Author Archive | Michelle Leonard

Upcoming Events January to mid-February 2011

Group Health Ice Arena What:  This years Group Health Ice Arena is bigger than ever.  Come enjoy this fun winter activity for the whole family.  $10 admission includes skate rental and food concessions are available on site. Where: Bellevue’s Downtown Park When: Now through January 9th, 2011 Go to:  http://www.magicseason.com/ Winter Market at Proctor Farmers […]

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Federal Way Gynecology

One of the primary providers in a woman’s healthcare routine is a gynecologist.  The decision making process of selecting one can be based on many different factors.  Many times, having a doctor highly recommended by a friend or family member is how we base our decision.  Other times, you may take into consideration what your […]

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New Year – New Challenges – New Goals

With a new year comes new years resolutions. We start out with good plans, intending to keep our resolutions but somewhere along the line we lose the motivation we need to keep going. It’s said that less than 10% of people who make resolutions actually stick to them. Finding the tools to turn intentions into […]

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Local Home Decor Business with Country Style

A comfortable throw or set of handpainted decanters can add warmth and charm to any home.  Since 2003 Jody Stacy and her husband, Rick, have been working together at their home in Port Orchard, Washington to create custom home decor.  Each “Handpainted by Me” piece is carefully cut and constructed by Rick and then handpainted by Jody.  Over the years […]

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Madison Valley Counseling

With all the different types of counseling these days, the search for the right therapist to meet your specific needs can be difficult if you are uncertain about what you need.  There is a difference between counseling and psychotherapy yet many professionals practice both.  Counselors are trained to provide help with defining problems, decision making, […]

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Remodels Are Focus For Local General Contractor

As summer comes to a close and autumn approaches, the weather will change.  And as Washington’s typical September rains arrive, focus from yard improvement projects will turn to indoor home improvement projects.  This is where Anacapri Construction enters. Anacapri Construction is a locally owned and operated construction company serving the Seattle area.  The contractors at […]

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Expression Through Therapy

As an alternative to traditional psychotherapy and mental health counseling, art therapy is an effective way to allow people to express themselves through painting, drawing, clay work, sculpting, and collage art.  Engaging in this process can allow people to cope with everyday life experiences and help to define inner strengths.  It can also determine hidden […]

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Google Places Introduces the QR Code

Google introduced Google Places to the world in April 2010. Formerly known as the Local Business Center, or Google Maps, this tool allows business owners to manage their business’ map listing in Google.  For the millions of businesses that have claimed their business listing in Google Places, there is now a downloadable, printable QR Code. QR stands […]

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Expand Your Outdoor Grilling Area with Style

Some of the simplest summertime pleasures can be grilling outdoors and entertaining friends.  For the grill enthusiast, having enough space to cook and prepare food is critical. Doug and Tracey Hepner, owners of Interior Woodworking Specialties in Redmond, Washington, saw the need for expanded outdoor cook space and designed a new line of backyard kitchen […]

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A Pampered Pet’s Paradise in Your Own Backyard

Planning a vacation or weekend getaway requires a little more preparation when you have a pet who is considered to be one of the family.  Many vacation destinations have strict no pet policies and the thought of leaving a pet behind can be very stressful. Hillrose Pet Resort owners, Melvin and Koko Ambuehl, understand the need to find the […]

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Correcting Bite Problems without Braces

Seattle Area dentist Norm Culver, DDS is training dentists in the lost art of equilibration. Faster and less expensive and less intrusive than braces, equilibration adjusts a patient’s bite in as little as one visit. In this procedure the dentist marks the teeth for areas that hit prematurely and then makes very small grinding adjustments to help the teeth match better. […]

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Bug Problems…Solved

During the summer months it is not unusual to discover that humans are not the only life forms inhabiting our homes. Common household pests in our region include ants, termites, mice, rats, spiders, fleas, bees, wasps, yellow jackets, household flies, earwigs, and centipedes.  The number one nuisance pest in our region and in the United States is the ant. The carpenter ant […]

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We’re A Favorite Place On Google!

Cascade e-Commerce Solutions is one of over 100,000 brick and mortar businesses nationwide to have been recognized as a favorite place on Google. Stop by our office and you’ll see the Google Maps decal in our front window. Scan the decal with a cell phone (requires a cell phone that can scan a QR code) and you can […]

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Airport Touchless Car Wash

Most of us have a vehicle that we enjoy driving, especially when it’s newly washed. While some of us are willing to spend the time and effort to keep our car clean and the finish in good condition through a careful hand wash and hand dry, most of us want an easier option. Automatic drive-through car […]

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Best of the Northwest

Evening Magazine’s Best of Western Washington contest is here again. Each year, King 5 and Evening Magazine ask viewers and fans to nominate and cast votes for their favorite businesses around the Puget Sound, such as restaurants, coffee shops, salons, fitness centers, shops, boutiques and much more. There are 178 categories to choose from with over […]

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C’est la Vie

In the charming waterfront community of Edmonds, Washington resides the chic and eclectic retail boutique C’est la Vie. Opening its doors to the community in 2001, the shop experienced such a successful first four years that owner and founder, Colleen Bowman and her husband, Michael, decided to expand the boutique and relocate to a larger retail […]

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Many Health Benefits Relating to Vitamin D

Vitamin D, also known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, has  a  number of health related benefits that may surprise you.   Many of us have often associated this vitamin with strong bone health and growth, but numerous studies have shown that diets high in vitamin D can contribute to so much more than just that. As […]

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Gogol Towncar Services

For the holidays, why not treat yourself, your friends and family to executive-class transportation at affordable prices? Whether you are looking for shuttle transportation to/or from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, or searching for a town car service for a wedding, vacation, convention or other special event, Gogol Town Car Services offers comfortable, safe and cost-effective transport. […]

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Poggi Bonsi Ready For the Holidays

Located in the heart of Olde Burien, Poggi Bonsi is ready for the holiday season. The charm of the exterior draws you in as you enter a warm and inviting atmosphere. Inside awaits many wonderful, festive holiday decor and gift ideas for the season. Christmas trees are trimmed with hundreds of new holiday themed ornaments. Some […]

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Hart’s Gymnastic Center

Summer has come to an end but the impact of summer activities is still felt by some area businesses. For example, the Summer Olympics typically prompt young people to learn tumbling and gymnastics and trainers like those at Hart’s Gymnastic Center stand ready to coach these young athletes. Hart’s Gymnastic Center, owned by David and […]

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