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To-Do List for Outdoor Entertaining

To-Do List for Outdoor Entertaining

Here’s a handy checklist to help you prepare for fabulous outdoor entertaining this summer! GRILL | BBQ: Fill propane tank, stock up on charcoal. Light grill and give it a long burn period. Then clean thoroughly. (Alternatives…

Outdoor Living Trends (July)

Outdoor Living Trends for 2017

Here are a few trends that will help you get your outdoor spaces ready for summer whether you’re planning serious entertaining or just “chat and chill” time: Blending of indoor and outdoor spaces: Shared furniture styles, color…

Green Home Home Improvement

Green Home Improvement Ideas

Earth-friendly home features can add to a home’s value and livability, while also making it more attractive to buyers looking for “green” features. Here are a few ways to “go green” on your next project: PLUMBING FIXTURES:…

Eating Local

Eating Local

Eating food that is grown locally helps the local economy and also the environment, as it has traveled only a short distance to get to your table. Below you’ll find where you can buy local produce, as…

Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day

Earth Day is April 22 The founder of Earth Day, U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin, first proposed a national environmental teach-in day to a conservation group in Seattle in September of 1969.  Denis Hayes was the…

April Important Dates

April Important Dates

Saturday, April 1 Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Begins  www.tulipfestival.org Friday, April 7 Walk to Work Day  Friday, April 7 World Health Day  paho.org/world-health-day Tuesday, April 18 Tax Day  www.irs.com Saturday, April 22 Earth Day  www.earthday.org Wednesday, April…

Spring Home Color Trends

Spring Home Color Trends

Spring is an exciting time to change up any room simply by incorporating a few seasonal updates.  Here’s a look at trendy colors and ideas to consider: 2017 Pantone GREENERY-Color of the Year Pantone describes its Color…

St. Patric's Day

Celebrate ST PATRICK’S DAY

BELLEVUE Paddy Coyne’s (Paddycoynes.net) EVERETT The Irishmen Bar & Grill (Theirishmen.com) Shawn O’Donnell’s (Shawnodonnells.com) KIRKLAND Wild Rover Irish Pub (Wildrover.com) REDMOND JJ Mahoney’s Irish Pub (jjmahoneys.com) SEATTLE The Blarney Stone (Blarneystoneseattle.com) The Celtic Swell (Celticswell.com) The Chieftain…

Mortgage Rates through the Years

Mortgage Rates through the Year

2016 mortgage rates were some of the lowest in history. Current rates remain at historic lows! Check out the data for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages since 2000. It’s still a great time to enter the market! Year     High…