Gas Works Park

This former gas plant repurposed as recreational green space — complete with a kite-flying hill — is nothing short of spectacular. Perching at the northern tip of Lake Union, it overlooks the entire body of water with the Seattle skyline not too far off in the distance. Continue reading

Slate Blue & Poppy

When we first moved into our new place, I badly wanted to repaint the walls and replace the brown carpet — but, we rent. The living room was the palest shade of mint while the bedroom was a slate blue — slight visual dampers on a small space that doesn’t get much light for the first half of the year, ya think? So instead of doing anything drastic, I ended up adding a little accent colors and patterns of my own to brighten things up a little bit! Here’s our new bedroom. Continue reading

The View from Kerry Park

Seattle experienced the most beautiful three-day Easter weekend, and I’m glad we took advantage of the sunshine and stumbled upon cherry blossoms in full bloom! Two very rare events happening at the same time. Incredible. We hitched a ride in Phil’s convertible with the top down, enjoyed the view of the Space Needle from Kerry Park, then wandered into a secret garden of sorts with very old, and very large cherry blossom trees. If we were to stay in Seattle long-term (as this article seems to suggest would be a wise decision), I’d seriously consider Queen Anne as a new home — if we could afford it. Continue reading

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