North Sound Life Blog

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 in the back alley in a discreet dimly lit building, although unintentional it was a fun start to the challenge.  Once inside we were greeted by hosts, Rebecca and husband Tamer.  She gave…

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…

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…

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…

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…

5 Delicious Bellingham Eateries That Won’t Break the Bank

Everybody loves to go out to eat, but sometimes you don’t want to break the bank. If you’re looking for the best spots in town to get a cheap bite, the smart move is to follow the college kids.  As a college student…

Bellingham Winter Activities Guide

It’s that time of the year again, where the bitter cold is driving everyone inside, only to sit around and watch Netflix. Fortunately, the freezing weather isn’t a death sentence to fun, and I’m going to tell you about some of my favorite winter activities to do when the temperature drops. So grab your jackets and hot cocoa, because our first activity takes us out into the cold. Ski or Snowboard Mt. Baker I…

National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day!

Today is National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day, as some of you may have already noticed, and more and more people are participating in this strange tradition every year. Wearing ugly Christmas sweaters is a trend that is not only a fun way to spice up the holidays, but it is helping out people in…

Happy World Gratitude Day!

Although the question bounces around many tables at Thanksgiving dinner, ‘What am I grateful for?’ also has a special resonance today, World Gratitude Day. World Gratitude Day was officially started in 1977 as a way to celebrate the things that bring humankind joy: life, experiences, friends and family, everyday heroes, or even that smile from a passing stranger. From the biggest events to the smallest of gestures, World Gratitude Day is…

Back to School State of Mind

Whether you’re sending rugrats of your own back to those hallowed halls this fall or not, the unmistakably strong scent of Back to School is in the air and impossible to ignore. It’s everywhere. On TV, pulsing through the radio waves, and yelling from store windows up and down the street. While this time…

It’s National Root Beer Float Day!

What better way to beat the August heat than with a classic summer treat? We pulled together some of the most mouth-watering recipes that put a new spin on an old favorite in honor of National Root Beer Float Day today. These are a step up…

Happy Birthday, Mister President!

President Barack Obama turned 55 on Thursday, his last birthday in the White House. In honor of the occasion, Vice President Joe Biden made him a friendship bracelet. So we decided we would make him a birthday quilt (okay, not really, because we don’t know how) but here’s what would be on it if we did: This is a big patch for the…