4 Olympic Peninsula Explorations during the Shutdown

The Olympic Peninsula was made for adventure and for exploration. And for obvious reasons, many people associate the Peninsula with Olympic National Park. It is frustrating that during these turbulent political times the government has made it impossible to visit a national treasure due to the shutdown. And of course we hope that all of these people can all get back to work and get paid soon! But have no fear, between our state, county, and volunteer-run parks & sites there is almost infinite options for excursions and day trips.

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Leaf-Peeping on the Olympic Peninsula

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall,” wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald in the Great Gatsby. And I can’t say I disagree. I love when the when the air starts to get crisp, my wood burning stove becomes handy once again, and the unparalleled beauty of watching the leaves change colors. The Olympic Peninsula is one of the best places to leaf peep whether it is by foot, by bike, or by car.

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5 Ways to Make Your Wedding More Eco-Friendly

Weddings don’t exactly have the reputation of being eco-friendly but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t or can’t be.

There are many small ways you can make your special day a little greener and have less of an impact on the environment. From buying local flowers to a serving a farm-to table menu - we have five eays ways for you to incorporate eco-friendly elements into your ceremony and reception!

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5 Port Townsend Date Ideas

Whether you and your favorite person are looking to savor the best of PNW cuisine, take time to spend relaxing, quality time at the spa, enjoy dinner and a movie in a historic 100+ year old movie theater, or watch the sunset over Puget Sound from a kayak or stand-up paddle board...we’ve got you covered!

We’ve put together several Port Townsend date night suggestions for you and your partner to enjoy our sleepy, seaport and just a few of the romantic ways to celebrate love on the Olympic Peninsula.

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Q&A with Lexi Koch, Owner of Flourish Flowers

Flourish Flowers is a local flower farm in Port Townsend owned and operated by the lovely Lexi Koch, specializing in weddings, special events, flower mandalas, and a seasonal CSA. From March through November, Flourish Flowers provides fresh, cut local flowers to brides and businesses.

We were lucky to do a Q&A with Lexi for the With These Rings blog! Learn more below about Lexi, her passion for petals, and her services (including her amazing mandalas!)

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