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Enjoy rustic Italian at the hole-in-the-wall seattle Italian resturant: Mondello Ristorante Italiano.  Nestled in Seattle's oldest neighborhood, Magnolia, Mondello's serves up generous portions of gnocchi, spaghetti carbonara, mussles, clams, and Mama Enza's lasagna bolognese is to die for.  You'll feel like you've taken a trip to the Tuscan coast!  View the Menu

ABOUT MAGNOLIA
Magnolia is the second largest neighborhood of Seattle by area and has been part of the city since 1891.  Magnolia is isolated from the rest of Seattle and is connected by only three bridges: W Emerson Place, W Dravus Street, and W Garfield Street.  Magnolia is home to Discovery Park and West Point Lighthouse.  The Seattle Public Library branch in

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How do the schools in Magnolia rate against other Washington schools? Check out these sources that many homebuyers like to view before deciding on a home. Whether or not you have kids in school, the school rating affect the home values of an area. The better the schools, the higher the demand. The higher the demand, the better the home prices. 

School Digger: School Digger

Great Schools: Great Schools

ABOUT MAGNOLIA
Magnolia is the second largest neighborhood of Seattle by area and has been part of the city since 1891.  Magnolia is isolated from the rest of Seattle and is connected by only three bridges: W Emerson Place, W Dravus Street, and W Garfield Street.  Magnolia is home to Discovery Park and West

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Fremont Oktoberfest features live music, partying in the street, 100 types of beers, 50 breweries, and is Seattle's largest beer festival.  Start out Sunday Funday with yoga and beer!  It's 21+ so kids are not allowed, but on Sunday they encourage you to bring your dog! Have fun beer tasting! Dates and Times

ABOUT FREMONT:
Located close to Downtown Seattle and near Lake Union, Fremont is quirky, artsy, and has free-spirited charm.  You'll find a close community with a large bike and walker culture.  You will never run out of things to do in Fremont; from the year round farmers market, the troll, and the many locally owned shops, to the iconic Fremont Troll and many breweries and pubs...Fremont is full of fun!

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Washington State is home to nearly 70 cheesemakers! The Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival showcases a wide variety of artisan and farmstead cheeses made in Washington. Meet the cheesemakers and sample some of the finest cheeses made here. Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival is a benefit for the Washington State Cheesemakers Association, a non-profit organization whose mission is to support Washington cheesemakers through education, promotion and collaboration. More Info

ABOUT SEATTLE CENTER
The center of Seattle is home to everything from glassy skyscrapers to historic brick buildings, modern boutiques to flagship department stores, and some of the country’s hottest restaurants.  Near Seattle Center you

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Do you remember these vintage Tupperware canisters from your grandma's kitchen? Or maybe your mom still has that lime green pitcher? Was the lettuce keeper passed down to you? Tupperware brings up many memories of people's moms and grandmas because it lasts forever!

Did your grandma have some of the toys below for you to play with when you visited? Maybe your mom got you the Shape-O toy when you were little and it's still hanging around!

 

 

We often take Tupperware for granted as it's often a household staple we overlook. However, being that it has been around for over 70 years and offers a lifetime warranty, we thought some of you would enjoy walking down memory lane with us. And if you don't know a "Tupperware lady",  our local

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The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival is a time-honored tradition every September at Lighthouse Park in Mukilteo. The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Association is an all-volunteer board and committees that help coordinate the three-day festival and Run-A-Muk, a 5K/10K race. The Festival is fun for the whole family featuring a large children’s area complete with crafts, activities and rides, as well as a VIP Sponsor dinner, military & first responder’s appreciation dinner, salmon bake, wine & beer garden, a parade, the Mukilteo Marketplace filled with artists and artisans, and more. Dates and Times

ABOUT MUKILTEO
Mukilteo is a quaint, yet vibrant little town nestled in the trees along the waters of Possession

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Multiple credit inquiries can damage your credit, right? Well this isn't true in all situations.  When shopping for a home loan, as of this blog date, inquiries made within a 45-day window are only recorded on your credit report as a single inquiry because creditors understand that you are only going to buy one home.  So go ahead and shop around for a lender that best meets your needs!  Read more here

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This year is the 66th Magnolia Summerfest and we can't wait!  Magnolia is a beautiful neighborhood and we look forward to both the Seafair Parade and Pet Parade every year!  There's more than just a parade too: crafts, games, food vendors, beer and wine garden, live music, dancing, and even an outdoor movie! It's an event the whole family will enjoy! Dates and Times

ABOUT MAGNOLIA
Magnolia is the second largest neighborhood of Seattle by area and has been part of the city since 1891.  Magnolia is isolated from the rest of Seattle and is connected by only three bridges: W Emerson Place, W Dravus Street, and W Garfield Street.  Magnolia is home to Discovery Park and West Point Lighthouse.  The Seattle Public

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Juanita Beach Park is a great place to take a break during the busy work day or take the kids on the weekend.  The enclosed swimming area has life guards on various shifts. You can reserve picnic areas with picnic tables that are near a playground, public dock, and even beach volleyball!  Next time you're driving through Kirkland you should stop for a break here!

ABOUT KIRKLAND
Kirkland's downtown waterfront has restaurants, art galleries, a performing arts center, public parks, beaches, and a collection of public art.  They have wonderful festivals and a variety of neighborhoods from condos to multi-million dollar mansions. The original home of the Seattle Seahawks and Costco, Kirkland is the 12th largest

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The Kirkland Arts Center hosts classes, exhibitions, and events all year long and has done so for over fifty years.  You can even host private parties there!  There is something for all ages at the Kirkland Arts Center.  The heart of the Kirkland Arts Center is the historic Peter Kirk Building and they take great pride in being it's steward.  Check out a class or event soon!  More Information

ABOUT KIRKLAND
Kirkland's downtown waterfront has restaurants, art galleries, a performing arts center, public parks, beaches, and a collection of public art.  They have wonderful festivals and a variety of neighborhoods from condos to multi-million dollar mansions. The original home of the Seattle

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