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Art Gallery Update

We like to promote the local artists who are part of the Penn Cove Gallery when they are on display in our Coupe-Gillespie House. For the next few months, we have some wonderful prints on canvas from local photographer M. Denis Hill on display.  Since this was taken, the print of the large tree has been [...]

March 27th, 2015|

Fruit and Chia-seed Parfait

Fruit & Chia-seed Parfait This is a simple starter that requires no cooking and can be prepared the night before. It is delicious served with most any fresh fruit. Chia seed is called a "super-food" because it is high in protein, high in fiber and high in omega-3. After soaking, it has the consistency of [...]

March 25th, 2015|

Amish Baked Oatmeal Recipe

  Amish Baked Oatmeal This light, fluffy baked oatmeal dish is always a big hit with our guests. This oatmeal will even please those who thought they never liked oatmeal. 1-1/2 Cup Quick Cooking Oats½ Cup Milk½ Cup Sugar (brown sugar)¼ Cup butter (melted)1 egg1 tsp. Baking Powder¾ tsp. Salt1 tsp. Vanilla Combine all eight [...]

March 15th, 2015|

Killer Whales (Orcas) in Coupeville!

On Christmas day, 2014 a group of killer whales (Orcas) ventured into Penn Cove and entertained a group of well-wishers on the Coupeville Wharf. It was so much fun to see these awesome wild animals in their natural habitat. According to the experts at Orcanet, this particular group were Transient Orcas (not Residents) [...]

December 29th, 2014|

New Artist on Display

We have a new artist on display in the Coupe-Gillespie house as part of our gallery. These are wonderful watercolors by local artist Michele Kempees. Her original work was selected last summer for the 50th anniversary poster for the Coupeville Arts Festival and we have her signed prints available. She was also voted second place [...]

December 4th, 2014|

Pacific Northwest Trail

One of the most scenic hiking trails in the US treks its way right through Whidbey Island.  The Pacific Northwest Trail covers 1200 miles of beautiful scenery from Pacific Ocean on the Olympic Peninsula at Cape Alava all the way to the continental divide of the Rocky Mountains in Montana at Glacier National Park. [...]

August 14th, 2014|
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