Archive for July 2010

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WHOA, NELLIE!! Last week was spectacular on Mutiny Bay, just a short (ten minutes) drive from the Boatyard Inn. The fog lifted mid-morning, making it an enticing venue for beachcombing and boating. Check out the guy in the back of the truck as he poses for our camera…and almost loses his skiff in the process!

Loganberry Pie Recipe

Loganberry Pie Recipe

Okay, if you restrained yourself and did not participate in the pie-eating contest at the Loganberry Festival at Greenbank Farm this weekend, here’s a recipe that might sate your appetite for the delicious loganberry….. Whidbey Island Loganberry Pie [Recipe courtesy of Laura Jefferds as posted on FoodNetwork.com] Ingredients 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon [...]

Whidbey Island Loganberry Festival

Whidbey Island Loganberry Festival

The annual Loganberry Festival at the Greenbank Farm this weekend is a great way to celebrate summer…especially with abundant sunshine in the forecast! The renowned island festival starts Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and runs through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free; parking is $5. This favorite Whidbey Island event is [...]

Fourth of July ~ Whidbey Style

Fourth of July ~ Whidbey Style

It may not always be sunny on the 4th of July in the Northwest, however when the parade comes into town and rolls down Maxwelton Beach, the smiles and laughter will brighten any cloudy day. If you missed it…. here are a few highlights.

CRAB SEASON'S HERE

CRAB SEASON’S HERE

And this highly delectable Dungeness crab didn’t have a chance with our fearless Innkeeper Mynda on the prowl right in front of the Boatyard Inn’s beach! Who else besides Mynda could make crab-cleaning look so glamorous, sporting a fancy hairdo and jewelry..not exactly your standard crab-stalking uniform! Maybe that’s why she’s able to sweet-talk the [...]