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The Mill Creek Influence January 2012 Issue

  1. 1. the MilloCreek i n f l u e n c e a publication exclusively for the residents of mill creek • January 2012Happy New Year!Meet Your Photographer:Chelsi Greenwood Photographyand her beautiful Family!I ns ide...• Glassy Baby Event!• Tablas Woodstone Taverna Restaurant Review
  2. 2. 2 The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence 3 Lo c a L a r e a co n tac t s © 2012 Neighborhood Networks Publishing, Inc. ™ EmErgEncy 911 emergency AREA DIRECTOR Avery Holder 425.424.3663 non EmErgEncy 425-745-6175 Mill creek Police PHOTOGRAPHER Chelsi Greenwood Photography 360-668-5357 Fire District #7 CONTRIBUTING WRITERS James Holder utilitiEs Marla Nulph 800-483-1000 Verizon Charles Doepp 888-225-5773 Puget sound energy Lisa & Lindsay Ware 425-783-1000 snohomish county PUD CREATIVE TEAM Christie Joyce 425-481-1100 Waste Management nW Kylie Martin 800-COMCAST comcast cable Amanda Barnette 425-787-0220 alderwood Water District 425-337-3647 silver Lake Water District schools 425-338-5180 Mill creek elementary 425-338-5080 Penny creek elementary 425-338-5175 silver Lake elementary 425-338-5150 Woodside elementary 425-338-5000 Heatherwood Middle school 425-316-5200 Henry M Jackson High school 425-379-6363 archbishop Murphy 206-289-7783 King’s school othEr 425-337-1116 city of Mill creek animal control 425-743-1444 Mill creek country club 425-743-5544 Mill creek Public Library 425-353-7433 everett transit 425-745-1891 city of Mill creek  organizations Mill creek Womens club West coast aquatics center Greater Mill creek senior center DISCLAIMER: N2 Publishing is not affiliated with or contracted by the City of Mill Creek (the “City”). This publication, including the content of articles and advertisements contained herein, is not authorized or endorsed by the City. Any Mill creek Garden club articles included in this publication and/or opinions expressed therein do not necessarily reflect the views of N2 Publishing but remain solely those of the author(s). The paid advertisements contained within The Mill Creek Influence magazine are not endorsed or recommended by N2 Publishing or the publisher. Therefore, neither N2 Publishing nor the publisher may be held liable or responsible for business practices of these companies. NOTE: When community events take place, photogra- phers may be present to take photos for that event and they may be used in this publication.
  3. 3. 4 neighborhoodSponsors The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodSponsors 5 This section has been created to give you easier access when searching for a HOTEL / BANQUET PRIVATE SCHOOL The Jet Bar & Grill TAEKWONDO trusted neighborhood vendor to use. Take a minute to familiarize yourself AND CONFERENCE Archbishop Murphy 800 164th St SE White Tiger Martial Arts with the businesses sponsoring The Mill Creek Influence . ROOMS 12911 39th Avenue Southeast Mill Creek, WA 98012 3922 148th St SE These local businesses are proud to partner with your neighborhood and Woodmark Hotel Everett, WA 98208 (425) 743-4594 Bothell, WA 98012 make this newsletter possible. Please support these businesses and thank 1200 Carillon Point (425) 379-6363 (425) 357-0357 them for supporting you! Kirkland, WA 98033 (425) 739-6330 ROOFING / HOME Kings Schools IMPROVEMENT TAX SERVICES 129303 Fremont Ave N North Creek Roofing Toyer Dietrich CPA LANDSCAPING Shoreline, WA 98133 17624 15th Ave SE Ste 105A 3705 Colby AveAUTO CARE - REPAIR COSMETIC DENTISTRY FAMILY ATHLETIC FRAMING Classic Landscape Care (206) 289-7783 Bothell, WA 98012 Everett, WA 98201Quality Foreign Auto / ORAL SURGERY CLUB Artisan Custom Framing (425) 273-4512 (425) 822-6921 (425) 258-343218002 Bothell Everett Highway Bill J Mulliken DDS Columbia Athletic Club 15111 Main Street A 104 www.toyercpa.comMill Creek, WA 98012 16030 Bothell Everett Highway # 280 505 128th St SE Mill Creek, WA 98012 PROFESSIONAL(425) 481-1200 Mill Creek, WA 98012 Everett, WA 98208 (425) 385-2121 MATTRESSES PHOTOGRAPHY SECURITY & SOUND TIRES, BRAKES (425) 337-4001 (425) 745-1617 Mattress City Chelsi Greenwood Photography INTEGRATION BATTERIES 121 SE Everett Mall Way Suite A (509) 795-0215 NW Security & Sound Les SchwabCHILDREN AND HEALTH SERVICES Everett, WA 98208 www.chelsigreenwoodphotography. (350) 691-4200 13223 Bothell Everett HwyFAMILY PHYSICIAN DENTIST - PEDIATRIC FAMILY FUN Providence Physicians Group (425) 355-7378 com Mill Creek, WA 98012Puget Sound Ear Nose & Throat Lynnwood Kids Dentist Mill Creek Family YMCA (425) 316-5080 (425) 337-637315021 Main Street Suite K 18833 28th Ave W Suit B 13723 Puget Sound Drive REAL ESTATE AGENT SHOPPING AND www.lesschwab.comMill Creek, WA 98012 Lynnwood, WA 98036 Everett, WA 98028 MEAL PREPARATION Remax - Sue and Charles Doepp ENTERTAINMENT(425) 337-4810 (425) 774-1285 (425) 337-0123 HOME CLEANING Dinners Ready (425) 280-4545 Country Village Shops TRAVEL Maid Brigade 12305 120th Ave N.E. 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy Suite H Bourke Travel (206) 362-8439 Kirkland, WA 98034 REAL ESTATE SALES Bothell, WA 98021 16120 Cascadian WayWestern Washington Family & DOG BOARDING FINANCIAL PLANNER (425) 825-9323 Darren Munson (425) 483-2250 Bothell, WA 98012Pediatric Medicine Doggy Haven Resort and Spa Waddell & Reed - Bryan Hendrickson (425) 338-9400 (425) 787-111512728 19th Ave SE Ste 300 5303 Interurban Blvd 19217 36th Ave W Suite 201 HOME www.bourketravel.comEverett, WA 98208 Bothell, WA 98012 Lynnwood, WA 98036 IMPROVEMENT ORTHODONTIST SPA(425) 317-8025 (425) 482-4472 (425) 774-9053 Granite Transformations John W Stieber D.D.S. RESTAURANT Lorindas Salon Spa Store WINDOW 11524 Mukilteo Speedway 1025 153rd St. SE La Palmera 800 164th St SE Budget Blinds Mukilteo, WA 98275 Mill Creek, WA 98012 1629 Center Rd Mill Creek, WA 98012 9915 7th Ave St SeCHURCHES FACIALS / SKIN CARE FIREPLACES & (425) 773-4938 (425) 745-6322 Everett, WA 98204 (425) 743-9722 Everett, WA 98208Gold Creek Community Church Mill Creek Skin and Laser BARBECUES www.granitetransformations. (425) 379-5100 (425) 338-79334326 148th St SE 15111 Main Street Hearthside & Home com/northseattle/ www.budgetblindsmillcreek.comMill Creek, WA 98012 Mill Creek, WA 98012 4829 196th SW #D PET FENCING Woodmark Hotel(425) 316-3333 (425) 316-8200 Lynnwood, WA 98036 HOSPITAL Invisible Fence Russells Restaurant 1200 Carillon Point (425) 771-6434 Providence Regional Medical Center (888) 897-5917 3305 Monte Villa Parkway Kirkland, WA 98033 Laughing Buddha Yoga (425) 261-2000 Bothell, WA 98012 (425) 739-6330 17624 15th Ave SE 111A (425) 486-4072 Mill Creek, WA 98012 PET TRAINING (206) 617-1672 Invisible Fence (888) 897-5917
  4. 4. Note6 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence 7 More Freedom? ! Sign me upPublisher’s Lifetime Workmanship Warranty website: Happy 2012 Everyone!!! phone: 866-520-5555 Our newest technology o ers I hope all you had a fun, safe holiday season and that 2012 has started Don’t forget that The Mill off wonderfully for you. I need your help to continue to grow the Creek Influence has a Face- up to 30% more room magazines in this New Year. We are always looking for family spot- book page!  “Friend” us so we for your pets to run & play. lights, precious pets, kid articles, travel stories, recipes, and pictures. can notify you of our com- 425-483-7986 Request a Free consultation to find out more. We welcome any other story ideas or anything you would like to munity news and events. share. Only together can we continue with fantastic publications! Boundary Plus took years to engineer and FREE ESTIMATES was specifically designed for smaller properties allowing your pets more room to play. Now they Happy New Year! Specializing in Residential Roofing can have all of their