Camping at the Beach

Camping at the Beach

I was all set to write this inspiring post about camping at the beach, and then I checked the weather. We’re dropping from a high of 74 today to a high of 50 tomorrow. And that’s just how June goes in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. One day we're enjoying summer and the sun is shining, the next we have a week of cold and rain.

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Bainbridge Garden Party

Bainbridge Garden Party

Each May, the Pacific Northwest is blessed with a week or so of summer and it’s as if the entire island erupts into party mode. With glorious, sunny weather in the 70s and 80s, swaths of bright green grass, and everything either blooming or on the verge of bursting into bloom, this calls for a party. Specifically, a garden party.

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Why Don't You? Have a Picnic!

Why Don't You? Have a Picnic!

This has been a tough winter and spring in the Pacific Northwest. We’ve had oodles of rain, some crazy storms, snow, snow, and more snow, and this weekend it’s finally going to be 70 and sunny! I think this calls for a celebration in the way of a picnic! 

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Fabulous Farmers' Market

Fabulous Farmers' Market

Every Saturday, starting in April, you have a perfect excuse to get up with the sun and seize the day: the Bainbridge Island Farmers’ Market is in full swing and, trust me, you don’t want to miss it. The market opens at 9:00 AM and if you arrive just as it’s opening, it will already be bustling with islanders and visitors alike who fully appreciate the value of locally grown food and, for whom, this is a weekly tradition. Just follow the signs:

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