Cold-Weather Must-Haves from Local Makers


Pendleton Socks

Pendleton Socks

Slip on a thick pair of warm socks, and sport your support for the National Parks at the same time.

Ice Cream Social’s Hot Fudge

If you’re making your way down the I-5 corridor for a retreat, stop in at one of Tacoma’s Ice Cream Social locations, and pick up a jar of hot fudge or cup of ice cream with extra on top. Trust us; it’s likely to be the best you’ve ever had.

Ember Goods Mug

Ember Goods Camp Mug

The comfort of a coffee mug with the transportability of a to-go cup, brought to you by Ember Goods, a new Olympia-based retailer showcasing locally made clothing, coffee, and art.

Pie and Whiskey

Pie & Whiskey: Writers under the Influence of Butter & Booze

Best enjoyed with a slice of pie and an ounce of whiskey, this collection of short stories and poems was originally presented as literary readings in Washington and Montana from several writers, and are now served up in text form with pie and whiskey cocktail recipes included.

Harvey's Butter Rum Batter

Harvey’s Butter Rum Batter

Butter rum batter is a nonalcoholic concoction of sugar; butter; and spices like nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves. This delicious seasonal mix was started by Bremerton bartender Harvey Hudson. Just add rum, or stir it into piping hot coffee or cider.

Mountain Pillow

Mountain Pillow

Made with Pendleton wool, these ornate pillows by Three Bad Seeds are exactly what you’ve been missing. It even features a design inspired by Mount Rainier.

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