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Staying Cool

Easy and Breezy: 6 tips for Controlling Summer Cooling Costs

As we gear up for sun, surf, barbecues and all the other fun activities that represent summer, many of us are also concerned with how to keep ourselves and our homes comfortably cool this season. Of course, there are also concerns about controlling … read more

Rainier cable rail by AGS Stainless with a wood top rail provided by the builder
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Bainbridge's AGS Stainless Inc. makes it easy for...

Successful entrepreneurs often have an “ah-ha” moment or two that can change the course of their company. Angelo Toglia’s epiphany occurred one hot summer day 15 years ago while he was returning from Seattle on the Bainbridge ferry. Toglia, co-owner of Bainbridge-based AGS … read more

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Tips for Creating a Pet-Friendly Family Yard for Summer Fun

People aren’t the only ones who love to spend time in the family yard during the summer months. For the family pet, the outdoor living room serves many purposes — providing a place to relax, burn off some energy, play safely with friends … read more

(Photo courtesy Dennis Jacobson)

Magical Rocky Beach Retreat

Back in the ’50s, Dennis Jacobson’s family vacationed in a rented cabin less than a mile down the road from the retirement home where he and his wife, Betty, live. He knew then he wanted to live right on the water someday. As … read more

Millennial Home Ownership Culture
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Home Ownership Culture Takes New Meaning for Millennials

Millennials are changing the way you buy, sell...

Maybe it was the catchy lyrics of the ultimate girl power and ’90s dream band, Spice Girls, who first inspired this generation of young adults to want to tell the world what they want (what they really really want) in this “Wannabe” digital … read more

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Gift Giving Ideas for Nursing Home Residents

Finding the right gift for anybody can be tricky business — but specially when searching for something special for a friend or family member who resides at a nursing home. Although your loved one’s limited personal space may appear to be a barrier … read more

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(Photo courtesy LP Outdoor Building Solutions)

Guide to Creating a Cozy Shed

Seven Steps to Transform Your Storage Space

While sheds are primarily considered a storage space, they’re more and more being thought of as an extension of your livable space — where you can relax and unwind. But how do you take a shed from serving as a place to store … read more

Creative Kitchens
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Creative Kitchens

The kitchen is a cornerstone in any home. It’s where we cook dinner and where we gather with friends and family for holidays. Everyone wants a beautiful kitchen, but remember, this is a functional space, as well. Choose finishes and materials that will … read more

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