Sola Salon Studios opening in Lynnwood, seeking salon professionals

We are pleased to welcome as a new advertiser Sola Salon Studios (Sola), which is opening a new studio space in Lynnwood, in the Alderwood Plaza Shopping Center. Since its inception in 2004, Sola has grown to more than 500 locations nationwide. Today, more than 14,000 salon professionals operate successful businesses inside Sola Salons. The…

Sponsor spotlight: A sweet offer from Caravan Kebob

Here’s a special offer from our advertiser Caravan Kabob, ready to help you welcome in fall. Print this announcement or show it on your phone to enjoy complimentary baklava for the table. This offer is good only Tuesdays and Wednesdays at lunch, from 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. Bring the office, friends or family — and…

Sponsor spotlight: A smarter college housing option

Does your child, grandchild, or someone else you know need a place to live while attending college? Instead of renting a dorm or apartment, buying a condo or small house might make more sense. This can save money and provide tax breaks, but you need to do the math and be aware of the risks….

Sponsor spotlight: The marriage penalty is alive and well

Despite what you may think, the marriage penalty is still alive and well. Whether you’re changing your filing status in 2019 because of marriage, divorce or another event (or it’s staying the same), you should review this information and plan accordingly. What is the marriage penalty? The marriage penalty occurs when the dollar ranges for…

Sponsor spotlight: Polish your complexion with a microdermabrasion facial at Ombu

With all the facial trends there are out there right now, it’s easy to see why you might get confused. But if you are ready for a glowing, polished complexion you should try a microdermabrasion facial! What is microdermabrasion? Microdermabrasion is a minimally invasive procedure in which a stream of fine crystals or diamond-tipped wand…

Sponsor spotlight: How to maximize deductions for assisted living

It’s possible that someone in your family will need assisted living care at some point in their life. This care can be at an assisted living facility, a nursing home, or in their own home. Often, assisted living care is expensive and not fully reimbursable by typical health insurance policies. Thankfully, there is a medical…

The experience Women in Edmonds are Craving

“ I just need to carve out time for myself “ “ Life is so busy that I often forget to connect with my playful side”  “ I’ve been meaning to get back to doing this for years”  “I have heard about the benefits of mindfulness for stress reduction” These are some of the reasons…

Welcome back, advertiser SnoKing Carpet Cleaning

Welcome back SnoKing Carpet Cleaning Services. Mention that you’ve seen their ad on My Edmonds News, Lynnwood Today or MLTnews and receive 25% off your service. The company is a family-owned and -operated business, formed in 2009. Owner Kyle Wood went to elementary school in Lynnwood and graduated from Meadowdale High School. See before and…

Welcome to our new advertiser: personal trainer Darian Coleman of D2I Fitness

Welcome to our new advertiser, Certified Personal Trainer Darian Coleman of D2I Fitness. We’ll let her tell you a bit about what she does best. Her motto is “Dare 2 Inspire Fitness.” Hello, I’m Dare, your local Certified Personal Trainer and owner of D2I Fitness, LLC. I specialize in strength and conditioning, fat loss and…

Sponsor spotlight: Municipal bonds — an investment with tax breaks

Everybody likes getting something for free, and taxes are no different. Investing in securities like municipal bonds (munis) or municipal bond funds generates tax-free interest income. Here is what you need to know. Advantages of municipal bonds You pay zero federal tax on municipal bond investment income. This makes municipal bonds more attractive than many…

Scratch Distillery WAquavit wins double gold in 2019 Best of the NW Spirits

Scratch Distillery recently garnered five awards in the 2019 Best of the Northwest Spirits from Sip Northwest, including Double Gold for its WAquavit, Gold for Scratch Potato Vodka, and Silver for Scratch Barrel-Finished Gin. Scratch Martini-Style Gin and Edmonds’ Own Whiskey both were named Judges’ Picks. “In a region known for its strong craft spirits…

