Friday Favorites: Washington State Edition

So I’ve been in Seattle for almost 2 weeks now. It’s been super busy and super fun already. Between unpacking, meeting up with new and old friends, going hiking, and runs to Target, Bed Bath and Beyond and IKEA, it’s been pretty nonstop. I thought it’d be fun to do a top 5 favorite things that I’ve been up to in Seattle.


Yesterday I mentioned the Twin Falls Hike we did in North Bend. The weather was so crisp and sunny and it was a perfect fall day and hike.



We met up with our friend Kate and went for a walk in Lincoln Park, which was so pretty. I had heard about the park but this was Dave and I’s first time there. I definitely want to go back and go for walks and runs there and take our visitors.



This week Dave and I got our library cards (because I’m a super nerd and it was a top priority of mine hah) and you’re able to get books from all different libraries around the city. We decided to check out the central library that is downtown. It is an architectural marvel and understandably so.





Ever since we went to North Carolina I’ve been on a hunt to find the best biscuits. Sadly North Carolina didn’t deliver (I must have missed all the good places, we were only there for a few days. I still need to blog about that trip!) but I found the best biscuits in Ballard. The place is called Morsel. I found them on Yelp and we’ve been there twice already. ๐Ÿ™‚


I got the buttermilk biscuit with raspberry jam the first time and strawberry jam the next time. They were bothย delicious and I can’t wait to go back! Haha. Dave got a sandwich with spinach and an egg and some other stuff, it’s called the spanish fly.



Our friend Hayes introduced us to the TNT Taqueria in Wallingford. They have theย best breakfast burritos. And Gretchen (our other friend) said the tacos were great too. We were tempted to go back the next day, they’re that good.

And fun fact, across the street they have a sports bar called the Iron Bull, which is a Chicago bar! Dave, Gretchen and I went there last Sunday to watch the Bears game with our jerseys on and it was so fun to be in Seattle surrounded by a bunch of Bears fans with their Culter, Peyton, and Dikta jerseys on. As Gretchen says, “It’s a nice piece of home.”



19 thoughts on “Friday Favorites: Washington State Edition

    1. Sorry I’ve been so MIA with moving but I need to get over to your blog and read about your eat, pray, love trip!! Can’t wait to hear your stories and see your pics!! You should totally visit Seattle, let me know when! ๐Ÿ™‚ Do you have a fave biscuit by you??

      1. Amelia Vesper

        Yes definitely! Hopefully before holiday madness takes over ๐Ÿ™‚ I hope you’re enjoying the Seattle life so far…sorry for all this rain ๐Ÿ˜›

  1. Ah!! I feel like we haven’t been on each other’s blogs in forever. I’m so happy you’re getting settled in up there. It looks like y’all are doing all the right things….especially that place you got those delicious looking burgers! Have a fun Seattle weekend!

    1. I know seriously! I took a little hiatus from blogging world when things got busy with traveling and moving. I’m just trying to play a little catch up now! You’re such a sweet positive girl. Thanks for the nice comments Molly! It’s been fun getting settled here. I’ve been hanging out with your bookworm buddy Katie! It’s been so great ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Katie Benedict

    That library is a block away from my office ๐Ÿ™‚ we can be book nerds and go there together. Those biscuits look so yummy.

  3. Seattle looks beautiful. I’ve really only seen it through movies or TV shows but actual pictures like this show just how gorgeous it is.

    I’m hoping the adventures mean that unpacking is going well. I think one of the best things about a new city are finding new places. the food look delicious too.

    liz @ sundays with sophie

    1. It really is so pretty! It’s been refreshing the step away from the unpacking and get outside to hike and eat and see friends! We still have some boxes in the office but we are okay with that ๐Ÿ™‚ Yes I love finding new yummy food places! Hope you’re doing well too!

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