20 DIY Halloween Decorations You Can Leave up Until December

DIY Halloween decorating ideas that you can leave up through Thanksgiving, taking you right up to the Christmas holiday decorating season. Leave all these 20 DIY Halloween decorations up until you’re ready to decorate for the holidays. Some people love changing up their home’s seasonal décor, others would like to play along but the idea…

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Living in Washington Wine Country – 7 Wine Cellars for Small Spaces

They say your home is your castle, but your new home in western Washington doesn’t need to be palatial to offer smart wine storage solutions. There are great wine bars and winery tasting rooms in Western Washington where you can try and buy some of the best wines produced in the United States. From chardonnay…

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5 Concert Venues You Must Visit in Washington State

Washington State is known for producing some of music’s biggest underground and rock and roll musicians. Legends such as Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, and Macklemore all hail from Washington State. So the state as a whole appreciates and welcomes musicians from all different genres and generations. Whether you’re a fan of mainstream pop music, Broadway…

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5 Ways to Meet Your New Neighbors (Without Going Door to Door)

Meeting each one of your neighbors is going to take some time, and most people don’t have the brain capacity in meeting every one of their new neighbors by going door to door. The key is to be visible. This can mean making yourself visible outside, visible in an online Facebook group, and/or visible in…

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How to Throw a Great Block Party

If you’ve just moved into a new neighborhood one of the quickest ways to meet your new neighbors is to throw a block party. A Welcome to the Neighborhood Block Party Let’s face it, getting to know your neighbors might be an intimidating prospect (if you’re shy) or it might be challenging if you’re just…

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6 Backyard Games You Need To Try This Spring and Summer

At last! It’s finally spring in the Pacific Northwest! A time to put away the umbrellas and bring out the barbeque. With spring leading into summer, it’s time to think about how you will entertain your company while enjoying the outdoors. Here are 6 popular backyard games to try this year. Cornhole A classic outdoor…

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8 Ways to Decorate Your Home for St. Patrick’s Day

So you’re hosting a St. Patrick’s Day party, and you haven’t nailed down how you’re going to decorate your home. Maybe you’ve thought about what you’re going to wear, but haven’t put much thought into how you will turn your home into a St. Patrick’s Day wonderland. Worry no more, here are 8 DIY decorations…

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Homemade Bread Day: We’d Like to Help You Make Some Dough!

Did you know that November 17 is Homemade Bread Day?  Now that the Pacific Northwest is full-on into cooler fall and winter like weather, it’s the perfect time for you to heat things up in the kitchen. In honor of November 17th Homemade Bread Day, we thought we would find three great recipes for homemade…

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Housewarming Party Etiquette and Housewarming Gift Ideas

Housewarming Party Etiquette and Housewarming Gift Ideas: How Should You Celebrate Moving to a New Home? Friends of mine recently moved about an hour to the north, making it easy for us to continue our friendship, despite the miles that now lie between our two homes.  The first time we went to visit them in their…

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5 Spook-tacular Halloween Party Ideas for the Perfect Monster Bash

If you’re one of the many who will be throwing a Halloween party this year, we’ve got some spook-tacular ideas that can help. Without a doubt, one of the reasons for the popularity of Halloween is the excuse that it gives people of all ages to channel their inner child, and our writers are no…

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