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Author: Nathan Allan

  • Savannah Smiles Raspberry Pie Bites

    Savannah Smiles Raspberry Pie Bites

    I had a few boxes of Savannah Smiles stashed in my freezer.  I liked using them for dessert and cheese cake bases as they have that light lemon taste that pairs well with cream cheese and berries in particular.  While they are not possible to buy any more any shortbread cookie could work, I would…

  • Honey Mousse

    A couple of months ago Casey was tasked with making some items that were honey based for one of the Olympia Beekeepers Assocation meetings. She really out did herself creating her take on a honey mousse. We will have to make it again as we did not take any photos, and all were devoured by…

  • Hikes and Trails in Olympia

    Here in Olympia we find pride and joy in our environment and love to enjoy all the greenery surrounding us. At the Swantown inn we are happy to share these enchanted spaces with you and are here to recommend the best of the best. Have a look at these ten scenic walking locations in the…

  • South Sound Block Party 2023 – Olympia Music Festival

    South Sound Block Party 2023 – Olympia Music Festival

    We asked one of our Baristas, Kyleena Rauser, to write a piece on the South Sound Block Party. She attended last year (we were too busy with the Inn, the curse of the Innkeeper in summer). Hopefully this inspires you to come and stay two to three nights at the Inn for this years event!…

  • Buttermilk Rhubarb Coffee Cake

    Buttermilk Rhubarb Coffee Cake

    What a delicious way to use fresh Rhubarb.  The tartness from the rhubarb and the additional tang from the buttermilk really shine and make a treat with your morning coffee.