As we spend the next couple days in the kitchen…

December 19, 2013

Cooking, baking cookies and creating memories, our kitchens get a lot of mile around the holidays! The abundance of those goodies we share with family and friends, makes this time of giving that much more fun! Houzz.com shared some great packaging ideas for those goodies we share. You can see some of the great ideas […]

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Christmas Forest – 26 Years of Caring Support

November 22, 2013

Providence St. Peter Foundation’s annual Christmas Forest, which runs the first week of December, is certainly an event filled with holiday cheer.  The Red Lion hotel is filled with amazing Christmas trees, wreathes and other holiday décor.  What the event does for the community, however, lasts throughout the whole year.  Proceeds from the event go […]

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Is This a Good Time of Year to Sell?

November 13, 2013

At this time of year, we are commonly asked by clients interested in selling their homes, “Should we wait until spring to list our home?” This question is often rhetorical. There is a common belief that the fewer number of buyers during the winter means it is a less opportune time to sell here in […]

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On The Road to Home Price Rebound

November 7, 2013

Does anyone else miss the old-fashioned paper road map?  Images of a childhood family road-trip come to mind, unfolding the map in the front seat of the station wagon to chart the route of some great new adventure. The map is a great thing because its maker is assuring that even though the road is […]

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Make an Grand Entrance

November 5, 2013

“You get only one chance to make a first impression. That old saying applies to houses as well as people.” Making a grand entrance can be a challenge based on so many different factors. For a little inspiration, Houzz.com  recently shared 12 great entrance ideas for all types of entryways. From small to large, these ideas […]

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Free Friday at the Hands on Children’s Museum

November 1, 2013

  Tonight is “Free Friday” at our wonderful Hands on Children’s Museum located in downtown Olympia. This is a great opportunity to visit our popular and gorgeous children’s museum and let the kids enjoy and explore all the fantastic exhibits! Enjoy free admission from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. tonight and on the first Friday of […]

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Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2013

Have a Happy and Safe Halloween!!

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Fall Back – Sunday, November 3rd

October 30, 2013

  Days are getting colder and our daylight is definitely growing shorter! We have 4 more days until we have to set our clocks back one hour losing even more light. But look at it this way, we are now able to catch up on the hour of sleep we lost in March! Don’t forget […]

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Time to Winterize Your Home

October 26, 2013

Fall is definitely upon us and now is a great time to think about winterizing your home! From removing the outdoor hose, covering the spigots to having your furnace serviced, MSN has shared some great tips on what areas of your home to focus on in preparation for the colder months. Visit their list of […]

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Halloween Decor Ideas

October 23, 2013

Halloween is barely a week away! Whether you plan on spooky or fun decor, you can gather some great ideas from HGTV. The additional fun with some of these ideas is that they can carry beyond the trick or treating holiday into great fall decorations. See the great suggestions for fun and easy Halloween decor […]

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