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A blog about community events in the Olympia/Lacey/Tumwater area in WA including the real estate market in those communities.



Was I not paying attention?  Lately I've been doing some whining about too much rain, snow in March, frosty mornings, when will it be spring, I need sunshine etc etc etc. But I noticed on my morning drive to work that apparently while I've been busy whining, spring has in fact arrived in Olympia!...
This Sunday, April 1, 2012, is the 5th annual Dog-Gone Easter Egg Hunt - and this is NOT an April Fool's joke!  The event happens between 10 - 3:00 at Rainier Vista Park in Lacey, WA and yes, your dog can have his or her very own Easter egg hunt!  There will also be agility demos and other fun fo...
The 2012 Capital Food & Wine Festival in Lacey will be this Saturday, March 31st. from noon - 9 PM.  If you enjoy tasting great wines or brews this is the place where you will discover some new favorites. More than 40 vintners & 16 microbrewers from the region will be there.     And if you enjoy ...
For buyers and their agents, the pursuit of bank owned homes offers quite a few possible pitfalls and frustrations - among them, the difficulty in deciphering if a house is truly available or not.  Often the banks agree verbally to a buyer's offer, but the turnaround time on getting the bank adde...
  Since the sunshine was finally shining in Olympia today, my son and granddaughter and I headed to Lattins Country Cider Mill Farm this afternoon for a little play break to see all the baby animals.  And seeing all those cute little creatures has me believing spring is truly here.   First we had...
Are you curious about bank owned homes for sale in the Olympia WA area?  Surprisingly, their numbers are shrinking just like the inventory in general.  As of today, the active listings that are bank owned and located within the Olympia/Lacey/Tumwater area total just 53 homes.  (This excludes manu...
Thurston County is lucky to have the Dispute Resolution Center which is a non profit organization dedicated to helping people resolve all sorts of disputes.  Ever had a family dispute?  Maybe parent/teenager?  Or one with a neighbor or coworker?  How about between landlord and tenant?  Or maybe a...
Do you crave those gorgeous green lawns that just invite bare feet.... and yet hate the idea of spending every spare moment toiling in the yard to create that beauty?  Do you want a healthy lawn, but hate the idea of using chemicals that might endanger your kids, pets and the environment? There i...
When the kids are on spring break from school, parents are usually scrambling for something fun for the kids to do.  Olympia's Hands on Children's Museum has you covered!  They are offering spring break camps you can register for during spring break week of April 2-6, 2012.  The various art & sci...

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