yard! Composition, Shake, Skylights, Repairs Avery & Attic Insulation Upgrade packages available for current customers. Mention The Mill Creek Influence and recieve $175 o Defining Quality Since 1996 Licensed, Bonded & Insured a fully installed outdoor Invisible Fence Brand system.October Special Winners!North Creek Roofing – Cherry Byrd Waddell and Reed – Kaylene BrewerWine picnic basket Comprehensive Financial plan ($900 value)Quality Foreign Auto – Vicki Samuelson Mattress City – Carol Confer$50.00 gift certificate towards any major service Memory Foam PillowArtisan Custom Framing – Corinne Johanson Western Washington Family Medicine – Connie Bolton$40.00 gift certificate Emory’s Restaurant Gift CertificateDr. Mulliken at Mill Creek Dentistry – Karen Day Chelsi Greenwood Photography – Katie StarkGift Certificate to Massage Envy & Azul Complimentary Photo ShootWhite Tiger Martial Arts – Casey Culberson Gold Creek Community Church – Bryan HendricksonOne Month of classes including uniform & t-shirt $20 gift certificate to the CafeThe Country Village Shops – Galinda Porter Mill Creek YMCA – Amy McCarthy$50 gift certificate to Country Village 1 month of free membershipBudget Blinds – Alyssa Culberson Lorinda’s Salon and Spa Store 3/31/2012In spa Gift Certificate Gift Certificate – Stephanie Mrus
  5. 5. 8 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence 9Golf Tip of the Month Convenient. Nutritious. Delicious. Is Your Body Ready for Golf in the New Year?Putting on extra holiday pounds makes you more than jolly. If roll makes you think more of your waist than your put- Dinners Ready... e Better Choice!ting, how are you going to get back in golfing form? Have you thought about Totem Hill Plaza | (425) 825-9323golf conditioning and golf workouts for 12305 120th Ave NE, Suite C Kirkland, WA 98034the coming season? | See coupon in the back for an amazing discountGolf fitness, once as obscure as a double FREE delivery for Mill Creek and surrounding areaeagle, is now main stream. From golf specific fitness centers to golf fitness cable programs and even golf fitness magazines, it appears that no part of the fitness uni-verse is untouched by the world of golf. So where does one go for a golf workout? swing and equipment. The institute is one consulting these professionals is that their Start at the local gym. Many gyms have of the most technology advanced golf focus is solidly on golf fitness. exercise equipment that can be used or evaluation facilities in existence focusing adapted for exercises that can enhance on swing efficiencies, conditioning and If you are the more self directed type your golf game. If the local gym is not custom equipment fitting. Although not there are cable TV shows, web sites and to your liking try a fitness facility that is cheap this experience will define you as books that address the fitness needs and purpose built and designed for golf exer- having touched one of the pinnacles of concerns of today’s golfer. There is no lack cise. While not as prolific as health clubs the golf fitness pyramid. of self-help one here cares how much you can bench press. Who should you turn to for golf exercise Of course before starting any fitness advice? Do not settle for the local generic program it is a good idea to consult Want to really step up your golf fitness athletic trainer. There are doctors, physical with your physician. And after they give experience? Attend a half day, two day therapists and athletic trainers, trained the green light – get on a golf fitness or three day Titleist Performance Insti- and well skilled in the body mechanics program. Your body and golf game will tute experience. Once reserved for the of the golf swing. They use advanced thank you for it. best golfers in the world, these programs diagnostic equipment to analyze range of assess the total picture of the golfer: body, motion and strength. And the best part of Charles Doepp
