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Dog Parks On Whidbey, Windermere Whidbey, Whidbey Island

Dog Parks on Whidbey

If you have been out exploring Whidbey recently, you might have noticed an abundance of furry four-legged creatures. It’s not much of a secret that Whidbey Islanders LOVE their dogs. As self-proclaimed “outdoorsy” people say, they are the perfect pet to have with you when hiking trails, swimming at the beach, and exploring places like […]

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Chuckanut Drive, Windermere Real Estate, Simona Groves

Chuckanut Drive – A Detour Worth Taking

After living in Whidbey Island for a few years I finally decided to venture out and take the cliff-hugging drive along the Chuckanut Drive, a detour worth taking. SR11 is a 21.28 mile long highway that serves Skagit and Whatcom counties, in Washington. I started the drive in Edison, the town of kindness, and made […]

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A Trip to Langley

Plan your Trip to Langley A Little History Before You Plan Your Trip to Langley On the southern side of Whidbey Island along the Saratoga Passage lies the lovely little town of Langley. With a population of just over one thousand, this quaint town is home to a creative culture and endless entertainment. Langley’s history […]

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Whidbey island, Shows Filmed on Whidbey

Must-Watch‌ ‌Movies‌ ‌and‌ ‌Shows‌ ‌Filmed‌ ‌on‌ ‌Whidbey‌ ‌

As‌ ‌our‌ ‌society’s‌ ‌new‌ ‌reality‌ ‌of‌ ‌social‌ ‌distancing‌ ‌continues‌ ‌many‌ ‌are‌ ‌trying‌ ‌to‌ ‌find‌ ‌new‌ ‌ways‌ ‌to‌ ‌ keep‌ ‌themselves‌ ‌entertained.‌ ‌Picking‌ ‌up‌ ‌hobbies,‌ ‌learning‌ ‌new‌ ‌skills,‌ ‌and‌ ‌cleaning‌ ‌out‌ ‌that‌ ‌one‌ ‌ room‌ ‌in‌ ‌their‌ ‌house‌ ‌they‌ ‌have‌ ‌been‌ ‌avoiding‌ ‌for‌ ‌YEARS….‌ ‌  ‌ By‌ ‌far‌ ‌the‌ ‌most‌ ‌common‌ ‌entertainment‌ ‌strategy‌ ‌has‌ ‌been‌ ‌finding‌ ‌shows‌ ‌and‌ ‌movies‌ […]

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COVID19 Puzzle Contests – #HASHTAGS Word search

Windermere Real Estate Whidbey Island COVID19 Word Search Download the #HASHTAGS Word Search by clicking here  Complete it Send a picture of it completed to WhidbeyCommunications@Windermere.com Include a note saying if we can use your picture on our social media (share your social profile name if you want to be tagged if you win). Be […]

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Cabin Fever, Stuck Inside, Woman sitting on couch with red pillow, looking out the window, board

How to Beat Cabin Fever

How to Beat Cabin Fever As our country and community marches on in the fight against COVID19, it has been amazing to see people stepping up and reinventing their lives to help stop the spread. Although social distancing is by far the most effective way of protecting yourself and your loved ones, I think we […]

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valentines Day with Kids

Valentine’s Day with Kids

Valentine’s Day with Kids   The way we celebrate Valentine’s Day changes so much once kids enter the picture! Suddenly it becomes about finding ways to incorporate kid-friendly activities into what used to be a romantic night out. But that doesn’t mean it can’t still be fun! Here are a few ideas to make Valentine’s […]

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Now what? After Christmas

Now What? What to do after Christmas

Now What? The gifts are all open, friends and family have returned to their respective homes, the ball has fallen, and the kids are back in school. The holiday season has officially come to a close, leaving us with the annual question of “Now what?”   Although this question can be an ominous one correlating […]

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Artists, Whidbey Island, Working Whidbey Artists, Whidbey Island, Painter painting on canvas

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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