New to Bainbridge Island

October 1, 2014
Fall on Bainbridge Island by Jen Pells

Fall on Bainbridge | 10 things to do in October

September went by in a flash.  And the colorful month of October has officially arrived.  I have said many times how much I love the weather in October on Bainbridge Island.  It is sunny.  It is crisp, but cold and the colorful leaves make a perfect backdrop for many fun […]
July 11, 2014
Bainbridge Summer collage 2014

Summer on Bainbridge Island | 10 Ways to Have Fun 2014

Summer in Full Swing Around here we all say there is no better place to be in the summer than the Pacific Northwest.  True story.  For our family summer means a lot of sports.  From soccer to softball to crew my kids are in it and we are there watching […]
March 9, 2014
Folks riding the ferry from Seattle to Bainbridge.

Snapshot of Bainbridge Island

The Bainbridge Island Community The kindness of the community is what really made us take the leap to relocate to the island. There are many beautiful places around the world, but knowing that we were coming to a place where folks were eager to incorporate us into the day to […]
October 22, 2013
Bainbridge Fall 2013 Collage

Fall on Bainbridge Island | Local Farms

Local Color I love fall on the island.  The changing colors of the deciduous trees, offset against the evergreens are a Technicolor showcase here in the Pacific Northwest.  Fall here is very brief . . . snapshots are always in order.  From my travels around the island here is a […]
September 25, 2013
HeyDay Farm Store on Bainbridge Island.

Do I have to leave the island to shop for groceries?

I get asked this question a lot I had the same question before I moved here . . . what is the food shopping like?  I think folks worry we have a very limited supply of shopping options.  In short, our options are many. On Bainbridge Island Safeway – Our […]
July 23, 2013
U-Pick Flowers Bainbridge by Jen Pells

Bainbridge Island U-Cut Flowers

Dahlias for the Cutting On the topic of u-pick from yesterday . . . dahlias are in season here on the island too.  You can find them on road-side stands or you can cut them yourself on a sunny summer afternoon.  That’s what we did yesterday at Bainbridge Island Blueberry […]
July 23, 2013
U-Pick raspberry collage - Bainbridge Island - photo by Jen Pells

Bainbridge Island U-Pick Berries

Summer on Bainbridge = Berry Season Raspberries This weekend we went berry picking. Raspberries are in season at Suyematsu Farms on Day Road. The season is short. They estimated 2-3 more weeks (as of June 21, 2013) so don’t delay. The berries are organic and the prices are great.  We […]
April 15, 2013
Leavenworth Collage by Jen Pells

Beyond Bainbridge | Weekends Away

Getting off the Rock Spring is here and for our little family that means busy weekends with sports for the kids, coaching for my husband and work for me.  So, this past winter we tried to do some exploring and get a little R&R in before the busy season started. […]