Taryn's Wreckreation Guide

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Grown-Up Game Night

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Over the weekend, the sibllings and our significant others got together for a Grown-Up Game-Night! The four elements that lead to such success were: 1. Papa Murphy's Pizza (selctions included Pepperoni, Cowboy, Herb Chicken Mediterranean) 2. Local wine and beer ( D2 from...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: ADOPTION EVENT TOMORROW in Issaquah

POWERED BY VISIT BEND If you haven't already noticed, I am fairly obsessed with my two labs, Kona and Kai. They are my life! I sing to them, talk to them, cuddle them to pieces before I leave for work, and take them with me almost everywhere I go. Being a dog mom is a huge part of who I am, and I...
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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 Pasta I've Ever Had

POWERED BY VISIT BEND I'm a lover of carbs, and have no interest in cutting them EVER, so when my lady-trio decided on pasta for lunch today, I was STOKED. And just a few hours ago, I enjoyed the BEST pasta I've ever had. When my girlfriend Tamra explained that we had to get to our destination at...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Pie To The People

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Yesterday was officially National Pie Day (not to be confused with National Pi Day on 3/14), but I think you should definitely eat pie anytime you want. You don't have to wait for a special day to celebrate! I mean, it's someone's birthday somewhere, so eat pie. Plus, there...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Relax at Roche Harbor

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Back to work after an extended birthday weekend, and BOY was it an awesome one! I spent a few days relaxing in Roche Harbor , one of the most beautiful places in the PNW, nay, the WORLD! And it's not hard to see why when you're taking in views like the one above. Getting there...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: How To Throw Your Dog A Birthday Party

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Yeah, I'm a crazy dog mom, and damn proud to be one. But I am DEFINITELY not alone, especially in this area. Dogs are SUCH a big thing in the greater Seattle area, and between dog-friendly breweries and off-leash dog recreation, there are endless activities where bringing your...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Snowy Oyster Dome Hike

POWERED BY VISIT BEND This weekend, I joined a few dozen other passionate and outdoors-y folks in the filming of a documentary by Endless Film Production regarding the potential deforestation of one of MY favorite hikes: Oyster Dome. Oyster Dome lookout has been one of my treasured recreational...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Whidbey Island Brews

POWERED BY VISIT BEND: We're pretty lucky to live where we do, wouldn't you say? Mountains off in the distance, stunning water views, and plenty of adventure around every corner. We even have island retreats right in our backyard, and many of those islands are home to impressive craft, micro and...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Where To Watch The HAWKS!

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Alright 12s, the countdown is ON! Kickoff is Saturday at 1:35pm in Atlanta, and you'll want to get a plan together for the game. You COULD watch from home, but as a sports bar fanatic, I recommend you check out one of these swell places, surrounded by other die-hard Seahawks...
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