Meet Our Contributors

 Lisa Schreiner  Lisa is a mother to two boys under age 2 and a Cavalier King Charles puppy. She is married to a college soccer coach and hails from Edmonds, Washington. Lisa enjoys travel, sunshine, laughter, bringing friends together, music, food, wine and a good margarita. She is also a sports enthusiast and a civic-minded Bellevue resident. Lisa is a freelance writer who is…

A Family Affair: The Seattle Polo and Equestrian Club

For Cameron Smith, horses were a part of his everyday life growing up, but never a passion. He remembers growing up in Bridle Trails and never quite taking to a sport that involved jumping over things and wearing a top hat and tux. He played all kinds of sports but had no interest in horses, except maybe to impress a…

Happy Anniversary, Bellevue!

August is always a special time for me because it is Bellevue Lifestyle’s anniversary month! It’s been two years, and I can honestly say each issue keeps getting better. The team of photographers and writers I get to work with, the stories we get to work on and the response from the community is so positive and … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Eritage Resort Guest Chef Series Welcomes Top Pacific NW Chefs This summer, Eritage Resort will gather talented chefs from around the Pacific Northwest to join executive chef Brian Price and James Beard Award-winning chef Jason Wilson Aug. 15 and Sept. 19. The lineup includes Ethan Stowell, John Sandstrom of Lark, Shota Nakajima of Adana and many more. Lodging packages … Continued

Charles Smith’s Third Annual Jet City Rosé Experience

Winemaker Charles Smith hosted his Third Annual Jet City Rosé Experience at Jet City Winery, the largest urban winery on the west coast, Saturday, June 1. More than 2,000 rosé fans enjoyed a rosé tasting featuring more than 25 wineries and the region’s best rosés, as well as live musical performances from Reverend Horton Heat … Continued

A Stroke of Happiness

Pittsburgh native and artist Kait Schoeb packed up her brushes, paint tubes and canvases and traveled cross-country with her husband seven months ago to call Seattle their new home. After starting her business from the ground up nearly five years ago with a focus on large-scale paintings, Kait yearned to further evolve her work. Fast forward a few years later—after completing a…

Family Photos

Family photos can be some of the most challenging and rewarding of family events. Bellevue Lifestyle interviewed Life N Light photography to get their unique perspective on how to capture those special moments you will not only enjoy in the moment but also for years to come. Life N Light takes a heartfelt, unique team approach, with multiple hands on the…

EBC’s Fifth Annual Diaper Derby Collects More Than 200,000 Diapers

Eastside Baby Corner (EBC), completed its fifth annual Diaper Derby, and with the help of 48 local businesses and organizations, May 3-June 7, they collected 201,340 diapers, $6,800 in financial donations and 103,259 diaper wipes for children living in poverty or crisis. For more info regarding donations, drop-off locations and volunteering, visit

Kitty Literature

In May 2014, nine families began a program at Seattle Humane Society to help socialize kittens, while giving kids a purpose to practice reading aloud in a judgement-free, audience-free environment. Today, more than 230 families participate in the Kitty Literature program, helping nearly 150 cats get comfortable with human interaction and more socialized.

Tails of Bellevue

Lindzi Cox is a director of business development and a former contestant on The Bachelor. She may not have found true love on TV, but she’s found it in a 3-year-old Holland Lop rabbit named Buster.