kitchen remodel

Sponsor spotlight: Show your home some love too!

February is a celebration of all matters of the heart: health, love, kindness and caring. A time when we are asked to remember the part of us that keeps us going and that is often neglected. It’s also a time to take a moment out of our busy schedules, and spend time with and thank…

Sponsor spotlight: Melissa Irons named Remodeler of the Year

Melissa Irons of Irons Brothers Construction Inc. was named 2022 Remodeler of the Year during the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (MBAKS) recent year-end gala. Each year, MBAKS recognizes members in various categories, including Spirit of Service, Emerging Leader, Moving the Market, Associate of the Year, Remodeler of the Year, Builder of…

Sponsor spotlight: Halibut burger special at Scotty’s Food Truck Friday, Saturday

Scotty’s Food Truck is open this Friday and Saturday, 4-7:30 p.m. at the Calvary Church parking lot in Edmonds’ Five Corners neighborhood. This week’s special is a Halibut Burger, with a halibut filet lightly breaded on a brioche bun accompanied by lettuce, tomato, onion and tartar sauce — and a side of French fries. Call…

Sponsor spotlight: Late-breaking change on 1099-K form requirements

In a last-minute about face, the IRS is rolling back the requirement for third-party payment providers to issue 1099-Ks for anyone receiving payments over $600 in 2022. They are moving the reporting requirement back to $20,000 in activity and 200 or more transactions as they transition to the lower threshold in 2023. Why the change…

Sponsor spotlight: Help us finish out Coats for Kids drive

Windermere Alderwood is finishing up their coat drive with a push for new or gently used coats, size  3T -XXL. The drive ends on Feb. 15 so we only have a few weeks left. The demand for winter clothes has gone up this year and donations are needed. Clothes For Kids has now served over 4,000…

Sponsor spotlight: Tips to protect your property from wind damage

Our homes are more important now than ever before. During storm season, powerful winds and storms can put your home at risk. High winds from storms can be unpredictable and uproot trees or create flying debris that can damage your property. Below are some steps you can take to be prepared and protect your home…

Sponsor spotlight: Romeo’s Pizza Kitchen delivers to your office or home

Romeo’s Pizza Kitchen now offers the delivery of family-size hot pastas, crisp salads and cheesy pizza to your office or home. This convenient, all-day service is perfect for corporate meetings or family gatherings where you want a hot meal for your group with a minimum of fuss. For more information, or to place an order,…

Sponsor spotlight: Scotty’s Food Truck featuring Jumbo Bay Shrimp Louie this week

Scotty’s Food Truck is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 4-7:30 p.m. this week at the Calvary Church parking lot in Edmonds’ Five Corners neighborhood. This week’s special — served all three days — is Jumbo Bay Shrimp Louie, featuring marinated asparagus spears, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, black olives and a wedge of lemon on a bed of…

Sponsor spotlight: 2023 IRS mileage rates are here

Mileage rates for travel are now set for 2023. The standard business mileage rate increases by 3 cents to 65.5 cents per mile. The medical and moving mileage rates stay at 22 cents per mile. Charitable mileage rates remain unchanged at 14 cents per mile. 2023 New Mileage Rates Here are the 2022 mileage rates…

Sponsor spotlight: 3 winter landscaping steps for a great spring lawn

With winter’s arrival, homeowners may be thinking about storing their lawn tools and relaxing during the cold months ahead. But there are still a few things homeowners can do during the winter to help ensure a beautiful green lawn and garden once spring arrives.  1. Prep your lawn. – Reduce the chance of snow mold…

Sponsor spotlight: Scotty’s Food Truck special this week — Fresh Pacific Fried Oysters

While Scotty’s Food Truck will be open Thursday-Saturday this week, they are offering a special  on Friday and Saturday only: Fresh Pacific Oysters. Fresh Pacific Oysters are lightly breaded and fried, served with french fries, lemon and tarter sauce. Scotty’s Food Truck will be in Edmonds at Five Corners Calvary Chapel on Thursday, Friday and Saturday this…

Sponsored: New year, new career — Opportunities in transit offer a promising future

The new year is here! And with it, more people are looking for new job opportunities and seeing the potential of a career in transit. “We’re seeing applicants who are feeling burnt out and looking for a new career,” says Melissa Anderson, who works in Community Transit’s employee engagement department. “Especially those who work in…

Sponsor spotlight: Plan your 2023 retirement contributions

Now is the time to review funding your retirement accounts in 2023. Recent cost-of-living calculations mean much higher contribution limits for this year. Plus the higher income phaseouts for eligibility will make many more taxpayers eligible for fully-deductible contributions. So plan now to take advantage of this tax benefit. Here are annual contribution limits for…

Sponsor spotlight: Top home colors for 2023

The new year is a great time to set goals, establish healthier habits, and promote growth and learning. This year, many paint manufacturers also see it as an excellent opportunity to reset, recenter and rewrite the design and ambiance of our homes to suit our journey for the year ahead. Bold and Transformative Ready to…

Sponsor spotlight: Tips for transitioning to a retirement community

Today I’m sharing an article written by Joan Rettmann, Regional Director of Sales for Koelsch Communities, on moving to a retirement community.  Joan has many years’ experience working in the senior housing field and her insights align perfectly with the services we provide at Forever Care Services.  Our personalized guidance helps families find the best…

Sponsor spotlight: Scotty’s Food Truck featuring Pacific Dungeness Crab Cakes this week

Scotty’s Food Truck is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 4-7:30 p.m. at the Calvary Church parking lot in Edmonds’ Five Corners neighborhood. This week’s special (served Friday and Saturday only) is fresh handmade Pacific Dungeness Crab Cakes, served with wild greens and lemon aioli, tarter sauce and chips. Call ahead to avoid the wait: 206-795-1615…

Sponsor spotlight: Fork in the road — repair or replace your vehicle?

Deciding whether to put more money into an aging car or to replace it with a new or used vehicle is rarely a simple decision. Plus skyrocketing vehicle prices and economic uncertainty are making the decision process even tougher. Signs it is time to replace your car To help you decide if it is time…

Sponsor spotlight: New year, time for a new kitchen

It’s no secret that kitchens are one of the most popular spaces in homes. If your kitchen is dated or no longer fits your lifestyle, you may want to consider remodeling. An upgraded or modern kitchen also can increase the value of your home. According to Zonda’s recent Cost vs. Value Report, home owners who…