May 2016

Found 5 blog entries for May 2016.

One sure sign that summer has arrived... Farmer's Markets! One of my favorite things is to wander local markets, sample yummy food, and find a beautiful bouquet for my kitchen table. 

We've compiled a lists of 2016 Farmer's Markets so you can enjoy the experience wherever you live!

Alki
West Seattle Farmers Market
Sundays, 10am to 2pm, year-round
California Ave SW & SW Alaska St, Seattle, WA 98116

Ballard
Ballard Farmers Market
Sunday, 10am to 3pm, year-round
Historic Ballard Ave

Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill Farmers Market
Sundays, 11am to 3pm, year-round
Broadway Ave E and E Pine Street

Central District
Madrona Farmer's Market
Fridays, 3pm to 7pm, May-September 
MLK Way and East Union

Edmonds 
Edmonds Farmer's Market
Saturdays, 9am to 2pm, June-September
5th and

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The Annual Exhibition of Japanese Flower Arrangments will be on display at the Mill Creek Community Rooms. You will be able to see over 25 traditional fresh flower arrangements! If you are interested in learning how to create your own, join them at 2:00pm for a FREE one-hour lesson. These are some of the most beautiful and inventive flower arrangements, definitely worth a visit to see them being created!

Where: Mill Creek Community Rooms: 15720 Main Street Ste 130, Mill Creek WA 98012

When: Sunday June 5, 2016

Time: 11a-5p Exhibition Show & 2p-3p for a Free Demonstration

For more information or to sign up for FREE class: HERE

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We are back at it and beggining to make this team outing a tradition. Our team has grown a lot in the past year and everyone must be introduced to the fun mix of bumper cars and whiffle ball scoops. We highly reccomend a night off spent here!

WhirlyBall Seattle is located off of Highway 99 in Lynnwood. It definitely is fun for “all ages 8 to 80”! 

For info on WhirlyBall, check out their website.

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Only 30 minutes from downtown Seattle tucked away in serene mountains and lakes is the quaint town of North Bend. We like to get to know the areas where our clients are buying and selling. Here are some fun facts about North Bend!

Did you know...

  • It was put on the map by David Lynch’s televisions series Twin Peaks. You can still visit Twede’s Café and get cherry pie with coffee!
  • Boasts an impressive array of hiking and bicycling trails including the most popular Mount Si Trail.
  • Home to the main facility and distribution center for Nintendo.
  • Native Americans who inhabited the Snoqualmie Valley sided with settlers in the local wars of the 1850’s.
  • The first permanent settler was Jeremiah Borst in 1858.
  • Rattlesnake Lake/Ridge got
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Want to give mom a gift worth $10,000 for only $100? Here are a few home projects that will not only boost curb appeal for her home but they will also give you major brownie points PLUS increase her home value! 

#1. Give the lawn a manicure! It sounds obvious but we get so used to our lawns that we overlook this sometimes. Replace overgrown bushes with leafy and colorful annuals. Pour on fresh mulch and prune shrubs and trees. Add some color with a tulip border or dig a flowerbed by the mailbox!

# 2. Speaking of mailboxes, an upgraded mailbox is an inexpensive fix that may draw more attention.

#3. Wash the dirt and mildew off the house and windows! Grab a bucket of soapy water and a long soft brush or even rent a power washer for around $75 at a

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