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Simple Seasonal Safety Tips

Limit Your Home Fire Risk During the Holidays

It may be the most wonderful time of year, but it can also be one of the most dangerous. Along with the cooking and decorations that make the season magical, the holidays present risks for home fires and burns. An independent survey conducted … read more

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Navajo rugs

5 Ways to Transform a Room with Navajo Weavings

Top designers recognize the elegant beauty of Navajo weavings, which are a quick and easy way to bring a new look into your home that is warm, cozy and tranquil. Authentic Navajo rugs and blankets are handmade with quality wool to last for … read more

Western scrub-jay

Time to Count Birds

Counting birds in the middle of winter may not make sense but this is a tradition that goes back over a hundred years. It is a tradition that replaced another one known as the Christmas “Side Hunt.” Before the turn of the century, … read more

Farm Tour and Fiber Arts Fest

Farm Tour and Fiber Arts Fest a Key Pen Destination

Every first weekend in October, the Key Peninsula is the place to be if you like to hang around a bucolic place away from the city buzz. The Key Peninsula Farm Tour and the Fiber Arts Festival are two longtime events that have … read more

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Storm Season

12 Tips to Help Home and Business Owners Prepare Ahead of Storms and Floods

The preparations you make now, ahead of storms or floods, can help you recover faster and stay safe during cleanup. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing small engine, utility vehicle and outdoor power equipment manufacturers and suppliers, reminds … read more

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Enjoying the Fall Flavors of Apples
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Enjoying the Fall Flavors of Apples

Who doesn’t love the sweet, juicy crunch of fall’s first apple? It is as if all of nature has concentrated the best days of summer and the cooling nights of fall into one beautiful red, shiny gift that makes us happy to be … read more

Wine on the Rock

7 Wineries in One Day

An insider's perspective on Bainbridge Island's Wine on...

The delicious aroma of paella cooking over an open fire mixed perfectly with the sweet smell of the summer air. The wine was selected to pair with the food and the setting was more like a garden party than a winery. Amelia Wynn … read more

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Houseplants

Tips for Buying Houseplants

Editor’s note: This excerpt is adapted from David Squire’s book, “The Houseplant Handbook: Basic Growing Techniques and a Directory of 300 Everyday Houseplants.“ Choosing and buying plants for the home needs care if they are to create spectacular displays that last a long … read more

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