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Whidbey Island Wineries & Distilleries,

Whidbey Island Wineries & Distilleries

Whidbey Island Wineries & Distilleries   “With intriguing accents of spice and musty earth [and] a gripping mouthful of tannins dance on the lengthy finish.”   These are the words used to describe Spoiled Dog Winery’s Estate Pinot Noir. If you are a fancy wine connoisseur, you probably knew what all of those words meant. […]

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Hygge: The Key to Cozy Living

Hygge: The Key to Cozy Living It’s that moment when your toes find themselves slipping gently into the folds of your softest blanket. The warm beverage within your palms lifts up a scent that mixes and mingles with the crackling candle in the corner to create an aroma pleasant and settling. In a moment your […]

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Nature’s Halloween Decoration

Dun dun. Dun dun. Dun dun….  They’re here….. It’s Spider Season! It comes without fail every year. In what feels like a blink of an eye every tree, bush, and building corner are covered in shiny interwoven silk with a beady eyed creature lurking somewhere nearby. If you’re like most people, this is probably your […]

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Everything Apple

3 Apple Things You Need to Know if You Live on Whidbey Fall has officially found its way back to our little island on the sound. The evidence of this is prevalent in the sounds of geese flying overhead, the return of long yellow busses escorting our children to and from school, and the ever-cooling […]

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Back to School – Interview with Erik Mann

Back to School  Interview with Erik Mann   Here at Windermere Whidbey we are blessed to work with a wonderful agent and friend, Erik Mann. Erik is a vested community member, passionate about Oak Harbor and specifically education. He has served on the Oak Harbor school board for the last 2 years and possesses a […]

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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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Cycling Wondrous Whidbey

The adventures available on Whidbey never quite seem to end. Between wondrous hikes, quaint local shops, and astounding historical buildings there never seems to be an end to what this island has to offer. You might just start to believe Whidbey Island is perfect and we can’t say we disagree. Among Whidbey’s countless opportunities is […]

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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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