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Featured Articles from the West Sound. These are the highlighted articles from WestSound Magazine.

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Chocolate and Strawberry Greek Yogurt Bark

Recipe for Chocolate and Strawberry Greek Yogurt Bark

Changing daily habits, like what you eat, can enhance your overall wellness. However, it doesn’t have to mean forgoing favorite flavors or skipping out on delicious snacks. Treating yourself in health-conscious ways is an important tactic to keep your health goals on track. … read more

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The Sip

Western Red Brewing

It was honestly something I had never considered before. A clean glass is a clean glass, right? Wrong. Things like detergent residue and lingering oils are common on glassware, and they can alter the aroma and flavor of your beer — and their … read more

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10 Gardening Gaffes to Avoid

What’s the difference between a new gardener and an experienced one? The experienced gardener has killed way more plants, the saying goes. That truism speaks to the fact that gardening is a highly trial-and-error venture — and one where some plants are just … read more

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Hansville Greenway

Public Campaign Raises Funds for Hansville Greenway Expansion

On the northern tip of the Kitsap Peninsula lies the Hansville Greenway, a 250-acre nature preserve and natural recreation area that is home to native plants and wildlife. Great Peninsula Conservancy (GPC) — the regional land trust serving Kitsap, north Mason and west … read more

The Gentlemen Gardeners

The Gentlemen Gardeners

Two “gentlemen gardeners” maintain a delightful garden at their home on Bainbridge Island. Jim Stokes and Roland Mitlohner didn’t become active gardeners until after retirement, although they both had gardening in their blood from an early age. Mitlohner, who grew up in Czechoslovakia … read more

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No-Bake Sweet Potato Coconut Ginger Energy Bites

Recipe for a Better-for-You Energy Booster

Whether you’re a runner, a workout warrior or simply looking for a quick pick-me-up before heading to the office, grab-and-go foods can supply the energy you need for an active day. Skipping salty snacks and opting for nutritious options can put you ahead … read more

Disney Dream Home

Considering Dream Homes

When is a dream home not a dream home? This sounds like a rhetorical question but in the case of Bob and Heyjin Disney, it’s relevant. Their company, Disney and Associates, builds approximately 25 luxurious, semicustom houses a year. So for Bob Disney, … read more

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Six Tips to Keep Pets Safe and Warm This Winter

Just as people prepare their homes, cars and families for extreme temperatures and weather events of winter, it’s important to remember pets’ needs this time of year. As cold weather sets in, Dr. Jennifer Freeman, DVM, resident veterinarian at PetSmart, shares these tips … read more

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Five Tips for Improving Your Home’s Curb Appeal

It’s no secret that the U.S. housing market is booming right now. According to realtor.com, “strong demand and insufficient supply pushed home prices up at a record-breaking 16.6% pace. The combination of historically low mortgage rates, businesses reopening and the lifting of pandemic … read more

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