The Boat Shed — Dining with a View

The Boat Shed — Dining with a View

On warm summer days, there are few better places in West Sound to relax in the sun, enjoy a drink and grab a bite to eat than the Boat Shed restaurant in Bremerton. The eatery, nestled at the foot of the Manette side … read more

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Large crowds of boaters and non-boaters are expected at the Bremerton Marina on June 13 and 14 for National Marina Day festivities.
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Bremerton Marina Plans Busy Weekend to Mark National Marina Day

The Bremerton Marina will join other marinas from around the country on June 14 to celebrate National Marina Day. It’s a day to both celebrate boating and give nonboaters a sneak peek at the boating lifestyle. Because of the event’s success last year, … read more

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Forever Home with a View — Rebuilding to Suit Lifestyle on Hood Canal
Forever Home with a View

Rebuilding to Suit Lifestyle on Hood Canal

When Kathy and Bill Cole bought their Seabeck home more than a decade ago, they knew they would need to remodel sooner rather than later. Built in the 1980s, the home still sported the signature look of the era — shag carpeting, lots … read more

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This is our "recycled wine bottle wall," all lit up at the base of our deck/patio stairs.

Thinking Outside the Box with Color Design

When I was asked to be part of the West Sound Home & Garden’s blog, I was honored and grateful for the opportunity. I’d like to make my contribution a bit less broad-spectrum, and a lot more personal. So I’m going to open … read more

2014 Toyota Prius V
2014 Toyota Prius V

The Original Hybrid Still Tops the Charts

After 12 years and more than 3 million vehicles sold worldwide — half of them in the United States — the venerable Toyota Prius remains the most popular hybrid vehicle on the planet. Now in its third generation, the Prius first debuted in … read more

Whirlpool Duet model No. 9250WL/WGD95OWL is a high-capacity set with pedestals for ergonomic loading and unloading. Pedestals double as storage drawers for laundry soap, fabric softener, etc.
Part II: Refrigeration and cleaning appliances

Today’s Appliance Options

Tips on selecting the best appliances for your...

Size, price and features are at the top of the selection criteria when choosing new appliances. However, unlike cooking equipment, refrigerators, dishwashers and clothes washers have two more selection criteria to consider: energy and water efficiency. Size matters. It is important to size … read more

Liebherr's CS 1360 stainless steel 24-inch free-standing refrigerator
Part I

Today’s Appliance Options

Tips on selecting the best appliances for your...

Be it utilitarian or a gastronomic palace, there is one thing that all kitchens have in common — appliances. With the increasingly wide variety of sizes, features and finishes, choosing the right appliances for you and your home can be overwhelming. This first … read more

Horsetail

In Defense of Weeds

Weeds (sigh!), the curse of all gardeners, from beginner to professional. No one has immunity from them. Some plants that are considered weeds are valuable to herbalists, like the lowly dandelion or stinging nettle, but let’s talk about the common ones that are … read more

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