  6. 6. 10 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 11 news from the Mill Creek women’s club The Mill Creek Women’s Club is a precious pets wonderful social and philanthropic club, which gives you the opportunity to meet new friends and give back to the commu- nity. Why not make 2012 the year to join us at our upcoming luncheon on January 18th at the Mill Creek Country Club. The American Ballroom Dance Institute save Sa Pet Name: Bonhoeffer Ware will be teaching Latin Dancing. We will 10% or Tvreai1n0% on a Gr be taught simple and easy Latin Dance One ing c l oom i n moves. Be prepared to participate, put on o er a per h ss with g ser vi c Hello, we are the Ware family, and we hold this ad. e ouse . Ex your dancing shoes and have a great time! p. 12 /31/1 1 have lived in Mill Creek for 12 years now. Our precious pet is Bonhoeffer The Mill Creek Women’s Club Philan- (a.k.a. Bon Bon), and he is a Pomera- thropy Chair, Pat Lawrence was pleased Wardrobe. We are still in need of mon- “Girls Night Out”. More information will nian with orange and white fur. He was to report that our Annual Auction held etary donations, so reach in your heart follow in the coming months for this perfect named after a famous German Theolo- at our November luncheon raised in and mail a tax deductible check made out night out with our dearest and best girl- Because your dog deserves the best... gian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, in an attempt excess of $14,000 for the YWCA Path- to “YWCA Pathways” to The Mill Creek friends. Hint: The whole Town’s involved. Located just minutes away, yet worlds apart, discover why Doggy Haven Resort is this to get my husband to like him. Is it ways for Women. These monies will go Women’s Club, PO Box 12453 Mill areas number one destination for dogs. working? Well, let’s just say my husband From the moment they enter our lobby, guests to our spacious countryside resort towards the much needed programs to Creek, WA 98082. Your generosity is Again, we invite you to join our club still prefers the human Bonhoeffer! experience friendship, stimulation and relaxation in boarding and daycare, develop new run Pathways for Women, such as a Staff greatly appreciated. and attend our upcoming luncheon on skills and a strengthened relationship with you in training, and receive Advocate for their Children of Domes- January 18th. Please contact Kathleen excellent handling and care while being groomed head to tail. Bonhoeffer is a cheerful dog, and he spins in circles when he tic Violence Program, Mental Health Stay tuned for an exciting announcement Corbiere at 425-357-6239 or send an Come experience everything we have to offer! sees you, and until you pick him up. He loves to ride in the car Counseling for low-income women in that will also benefit YWCA Pathways for email to when I go pick up the kids from school. It is a guarantee that our community and Working Women’s Women. Remember you heard it first as to make your reservation today. when you see him, you will smile! O ering you & your dog the f inest Boarding, Daycare, Grooming & Training Bon Bon cannot really be considered a spoiled dog. The fact is, he 482-4472 Phone in one location really has to “endure” all of the love and affection that he receives from our kids, especially our 9-year-old Caitlin, and her 6-year- Why not make 2012 the year to join us at our upcoming old brother, Jameson. Bon Bon brings lots of joy to our lives! Your dog’s favorite destination! luncheon on January 18th at the Mill Creek Country Club. 5303 West Interurban Boulevard, Bothell, WA 98012 (425) 482-4472 Phone
