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Bellevue Botanical Garden is Shangri-La
Outdoor Seattle

Bellevue Botanical Garden is Shangri-La

Winter through summer the Bellevue Botanical garden for me is always an amazing spot in the middle of very stressful ten and twelve hour day that offers some real

A can’t kill Seattle plant that works well in containers
Gardening

A can’t kill Seattle plant that works well in containers

The standout in Seattle gardens as the low maintenance plant that blooms until frost, the plant that provides an array of color, the plant that loves the sun, and the plant that requires little watering during the hot summer days […]

Free suggestions from a popular Seattle wellness coach.
Health & Fitness

Free suggestions from a popular Seattle wellness coach.

Deborah Enos HealthStyle is a diet tips sheet that is sent out monthly to those that subscribe.  Ms Enos is a dietitian by trade and consults for organizations like Costco and Kashi. You will also see her on local radio and […]

Burke Gilman Trail should be on your Seattle treasure list
Outdoor Seattle

Burke Gilman Trail should be on your Seattle treasure list

The Sammamish/Burke Gilman River Trail runs 32 miles.  You can see the trail by clicking SRT/BGT.  It begins in Marymoor Park in Redmond and winds through Woodinville, Bothell, Kenmore, Lake Forest Park and then on to Gas Works Park in […]

Journal Entry

Reduce gas consumption in Seattle…easier than you think

The first step was to turn my transportation plan away from a single car-single passenger plan to a mixed use transportation plan.  I did a lot of research up front so I can tell you about buses, etc, but the […]

State Edwards State Park…good conditioning trails.
Outdoor Seattle

State Edwards State Park…good conditioning trails.

Saint Edward State Park is a 316-acre day-use park with 3,000 feet of freshwater shoreline on Lake Washington. There are actually just over seven miles of trails within the park.  Trails are flat-to-rolling plateau trails; moderately steep dirt/gravel trails down […]

Tips on combating slugs in the Seattle garden
Gardening

Tips on combating slugs in the Seattle garden

Slugs may seem to be a spring fixture in the Northwest garden, but doesn’t despair! Here are some tried and true

Local farmers markets…Fresh produce locally grown
Health & Fitness

Local farmers markets…Fresh produce locally grown

It now goes without saying that “you are what you eat” and to that end there are a multitude of opportunities to utilize the fresh, organically, and locally grown fruits and vegetables.  This does

Kubota Garden Park gets five stars
Outdoor Seattle

Kubota Garden Park gets five stars

There is a sound that gravel makes under your feet that brings you closer to nature, it is an unmistakable feeling.  The gravel paths that wind through Kubota Garden pull you through a stunning 20 acre landscape in the Rainier […]

Journal Entry

A Bucket List can turn a dream into a memory…believe

Writing it down is the first step in making a memory.   That was the reason for