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

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Historic Waterfront Mercantiles — The Heart of Their Communities

It’s the kind of business where the same regulars hold court each morning over coffee — a place where you can drop by to pick up a carton of milk and check out the community bulletin board, and find a water bowl pit … read more

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Red Velvet Beet Cupcakes: The Healthy Valentines Treat You Need

Valentine’s Day is traditionally filled with sweets, chocolate and baked goods — but who said it can’t be healthy, too? These red velvet beet cupcakes are baked with a secret nutritious ingredient: beets. Surprisingly, the taste of beets does not overpower; in fact, … read more

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Battery Recycling

Recycle Old Batteries to Help Protect Your Home and the Environment

Is it time to finally declutter your junk drawers, closets, attic and basement? If these areas of your home contain used batteries, you’re in good company. One in five consumers store some or all of their used batteries from the past year, according … read more

Creative Kitchens
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Creative Kitchens

The kitchen is a cornerstone in any home. It’s where we cook dinner and where we gather with friends and family. Everyone wants a beautiful kitchen, but remember, this is a functional space as well. Choose finishes and materials that will stay on … read more

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Walking

7 Benefits of Walking for Seniors

With a fresh new year underway, many of us are making resolutions to begin a healthier lifestyle. If you are a senior, you might want to consider a regular walking routine to improve your overall wellbeing and to put yourself on track for … read more

Master Potter Dan Barnett — Blending Beauty and Durability through Clay Art

Entering a clay artist’s workspace can be an experience in sensory overload, with so much to see, absorb and understand. There are bags and buckets of clay, buckets and pots of glaze, bowls of slip and stains, work tables, large pieces of mechanical … read more

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Succulents should be kept within 2 feet of an east- or west-facing window and grown in a fast-draining potting mix. (Photo courtesy Melinda Myers, LLC)

Basic Care for Your Houseplants

Lift your spirits and improve your indoor environment by taking part in the indoor gardening movement. An apartment or home filled with tropical, succulent and flowering plants can provide beauty, extend your garden season, improve air quality and create a peaceful environment to … read more

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Kitchen Upgrades that Make the Cut

Kitchens really are home central — it is where everyone congregates and all the action is. It’s no surprise that kitchens (and baths) tend to be the most expensive spots in the house with all the cabinets, appliances and cool plumbing fixtures, but … read more

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