The Whidbey Windermere Blog

Tulips, flowers, Garden, Whidbey Island, Spring

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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mussel, seafood, whidbey Island, events, local

History of the Penn Cove Mussel Fest

History of the Penn Cove Mussel Fest Every city or county has that one thing they are famous for. Their claim to fame that puts them on the world map. For some it’s a world-famous sports team, others it’s a historical location, still some gain fame from the presence of rare exotic animals. For Island […]

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Deer Landscaping, Wildlife, Whidbey Island, Whdibey, Gardening, Landscaping, deer, animals, vegetation, Buck, yard, Windermere, real estate

Get the Buck Out of My Yard

Get the Buck Out of My Yard They are the wild and majestic creatures of Whidbey Island, often found in the peaceful pastures of Ebey’s Landing or beneath the cooling tree shade of the state parks. They are elegant, graceful, mesmerizing… and frankly a pain in the arbor. Oh deer, oh deer, oh deer. Don’t […]

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Gray Whales, Whidbey, Ocean, Sea life, whale, Washington, waters, welcome Back

The Gray Whales Return to Whidbey

The Gray Whales Return to Whidbey As the cold melts away and flowers start to bloom again, Whidbey Island is blessed with a rare and wonderful gift. Many people hike to the very tip of a bluff or edge of the waves hoping to catch a glimpse of this phenomena. Then it happens – water spurts […]

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Sunset, Whidbey, Deception pass, Trees, Island, Island life, Real Estate

Best Places to Watch the Sunset on Whidbey

Best Places to Watch the Sunset Since it is February and love is in the air we would like to acknowledge that there are few things as romantic as the setting sun. As the business of the day dwindles down and the colors in the sky change, it paints the perfect scene to forget all […]

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Love Letter, Buyer, Seller, Homes, Buying, Whidbey Island, Dream home, Fall in Love

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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Children Activities, DIY, Indoor Projects

How to Get the Wiggles out in the Winter!

How to Get the Wiggles out in the Winter! Its that time of year where the holiday decorations have been stowed away, the invites for parties and activities have slowed, and the festivities for the season have come to an end. However, there is just one issue; that little one of yours did NOT get […]

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Winter Style, Fitness, fit, Hygge, Coffee, Cuddle, Windermere

What's Your Winter Style?

What’s Your Winter Style? It’s official. The clock has struck twelve and the new year has begun; bringing with it a time of resolutions or rest. For many, January is the restart button for their workout routines. With the holidays passed they can finally buckle down and bust out the dumbbells again. For others, the […]

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Christmas Magic on Pioneer Way, Windermere, Whidbey Island, Local, event, Oak Harbor, island Life, Shopping, Christmas

O’ Christmas Tree, O’ Christmas Tree how ever did you come to be?

O’ Christmas Tree, O’ Christmas Tree how ever did you come to be?   Every year around this time families all over America participate in the annual ritual of putting up the Christmas Tree. Laughter, joy, wonder (and sometimes a little fighting) ensue as we pack ourselves into the car and drive to our nearest […]

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