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Snow-la-Coaster Week Coming?

By Cynthia Caffrey | January 10, 2020

Well here we go on the annual snow-la-coaster! Every year it happens and it seems a very large amount of Western Washingtonians get antsy about snow coming…or not. Many of us love it and many of us dread the sight of a single snow flake on a cloudy 33 degree day when the news has […]

Stay Cool This Week at These Local Splashpads!

By Cynthia Caffrey | June 11, 2019 It sounds like the weather is heating up this week! Click on the link above for a great list of wading pools, splash-pads and beaches to keep you cool. Don’t forget water to stay hydrated, sunscreen and a hat for the little ones. My sweet grandson is 16 months now and doesn’t have a […]

Backyard DIY!

By Cynthia Caffrey | May 13, 2019

Ever feel like a DIY project?  Whether it’s as simple as installing some lighting or a little more time-consuming like re-plotting plants, a fresh look for the lawn always gives your home a fresh look as well. Here are five easy landscaping projects! Create a pathway. To guide you and visitors throughout your yard and […]

What’s Happening In May

By Cynthia Caffrey | April 30, 2019

May is a pretty busy month for local events and of course Mother’s Day, May Day and Memorial Day! Here’s a quick list of a few things to do and a couple ideas for brunch stops! May 1st ~ May Day ~ It marks the half way point between spring and summer.  The tradition is […]

Create an Evacuation Plan For Your Pets

By Cynthia Caffrey | April 15, 2019

An evacuation plan is a necessity for every home, especially if you live in an area where fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, flooding, and other disasters are a possibility. Many homeowners create evacuation plans for their homes and practice them with their kids, but my guess is fewer have considered an actual plan for their pets. I’m […]

Should I Refinance?

By Cynthia Caffrey | April 10, 2019

Refinancing your mortgage is something most homeowners usually consider at least once throughout the lifetime of their home loan. It  allows you to pay off your current loan by applying for a new one that may have better financial advantages. Here are five common reasons to refinance according to my preferred lender, Jeff Baxter with […]

Achieve Morning Person Status

By Cynthia Caffrey | April 1, 2019

Ever wish you could become one of those rare morning people? The ones that wake with a start, feeling refreshed and energized. The ones that get in that morning workout or wrap up some work before many of us even hit the snooze button for the first time. Here are five tips to help you […]

Spring Cleaning

By Cynthia Caffrey | March 17, 2019

I am pretty sure that spring has finally arrived. I know we have had snow in April in the past but I am feeling the warmth and hoping for the best…this time! So if you are thinking about doing some spring cleaning here are a few tips. If you are thinking about selling your home […]

The Living Room In Mill Creek

By Cynthia Caffrey | March 7, 2019

Mill Creek Town Center is a popular place all times of the year. It’s beautiful and there is something for everyone; ice cream shops to boutiques. A beautiful walking trail or just strolling through town is fun. Great grocery options, restaurants and many other shops. There are events going on quite often and of course […]

Tiny Homes Trending?

By Cynthia Caffrey | March 6, 2019

Do you think that the tiny homes we see on HGTV shows are a trend? If you really think about the complete aspect of living in a home that is less than the size of most garages, I can’t imagine why they would be. I can certainly understand the cost effectiveness of a tiny home […]