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Community Event Teamwork at the Northshore Senior Center! Every year Windermere closes its offices for one day to help make a positive difference in our local communities, and today my office had a great day at the Northshore Senior Center. We showed up with shovels and rakes in hand, and worked together doing landscaping and garden cleanup projects that not only spruced up […]
Community Event 21 Acres in the Heart of Woodinville The welcome mat is always out at 21 Acres, and this weekend a special invitation is given to come and celebrate Earth Day. Family activities begin at noon and end with a potluck dinner at 5:30pm, designed to encourage everyone to talk about doing something good for the Earth and make a plan to do […]
Community Event One Week till Shredding Event! There’s still a week to round up confidential records that you’d like shredded and disposed of – for free! My Windermere office is hosting our 6th annual Shredding Event next Saturday, April 13, from 10am to 2pm in our office parking lot, located between Azteca and Olive Garden restaurants in Totem Lake: 11411 NE 124th Street, […]
Community Event Stage to Sell with New Spring Colors “Happy hues” explains the trend for this year’s home decorating colors, which are fun to look at as we officially welcome spring this week to our rather grey and soggy Northwest. Color is one of the factors in the emotional appeal of home, and why its consideration in staging a home for sale can make […]
Community Event Molbak’s Seminar by Julie – Saturday, March 30! Whether you’re preparing for a big outdoor celebration or to sell your house, curb appeal describes just what you need, and Julie knows how to get. She will share quick, easy, and economical tips to give your house and yard a “spring” lift at a free seminar presented at Molbak’s on Saturday, March 30, from […]
Community Event Woodinville Heritage Museum Brings History to Life At the base of Hollywood Hill is a stately colonial house that holds the history of our town, both in memories and posessions. The Woodinville Heritage Museum that opened almost two years ago is located in the historic DeYoung house at 14121 NE 171st St., just up the hill from the Woodinville Urgent Care Center. […]
Community Event 2013 Northwest Flower & Garden Show this Weekend! There’s two more days of this year’s Northwest Flower & Garden Show, an annual treat that’s so beautifully set up at the Washington State Convention Center just off I-5 in Seattle. Hours are 9am to 8pm Friday and Saturday, and 9am to 6pm Sunday. All-day adult tickets are $20, or a two-day adult pass may […]
Community Event Sneak Preview of The Seattle Home Show We’re fortunate to be able to see the latest trends in housing all under one roof, here in Seattle this week. The Seattle Home Show 2013 is a “one stop” place to see what’s trending for Northwest homes and how you can transform yours with new indoor, outdoor, “green,” and techno-friendly features. It takes place […]
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Community Event New Coffeehouse in Town The “Cheers” hangout spot in Woodinville has added coffee to its repertoire, making it a morning, afternoon, and evening local spot. Village Wines, a wine bar across the street from the former Tulley’s and adjacent to the Hollywood Hill Schoolhouse, is now also a coffeehouse, serving artisan coffee of Stumptown Coffee Roasters. A local Northwest […]
Community Event Happy Holidays! We’re grateful for our family and friends, and colleagues and clients who have made 2012 a special year. We wish you a joyous season and many blessings in the new year! We’re excited about the positive forecast for our local real estate market in 2013. A high demand for properly priced and  positioned homes for […]
Community Event Kurt’s Holiday Recipe My husband loves to cook – and I love for him to do it! Kurt makes his favorite dishes and also likes to come up with new ones. He’s a pro at experimenting with recipes and altering a bit to make his own. Here’s one of our family favorites, a tried and true culinary creation […]
Community Event “It Can Wait” – Don’t Text and Drive Reminder I opened my phone bill and a piece of paper fell out that caught my eye. “People who send text messages while driving are 23 times more likely to be in a crash.” What a good reminder this is in the middle of such a busy season. I never text and drive, but have to […]
Community Event “Winter in Woodinville” Lights Up! There will be lots of “oos” and “ahs” when the grand tree lights up this Friday, Nov. 30, to kick off the holidays and “St. Nick's Winter in Woodinville” presented by Woodinville Wine Country. The free, festive ceremony features the Rockefeller-style tree lighting that will take place from 5:30 to 6:30pm on the front lawn […]
Community Event Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving~ This is one of my favorite holidays. A day set aside to be grateful and concentrate on all that we have, rather than on all that we want. I love taking a day to sit down with family and friends to enjoy one another and a delicious meal. We’re very thankful to have the tradition […]
Community Event Gobble, gobble! Yes, there’s a new restaurant in Woodinville called the “Gobble,” and its timing to open right before Thanksgiving couldn’t have been better. About a month ago, the dine-in and take-out full service restaurant opened its doors in the Woodgate Plaza just off 175th, from 11am to 9pm daily. It’s a moderately priced, casual place that […]
Community Event Nate Billett Performs in Seattle Youth Symphony Our son Nate is switching gears from playing tennis to playing an oboe solo in the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra. It is the largest youth symphony in the country and is celebrating its 70th season this year. Nate is in his 5th year with the symphony and is preparing for the season premiere concert this Sunday, Nov. 4, at 3pm at Benaroya […]
Community Event Frightful Halloween Statistics Numbers are an important part of my business. That’s why it caught my eye when I read that a record amount of money will be spent on Halloween this year. Eight billion dollars, to be exact. That’s a lot of candy and costumes! This is further evidence, according to U.S. News & World Report, that […]
Community Event Make a Difference Day While I’d like to think that every day is Make a Difference Day, it’s great that tomorrow, Oct. 27, is set aside as a special day to volunteer in our community. My family and I have many special memories of reaching out to help others, through my kids' schools, our church, and just a few […]
Community Event 5th Annual Woodinville Women’s Show You’re bound to find something new and different at this community event that attracts shoppers from all over  — this Saturday, Oct. 20, the Woodinville Women’s Show is back! From 10am to 3pm at the Y at the Carol Edwards Center downtown, more than 60 local, women-owned and women-focused businesses will display products and services […]
Community Event Seniors Honored at Last Home Match Congratulations to Nate and his fellow senior teammates at Woodinville High School who were honored at their last home tennis match. It's been a great season, and continues on as the boys play in the KingCo tournament this week. Nate is seeded #3 in singles. Cheers to our seniors!