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February 5, 2008
Finding Your Forever House on Bainbridge Island by Jen Pells Real Estate Agent

On Bainbridge Island Your “Forever House” Won’t Be on the Market Forever

Houses are still selling in one weekend here on Bainbridge Island. The media is continuing to have its field day about prices falling and homes lingering on the market for a year and then perhaps going into foreclosure, but if you want to buy a home on Bainbridge Island, time […]
February 5, 2008
Schools on Bainbridge Island Jen Pells Real Estate Agent

When Small is Good

The other day my seven year old had a dentist appointment at 10:00 am. Her elementary school starts at 9:30. To make it easy, we went to the dentist and then I drove her in to school late. I walked her in the office, knowing I would have to sign […]
January 25, 2008
There is not Target on Bainbridge Island by Jen Pells Real Estate Agent

Target Withdrawals

Before I moved to Bainbridge Island, I lived a mere five minutes from Target.Daily, if I wanted or needed, I could cruise the aisles for diapers, wipes, laundry detergent, Pottery Barn knock-offs, or dig through the clearance end-caps. From Bainbridge Island, the closest and easiest Target to get to is […]
January 21, 2008
Real Estate on Bainbridge Island Jen Pells Agent

Deceptively Delicious, My Kids are Suspicious

My husband bought me Jessica Seinfeld’s (Jerry’s wife) new book Deceptively Delicious for Christmas.The book is attractive and well put together and has many clever ideas about how to sneak healthy food into popular kid’s meals.Most commonly, it uses the concept of pureed vegetable or fruits mixed into batters or […]
January 20, 2008
The Search for a Church by Jen Pells Bainbridge Real Estate Agent

The Search for a Church Continued: Grace Episcopal Church on Day Road

A few weeks ago, my friend and I visited another Episcopal Church on Bainbridge Island, Grace Episcopal. From the moment we drove up, we were both smitten by the lovely architecture of the church. The modern feel of the architecture with the richness of real wood and loads of windows, […]
January 20, 2008
St Barnabas Church on Bainbridge Island by Jen Pells Real Estate Agent

The Search for a Church

My search started on Christmas Eve of last year. I am searching for a space to reflect on my life and my week, get inspiration, and to get a Bible Study program for my four year old and seven year old. I am looking for a church with traditional elements, […]
January 20, 2008
Relocating your life to Bainbridge Island by Jen Pells Real Estate Agent

Relocating Your Life

Scrolling through a “What If”writing exercise I did years ago,I read down the list of things I had written:“What if I had joined the peace corps? What if I had gone into marketing? What if I had three kids?” . . .  and so on until I read down to […]