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Featured Articles from the West Sound. These are the highlighted articles from the WestSound Home & Garden Magazine.

Wine Tasting Season Returns to Bainbridge
The Sip

Wine Tasting Season Returns to Bainbridge

It’s black and sleek, screams luxury and is big enough to fit a group of friends or the extended family. It cruises around Bainbridge Island and is a regular at the island’s wineries and beaches. This is one of two passenger vans owned … read more

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5 Steps to Prep for Buying a Home

For many Americans, making the jump to buying that first house is a significant achievement that allows them to put their mark on their own space, while creating room for family and pets. But how do you know you’re ready? Americans see home-ownership … read more

Savage Plants

Sanctuary from a Hectic World — Savage Plants & Landscape

Nursery provides a wonderful blend of plants, landscape...

Savage Plants & Landscape in Kingston is a family-owned nursery that does more than just sell plants. Jim and Joan Savage started the nursery in 1993. Jim Savage runs the landscape division, and his daughter, Hollie Savage, is the nursery manager. “My mom … read more

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5 Tips for Managing Your Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt is a fact of life for many college graduates and their parents, with borrowers owing approximately $1.6 trillion in federal and private student loans in 2019. While some graduates easily repay their loans, others struggle to manage their debt. Nearly … read more

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Classic Smoked Beef Brisket

Smoking Basics for Mastering the Art of Delectable Beef

Summer weekends are all about the barbecue. Grilling has become an American staple, and many home grill masters yearn to take it to the next level, impressing their friends and families with tasty, mouthwatering smoked beef. Smoking is a timeless technique that elevates … read more

Kitchenware Abundance

Kitchenware Abundance

“Abundance” is the name of a Corning pattern on dishes, bowls, casseroles and compatibles. “Abundance” merits product analysis. Think back 27 years when NAFTA was in the wings waiting to enter the trade arena, and Bill Gates was professing to a skeptical audience … read more

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crab salad

Put a Twist on Your Next Picnic with a Crab Salad

From the trees to the breeze, picnics are a fun way your family can soak up the sunshine while enjoying a delicious and nutritious meal together. “Picnics should be a prescription for health,” said registered dietitian nutritionist and TV host Annessa Chumbley. “They … read more

Northwest Stone Sculptors Symposium

Stone Carvers in Action at Northwest Stone Sculptors Symposium

A gentle breeze wafts through the tall trees surrounding the cluster of cabins, tents and canopies in the forest not far from Port Orchard. Friendly voices are mixed with the knock and rattle of air compressors and the rat-ta-tat-tat of hammers, drills and … read more

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