All Posts By

Leslie Forsberg

  • Explore Recreation

    10 Local Secrets

    The Seattle area has more than its share of exciting activities and attractions that we fully recommend, from visits to the Museum of Flight to the iconic Pike Place Market. But…

  • Lakehouse Seasonal

    Baby It’s Cold Outside

    We’ve had some cold nights already at the lake with temperatures dipping to near freezing, and there are still many winter months to come. This would normally be the time of…

  • Business Lakehouse

    Space Odyssey

    Garages are often not what they seem. Sure, some people actually use them to park cars in, and for storing store lawn equipment and tools. Our garage at Blue Heron Lakehouse…

  • Lakehouse

    Don’t Stop the Music

    You might say Blue Heron Lakehouse is made for music and dancing.

    A small clue is the Sonos speakers in nearly every room of the house, which offers a remarkably rich, surround-sound…

  • Lakehouse

    The Secret of Hygge

    If you’ve made it through 2020, you have surely heard the word “hygge,” pronounced “HEW-gah.” If you somehow escaped hearing this darling “it” word, here it is: Hygge is a Danish…

  • Dining

    Waterfront DIning in Kirkland

    Dining with sparkling views of the lake is a natural at Blue Heron Lakehouse, with our view dining room and outdoor tables on the Boathouse and Lakeside terraces. But we also…

  • Lakehouse

    Summer Breeze: Pristine Air

    Lake Sammamish is surrounded by forest and far from any Puget Sound industries, so the air is fresh, clean and clear year-round. You can see it in the intense blue of…

  • Seasonal

    Leaf-Chasing in the Cascades

    Summer at the lake is glorious, with the thrill of spending long days and evenings outdoors. But fall has its own charms. Our gardens transform, with leaves on the vine maples…