Portland and Seattle lead home price gains for July

  Once again, the Northwest’s two major metros further extended their lead in rising homes prices, according to the July 2016 data released by S&P Case-Shiller. Plentiful jobs, low housing inventory and low interest rates remain the driving forced behind the continued ascent. Portland prices rose 12.4% year-over-year, with Seattle’s jumping up 11.2%. Denver and
Extreme sports

Seattle is a great location for extreme sports

Seattle is situated in the middle of dense forests on what is arguably some of the world’s most beautiful coastline. It has a lot to offer in the way of extreme sports, underwater parks, world class kayaking, wildlife treks, great rapids, surfing, and rocking climbing, just to name a few. http://www.nerverush.com/action-sports-seattle/
Seattle – an outdoor athlete’s paradise

Seattle, an outdoor athlete’s paradise

Seattle is a major city that doubles as an outdoor athlete’s paradise. It’s hard to know where to begin, so this site came up with this cheat sheet of 15 favorite must-do adventures for any Seattle bucket list. Most of them are well under two hours from downtown, the rest is up to you. https://rootsrated.com/stories/15-adventures-to-knock-off-your-seattle-bucket-list
Accents of your homes heritage

Don’t throw those accents of your homes heritage away yet

Did you just move into a cute Bungalow down on the waterfront and it still has accents of it’s 1960’s heritage? Don’t throw them away as you make your new home yours. Look a this unique way to apply those accents in a new and beautiful way. http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/craft-ideas/how-to/g139/genius-upcycling-ideas/?slide=51
Ye Old Curiosity Shop

A lifelong passion for curiosities

A lifelong passion for curiosities was inspired by winning the book “Wonders of Nature” in third grade for having the neatest desk. Joseph Standley (1854-1940) became an avid collector of Indian and Eskimo artifacts, as well as natural curiosities. He opened Ye Olde Curiosity Shop in 1899 to house the many unusual artifacts that he
Fresh, Local, Organic – Fainting Goat

Small family business with amazing flavor

Established in 2009, Fainting Goat Gelato is a small family business in the unique Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle. All of our gelato is handcrafted daily in their shop with locally sourced produce as well as organic milk and sugar, to ensure maximum freshness and quality. Their heart and soul goes into every batch and they’d
DIY Project

DIY projects for junk in your home

Do you have items lying around your house or stuffed into drawers that you can’t do much with but that you don’t want to throw out? Do you like saving money while reducing wastefulness at the same time? Finding creative ways to use junk items in your home is a great way to satisfy those