North Sound Life Blog

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…

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 Donuts, but be sure to call ahead before you go–sometimes they run out!…

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…

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 few ideas to help inspire you! YELLOW Warm and bright, this all-yellow bouquet is a cheerful reminder of sunshine! Website: zitaelze.com PURPLE Perhaps purple is your color…in which case this sweet and simple arrangement of violets and lilacs might be just for you. An added bonus? The lilacs will smell…

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…

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.  Get a first look behind the scenes…

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…

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…

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…

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…