Taryn's Wreckreation Guide

Here's How To See 'Get Out' FREE on President's Day

Over the past year, I have been TERRIBLE about seeing new movies and getting out to our local theaters. I can easily blame it on the remodel, which has taken up ALL of my free time (and money!), but I do really need to get out to see a flick. Get Out has been on my must-watch list for some time now...
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We lost our dog, but this is how we got him back

I'm a dog mom to two awesome labs named Kona and Kai. At the moment, there are also two other dogs living at our place, and their names are Colt and Charly, my parents dogs. We're hanging onto my folks' pups while they build their house. I guess you can say it's a 24/7 dog party! But the party was...
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Support TopLeft TV to help Seattle's music scene thrive

Seattle has birthed some of the most legendary artists in rock - Pearl Jam, Jimi Hendrix, Alice In Chains, Heart, Nirvana... just to name a few. But fast forward to the present time, and the talent coming out of this area is still turning heads. And that's where TopLeft TV comes in, bringing even...
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My dogs hate baths, so I tried this peanut butter trick...

Although I love living on acreage in the woods, the rainy season has taken its toll on our property and the dogs get FILTHY on a regular basis. One would think that bathing our labs wouldn't be a big ordeal since they absolutely love to swim, but Kona and Kai absolutely HATE getting a bath. On top...
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The 5 Must-Have Apps For Adventure Seekers

I've always been in love with unplugging from the hustle and bustle, getting outside and forgetting about the real world for a little while. It's so refreshing! One might think that technology shouldn't be involved in such a concept, but I have to disagree. I've found several apps handy in planning...
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This festival will make you an instant bird nerd

Many people know me as a crazy chicken lady, and of this I am very proud. However, the chicken is far from my spirit animal. The animal I connect with most is the eagle, and this weekend, my neighboring community celebrates this incredible bird. For the 11th year in a row, the city of Arlington is...
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A puppy meet & greet, brewery style

Where do you go when you are hungry, thirsty and want to meet your friend's new puppy? A dog-friendly brewery, of course! I had a little reunion with my friends Maury and Andrew from the 1st radio station I ever worked for. Andrew (who I've actually known since my freshman year at WSU!) and his...
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WATCH: Today's Hot Topics on New Day Northwest

As you probably know, my typical Wreckreation Guide is about getting you out and about to try new and fun things! But today's Wreckreation Guide is about cozying up and watching local TV. One thing I know to be true is that every time I visit King 5 's New Day Northwest , I leave with sore cheeks...
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Saturday's Chris Cornell Tribute Show to benefit Crisis Clinic

There's no question that we're still feeling the loss of Chris Cornell throughout the Seattle community and beyond. Out of our sadness, a continued conversation surrounding everything from mental health to suicide prevention has been developing, a critical subject that School of Rock West Seattle...
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5 Reasons To Visit San Juan Island During The Off-Season

Take it from me - you absolutely do NOT have to wait until the summer months to visit San Juan Island! In fact, this is one of my favorite times of the year to head over and up. Here are the 5 reasons you should do the same! 1. Storm watching at its best. When the wind picks up the rain falls hard...
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