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Christmas Decore

Professionally Deck the Halls this Year with ‘Christmas Carol’

An extraordinary love for Christmas was perhaps written in the stars for local Carol Burk, better known as “Christmas Carol,” as even her own December birthday happens during the Christmas season. “Christmas Carol” is also the name of her residential and business tree-decorating … read more

The Sip
The Sip

Wow your Party Guests with these 4 Easy Food and Wine Pairing Tips

Pairing wine with food is one of the joys in life. I love cooking a good meal and picking a delicious wine to go with it. With holiday parties and family gatherings in full swing, impress your guests with a delicious meal and … read more

Bewick’s wren

Small Birds with Big Voices

As summer slips into fall, bird activity in West Sound gardens and yards begins to change. Both insect-eating birds and those with a taste for ripening fruit move throughout this region. The wild and domestic fruit crops tempt birds like the robins, cedar … read more

Satin-etched glass cabinet doors by Element Design (Kitchen design by A Kitchen That Works, LLC)

Beauty in a Grain of Sand

Glass, glass everywhere. From simple drinking glasses to Chihuly chandeliers, the making of utilitarian as well as decorative objets d’art from glass dates back to the middle of third millennium B.C. in areas such as Syria, Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt. The primary chemical … read more

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Port Gamble General Store and Cafe

17 of West Sound’s Best Coffee Shops

If you love going out for coffee at a place where you can unwind, study or enjoy some music, you are sure to find it in West Sound. When I want to go to a coffee shop that has ambiance, sit on comfy … read more

He Speaks for the Trees

He Speaks for the Trees

More than a few trees in this region owe their lives to a man in a quiet neighborhood on Bainbridge Island. Well, not just the West Sound, but elsewhere in the country. And the world. And not just trees but a few pumpkins … read more

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All sorts of materials were recycled to help retain the soil in the original terraced beds over two decades.

Terracing a Vegetable Garden

The first time we saw our property, we were not smitten. Most of the land sloped significantly and faced north. The house did not make us jump with excitement either, at first. As our choices were pretty limited, we took a second look, … read more

Belfair Community Trail System

The Belfair Community Trail System

The Belfair community might soon be recognized as one of the best places in the state to take a nature hike. A trail system currently runs through the Theler Wetlands on a 5-mile loop connecting the wetlands to the Belfair State Park, and … read more

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