North Sound Life Blog

Urgent Plea For Blood Donors

Train derailment results in urgent plea for donors Emergency making huge demands on community supply   Seattle, WA — Bloodworks issued an urgent appeal for donors today following the derailment of an Amtrak passenger train between Tacoma and Olympia that is making major demands on the community blood supply. Nearly 80 people have been taken to local hospitals, though the exact number of casualties and injuries is unknown at…

Family-Friendly Summer Fun in Bellingham

Remember summers spent as a kid? Riding bikes, running lemonade stands, going to summer camps, and chasing after the ice cream man? While you may have outgrown some of those summer fun activities, it never hurts to create new and exciting memories with your family! Take a peek at some of the happenings going on within Whatcom County this summer and bring your family along for a day (or two!) of fun. July 26th: Reptile Man It’s the…

Summer Reading in the Sun

Summer days are made for reading in the sun. So grab your copy of Bellingham Alive magazine, because we have five places to catch up on some reading. 1. Boulevard Park Photo: Trip Advisor Lush grass, park benches, beaches, and trails leading to hidden…

Gluten-Free Eateries in Bellingham

For those who can’t eat gluten, rest assured there are plenty of options in Bellingham. We put together a list with just a few of the best spots to grab gluten-free (yet flavorful) grub. Gluten-Free Baked Goods If you want gluten-free donuts, try Rocket…

Eco-Friendly Home and Beauty

  In honor of Earth Day, we’re determined to start going a little more natural with our home and beauty products. Think about it: the products we use in our day-to-day routine–the countless spritzes, sprays, scrubs and shampoos–have to go somewhere, right? Since this planet is the only one we got, we’re deciding to show some love by going a little…

DIY Spring Bouquets

Flowers are starting to bloom and a bouquet or floral arrangement is a fragrant way to add a little more life to a drab room. Here are a…

Bellingham Escape

This past weekend I was lucky enough to get to try my skills with 6 other friends at recently opened, local adventure, Bellingham Escape Room, 1417 Cornwall Ave., Ste. A101. The first challenge was finding the entrance, located…

Behind The Scenes – Inner Beauty

 Inner beauty highlights 5 amazing women in our community previously deemed Bellingham Alive Wonder Women! We have brought in area professionals in makeup, hair, and wardrobe to pamper these amazing ladies with an outer style to complement their inner beauty.  See their complete look, read their stories, and share our wonder of five fabulous women….

Science On Wheels Visits Bellingham This Month

WHAT: Science on Wheels from Pacific Science Center is visiting Bellingham this month. Science On Wheels vans bring the excitement and curiosity of Pacific Science Center from Seattle to classrooms beyond our signature arches. With plenty of visual exhibits and opportunities for students to engage in hands-on learning in subjects such as physics, space and geology, Science On Wheels delivers educational fun across the state of Washington….

February Inspiration

Looking to add some color to these gray winter days? While we can’t make the sun stay out any longer or push up that vacation, we can give you some online inspiration to help banish the boredom.  We put together some of our favorite accounts…

From the Garden to the Party

Make every meal a special event by bringing the garden to the table. Serve your favorite dishes made from homegrown ingredients. Then allow guests to add their own herbal seasonings…