Taryn's Wreckreation Guide

When It Rains, It Pours... So Keep Fit Indoors!

The heavy rainfall is getting a little obnoxious, wouldn't you say? Don't get me wrong - I've lived in Western Washington my ENTIRE life and for the most part, I'm used to it, but it's getting REALLY soggy out there! As a result, I haven't done NEARLY as much hiking or cycling as I typically do...
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Taryn's Top 10 Winter Beers

As the temperatures go down, so do the winter ales - right down our throats to warm us up! Our local breweries are cranking out some holiday treasures at the moment, so make sure you keep an eye out for the ones that top my list: 1. Jolly Roger Christmas Ale - Maritime Pacific Brewing , Seattle:...
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Ugly Sweaters + Craft Beer = Holiday Happiness!

POWERED BY SUMERIAN BREWING COMPANY They're often itchy. They're fabulously obnoxious. And over the years, many of us have procured the perfect Ugly Christmas Sweater. If you're looking for the first opportunity to show yours off in 2017, look no further than this Friday's 3rd Annual Ugly Sweater...
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Where To Fill Your Growler For Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving holiday is almost here, and that means we must run all errands and check off every grocery store item on the list to ensure the menu is adhered to! But what about the booze?! Fear not - these are the places you can visit tomorrow for the BEST deals on growler fills around. Sumerian...
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3 Reasons To Call In Sick Tomorrow

Tomorrow is not your typical Thirsty Thursday. It's Live Day around these parts, and by these parts, we mean Emerald Queen Casino , where the booze will flow like water for 12 straight hours. From 6am-10pm for BJ & Migs, and 2pm-6pm for The Mens Room, every element of what you typically hear on...
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5 Ways To Celebrate World Kindness Day That Totally ROCK

We shouldn't be waiting for a special day to roll around to be kind to others, but today IS #WorldKindnessDay, so let's give it a whirl! Here are some great ways to show a random act of kindness that really ROCK: 1. Buy a complete stranger a beer. Maybe you're out watching Monday Night Football...
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Veterans eat FREE at these restaurants

Restaurants all across America will be thanking Veterans and active military members this weekend to celebrate Veterans Day. Some of the participating restaurants begin giving free meals to Veterans today, and some will continue to do so all weekend long. The Balance put together a list of 96...
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Orcas Island to host 1st Annual Hops on the Rock

Orcas Island has ALWAYS been one of my favorite local getaways, and when there's beer involved, I've already boarded the ferry. This weekend, you're invited to the 1st Annual Hops on the Rock Beer Festival with more than 20 breweries from the north Puget Sound region ready to take over Eastsound on...
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Will Opening Day Come Sooner Than Expected?!

Happy Gnarvember, Rockaholics! I woke up to SNOW on the ground at my place in Stanwood and couldn't have been happier! Not just because I love snow, but because that means the mountains I love to ski are probably getting puked on. This is great news, fellow powder hounds! Could we possibly see an...
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10 Recipes To Make For Your Pets

I'm sure you're aware of the fact that I'm a lab-obsessed dog-mom to Kona and Kai, but you might not be aware of the fact that today is National Cook For Your Pets Day! Truth be told, I just learned about this joyous holiday. Of course it's always important to keep an eye on what you are feeding...
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