Beyond Bainbridge

November 28, 2013
Christmas Tree Farms in Kitsap County

Bainbridge & Beyond U-Cut Tree Farms 2013

If you and your family like to cut down your own tree, this map is for you. We do different things every year, but we certainly live in the prime spot to find a fresh tree.  We have two kittens in our house this year so the thought of putting […]
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 […]
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. […]
November 29, 2012
Christmas Tree Farms in Kitsap County

Bainbridge & Kitsap U-Cut Tree Farms

Is your tree up yet?  My youngest daughter asks when we are going to put our tree up about 400 times a day.  Since we just put away our Halloween decorations and there are still pumpkins on our porch, I am thinking this weekend will be soon enough.  Christmas is […]
November 13, 2012
Fall on Bainbridge Island | by Jen Pells Windermere Realtor

Bainbridge Home Prices, Like the Rest of the U.S., Going Up

Below is an article posted on regarding home prices rising in the U.S.  Our tight inventory on Bainbridge is causing the supply/demand factor to kick in on pricing.  This morning there are only 138 active listings on the island.  Last week there were 145. 67 are pending today.  At […]
October 20, 2012
Pumpkin Patch locations on Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island Pumpkin Patch Locations . . . and beyond

It is time to go get your Great Pumpkin! Where can you do that around Bainbridge Island besides Safeway and Town and Country Market? The pumpkin patches below are a great spot for an afternoon of fun and make a much better photo background than the front doors of Safeway. Suyematsu […]
October 8, 2012
Seabrook | Jen Pells | Windermere Bainbridge Realtor

Sunny Seabrook | 2012

Warm in Western Washington A few weekends ago, we finally made it out to Seabrook to visit our favorite rental house, The Heron House.  The kids were a little bummed that we did not make it there in the summer, but I had a feeling that September would not disappoint. […]
December 3, 2011
Kitsap tree farms

Kitsap U-Cut Christmas Tree Farms

All an Easy Drive From Bainbridge Island I am never ready for Christmas.  Ever.  Never.  Okay back in the day when I was a teacher, for about three years I was on a year-round schedule that had a bread from Thanksgiving until after New Year’s. Those years I had a […]