Where to Pamper your pet

 Article Jordan Blaine | Photography Life N Light  Without a doubt, Bellevue is a dog-friendly community. This area is home to an array of resources. From a boutique and bakery with pup-approved treats, a club that gives your dog a vigorous workout or a lounge strictly for our furry friends, Bellevue is the spot for pampered pooches. Treat your best friend…

Three Cheer Captains, One Team, One Dream!

 Article Brittany Eiseman | Photography Life N Light  Bellevue’s cheer captains, Grace Dillon, Anna Lombardi and Morgan Williams, work together all year long to create a seamless football season on and off the field. Read more to find out what makes this opportunity a once in a lifetime experience and what these captains love about Bellevue Cheer!  Catch the squad…

Dog Tales

 Article Jordan Blain | Photography Thig Gishuru  Networking is one of Bellevue’s best talents. Shaking hands and raising glasses is a regular occurrence throughout this community. We see one another on the sidewalk, coffee in one hand and leash in the other. But who are the furry friends that walk beside our client or neighbor? Every dog owner has a…

Dynamic Duo

 Article Jordan Blaine | Photography Life N Light  What exactly is influencing? According to Merriam-Webster, the definition is "one that exerts influence." Adam McArthur and Justin Kroma, founders of LankyBox, are influencing millions from our very own neighbor, Seattle.  LankyBox refers to both influencers' height—Adam and Justin are both over 6 feet tall—as well as the way they view videos…

A Letter from the Publisher

 Article Caitlin Agnew | Photography Kara Mercer  In honor of Bellevue Lifestyle’s one-year anniversary, I felt a proper introduction may be about time. The community’s response to Bellevue Lifestyle over the past year has been overwhelmingly positive, and in the moments I get to spontaneously chat with people around town, the first question I always get asked is, “Why?” I love this…

Gone Fishing

 Article and Photography  The lure of the outdoors in Pacific Northwest summers is irresistible. One of the best contexts for getting "out there" can be fishing. Introducing kids or grandkids to this great pastime can lead to some real magic. Imagine making memories on the plentiful lake, river, stream and saltwater fisheries just a short drive from Bellevue. You don’t need…

Summer Picnics

 Article and Photography  A warm sunny day, a great location and excellent company are all you really need for a successful picnic outing. For some of us, a picnic has come to mean little more than a deli sandwich eaten outdoors, but with just a little effort, you, too, can create a memorable experience. Pack up and head to your favorite beach, park or…

Game On

Have Some Outdoor Fun this Summer with Lawn Games Perfect for any Get-Together, then Cool Off with a Couple Sweet Treats. Article Nicolette Martin Mölkky Throwing Game Dick’s Sporting Goods, $29.99 Playing Mölkky: In this Finnish throwing game, use a wooden pin (mölkky) to knock over wooden pins (skittles). Be the first to reach exactly 50 points to win! … Continued

Guys’ Road trip to Suncadia

 Article Caitlin Agnew | Photography Kara Mercer  Nothing gets men fired up like time away from the rigors of daily demands or bonds them more closely than through shared experiences.  Experts say that road trips are a good way for friends—guys, especially—to bond. Let's face it, sometimes it’s just hard to get quality time with good friends, and a road trip forces you to…

Movers & Shakers: The Men of Bellevue

 Article Earl Benjamin | Photography Life N Light  Jeff Rogers, Chairman & CEO, OneAccord  What excites you most about the work that you do?