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Become a Gleaner to Pick Produce for Those in Need (and Yourself)

Kitsap Harvest is a program that organizes volunteers to pick surplus fruits and veggies from farms, yards and gardens across Kitsap County. This activity is called “gleaning.” Kitsap Harvest donates the fresh produce to local organizations that feed people, like food banks, shelters, school summer … read more

Cooking With Class
Design|Build 2020A

Cooking with Class

When a restaurateur brings the kitchen home, good...

Tom and Tessa Aydelotte of Bainbridge Island know their way around a kitchen. The couple own two restaurants, Doc’s Marina Grill on Bainbridge Island and in Port Townsend, and their livelihood is all about food. So, when their thoughts turned to updating their … read more

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kids in school

Ease Kids Back into School with Confidence

There’s nothing like a major milestone in a child’s life to test a parent’s confidence. Big changes like a new school or classroom can be trying for kids and adults alike, but tackling the transition a little at a time can make it … read more

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Common Insurance Myths

Editor’s note: A recent study by InsuranceQuotes.com showed that many people have misconceptions about their insurance coverage. For example, most incorrectly believe that comprehensive auto coverage covers car damage from a collision, and many still believe insurance for a red car is higher. … read more

On-trend, contemporary, grey-textured laminate base cabinets combined with aluminum wall cabinet doors with frosted glass
Design|Build 2020A

More Than Just a Box — Selecting the Right Cabinetry

Choosing cabinetry for a remodel project or a new construction home is serious business. Really, it is. Cabinetry has the biggest impact on a kitchen remodel both visually and financially (for bathrooms, it is usually the plumbing or tile that comprises the largest … read more

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In the Market Now

The Versatile Peaches

In the early ’70s, my husband’s job took us to Yuba City, California, which lies at the confluence of the Yuba and Feather rivers. The region is a lush growing area for almonds, walnuts and peaches. Our next-door neighbor’s mother grew several varieties … read more

Paddling in the clear turquoise water
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Belize as a Group Kayak Adventure

Close your eyes and imagine water as blue as turquoise. Sand shimmering like diamonds. Sunsets glowing like amber. Jungles glistening like emeralds. No, it’s not a fantasy land of rare gemstones in a mystical story. This is Belize. Beautiful, colorful, friendly Belize on … read more

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Call Before You Dig 811

Save Lives and Money by Calling 811 to Locate Utility Lines for Free

Did you know that if you plan to dig into the ground, it’s the law to call 811? Whether you’re looking to install a fence or mailbox, build a deck, plant a tree or start any other project below the surface, calling 811 … read more

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