Sponsor spotlight: Leveraging gift rules to your advantage

As you or family members approach retirement years, it is important to have a basic understanding of the IRS gift giving rules. With this understanding, there are opportunities to leverage this tax law without creating a tax problem. The rules You may give up to $15,000 to any individual (donee) in 2019 and avoid any…

Welcome to new advertiser Laura’s Alteration

Meet our new advertiser Laura Wang, the proud owner of Laura’s Alterations at Alderwood Mall. In 2008, she opened her first location in Bellingham and since she’s expanded to six locations across Western Washington. For more than a decade, she and her employees have proudly served tens of thousands of people from the communities of…

Sponsor spotlight reminder: Art & Mindfulness for Women in Edmonds returns

Women are gathering for a unique urban day retreat experience on Friday, September 20th at Artworks in downtown Edmonds. The Release™️ retreats bring together therapeutic art making with professionally facilitated discussion, personal journal writing, mindfulness and guided meditation. Edmonds-based Psychotherapist Peggy Farah, LMHC designed the program to be a mix of playful and reflective where…

Sponsor spotlight: First-time dermal filler patient? How to prepare

The sheer number of options out there when it comes to dermal fillers can make things complicated. At Pur Skin Clinic, our skin care experts take exceptional pride in ensuring you have a customized experienced and will make recommendations tailored to your specific skin care needs. If you’re thinking about getting dermal fillers for the…

Sponsored: The Impact of Sobriety Influencers on Social Media

“I once heard a sober alcoholic say that drinking never made him happy, but it made him feel like he was going to be happy in about fifteen minutes. That was exactly it, and I couldn’t understand why the happiness never came, couldn’t see the flaw in my thinking, couldn’t see that alcohol kept me…

Sponsor spotlight: Get a clearer complexion with Clear Skin Acne Facial

Acne is the bane of many people’s existences. It is an unwanted blemish that can look and feel unattractive. A Clear Skin Acne Facial is the answer to those embarrassing acne problems. What Causes Acne? While there isn’t a single cause for acne, there are many common themes. Let’s look at some of them: •…

Sponsor Spotlight: How to Maintain Your Lifestyle in Retirement

You may have heard the rule of thumb that you need to replace about 80% of your preretirement income if you want to maintain your current lifestyle when you retire. But like many rules of thumb, that advice is much too general for most people, says Herbert Poole CFP® CRC®, Retirement Development Consultant for Wells…

Sponsor spotlight: 3 great charitable deduction ideas

Despite what you may have heard from friends or family, you can still claim generous tax benefits for charitable contributions. Here are three prime examples of charitable tax breaks ripe for the picking if you know where to look: Qualified charitable distributions. If you’re age 70½ or older, you can transfer up to $100,000 (or a…

Welcome to sponsor Northpoint Washington

Northpoint Washington 28-Day Drug & Alchohol Treatment Rehab We welcome our sponsored content partner Northpoint Washington, a 28-day drug and alcohol treatment center, located off 212th Street Southwest in Edmonds. Their new state-of-the-art facility recently hosted the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce at a ribbon cutting. Northpoint has an accredited inpatient program designed to achieve lasting…

Sponsor spotlight: Lice Spies earns Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace award

As part of National Breastfeeding Month, the Breastfeeding Coalition of Snohomish County recognized Lice Spies of Edmonds as a Breastfeeding Friendly Employer in Snohomish County. Last spring, the Breastfeeding Coalition of Snohomish County conducted a survey asking employees throughout Snohomish County how their employer supports continued breastfeeding.  Kristina Hawley, who works at Lice Spies as…

Sponsor spotlight: Ombu now offers Pintura highlights for curly hair

So you have curly hair and you want to change up your color. In the past you’ve tried box colors and foil highlights only to be disappointed. It’s time to introduce you to the Pintura highlight – quite possibly the best color technique for those with curly hair. What is Pintura Highlighting? This method of…