Crafting, Thanksgiving Style

If you're hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year - the slow creep of anxiety in preparation for the big day is already upon you. Never fear! Local blogger Malia Karlinsky has some quick, easy and adorable crafting ideas. Bonus? The kids can do them!


Holiday 5 holiday fairs to visit this November 5 holiday fairs to visit this November (Photo Gallery)

Thanksgiving is a week away, and that means you’re probably starting to think about decorating (and shopping) for Christmas. Here are five holiday festivals in Washington this November where you can buy crafts and foods from local artisans, as well as take a quick road trip.

Holiday Holiday Decor Ideas Holiday Decor Ideas (Photo Gallery)

We've just entered the time of year when it's officially considered appropriate to start getting in the spirit. Maybe don't play your holiday music just yet (in public), but we're pretty sure buying wreaths and ornaments and such are A-OK.

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Gorgeous vistas, charming towns, boutique vineyards and rolling farmland are the hallmarks of the Willamette Valley wine country. Just 30 miles southwest of Portland, the Willamette Valley is known for their world-class Pinots and is home to more than 300 wineries—from rustic barnyard tasting rooms to state-of-the-art wineries.

Holiday Breaking News: The Gingerbread Latte is BACK! Breaking News: The Gingerbread Latte is BACK! (Photo Gallery)

Monday we brought you the sad news that the Gingerbread Latte was no longer going to be available in Pacific Northwest. Well, Starbucks heard our cries. Today, they announced that they will be bringing back the iconic favorite after multiple emails, tweets, and phone calls from disgruntled fans.