Feel Good Friday: Crafts, Good Reads, and BBQ

Get Crafty This Holiday Season at Pine & Moss

DuPont’s Pine & Moss, purveyor of unique home décor, jewelry, clothing, and a variety of Northwest-inspired goods, has begun offering both seasonal and creative workshops within its recently opened creative space called The Fern Room. Have fun making seasonal door hangers and succulent planters to Thanksgiving centerpieces and Christmas ornaments. Read more.

Reading Recommendation: ‘Windcliff: A Story of People, Plants, and Gardens’

With cold and rainy days ahead, it’s the perfect time to pick up a new book to read. For those interested in plants, we recommend Puget Sound’s horticultural rock star plant hunter, passionate gardener, lecturer, and accomplished writer Daniel Hinkley’s book, Windcliff: A Story of People, Plants, and Gardens. Learn more.

New Partnership to Improve Critical Care for Pediatric and Neonatal Patients 

UW Medicine and MultiCare Health System have signed an agreement making Airlift Northwest the preferred air transport service for pediatric patients needing care at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital and neonatal patients needing care at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. The partnership enhances Mary Bridge’s and Tacoma General’s ability to serve more families, especially in Eastern Washington communities. Read more.

Dowd’s BBQ — Pitmaster Perfection

Since 2003, Dowd’s BBQ has served good, old-fashioned Southern cuisine. The family-run catering business and restaurant has fed the souls and stomachs of his loyal customers for the past 17 years. Now, he’s moving into a new location in Fern Hill. Read more.

Not Your Average Hot Sauce

Puyallup entrepreneur Matt Avila has perfected three hot sauces that aim to please all hot sauce lovers. His recipes are packed with plenty of peppery heat, but his creative combination of complementary ingredients ensures that his Avila Gorilla Hot Sauces offer a pleasing, unexpected flavor profile. Read more.

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