Valentine’s Day Local Shopping Guide

Finding the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your sweetie doesn't have to be difficult.  In fact, in can be quite easy if you have the right inspiration! Can't Go Wrong With Flowers! A New Leaf Flower Shoppe Located in the heart of downtown Bellingham for 30 years, A New Leaf Flower Shoppe has taken great pride…

Christmas Movie Party

"Merry Christmas, movie house! Merry Christmas, Emporium! Merry Christmas, you wonderful old Building and Loan!" — George Bailey (James Stewart) It's a Wonderful Life, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Home Alone, Elf and A Christmas Story are just a few of the most iconic Christmas Movies.  Some of my best memories of the holidays revolve around spending time…

Favorite Summer Meal

Have I told you lately how much I love my garden?  Well, I do! A few years ago, we did a complete renovation of our backyard (see backyard in Key Elements to Outdoor Entertaining and S’mores posts).  When we compiled all of our 'must have' elements for the new space, we didn't have sufficient space for a vegetable garden.  Fortunately,…