Mt. Vernon

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 4 FABULOUS Local Fireworks Displays

The 4th of July is right around the corner, and there are a TON of gorgeous fireworks displays all around the Puget Sound region celebrating our nation's independence. It's time to plan something NEW and find adventure at one of these 4 phenomenal events: 1. For 40 years, the Tacoma Freedom Fair...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Top 5 Taco Spots

In honor of National Taco Day, I had to whittle down my list of taco hot-spots to a Top 5, which was no easy task, mind you! We happen to have HUNDREDS of amazing places to eat tacos around these parts, but these are my favorites: 1. Case Que Pasa - Bellingham, WA: Not only does this place serve up...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Why Dive Bars Rule My World

As a "t-shirt and jeans" girl (or an "anything-but-high-heels" girl, really), I have always felt at home in a local dive bar. There are MANY reasons it's such a moth-to-a-flame situation for me. Within the dive bar culture, no one cares what neighborhood you live in or how much money you make. Egos...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: It's National IPA Day!

National IPA Day... or as I like to call it, EVERY day! Yeah, I am an IPA snob. An IPA junkie. Whatever you want to call it. I have walked out of bars that didn't have an IPA on tap! I take it pretty seriously... Every year, my dad shares his birthday with National IPA Day. Lucky guy. It's a day to...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Distillery Love!

We live in the mecca of micro-breweries in the PNW, and as a lover of IPAs, I feel spoiled rotten by our beer scene! However, our brewers are not the only ones creating delicious adult beverages... We're now finding INCREDIBLE local distilleries stepping into the scene and furthering our passion...
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