July 1, 2015
ROTARY 2015 collage by Jen Pells Realtor Bainbridge

Bainbridge Community | Rotary Auction

No Ordinary Rummage Sale Last week I spent the bulk of my days volunteering at the Rotary Auction Rummage Sale. For those that have never experienced the sale, it is indeed difficult to envision. When people hear rummage sale they think of a church parking lot and some tables.  This, however, is […]
May 5, 2015
Brentwood Regatta by Jen Pells

Bainbridge Island Rowing Club

Crew on Bainbridge Island One of the great things about living on an island is water and water sports.  The Bainbridge community is lucky to have a rowing club on the island – Bainbridge Island Rowing Club.  My oldest daughter participates in the Junior’s Program, which is a year-round club […]
December 28, 2014
Best of Bainbridge Realtor Jen Pells

2014 Gratitude

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is an odd space for me. The excitement of Christmas is over and the realization that another year is ending comes right on its heels.  On the one hand I love the idea of a new year.  A clean slate, a fresh start.  But, […]
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 […]
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 20, 2013
Summer 2013 collage

Bainbridge Summer . . . so far

So, summer is in full swing. We are having an amazingly warm and sunny one here on the island. A little photo-essay of what it has looked like so far, in my little world. Campfires on the beach.  Pleasant Beach in this shot. Blackberry anticipation.  Here’s how they looked yesterday […]
June 5, 2013
Bainbridge Fire Department

Airlift Northwest & Bainbridge Medical Care

Health Care on Bainbridge (updated 2020) One question I get a lot is the question regarding health care options on the island.  On the island we have a number of doctor’s offices and ‘during the day’ walk-in urgent care.  Virginia Mason, Swedish Primary Care, CHI Franciscan Medical and Bainbridge Pediatrics are […]
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. […]