Home Is Where the Heart Is

 The concept of home is different for everyone.  For some, home is where the family is. It’s the place where weekends were—or still are—filled with baby snuggles, bedtime stories and Saturday morning cartoons. The place where the smell of bacon and pancakes fills the air on Sunday mornings, "do your homework before you go outside" is a daily mantra and…

Bellevue Lifestyle SoulCycle Ride

Bellevue Lifestyle hosted an exclusive SoulCycle ride lead by staff writer and sought-
after instructor, Earl Benjamin. Jujubeet provided delicious smoothies and juices post workout for all attendees. The event raised funds for The Beyond Project, a nonprofit that transforms lives through beauty and wellness services.

March 2018 Around Town

Since the 1920s, printmaker and illustrator José Guadalupe Posada (1852–1913) has been lauded as the “father of modern Mexican art.” An exhibition of his work, "POSADA, José Guadalupe Posada and the Mexican Penny Press: Prints from the David J. Sellers Collection" will be on view April 13-August 19 at Bellevue Arts Museum.

In the Closet of …

When fashion is your art, a closet is your studio—a creative space to have room to organize your colors, brands, accessories; a place to lay things out, mix and match, and create your statement for the day. When Travis Groome moved into his Clyde Hill home two years ago, the 1,100-square-foot (and growing) closet was a selling point. 

Salty-Sweet Glazed Salmon

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, it’s probably no surprise that salmon was a weekly staple in my household. Yet, as a picky child who favored Twinkies and tuna noodle casserole, the pink-fleshed fish was deemed too healthy for my taste and consequently very boring.

Weaving Hope

Founded by CEO and Chairman Connie Duckworth, ARZU began in Afghanistan in 2004. With a four-person team and 30 weavers, ARZU created a social entrepreneurship empire that has since grown into a life-changing business. 

Dream Home

Nestled deep in the trees just minutes from downtown Bellevue sits a gorgeous, sprawling Hampton shingle rambler with peekaboo views of sparkling Lake Washington.

Tone + Texture

Decorate your space with handmade textures such as the modern, maker revival of 1970s macramé and year-round tropical feel of wicker. MACRAMÉ Made through knotting instead of weaving, macramé can add a unique touch in many various ways. Houzz contributor Laura Gaskill suggests incorporating it as nursery decor, plant hangers, wall hangings and modern fiber arts. WICKER According to Houzz…

Travel the World with Expedia’s CruiseShipCenters

Elbert Stockberger, franchise owner of Expedia CruiseShipCenters Bellevue, made the decision a few years ago to open his travel agency, and he did so with one purpose: to help those in the community plan life-changing trips and find favorite home away from home destinations.

Heal. Relax.

A beautiful road trip to Leavenworth, about two hours east of Bellevue, will lead you to the Posthotel, where guests are encouraged to relax in robes like they are in their own home, and where the only goal is to leave feeling rested and rejuvenated. Using old-world design techniques and timeless natural and raw finishes, the Posthotel is a calming space, surrounded by…