  7. 7. 12 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 13The Mill Creek InfluenceglassybabyEvEnt! GlaSS b lO W I N G There’s nothing like a first-hand experience working with molten glass on a blowpipe usingW e know many of you have at least one Glassybaby in your home, right? Imagine creating your own piece of the bench, marver, blocks, and jacks to bring out your inner Michelangelo. does not help with those needs but as of times. Lee’s story of survival inspires so ence Glassybaby. Light your event with art in the Glassybaby studio in Madrona! today Glassybaby has donated more than many. Glassybaby sales are up 35% this Glassybaby rentals; plan a private glass-Several Mill Creek residents recently had $600,000 from sales to charities dedicat- year. The more Glassybabys that are sold, blowing event as The Influence did, or the chance to do just that! We were able ed to healing and helping patients with the more money that will be given away enjoy an insider’s view of glass artistry at to create bowls, tumblers, balls and paper- those costs during chemotherapy. The to charities.It takes four artists to make the Madrona studio of Glassybaby during weights with our own individual choices company’s goal is to eventually give away one Glassybaby. a 30-45 minute tour. Contact events@and colors. 10% of all sales to charities. Glassybaby has three When we weren’t creating our master- in the soothing light and found the peace Glassybabys are made by Seattle artists Seattle area stores: University Village, There’s nothing like a first-hand experi- pieces, we enjoyed horsd’oeuvres and sip- and calm she needed to heal. She wanted Some charity partners include Seattle in 400+ colors with names like hope, joy, Bellevue on Main Street and the flagship ence working with molten glass on a ping from our Glassybaby “drinkers” aka to spread that hope. Cancer Care Alliance, Memorial Sloan- frog hunting, wet dog, Grandma Jane’s store/studio in Madrona.blowpipe using the bench, marver, blocks, “drinkybabyies.” It truly was a fun and Kettering, Fred Hutchinson Cancer caramel and happiness. 70+ artists work and jacks to bring out your inner Michel- social evening. Glassybaby makes a per- She began hiring artists to make more of Research Center, Gilda’s Club New York seven days a week at the Madrona stu- Every day is a Glassybaby day, of course, angelo. It was truly a one-of-a-kind fect gift and many of the attendees left the glass votives so that she could spread City, The Humane Society of the United dio. The company just added two new but holidays are a wonderful time to hands-on affair. Big thanks to Stewart with new purchases for holiday gifts. the light of Glassybaby, and Glassybaby States and Camp Korey (a Paul Newman ovens and more artists to keep up with share the light, beauty, inspiration and and Julie Patey of Mattress City for pro- Glassybaby was started by founder Lee was born! To Lee, they represented “that Hole in the Wall Camp for sick children). the demand. People who are touched charity of a Glassybaby gift.viding the fine wine for this event and Rhodes in1998 who was fighting her deep breath that we often forget to take.” Glassybaby are a gift of goodwill and by Glassybaby share their stories of Tablas Woodstone Taverna for providing third battle with cancer and raising three Lee remembers meeting people in wait- people buy them to signify people in hope, humor, loss and love. As each one Special thanks to Tiffany Brown fromthe amazing food, and last but not least, small children when she first dropped a ing rooms who could not afford basic their lives or special occasions: weddings, leaves the door, Lee knows that it will Sealed with Love for putting together thethe awesome music provided by Experi- tea light into a handmade, colorful, glass day-to-day costs like bus fare and grocer- funerals, birthdays, or even a new baby. play a part of light and hope in a new entire event from start to finish, I couldn’tence Sound Systems. votive. Lee found great hope and healing ies during treatment. Health insurance They are symbols of hope during difficult story. There are many ways to experi- have done it without her. continued...
