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A Kitchen That Works
Builder/Designer Spotlight

A Kitchen That Works — Finding the ‘Sweet Spot’ Between Cost and Value

In our second video in the series featuring West Sound’s home and design professionals, WestSound Home & Garden takes a look at A Kitchen That Works, LLC. We met with the two people behind the company, Molly McCabe and her husband, Clive Pardy, … read more

Bainbridge Gardens
Spotlight on Local Nurseries

Bainbridge Gardens Celebrates 60 Years of Family Business

In 1908, Zenhichi Harui came to Bainbridge Island from Japan and started growing plants and flowers, selling them at a small farm stand. The business grew to include a general store, gas station and gardens that attracted visitors from far and wide. The … read more

Slippery Pig Brewery

Slippery Pig Brewery — Proud of Being Different

To row single-handedly from Poulsbo to Seattle in a small rowboat requires propelling some 16 nautical miles through a major transportation waterway teeming with ferries, Alaska-bound cruise ships, container vessels and recreational boaters. It also demands navigation of the Ballard Locks, two gates … read more

Blue Heron Jewelry
In the Loupe

Blue Heron Takes Jewelry Personally

Tanzanites blue as deep water. Opals encasing ethereal galaxies. Pearls with the sheen of a satin negligee, and diamonds that twinkle like the look in a lover’s eye. Yes, indeed. There’s something about jewels that lights up a happy place in the human … read more

The Lost Quill

The Lost Quill Keeps an Old Skill Alive

Long, long before word processors, computers, cellphones and inkjet printers were invented, all writing was done by hand. History was recorded by hand. Official documents and books — especially religious texts — were written with handheld pens and often beautifully embellished with richly … read more

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Home Office

Carving Out Space for a Home Office

Have you always wanted a workspace at home to retreat to or tinker in? Or perhaps you paint, sew or craft, or maybe want a space for meditation and exercise? Don’t think you have the room? Let’s look around your house and see … read more

Heyday Farm

Heyday Farm Brings Sustainable Food to the People

In the morning shade of a large, commanding horse-chestnut tree sits a bright-yellow farmhouse that greets visitors to Heyday Farm on Bainbridge Island. Right away, guests are met with beautiful flower gardens, country architecture and the smiles of staff passionate about their work. … read more

(Photo courtesy Sarah Musson)

Neckties with an Attitude

Who said ties have to be boring? Bremerton-based PKo Designs certainly doesn’t think so. This three-year-old company is comprised of artists — and it shows. The company’s focus is on producing new, original, hand-painted neckties in a broad range of designs, motifs, patters … read more

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