Gift Guides

COLD AS ICE

Release the Seattle Kraken Merch!

From custom jerseys to cute tanks to cozy knit hats, we've got you covered for the inaugural season of Seattle's new NHL team and beyond.

04/04/2022 By Zoe Sayler

PARENT TRAP

10 Mother's Day Gifts for Your Mom Friends

Ten gifts the moms in your life actually want, from ultra comfy Girlfriend Collective maternity bike shorts to a "weighted blanket for your eyes."

04/04/2022 By Zoe Sayler

PUDDLE JUMPERS

The Best Kids' Rain Gear, According to Seattle Area Parents

How to dress kids for Seattle's notoriously rainy weather, from the best boots for toddlers to waterproof full-body suits.

03/22/2022 By Zoe Sayler

GO GREEN

21 Seattle Plant Shops We Love

Here's where to find plants in Fremont, Queen Anne, Capitol Hill and beyond, from succulents to classic houseplants to greenery for your garden.

02/01/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

WE DECANT

We Needed This: Viski Serves Up Crafty Barware

The Seattle-based glassware and bar tools brand makes cocktail shakers, glasses, and decanters designed with home use in mind.

01/21/2022 By Zoe Sayler

WOUND UP

Seattle’s 10 Best Toy Shops for Kids and Adults Alike

Snapdoodle’s educational toys, Archie McPhee’s grown-up-friendly gaffes, and board games as far as the eye can see.

12/13/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Tickets to Ride

Seattle-Area Ski and Snowboard Shops

Where to buy and rent skis, snowboards, boots, and other snow gear.

11/22/2021 By Allison Williams

Sugar Rush

These Local Candy Shops Are Pretty Sweet

Local candy shops like Lolli and Pops and Island Treats trade in all the pocky, caramel apples, and trick or treating candy your sweet tooth could desire.

10/13/2021 By Malia Alexander

FORE PLAY

Macklemore’s Golf Line Bogey Boys Makes Us Want to Hit the Fairway

The popup, which includes a vintage mall and vendors from around Seattle, hit the old Totokaelo space Saturday, September 18.

09/17/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Wine Worship

8 Seattle Wine Shops to Find the Perfect Bottle

Washington wines, natural wines, and other local and global gems fill the shelves at Esquin, Portalis, and other Seattle wine stores.

08/16/2021 By Jenni Moore

Float On

Washington Guide to Snowshoes and Winter Hiking

Winter’s most accessible sport—with the goofiest footwear—keeps getting bigger. Here's how to do it safely.

11/25/2020 By Allison Williams

Celebratory Confections

9 Seattle Bakeries for One-of-a-Kind Birthday Cakes

Guava-filled, unicorn-themed, and everything in between.

09/24/2020 By Annette Maxon