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Book: Clean and Simple

Simple Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Maintaining a diabetes-friendly diet can be challenging, especially during the various holidays throughout the year. Here are a couple of recipes perfect for your next brunch. These recipes are excerpted from the just-released “The Clean & Simple Diabetes Cookbook: Flavorful Fuss-Free Recipes for … read more

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winter prep

5 Tips from Local Responders to Prepare for Severe Weather

Weather can change quickly in our region, often taking people by surprise. And even though a snowstorm can hit any winter, many local residents are unprepared for a long, severe event. Last winter season was a good example. Were you able to leave … read more

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winter remodel

3 Best Home Improvement Projects for Winter

During the winter months, the best home improvement projects are those that involve indoor upgrades and focus on small details, which can make a big difference in how a room looks and feels. Winter is a particularly good time for kitchen, bathroom and … read more

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Christmas Presents for Caregivers

Christmas Presents for Caregivers to Give to Themselves

Holidays are stressful for everyone, but even more so for those who are caregivers to loved ones. Peter Rosenberger, author of “Hope for the Caregiver,” offers these great tips for caregivers to give to themselves for this holiday season and time of visiting … read more

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Recycle Christmas Wrapping

How and Where to Recycle Your Holiday Waste

The holidays bring in records amount of waste and recycling. Use this guide provide by Kitsap County on what, where, and when to recycle. And remember, many holiday waste items belong in the trash instead of the recycling — download and print our … read more

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omaha steaks

The Perfect Sauce to Pair with a Roast

Creating a crowd-pleasing holiday centerpiece starts with choosing a flavorful, tender cut of meat. This year, you can make a holiday roast to remember with an elegant cut from Omaha Steaks paired with this Red Pepper Cranberry Sauce to elicit rave reviews from … read more

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safe driving

5 Ways to Stay Safe During the Dangerous Holiday Driving Season

The holidays can be the happiest time of the year, but unfortunately, they can also be the most dangerous, with more fatal car crashes occurring due to increased travel time, more alcohol use and excessive speed, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety … read more

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Legacybox

How to Win the Holidays with a Sentimental Touch

Need a few ideas for your holiday décor? Here are four ideas for adding a sentimental touch to your festivities using your favorite photos — or use these ideas for inspiration when you’re planning your next celebration. Set the “menu.” We all look … read more

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