Tag Archives | local business

2017 Guide to Farmers Markets

2017 Guide to Farmers Markets:   This is a 2017 guide to Farmers Markets in the Seattle Southside area. Des Moines Farmers Market- June through September, Saturdays 10am-2pm and July through August, Wednesdays 4pm-8pm at the Des Moines Marina Website: http://www.dmfm.org/DMFM/Home.html Burien Farmers Market- May through Mid-October, Thursdays 11am-6pm in Old Burien Website: http://www.discoverburien.org/events/event/burien-farmers-market/ Renton […]

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101 Things to Check Off Your Family Summer Bucket List

101 Things to Check Off Your Family Summer Bucket List 1. Fountains, wading or spray parks all over the area. 2. Try new foods and treats (or just have your favorites) Boba tea, 3. Explore new parks 4. Look out for outdoor movie screenings. Many are free or cheap. 5. Museums! Free days, or cheap/donation […]

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Diecutstickers.com | A Small Business With A Huge Vision

Diecutstickers.com | A Small Business With A Huge Vision Year: 2002 Location: A garage in the Pacific Northwest (True Seattle Style) One guy started a business that now employs more than 25 humans and works with over 6,000 clients worldwide. Daniel Diederichs is the master mind behind Diecutstickers.com. Daniel has always been an entrepreneur; when […]

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Szechuan First Restaurant

Szechuan First Restaurant When craving Chinese cuisine my family and I head for Szechuan First Restaurant located at 18124 E Valley Highway in Kent (in the same parking lot as Harbor Freight).  We like sitting at one of the round tables near the back of the restaurant and prefer ordering family style so that each […]

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Tukwila’s Indian Curry Palace

When craving authentic Indian cuisine, my family heads for Southcenter Parkway in Tukwila, Washington where the Indian Curry Palace is nicely situated in a recently updated strip mall. Access in and out is easy and parking is free. Once you get past the front door you are gently transported into contemporary Indian culture. Light rock […]

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Des Moines Doghouse Review

Let me tell you a little bit about one of my favorite local eateries, The Des Moines Doghouse. Now, you’ll come to learn through later posts that I have many favorites, but this is definitely a contender. My husband went along with me on this little adventure. He hadn’t been to the Doghouse in quite […]

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Introducing Martin Correspondence

In an economy that only feels like it is inching back up the mountain finding a niche in the business world is important. Every motivational speaker, job coach, self-help book touts the idea of working in your strengths and meeting needs in the community at large as the way to happiness in your work life. […]

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Renton-Based Kitchen Store Chosen for Tuscan Home Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Keli Sim DeRitis Company: Poggi Bonsi, LLC Phone: 206.714.8278 FAX: 206.242.2952 Email Address: keli@poggibonsigifts.com Website: www.poggibonsigifts.com Renton, Washington, November 5, 2012 Renton-based high quality kitchen tools and home decor store chosen to participate in Tuscan Home Event. Poggi Bonsi was selected by the Italian Trade Commission, Artex, and Promozione Toscana as […]

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Charlie’s Appliance Parts

Charlie Hicks has been in the appliance industry for over 40 years. He honed his skills at Lee’s Appliances in Burien, Washington since Lee was his father. Through this experience he learned more and more about appliance parts and repair. He is second generation and now his children have become young adults and they are joining […]

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Faith Network

In our modern internet based world a website can make or break a company.  If a website appears old or boxy it can lose its visual appeal to the visitor and come across as cheap or unprofessional.  Bellevue based Faith Network produces websites that are anything but outdated or unprofessional. Specializing in websites for churches […]

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Thumbusters

Getting a child to stop thumb sucking can prove next to impossible.  Many parents try quick fixes like putting tabasco sauce or bandaids on their child’s thumb.  Sometimes it works, but more often than not the child goes right back to sucking their thumb anytime it’s free. Mory Manca’s three daughters were serious thumbsuckers.  He […]

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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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Local Invention Improving Local Workplaces

The Pacific Northwest is a place of ingenuity.  It is a place of creativity.  And it is a place of invention. One company in the Pacific Northwest that exemplifies this ingenuity is Western Washington Safety Consultants, Inc. (WWSC).  According to owners, Bruce and Jacqueline Johnson, this local business has “two predominant purposes: assessing situations in the […]

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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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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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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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Support Local Businesses

After the recent presidential election, people eagerly hoped to see the nation’s economy recover quickly. People are reluctant to invest money in the stock market, and are wary of big government and corporations. My hometown, Federal Way, is actively promoting the idea of shopping locally. The Federal Way Chamber of Commerce hopes to stabilize and strengthen […]

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