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Drinking Water on Whidbey Island

Drinking Water on Whidbey Island

Where Does Your Drinking Water on Whidbey Island Come From? WATER IS A PRECIOUS COMMODITY As Whidbey’s premier real estate brokerage, Windermere agents get asked about our Island’s drinking water A LOT! Why? Water is a precious commodity, and one of the essentials of life. Knowing where your water comes from should be a primary […]

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A Trip to Langley

Plan your Trip to Langley A Little History Before You Plan Your Trip to Langley On the southern side of Whidbey Island along the Saratoga Passage lies the lovely little town of Langley. With a population of just over one thousand, this quaint town is home to a creative culture and endless entertainment. Langley’s history […]

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Water Sports on Whidbey, Tori, Kayaking

Water Sports on Whidbey

Whidbey Island Water Sports: Just in Time for Summer   As Island County transitions into we’ve noticed quite a few changes. Restaurants have re-opened their doors. Parks are now open to the public again. Even a few offices are welcoming back their employees.   For many, this change couldn’t have come soon enough. For those […]

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Winterize

Winterize

Winterize Have you been outside lately? There has not been a coatless day in WEEKS and the trees downtown are one harsh wind away from officially being bare.   The point is…it’s cold.   We all know the drill here. We put away our summertime flip flops in exchange for wool socks and thick boots. […]

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Whidbey Island Wineries & Distilleries

Whidbey Island Wineries & Distilleries

Whidbey Island Wineries & Distilleries   “With intriguing accents of spice and musty earth [and] a gripping mouthful of tannins dance on the lengthy finish.”   These are the words used to describe Spoiled Dog Winery’s Estate Pinot Noir. If you are a fancy wine connoisseur, you probably knew what all of those words meant. […]

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hygge, Cozy Living, Comfort, Blankets,

Hygge: The Key to Cozy Living

Hygge: The Key to Cozy Living It’s that moment when your toes find themselves slipping gently into the folds of your softest blanket. The warm beverage within your palms lifts up a scent that mixes and mingles with the crackling candle in the corner to create an aroma pleasant and settling. In a moment your […]

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Artists, Whidbey Island, Working Whidbey Artists, Whidbey Island, Painter painting on canvas

Whidbey Working Artists

How the Whidbey Working Artists Began: In the early 2000s Whidbey Island was a community buzzing with potential and truly coming into its unique identity as an island full of diversity. During this time a small group of North Whidbey artists decided to band together to draw attention to the island’s ever-growing artist community. Thus […]

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Solar power, whidbey Island, property value, tax credits, Langley

Solar Savings

Solar Savings Did you know Whidbey Island gets half the rain of Seattle and about 30 additional days of sun? The island is one of the sunniest Washington areas west of the Cascades! Because of this extra boost of sunshine, we have a secret superpower. Or should I say Solar Power? Residents all over Whidbey […]

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Making a memorable home, Home, Blog, Windermere, staging, langley, sell your home, get the most for your home, best foot forward

Making a Memorable Home

Making a Memorable Home   Fresh out of college she had little desire to decorate or apply much effort to her home. She figured, “if it’s not functional, it’s not needed.” That all changed when her best friend, a former beauty queen, moved in with her. “Everything was moved! Books were realigned to look nice, […]

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