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25 Days of Christmas Cookies at Greenlake Guest House-A Recap

  If you have been a guest with us in the past, you may be aware that we have been baking “25 Days of Christmas Cookies” each December for the past few years. This year may have been our best yet. Julie and all of the staff including Jane, Linsy, Katie all look forward to […]

Swedich Pancakes on a breakfast plate

Recipe: Blayne’s Swedish Pancakes-A Special Christmas Breakfast

Swedish Pancakes are a McAferty family tradition. Blayne's dad always made them for the family when Blayne was growing up, and he continued the tradition with our boys. Blayne prefers to cook them on a round electric skillet so that he can keep the heat evenly distributed. When our boys went away to college, Blayne […]

Bowl of colorful chili

Innkeeper Jane’s Favorite Recipes for Feeding Friends & Family During the Holidays

Hello, this is Jane writing a guest blog for the Greenlake Guest House. I’ve been working at the inn for over 10 years. I love cooking delicious, healthy food and recently completed a second degree in nutrition and culinary arts. The Holiday season is here, and many of us will be entertaining and feeding friends […]

owners Blayne and Julie standing in front of Christmas tree with cookies

Greenlake Guest House Top 10 Picks for What to Do in Seattle During the Holidays

December is such a fun time to be in Seattle, despite the rain and the short days. It’s cozy and bright inside, and not terribly cold for being outside.  We love the Christmas Lights and special holiday shows and traditions. Here’s our “Top 10” list of fun holiday events around here this month: Kick off […]