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Christmas at the Deckers

Christmas at the Deckers

How do they keep track of all the...

Lana Decker’s love of Christmas began when she was in high school. Over the years, she’s amassed quite a large collection of ornaments, santas, trees… so much so, that the collections have taken over the Deckers’ three-car garage. At last count, she had … read more

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Gifts

12 DIY Gift Baskets You Can Make for Less Than $45 a Piece

As the holidays approach, people are beginning to think about gifts to give their family, friends and colleagues. This year, as you make your list and check it twice, consider giving gift baskets that you put together yourself. DIY gift baskets are fun … read more

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Cranberries at the market
In the Market Now

Cranberries!

(More than You Ever Wanted to Know)

Cranberries have been a staple on Thanksgiving tables in the United States since the Pilgrims first feasted with the Wampanoag in 1621. The native populations had been using the wild cranberry Vaccinium macrocarpos throughout their history. It is believed they used the fruit … read more

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Pears
In the Market Now

Pears

Of all the delicious fruits grown in the Northwest, pears may be the most versatile, succulent and satisfying of all. Pears transcend summer into fall, ripening late summer to early autumn, depending on variety and weather conditions. This beautiful fruit lends itself to … read more

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Iris (white) and lupine (blue)
Gardening With Peg

Native Plants for West Sound Gardens

Native plants are the perfect complements for West Sound gardens. They are easy care, once established, and many of our “domesticated” or “cultivated” plants once had native roots. Also look for native plants that survive well in British Columbia, Oregon and perhaps Northern … read more

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Carpaccio of zucchini
In the Market Now

Zucchini

There is an urban legend that a New Jersey law makes it illegal to place zucchini in other people’s cars or leave it on a neighbor’s porch. The humor in this illustrates just how prolific this commonly grown vegetable plant can be, and … read more

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Rock the Dock

Stage Improvements, Bigger Acts Part of This Year’s Rock the Dock Concert Series

Now in its fourth year, the Rock the Dock concert series on the Louis Mentor Boardwalk at the Bremerton Marina kicks off with a bang on July 4. This summer’s entertainment line-up features 16 special performances over eight nights that encompass a wide … read more

Pho T&N — Delicious, Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine

Pho T&N — Delicious, Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine

Whether you pronounce it right or not, it’s still delicious. Warm, hearty, flavorful pho — the Vietnamese soup with the difficult to pronounce name. Just say fa, like in fa-la-la-la-la. No matter how you pronounce it at Pho T&N in Poulsbo, the staff … read more

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