Stanwood

Stanwood Youth Football Bantams Seeking Support For Nationals

If you listen to my show regularly or follow me on social media, you know I'm REALLY proud of where I come from and where I live - a little town called Stanwood! Well, our small town is making BIG news right now, because the Stanwood Youth Football Bantams will play in the Youth National Football...
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Warm up from the inside out w/ these soup & chili hot spots

I'm fairly certain the ground at my place in Stanwood never even had the chance to thaw out today. It's COLD, my friends, and sometimes the only way to TRULY warm up is with a big bowl of soup. Chili works, too. People talk about the best burger... the best sushi... the best pizza... but these...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 4 Reasons It's 'The Best Lil' Fair In The West'

Fair season is in full swing, and although I never met a fair I didn't like, I'll always be a sucker for my hometown fair - The Stanwood-Camano Community Fair, otherwise known as 'The Best Lil' Fair In The West'! My family has been coming to the S/C Fair since I was in diapers, and it always falls...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: One-Tank-Trip To Camano Island - NO FERRY NEEDED

POWERED BY WESTERN WASHINGTON HONDA DEALERS Since I've spent most of my adult life in the area, I think I have some pretty good insight, so I'd LOVE to invite you to take a One-Tank-Trip to Camano Island! You have to pass through my small town of Stanwood to get there, and since it's a ferry-free,...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: WOODSHED plays my hometown Friday night!

Three of my FAVORITE dudes in the world make up one of my FAVORITE local bands, and I'm pretty much FREAKING OUT that WOODSHED is playing in my hometown of Stanwood Friday night. In the past, I've referred to them as what would happen if Alice In Chains and Mastodon had a baby. I think you should...
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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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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: National Hug A Plumber Day

Today was a BIG day in the ongoing saga of my fixer-upper. Today was PLUMBER DAY!!! And coincidentally, it's National Hug A Plumber Day. Crazy, right? So let's back up to the beginning... After we bought the house, we decided to turn this funky upstairs rec-room into a master suite. We recently had...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Small Bars With BIG Character

POWERED BY VISIT BEND As an avid bar-hopper, I have fond memories hanging out in cool spots up and down the I-5 corridor. As they say, good things come in small packages. A few of my top picks for a beer or cocktail aren't in giant spaces, but make no mistake, they boast a killer ambiance, stellar...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: The BEST Light Displays in the PNW

'Tis the season for holiday light displays! For me, no matter how old I am, I'm always transported back to my childhood when I get to check out a massive light show. We have incredible displays all over the PNW, perfect for taking family and friends out for a little holiday magic. Here are some...
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