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Blonde Lawns on Whidbey Island

Blonde Lawns on Whidbey Island Hello Summer! Can you believe it’s here? That beautiful time of year filled with beach walks, swimming lessons, trips to Kapaws Iskreme and so much more! Here on Whidbey we have countless summer traditions we treasure greatly. From our Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration to the Whidbey Island Fair, […]

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Geocaching, Whidbey Island, Washington, Oak Harbor, Coupeville, Freeland, Langley, Things to do on whidbey, activities

Geocaching on Whidbey Island

Geocaching on Whidbey Island Why is Whidbey Island the Perfect Place? It is no secret that Whidbey Island is an astonishingly beautiful place. It’s the kind of atmosphere that draws you outside to enjoy the many state parks and breathtaking beaches. Countless trails dot the landscape all across the island. These trails and parks are […]

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tulips, Flowers, Whidbey Island, Langley

What’s with the Tulips?

What’s with the Tulips? April’s dawn breathes an awakening for this sleepy island. After months of cold gray clouds and dreary scenes, color finally breaks from the ground beneath. As the velvet grass returns it brings with it something a little more unique and exciting. TULIPS! These trumpet-like flowers can be found all across Whidbey […]

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Love Letter, Buyer, Seller, Homes, Buying, Whidbey Island, Dream home, Fall in Love

Love Letters to the Sellers

LOVE LETTERS TO THE SELLERS There’s nothing quite like falling in love… with a home.           Every buyer has had that moment where, after what seems like an eternity of searching, they found “the one.” The home that’s vaulted ceiling, wood floors, large backyard, or perfect layout bring so much joy […]

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A Café in the Woods

A Café in the Woods Literally tucked back in the woods of Langley at the end of a long and winding road is a little place you may not have heard of but is totally worth a visit! Mukilteo Coffee Roasters “Café in the Woods” is home to the “perfect cup of coffee”. If you […]

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Anita Johston, Million dollar home, Whidbey Island, Washington, Real Estate

What would a million dollars buy you in today’s market?

What would a million dollars buy you in today’s market? Has the thought ever crossed your mind, “if I had a million dollars, what would I do with it?” What about if you had a million dollars to spend on just your house? What would it look like? What kind of area would you like […]

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Summer Programs for Kids, Windermere, Whidbey Island

Summer Programs for Kids

Summer Programs for Kids With only a few weeks left in the school year, the thought of having the kids home all day is probably on the forefront of your mind. What will you do to keep the kids busy this summer and keep their little minds engaged? A perk of living on Whidbey in […]

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Skagit Day Trip

Skagit Day Trip Finally, after what has seemed like the never-ending winter, spring has made an appearance! The sun is shining, the air is cool and crisp, birds are singing, and we are eagerly waiting for the first opportunity to get out and explore. If you haven’t started planning already, we have a great day […]

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Don't forget to set up utilities, Water Faucet, Utilities, Buying a Home, Whidbey Island

Don't Forget to Set up Utilities Before Closing

Set Up Utilities Before Closing Everyone likes to have running water, electricity and garbage service when you move into your new home. If you’re under contract to buy a home and it’s about a week before closing… Now is the time to start calling all the utility companies you need to set up accounts with […]

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