Category Archives: Seattle

Scoutmob delivers the goods!


I recently came upon an amazing website that features hundreds of American makers making all sorts of great stuff.  Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Scoutmob‘s purpose is to introduce Americans like you and me to small scale independent American makers.  They … Continue reading

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Santa might be stopping by!


With Christmas less than two weeks away, the gift buying imperative is upon us.  This year I have decided to try to purchase Christmas gifts which are produced by individual American makers.  A great place to find such gifts are … Continue reading

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The Festive Period is officially underway!


If you live in England, the “Festive Period” is generally thought of as the period of time between Christmas and New Years.  But I tend to think of the entire month of December as the Festive Period and my Festive … Continue reading

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Shout, shout and shout some more!


Sorry about the long delay in writing a post, I have been very busy getting my exciting new “Made in America” website ready to go live.  That event should occur within the next month.  But while I wait to shout … Continue reading

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A tip of the cap to Ebbets Field Flannels!


I’ve written before about the amazing firm making vintage sports caps and apparel in Seattle, Ebbets Field Flannels.  Well, right now Jerry Cohen has a great deal going on his vintage baseball caps.  His “Ballcap Mystery Grab Bag” special gets … Continue reading

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And the winners are!


I recently learned about a great competition for outdoor products being made in America. The American Made Outdoor Gear Award is the brainchild of the paddling firm Kokatat, where 150 members of our extended American family have been making all things … Continue reading

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Celebrate your local makers!


The folks pictured above work at Seattle’s best bike shop, R&E Cycles.  Dan Towle has owned Rodriguez Bicycles (R+E Cycles) since 1993.  Dan and his crew have been making amazing bikes on the “Ave” in Seattle for decades.  I thought of Dan … Continue reading

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Ding Ding


I have somewhat of a love hate relationship with bikers in Seattle.  I think it’s great that people bike for exercise or to commute to work.  Any method of getting cars off the road during the daily commute should be … Continue reading

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Low hanging fruit


Growing up, my family was never big on pies.  My mum was not much of a baker.  But when I got married, I married into a pie family.  The Bernoskis love pies, especially apple pies.  Apples are a big deal … Continue reading

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Well that makes it a lot easier!


Sometimes finding products you want that are made by members of our extended American family can be a bit of a struggle.  But thankfully, a lot of websites of well-known retailers are now including a “Made in America” search function … Continue reading

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