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Whidbey Working Artists

How the Whidbey Working Artists Began: In the early 2000s Whidbey Island was a community buzzing with potential and truly coming into its unique identity as an island full of diversity. During this time a small group of North Whidbey artists decided to band together to draw attention to the island’s ever-growing artist community. Thus […]

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Solar Savings

Solar Savings Did you know Whidbey Island gets half the rain of Seattle and about 30 additional days of sun? The island is one of the sunniest Washington areas west of the Cascades! Because of this extra boost of sunshine, we have a secret superpower. Or should I say Solar Power? Residents all over Whidbey […]

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Making a Memorable Home

Making a Memorable Home   Fresh out of college she had little desire to decorate or apply much effort to her home. She figured, “if it’s not functional, it’s not needed.” That all changed when her best friend, a former beauty queen, moved in with her. “Everything was moved! Books were realigned to look nice, […]

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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 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 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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