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Give the Colander the Respect It Deserves

Give the Colander the Respect It Deserves

If it weren’t for their utilitarian function, the colanders would probably be displayed in galleries as art pieces. They are that beautiful. These food-straining devices are little thought of in the world of classic interior design — but are often seen displayed in … read more

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The Pyrex Museum in Bremerton, Washington, is not technically a museum, but it has garnered attention from all over the world.

Pyrex Museum Becomes Popular Bremerton Destination

Who would have ever thought that a world-renowned Pyrex Museum could be found in a small Navy town outside Seattle? But Bremerton has captured the hearts of collectors and homemakers around the world with its vintage cookware. The museum has been featured in … read more

Bainbridge Island Sweet Spot

Bainbridge Island Sweet Spot

It’s the kind of place you’d book for your next vacation, if it took reservations. Steps from Bainbridge Island’s sandy Agate Pass shore is a grand and graceful realm that bridges the gap between Northwest resort and Bel Air backyard. Pool, hot tub, … read more

HiLo
Hi-Lo’s 15th Street Café

Feel-Good Café in West Bremerton

At one time everyone in America could walk down to the neighborhood café and enjoy a relaxing meal, or just a cup o’ joe. In West Bremerton, thanks to Heidi and Lowell Yoxsimer, you can do this again. Stepping into Hi-Lo’s 15th Street … read more

A Love of Plants, Cars and Life Make Jerry McAuliffe A Driving Force

A Love of Plants, Cars and Life Make Jerry McAuliffe A Driving Force

In 1960, Jerry McAuliffe was a young, married man living in Kirkland and looking for work as a landscaper. Although he had no formal training in the field, he was a hard and willing worker, confident and ready to learn. He also liked … read more

Gig Harbor's Net Sheds Harken Back to Yesteryear
Blast from the Past

Gig Harbor’s Net Sheds Harken Back to Yesteryear

Shortly after the first commercial fishermen began settling in Gig Harbor, net sheds started dotting the waterfront. These wood structures, built on pilings, were simple but their long, rectangular shape made them distinct. For the fishermen, the net sheds provided a convenient way … read more

Pink

What Next? Pink Ponies?

That ever-charming, disarming pink — it is a color for all seasons and reasons that comes and goes, peeking around every corner to capture our attention. Pink is a cool color that easily teeters the prism from mauve to flamingo, 10 parts white … read more

Patricia Peat's Magical Creations — The Armory miniature room

Patricia Peat’s Magical Creations — A Miniature Wonderland

The home and garden of creative artist Patricia Peat is a magically enthralling retreat. She is not only known as an artistic gardener but also for her miniatures, her jewelry and her stained glass creations. In addition, she volunteers at the Kitsap County … read more

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