  8. 8. 14 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 15glassybaby ...continued 2 Name: Kylie kids kids Age: 10 Grade: 5th Grade Favorite Movies: “Up” – “Mrs. Doubtfire” -- Favorite Music: Adele, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani Sports I Play: “Soccer” – “Softball” Musical Instrument I Play/Want to Learn: Piano,Violin & Recorder Special Interests/Hobbies: I like to Ski & I like to Draw, Your Favorite Vacation: I love Hawaii & California Upcoming Challenge(s): State Cup (Soccer) Something Unique About Me: I love Whales & like to collect “whale things Start your new year in church. When I Grow Up I’m Going to Be: “I’m not sure exactly what I Veteran’s Day 4326 148th Street Southeast want to be yet, but I am interested in being”: A Pharmacist, An Mill Creek, WA 98012-4705 (425) 316-3333 Artist, A Fashion Designer and/or a Teacher. Sunday Service Times 9:00am, 10:30am & Noon in Mill Creek Name: Taylor Age: 8 Grade: 3rd Grade Speakers-Mike Todd, Mayor of Mill Jackie Toombs, chair of the Mill Creek Favorite Movies: “Despicable Me” Creek and Commander Daniel Limberg, Arts and Beautification Advisory Board, Favorite Music: Lady Gaga & Jennifer Lopez Executive Officer at Everett Navy Station worked with the City to make the cer- Sports I Play: Soccer, BasketballOver 100 people braved the rain to attend who is a resident of Mill Creek. emony possible. Musical Instrument I Play/Want to Learn: Pianothe Veterans Day Ceremony at the Mill Special Interests/Hobbies: I like to play sports, paint, ride my Creek Veterans Monument located in National Anthem sung by Dyann Arthur The Veterans Monument honors those, liv- bike and read children and fam ilies by atively nurture ation for aLibrary Park. eek exists to cre nt which provides the found who is a resident of Mill Creek. ing and dead, who have served in the armed Your Favorite Vacation: Hawaii, California, Camping Kids at the Cr fe, loving envir onme for ages 2 - kin dergarten providing a sa ng. Preschool forces.  For more information http://www. lifetime of learni Upcoming Challenge(s): Piano Recital ation call (425) 931-8092The Everett Navy Station Honor Guard For more inform Chris Ackerman played God Bless on the news, info and Something Unique About Me: I love to do anything “crafty” or visit www.k m Church k Communityperformed the flag ceremony and Chuck c/o Gold Cree k, WA 98012 America beautifully on the trumpet. He press releases link. When I Grow Up I’m Going to Be: I want to be a few things: 4326 148th Str eet SE Mill Cr eeWright raised the flag.  Chuck Wright -12 school year. came all the way from the east coast to esday, January 17 for the 2011 An Artist, A Teacher and/or I want to help animals & find Tours Begin Tu Come check us out!was instrumental in bringing the Veterans see his fathers name that is engraved on Marla Nulph homes for pets.Monument to Mill Creek. one of the columns.
  9. 9. 16 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 17 a time on a wood plank which had the placed at the center of the table, indi- Tablas logo burned in. Even though there vidual plates taken one at a time, dished was several planks brought to our table, up by our amazing wait staff, and brought these disappeared very quickly as every- back to us to enjoy. This dish had some of one expressed delight while eating this everything in it, Shrimp, Mussels, But- dish. As the next wave of Tapas was being ter Clams, all of which were layered into brought out to our table, we all began to an amazingly flavored Rice with cheeses realize that this was just the beginning. and Lemon slices adorning the perimeter. As with all the dished we had previously Salmon & Dungeness Terrine w/ house tasted, this dish was very delicious and made crackers, Grilled Asparagus w/ enjoyable to eat, providing a multitude of Aioli, Tigre’s Stuffed mussels, wonderful flavors, some guests had sec- onds and some even had thirds. Baked Feta w/ sundried tomato and Kalamata olives, Calamari Tenders Dessert was also served Tapas style, w/ Serrano Aioli, and Gazpacho with Crème brulee, Cheesecake, Ice Creams, Chilled Vegetables Soup began to arrive and custards all grouped and served at our table one dish after another. together on several Tablas branded wood serving planks for the entire party to All of these dished were amazing, The sample from, all very tasty.Review Salmon and Dungeness Terrine had won- restaurant derful flavor and a texture that literally From the beginning of our evening, right Tablas Woodstone Taverna melted in your mouth, it was hard not down to the very last spoonful of dessert, 15522 Main Street  Mill Creek, Wa 98012-9023 to put a heaping amount of this on your the food, the service and our dining expe- house made cracker. The