Architectural Adventure

Architectural Adventure

Architect Louis W. Alves gave Poulsbo something to...

On the third of July, the neighbors came, drawn like small boys to a skyrocket. Louis W. and Claudia Alves were long since accustomed to the town’s fascination with their Havn Court home, still under construction. At the local café, talk of their … read more

Farm Kitchen and Guest House

Farm Kitchen and Guest House — Celebrating Good Food, Making Lasting Memories

On a typical month, the Farm Kitchen in Poulsbo may host multiple sessions of commercial bread baking, canning or chocolate making; cooking classes on topics ranging from vegetarian meals to sushi; and several elegant weddings or corporate retreats complete with high-tech presentations. Using … read more

Tapestry Weavers
Painting with Yarns

Tapestry Artists Give Life to Ancient Art

During the Middle Ages, tapestries were among the highest luxury items in Europe, afforded mostly by royal or wealthy families and religious institutions. They were prized by kings and noblemen for their splendor, portability and practicality. In addition to being high quality and … read more

Rosedale Gardens

Rosedale Gardens — A Destination Nursery

People usually visit nurseries looking for plants and gardening supplies. Rosedale Gardens is certainly a favorite place for shoppers, but many people also come just to relax, have lunch, or go for a walk. Artists bring their easels and paints, schoolchildren take field … read more

Rob DiFilippo and Tammy Mattson, owners of Poulsbo's Tizzley's EuroPub, enjoy a cup of shade-grown coffee — and the view from the restaurant's balcony.
Perk Up Your Attitude

Shade Grown, Organic Coffee Gives New Meaning to ‘Feeling Good’

Devoted coffee drinkers whose day doesn’t start until they get their first cup of brew know what it’s like to miss their morning ritual. Maybe yours entails sitting down on the sundeck, inhaling the addictive aroma and letting the particles slowly work their … read more

Light Therapy — Ideas to Brighten up Your Home

Light Therapy — Ideas to Brighten up Your Home

It’s a familiar feeling. The bright light of summer gives way to fall, and the light fades until winter arrives and leaves the landscape perpetually shaded. For residents of the Pacific Northwest, the ensuing gray skies can cause everything from the blahs to … read more

Aloe

Luscious Plants for Indoor Gardening

As the fall weather becomes chillier and rainier, our thoughts begin to turn to indoor gardening. There’s always room inside our homes for a few well-chosen plants. Studies have even shown that houseplants help reduce stress in humans. Additionally, they are a great … read more

Fireplaces
Fireplaces

As We Dream By The Fire

The cold, gray days of winter are here. The perfect time to stay inside, curled up by a warm fire. Don’t have a fireplace? Don’t despair. There are more options than ever available to homeowners that allow them to incorporate a fireplace or … read more

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