Where to Propose in Seattle, Washington

So you’ve found the one! Congrats! You have the partner of your dreams, a ring, and a vacation planned to the evergreen city. Now all you need is the perfect proposal spot. Luckily for you, Seattle is overflowing with opportunities perfect for starting your life together. Pop the question at any of these romantic locations […]

Where to See Fall Color in and Around Seattle

One day you’re swimming in Lake Union, slathering on sunscreen every 30 minutes, and suddenly everything changes. The weather starts to cool off, coffee orders switch from iced to hot, and Seattle slowly turns from a luscious green forest to a colorful autumn masterpiece. With old-growth maple, ash, aspen, and other deciduous trees, the city […]

Enjoy a Socially Distanced Vacation in Seattle

When the travel bug hits you and you want to enjoy a little rest and relaxation away from home, book a trip to Seattle. Even though you are in the heart of all of Seattle’s action you can still enjoy a wonderful, socially distanced vacation that combines all the best aspects of the city while […]

Bainbridge Island Day Trip

On the 1st day of fall I spent the day on Bainbridge Island.  It was a beautiful day, warm and full of light. I decided to drive and took the ferry over.  I started my afternoon at the Bloedel Reserve- a beautiful 150 acre property where walking slowly and soaking in the beauty of the […]

The Best Bike Routes Around Seattle’s Capitol Hill

Seattle is one of the most cyclist-friendly cities in America and it is so easy to explore by bike. You can bring your own to ride around, rent one from a local bike shop, or find one of the bike shares to get around town. Here are some of the best sight-seeing bike routes from […]

Best Take-Out Restaurants near Capitol Hill

One of the best luxuries in life is having someone cook something delicious for you! Whether you are looking for a meal to take to the waterfront, having a cozy night in with your sweetheart, or just in a rush between meetings, there are plenty of scrumptious take-out restaurants near Capitol Hill to choose from. […]

Elopement Guide for Shafer Baillie Mansion

You have found the love of your life and you’ve decided to elope! Or you’ve been happily married for years and want to renew your vows. In both situations, congratulations! For a beautiful experience that is simpler than a full wedding, but fancier than just going to the courthouse, you can elope here on Capitol […]

The outside of the Shafer Baillie Mansion shows lush gardens and a rod iron fence boardering this Tudor-revival home with period accents.

An Open Letter to Our Future & Past Guests About COVID-19

An open letter to our future and past guests, First and foremost, we hope you are staying well and navigating this incredibly difficult time in our world successfully! As a small bed and breakfast that prides itself on excellent service, we are adjusting to the circumstances that all of us are facing at this unprecedented […]

Experience Our Culture at Seattle Art Museums

The best part about Seattle’s rainy weather is an excuse to be inside and explore all of the museums the city has to offer. If you are an art aficionado, Seattle is an incredible place to see all kinds of art. There are a plethora of fascinating art museums with everything from classical to pop […]