Grilled Aspara- rience at Tablas Woodstone Taverna was a (425) 948-7654 gus was cooked perfectly, retaining just great experience. I know I will be dining the right amount of crispness and paired there frequently to sample more from with the Aioli was delightful on the taste their extensive menu. buds. The Tigre’s Stuffed Mussels, two Located at 15522 Main Street in Mill Creek, is Tab- candles adorn the walls, the free standing gas fireplace with a words- Unique and Absolutely Tasty (ok DISCLAIMER: The business reviewed in this sec- suspended hood (a focal point upon entering the establishment), that’s more than two words) but really, las Woodstone Taverna, a Spanish Mediterranean tion provided products and/or services free of charge in the beautiful rustic solid wood “large group table” which we most of us had never experienced Mus- exchange for this review.tapas restaurant, which as mentioned by many resi- were seated at, smaller tables lining the storefront windows, and sels prepared in this manner. If you like dents, is a wonderful addition to the Town Center. cozy raised booths lining the interior wall. mussels -this is an absolutely must try dish. The Calamari Tenders w/Serrano From the moment we walked into Tablas Woodstone Taverna, Tapas (Spanish pronunciation: [‘tapas]) - a wide variety of Aioli was another dish that disappeared we were greeted with warm welcoming smiles and amazing appetizers, or snacks, in Spanish cuisine. They may be cold (such very quickly, the Gazpacho with Chilled hospitality. We were quickly introduced to our wait staff (who as mixed olives and cheese) or warm. Vegetable Soup, in a few words -Yum, by the way took very, very good care of our large party the entire Refreshing, Wow, Summery (is that a evening) and ushered in past a large, free-standing cylindrical Tablas has several pages of tapas & small plates to sample indi- word?) and, Is there anymore? gas fireplace located at the central core of the restaurant, to our vidually, to layer together, and/or to share with others. (They expansive, almost rustic styled solid wood table which was pre- also have a nice wine list and a full bar).That night Clara (our Needless to say that after all this Tapas, set for 16 guests. Tablas also has a very large wine selection and chef ) had made our choices easy for us by creating an impres- we were all feeling satisfied, but out a full bar to quench your thirst if you so desire. sive Tapas menu that we would not soon forget. came the main course, Seafood Paella. This dish had been specially prepared for Once seated, I could not help but take in the interior décor, and We started out with the Bacon wrapped Dates with Balsamic our group and it was spectacular in size, I must say I was impressed with the environment that has been Reduction. These arrived on a skewer (perfect for sharing/ visual presentation, variety and taste. This created here. Tablas has a very warm and comfortable ambiance; sampling), drizzled with Balsamic reduction, and served four at is considered a community dish and was
  10. 10. 18 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 19 Family spotlight Family member names: David, Chelsi, Family traditions: Every Monday is family night. We go out to Madisyn, Marlie breakfast with all of our extended family on Christmas morning. Pets: none Kids? What activities are they involved with? Madisyn is in preschool Where are you from? David was born in the Bay Area in California and lived there What do you like to do to relax? Watch a good movie in our sweats until the end on Elementary School. with a yummy treat! Then he moved to Snohomish WA where he lived until after High School. Chelsi What music do you listen to? David likes Rap/ R&B. Chelsi loves grew up in the Bay Area in California Country. Madi and Marlie like twinkle twinkle little star and lived there until she and David got married What are your favorite tV shows? Castle, Raising Hope, The Office how long have you lived in your neighbor- What is your favorite part about living in your neighborhood? Being so hood? A little over a year close to everything! We love to walk everywhere to run errands. Profession(s): David is an employed by Costco in Everett. Chelsi owns and runs Chelsi Greenwood Photography. She specializes in creating photographic art for families and high school seniors. Favorite activities/hobbies: camping on the beach, going for walks, playing games, having barbeques in the summer Favorite Play area/Park/hang out: North Creek Park Favorite restaurants: Azul, Olive Garden, Thai Bistro Favorite Vacation spot: Southern California Beach Favorite sports teams: Oakland A’s, Seattle Seahawks Favorite Family Dinner: Homemade tortilla chicken soup with quesadillas on the side. Yum!
