Olympic Bridge trail
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Winter RVing in Sunny Sequim

Caption: Olympic Discovery Trail. Written by Dave Helgeson Editor’s note: The following article is reprinted with permission from the Northwest RVing Blog hosted by MHRV (Manufactured Housing and Recreational Vehicle) Show Association. Are you one of the many readers of NorthwestRVing.com that lives in Western Washington? Have you had enough of the wet soggy weather […]

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Winter Washington RV trek ideas

Caption: Take the RV Written by Dave Helgeson Editor’s note: The following article is reprinted with permission from the Northwest RVing Blog hosted by MHRV (Manufactured Housing and Recreational Vehicle) Show Association. For information, go to www.northwestrving.com. Washington is well known for its many historic and scenic State Parks across the state offering day use […]

Potted plants in patio
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Gardening helps you fulfill your New Year’s Resolution

Caption:  Compact vegetable varieties can be tucked into ornamental container gardens if space is an issue. Photo credit:  photo courtesy of MelindaMyers.com by Melinda Myers The New Year is filled with resolutions that usually involve dieting and exercise.  Gardening is a great way to help accomplish these two resolutions, while also improving your mood, reducing […]

Woman with shades
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Anchoring our yacht at Washington’s Blake Island.

See our cruising video to Blake Island. We’re heading out to test our new ROCNA 55, or “Rocky” as he’s aptly named! We decided to go to our most problematic anchorage spot on the west side of Blake Island Marine State Park where depths are sketchy and where our old anchor was anything but reliable. […]

bulbs in bucket
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Bring flower bulbs indoors for spring colors

Caption:  A container with drainage holes, potting mix, and a few spring flowering bulbs planted pointed side up is all you need to create a colorful indoor garden. by Melinda Myers Pot them up, give them a chill and enjoy spring flowering bulbs indoors or outside on a patio, deck or porch. This is a great […]

orange mums in bloom
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Mums add fall beauty and color

Caption:  Mums add beauty and fall color whether growing them indoors or in the garden. Photo credit:  photo courtesy of MelindaMyers.com by Melinda Myers The rich colors and fall bloom of Chrysanthemums represent fall for many. It’s also the November birth flower symbolizing cheerfulness, optimism, and friendship. Add a few to your indoor décor and […]

Mermaid with sea creatures
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Pacific Northwest artist captures the mystical world of Mermaids

Caption: Sea Dreams by Andrea Traphagen Pacific Northwest artist Andrea Traphagen paints her original watercolors and acrylics in vibrant hues…taking you from fantasy worlds to old world to current times. With the stroke of a brush and a vivid imagination, Andrea’s paintings transform you into a world of mermaids, dragon flies and old growth forests. […]

Man and child at art exhibit
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Beyond Van Gogh makes masterpieces come alive

Beyond Van Gogh at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland is an immersive experience which breaks barriers by incorporating both still and moving art. Masterpieces, now freed from frames, come alive, appear, and disappear, flow across multi-surfaces with a minutia of details. The show is projected on every surface around you accompanied by a musical […]

Rainier new years
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Spend the holidays on Mount Rainier

Are you ready to spend the holidays at a unique Washington mountain retreat? Mount Rainier National Park is offering the following packages at the National Park Inn. Hollydays Package Hollydays Package includes a room and dinner for you and your party on the evening of December 25, 2021 at the National Park Inn. Seared duck […]