Monthly Archives: July 2007

Dream Powders

The powder room is the one room in your home guests are assured to visit if they stay for any period of time. Builders, designers, and homeowners go all-out to impress. This is the one room in the house guests … Continue reading

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Dream Entries

This is the first of a multi-part photo post of my tour of the Street of Dreams, Quinn’s Crossing, this last weekend. I was up at the crack of dawn in Seattle to be out there both mornings at 8 … Continue reading

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Spoiler for Muggles

What’s the most magical thing about the new Harry Potter book? The Bite It’s not a plot twist, a dead main character (um, well…), or even a sweet new spell. As the last in the best-selling children’s book series of … Continue reading

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Hostas, hellebores, hebes – oh my!

Saturday is a rare chance to visit three beautiful and amazing Bainbridge Island gardens, plus the Heronswood Gardens at Kingston, through The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Program (read my previous post here). The national program, begun in 1995, offers the … Continue reading

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Street of Dreams = Street of Green (and yes, you also NEED a lot of green to buy one of these beauties)

It’s just around the corner – the Street of Dreams. The street where 20- and 30-somethings go to admire the life of the rich and maybe famous…to dream about what they might like in their own dream home someday…to wonder … Continue reading

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Green Me Up, Scottie

Ok, I am a day late and a dollar short for this to be a meaningful “watch this tonight” post – but encore presentations are scheduled for early August so put it on your calendar and program your DVR! First … Continue reading

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Creative ways people and businesses are getting greener

I was catching up on my email this morning and opened up a newsletter from 8 Limbs Yoga (studios located in West Seattle, Wedgewood, and Capitol Hill). They’ve started asking themselves difficult questions about the impact they are making on … Continue reading

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COUNT DOWN TO LIVE EARTH : Hear Live Earth for free on SIRIUS Satellite Radio

Want to hear all 7 continents of the Live Earth concert for free? Now is the time to give the SIRIUS Satellite Radio “Try SIRIUS for free for 3 days” offer a spin. They offer a free trial subscription via … Continue reading

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Got fruit?

Give fruit!Armed with only a ladder, a few cardboard boxes, and a growing team of volunteers, The Community Fruit Tree Harvest is ready for another season of helping Seattle residents donate their homegrown fruit to food banks and meals programs. … Continue reading

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“Nature Made. Factory Built.”

Wired Magazine and LivingHomes have partnered on a “Wired LivingHome” – a modular-design prefab midcentury modernist home that was created for the 21st century. Because the home is designed in modules and prefabricated, you could build it yourself (if you … Continue reading

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