The Whidbey Windermere Blog

The Salty Mug Coupeville Washington, Coffee Shop

The Salty Mug

Looking for that extra special coffee? You cannot beat this specialty salted caramel coffee drink, named “The Salty Mug” from… well The Salty Mug. Take a stroll down the Coupeville Wharf and you will come upon a beautiful red barn nestled by the waves at the end. Inside you will find a gift shop, a […]

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Planes, Base

State of the Base – November 2017

Written by Don Jaques November 29, 2017  Today I attended the annual “State of the Base” meeting with the North Puget Sound Area Realtors.  Captain Geoff Moore, Commanding Officer of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI), gave a 20 minute presentation that included some interesting facts and figures affecting life and the real estate market […]

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Home decor, Coupeville, Sunshine Drip

Looking for a Little Sunshine on a Cloudy Day?

Looking for a little sunshine on a cloudy day? Stop by Sunshine drip in Coupeville, the one-stop shop that never disappoints. No matter what time of day, sit down for a steamy cup of coffee or a scrumptious meal. Then be inspired by their ever-changing décor, that is also for sale. Yep, you heard that […]

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Pie

National Pie Day

Did you know that the first pie recipe was published during the Roman Empire? Earlier pies were mainly meat pies and later on, during the 12th century in England, they evolved into a more modern pie resemblance. These days we enjoy pies all over the world, and it is a staple dessert in America. Today, […]

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Date Nights, Favorites, Oak Harbor

Local Date Night Spots

You’ve probably seen it, the Valentine’s décor and candy lining the shelves at just about every retail establishment you visit. This could only mean one thing… Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! With this year’s love holiday fast approaching, you may be thinking of the perfect place to take your sweetheart. Well, look no […]

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Rainy Days on Whidbey, Street art, Rainy Days, whidbey Island, Oak Harbor

Rainy Days on Whidbey

Despite what many think, Oak Harbor is not the rainiest city. In fact, Oak Harbor is situated in what called a “rain shadow”. This means, here in Oak Harbor, we experience less rainfall than our neighboring areas. The surrounding mountains shelter us from rain-bearing winds. While we do experience a variation in the amount of […]

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