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Autumn Pickled Apples

Autumn Pickled Apples

Believe us when we say this pickled apple recipe will not leave a sour taste in your mouth! Delightfully sweet, full of fall flavors and refreshingly crisp; pickled apples are an excellent way to pay homage to the revered pome fruit. 

Pump Up the Jams!

Pump Up the Jams!

Jamming in the summer is one of our favorite pastimes. Okay, let’s be honest... creating unique flavor combinations blending fruit with fresh herbs, spices, and booze is a bit of an obsession. Whether you’re eating your jam fresh or canning it for later, we're sharing three of our favorite flavor combos along with a full list of potential pairings to carry you through jam season. 

Easy DIY: Cold Brew At Home

Easy DIY: Cold Brew At Home

Did you know making your own cold brew/iced coffee is much easier than you think and only takes about 25 minutes of your time? We'll walk you through three different ways to make your own cold brew at home with things you probably already have on hand!
Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Summer Quarantine Wardrobe

Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Summer Quarantine Wardrobe

Embroidered t-shirts, totes, and hats are trending, but instead of buying new, we’ll walk you through the steps of making this project at home. Spruce up existing items in your wardrobe with a fun quarantine project. It's a lot easier than you think!

Boredom Busters - the-works-seattle

Boredom Busters

Whether you're stuck at home or are an essential worker or front line medical staff who needs a mental break when you're able to return to the sanctity of your house, we've put together a list of things you can have delivered to your doorstep to help you achieve a little bit of zen.
How to Care for Trendy Houseplants - the-works-seattle

How to Care for Trendy Houseplants

With houseplants' newfound popularity comes all sorts of information online. What is the best way to care for these new plants? Which ones are easiest? Which ones need more humidity, less sunshine, or extra watering? It can be confusing, but we're here to help. We talked to our resident houseplant experts to get answers to some of your burning questions.