Taryn's Wreckreation Guide

Stop Everything & Watch This Anti-Bullying Video

When I think back to high school, I have mostly fond memories hanging with friends, playing sports and goofing off. But then I have some darker memories from when I was bullied, and these memories are even more vivid than the good ones. I remember being called a "pocket-protector NERD" by girls who...
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4 PNW Double IPAs That Are Changing The Game

I'm a proud hop addict, therefore I live in one of the most spectacular places for getting my fix. Although the IPAs being generated from the PNW tend to draw quite a bit of attention, our Double IPAs are not to be ignored! In my continued quest to taste them all, these front runners have pleased...
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Friday Night Halloween Party Supports Local Music Therapy

There are a LOT of Halloween parties and happenings coming up in the next week, but one party in particular is doing something extra special - raising money for Music Therapy in Snohomish County. This Friday, you're invited to join the Snohomish County Music Project from 6pm-10pm at Northwest Music...
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"Paint your own cabinets" they said. "You'll save money" they said.

One of the things I learned early on in our remodel was that cabinets are EXPENSIVE, and brand new ones were frankly out of our budget. Since the cabinets and bathroom vanities in the home were in pretty bad shape to begin with, they were part of the total demolition of one half of our home! I got...
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3 Halloween Shows You Need To Put On Your Calendar

This time of year, the Halloween parties start stacking up FAST, so as the spooky holiday approaches, make sure to check out some seriously sensational shows hitting our area. Head to the Mirkwood Public House in Arlington on Friday October 27th for WOODSHED , As Kingdoms Divide , Rev 3 and...
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Watch Me Throw Down w/ WWE Champ Natalya on New Day NW

It's ALWAYS a pleasure to be invited to New Day NW , but today was extra fabulous because WWE Champ Natalya was my partner in crime for Hot Topics with Margaret Larson. Thank you for having me @NewDayNW in Seattle and letting me talk shop on your morning show! ☕️----☀️☁️ #SDLive @WWE pic.twitter...
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Donate Blood - Save Lives

I'll be the first to admit, I don't give blood as often as I should or could. With the recent tragedy in Las Vegas, I felt compelled to make it happen, so I scheduled an appointment with Bloodworks Northwest and I donated this past Friday. As much as I love getting tattoos, I am not great with...
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Rock + Beer = Winning Combo!

POWERED BY SUMERIAN BREWING COMPANY When you manage to put two of my favorite things together, I'm instantly your biggest fan. Sumerian Brewing Company nailed it, pairing co-founder Mark Ihrig's love of rock with his love of beer. Clearly we are kindred spirits, because those are two of my biggest...
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The Best Coug Bars On The West Side

You probably know 3 facts about me: I love my dogs, I love my IPAs and I love my Washington State University Cougars. Being a west side Coug in Husky town isn't always easy, but thanks to some killer Coug bars, there's always a place to gather with others who bleed Crimson & Gray! Just north of...
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Are you afraid of Friday the 13th? WOODSHED isn't.

I ALWAYS feel lucky to catch a WOODSHED show, even if it falls on Friday the 13th! Throw your superstitions out the window and come check out a RAD local showcase in Fremont featuring my boys in WOODSHED , plus Custom , Stoic and The Ludovico Treatment . Hunter, Jacob and Nathan are extremely...
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