Author Archives : Rachael Brownell

No Place Like Fairhaven for the holidays

“If you’re burdened down with trouble If your nerves are wearing thin Pack your load down the road And come to Holiday Inn” These are the lyrics to the beloved…

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The Giving Tree has begun!

Tis the season to give – why not give the gift of reading? Village Books has begun its annual Giving Tree tradition in which you can be an advocate for…

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Spice up your life!

A busy schedule filled with the demands of work, a family, a home, or the mundane errands life calls for, can easily suck us into a routine of fulfilling obligations….

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DIY Arts & Crafts in Fairhaven

Fairhaven has long been a thriving center for the arts with regular events catered to bringing together artists and art-lovers and many shops featuring work by local artists. If you’ve…

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Small Business Saturday for your post-Thanksgiving shopping

It is a well-known, yet necessary evil that the weekend after Thanksgiving is one of the busiest shopping sprees of the year. What better way to burn off those gluttonous…

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Winterfest is here!

Fairhaven is a spectacular place to be for the holidays. Gleaming lights adorn every tree, lamppost, and storefront to create a magical holiday landscape. Its century-old buildings and small-town charm…

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Shop Local for the Holidays

November is in full-swing – shops have begun to tuck away the fall leaves and the assortment of pumpkin spiced treats and replace them with snowflakes, garland, twinkling lights, and…

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Featured Home of the Month – Bellingham, WA

Looking to buy in the area? Our Featured Home of the Month is a late 19th century beauty with modern amenities and charming curb appeal! This 3 bedroom/2 bathroom house…

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Historic Homes of Bellingham

At the turn of the 20th century, Bellingham was a new city bustling with gold prospectors, immigrants, coal miners, and investors seeking opportunity in shipping, mining, railroad construction, and real…

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Writer’s Corner

Calling all writers and aspiring writers! Whether you’re a seasoned author or you’ve only been toying with a story idea, Fairhaven’s Village Books offers several resources to help cultivate your…

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