playing at the Oxford Saloon in Snohomish! Mojo Cannon packs some of your favorite R & B songs into a full night of dancing. Bring your shoes - you know the ones. The 13th Street Horns of Mojo Cannon are legendary in the area, and no - I'm not just saying that...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Firefighter For A Day!

My buddy Lance is one of the bravest people I have ever met. He's a Paramedic Firefighter with North County Fire & EMS at Station 99 in my hometown of Stanwood, and today I got to visit him at work and get a taste of what he does for a living. Can I just say it was AWESOME?! First off, one of...
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