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Community Tulip Season is Here! I don’t know about you, but I LOVE tulips! I sort of identify with them because they are hardy little things and even when you cut their stems, they continue to grow!  Isn’t that inspiring? If you are considering visiting, here some great articles to help you have a great trip: Seattle Times Guide to […]
Community Emergency Preparedness As we have seen recently, cold weather can bring lots of challenges. Here are a few tips to stay safe when it snows and during power outages: First and foremost, use caution around debris and downed power lines. Be mindful of trees and branches that have been uprooted or broken but have not fallen all […]
Community The Pivot of All Pivots… Pre-COVID, the ideal, “all the rage” office environment was a communal, “open concept,” shared-workspace office. When the pandemic hit in early 2020, there was a hard stop to this and and demand for shared spaces ground to a halt. Companies like WeWork who invested in shared workspaces hit hard times. For a developer who built […]
Community Maintaining Your Independence As You Age Maintaining independence is a key factor in being able to age in place well. What are the secrets to doing this? What are some things to consider in working towards this goal? If you or a loved one would like to find out, Northwest Neighbors Network, which works to help seniors age well in their […]
Community Black History Month: Ways to Increase Black Homeownership Recently I participated in a Zoom discussion/presentation with Nicole Bascomb, the National Association of Real Estate Broker’s Local President. Nicole discussed Black Homeownership programs, partnerships, and ways REALTORS® can support breaking barriers to homeownership. Watch the recording by clicking on the “Play” arrow below. To watch other webinars on the Washington REALTORS®  website, click this […]
Community Local Pumpkin Patches Fall is officially here! It is the season for apple cider, cuddly sweaters, and pumpkin spice everything. If you’re like me and enjoy getting outdoors, here are 9 pumpkin patches around Seattle to visit. These are on the deluxe side, with corn mazes and fall festivals. Hope to see you at one soon! 9 of […]
Community Seattle Food Truck Recommendations Do you like food trucks? Do you like exploring and trying new dishes? If so, consider trying one of these awesome food trucks! I’ve personally eaten from “El Camion” and “Where Ya At Matt” and can vouch for their quality, taste, and value. Check out these other delicious options:  
Community Edmonds In Bloom! Are you a garden buff? Do you enjoy gardens even if you don’t personally garden? Well, here’s a great way to tour local gardens for inspiration and enjoyment. Saturday, July 18 the annual Edmonds In Bloom Garden Tour. This year marks the 25th Anniversary of this event. For tickets and other information, click this link: […]
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Community Ending Discrimination Seattle has a looong history of discrimination and suffers from its effects today. In Seattle, there are some neighborhoods where for decades certain classes of people were not allowed to purchase a home; these areas had restrictive language specifying who could and could not live there. In 1968 with the Fair Housing Act, discrimination on […]
Community Virtual MLK Events Happy Martin Luther King Day! I found some great resources & ideas I’d like to share with you to help us honor the day and celebrate the values and ideals that Dr. King lived and died for. Red Tricycle Celebrate & Serve Ideas Snohomish County Resources Washington Resources City of Tacoma Ideas & […]
Community More Holiday Lights to Explore! Because I believe having options is a good thing, here are more places to see holiday lights! Some are free, and some are not. Not on this list: My ALL TIME favorite light display, the VanDusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver, BC. When Canada opens their borders again and you want to have a jaw dropping […]
Community Holiday Lights! Because I am always looking for fun things to do, and because 2020 has been pretty awful for a lot of us (how do you spell quarantine?), I thought I’d share some local light displays to explore. Let’s go see some beauty to boost our mood (yay dopamine!) and create some fun memories. Happy Holidays!! […]
Community Giving Tuesday Dec 1st! After shopping for everyone on our lists this year, let’s remember those in our communities who need our support. This GivingTuesday, donate to our low-income and houseless neighbors when you give to the Windermere Foundation and designate my office, Windermere Real Estate Shoreline. Continue the Windermere Foundation’s tradition since 1988 to give back to our […]
Community Happy Independence Day! I hope you and your loved ones have a happy and safe 4th of July!
Community Independence Day Celebration Ideas With a global pandemic and restrictions on gatherings, most of us are not celebrating in our “normal” way this July 4th.  If you’re looking for ideas on other ways to celebrate, check out this guide to improvising and adapting your celebrations for a fun and festive 4th!   Photo source: Canva