Britt Thorson


Britt Thorson
Britt edits and writes for Seattle Refined. She mainly covers the all-encompassing Lifestyle section, but can occasionally be found in Travel and Fashion as well.

Britt is a passionate Seattleite who loves to write, talk, eat and sleep (among some other things). She left this wonderful city for college at USC, and quickly moved back to the Pacific NorthBest as soon as she graduated. She’s a little obsessed and will defend this city to the death (it doesn't actually rain that much here! Chicago and NYC get more than us each year! Geez.)

An all around communications junkie, Britt’s dabbled in broadcast journalism, radio, talent publicity, weeklies, and strategic planning firms. Outside of writing, her passions are kids and animals - she volunteers with the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and spends ridiculous amounts of time cuddling with her dog Bella.

When Britt isn’t talking or typing, she’s probably watching Law and Order: SVU, trying to get friends to go out dancing, or hauling away on the elliptical.

Recent stories by Britt Thorson

Holiday Seahawks Gift Guide Seahawks Gift Guide (Photo Gallery)

Thank goodness for the Seahawks! Not only are they a great team and super entertaining tomorrow - the wealth of Seahawks-themed EVERYTHING in this city makes gifting very, very easy. Take a look at some of our favorite Hawks gift items.

Holiday Which neighborhoods have the best holiday lights? Which neighborhoods have the best holiday lights?

Here are the best Seattle area neighborhoods to see holiday lights, according to Redfin. We’re not talking streets with a few adorned trees here and there, we mean communities that go ALL OUT, so much so that cars stop to get out and see them up close.

Eat & Drink Sea-Tac Airport ranks #2 for healthy food options Sea-Tac Airport ranks #2 for healthy food options

Here's one list we're happy to be #2 on! According to the 2014 Airport Food Review by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport ranks second out of 23 of the nation’s busiest airports for offering healthy food options.

Lifestyle The new Brooks Running World Headquarters in Wallingford is crazy efficient The new Brooks Running World Headquarters in Wallingford is crazy efficient (Photo Gallery)

The new Brooks World Headquarters in Wallingford opened last month, the result of a joint partnership between Skanska and Brooks. It's the first of a new generation of highly sustainable buildings in the Pacific Northwest, with 75% energy reduction saving over one billion BTUs over it's 30 year life.

Holiday Crafting, Thanksgiving Style Crafting, Thanksgiving Style (Photo Gallery)

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!