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  13. 13. 24 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence 25Resident Recipe By Chef Colin of the Players Club INGReDIeNTS . 8 ounces angel hair pasta,, freshly cooked according to pack age directions . 1/2 cup Crisco® 100 % Extra Virgin Olive Oil . 5 cloves garlic,, minced . 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste . 1 can diced tomatoes, drained, (14.5 oz.) . 4 green onions, thinly sliced . 1 teaspoon salt . 1 container container fresh mozzarella cheese, drained, sliced . 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, torn into small pieces grated Parmesan cheese DIReCTIoNS PLACe freshly cooked pasta in a large bowl; set aside. HeAT olive oil in medium skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and crushed red pepper flakes; cook and stir 1 minute. Add drained tomatoes and green onions; sprinkle with salt. CooK and stir until just heated through, about 3 minutes. Toss the hot cooked angel hair pasta with tomato mixture. ADD the sliced fresh mozzarella cheese and torn basil leaves; toss to mix. Divide pasta between 4 dinner plates. Serve imme- diately with grated Parmesan cheese.
  14. 14. 26 neighborhoodNews The Mill Creek Influence January January The Mill Creek Influence neighborhoodNews 27 Tour & Travel Australia. New Zealand. Two of the World’s great unspoilt frontiers. The diverse natural and cultural landscapes of Australia and New Zealand are inspiring. Full of rich and fascinating experiences, they are the perfect back drop to lose yourself…and find yourself.Distinctive AustraliaExperience nature’s drama. From the endless space and the changing colors of the Australian Outback and Red Center, to the awe-inspiring national parks of the Top End. From the big city excitement of Sydney and Melbourne to the underwater wonderland of the Great Barrier Reef, with miles of pristine, sun-loving coastline in between. Australia has its fair share of car O F THE MONTH iconic natural wonders. Discover 40,000 years of indigenous history, wildlife you never thought existed and local characters Do you have a classic, exotic or whose warmth and humor will stay with you long after you return home. just plain cool car? Dream-like New Zealand This is a very rare 1980 BMW M1 with only 10,000 original New Zealand is arguably the miles. Finished in original Henna exterior with 2-tone black world’s purest destination – and grey interior. This is one of the lowest mile M1s in the clean, green and uncrowded. world. Recently winning the 2011 Preservation award at the Vast open spaces are filled BMW Puget Sound CCA Concourse. The M1 was BMWs with jaw-dropping landscapes. first BMW Motorsport vehicle. This is where the "M" in BMW From the tranquility of Mil- Motorsport comes from. The "M" stands for "Mid-Engine" ford Sound to the action and firsts series, M1. The M1 was a joint venture between BMW adventure of Queenstown, and Lamborghini, designed as a production racing car for the South Island is full of homologation. The M1 was produced from 1978-1981. This was contrasts. Picture snow-capped mountain ranges and mighty the only mid-engined BMW to be mass produced. After several fiords, braided rivers, wild forests and crater lakes. The North prototypes were made, only 456 production M1s were ever pro- Island holds its own with the stunning Bay of Islands, the bus- duced in the world. Out of the 456 BMW M1s produced, there tling harbor city of Auckland, active volcanoes and geothermal were about 50 made into BMW M1 Pro Cars. BMW M1s are Rotorua – the epicenter of New Zealand’s Maori culture. currently valued between $100-200K in U.S funds. The M1 is one of the rarest BMWs ever made, and is destined to be one of With a range of innovative itineraries and different ways to travel, the most sought after European sports cars ever produced. from a day to a month, we cover the best of Australia and New Zealand. We can’t wait to show you these destinations we love! Each month we will be highlighting a resident’s car in The Mill Creek Influence. Highlighting your car is FREE and is offered exclusively to residents of Mill Creek. Learn more about all the places we travel to at To have your car featured in the next available monthly newsletter, all it takes is an email to Avery at