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

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Six Tips to Help You Maintain Mental Health

Mental health issues are not new. However, Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed around the country since 1949 through the media and special events. Today, conversations about mental health have become more mainstream and much less taboo than ever before. To continue … read more

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Landscaping Tips for Instant Curb Appeal

One of the best ways to achieve instant curb appeal, according to the experts, is to effectively layer shrubs, plants and flowers in your front yard. Doing so can create a cohesive visual experience that naturally guides visitors to the front door. Landscape … read more

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’Tis Ours

A Bainbridge waterfront estate spans the generations to...

“Tismin,” says the sign on the tree at the head of the drive. It’s a cryptic message; no one named Tismin lives or has ever lived in the house at the end of the drive. The explanation, as longtime neighbors of this Pleasant … read more

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Find Fiesta Inspiration with Mini Tacos

Liven up your mealtime routine with the fresh global flavors of an at-home fiesta for a memorable way to rethink your menu. With nearly countless ways to spice up the kitchen using inspiration from around the world, it’s easy to find something new … read more

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Restaurants Create Innovative Solutions

Mental health experts say that socializing with friends is one of the most important activities you can experience for emotional wellbeing. And what can be a more pleasurable activity than enjoying good food and drink in an aesthetically pleasing, jovial environment? Eating in … read more

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What to Know When You Shop for Yard Equipment

Warm weather is here, and you are ready to get outside and make your yard both beautiful and functional. Maybe you’re aiming to have the best yard on the block, plan to install an outdoor family room or outdoor office, or want to … read more

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Raised Bed Drip Line Irrigation Kits with closer drippers are more effective at watering small areas like raised beds. (Photo courtesy of Gardener's Supply Company)

Sustainable Water Use in the Landscape

No matter where we live, the conservation and wise use of water in our gardens and landscapes is important. Sustainable water use helps grow beautiful gardens while conserving water and helping reduce water pollution and stormwater overflows. Amend the soil with compost or … read more

There Were Signs

There Were ‘Signs’

In the Poulsbo garden of Brian and Karen...

How do you recognize a truly inspired garden, one with humor and style and a joy that reflects the personality of its creators? Sometimes, there are signs. In the garden of Brian and Karen Rasmussen of Poulsbo, an extensive and carefully cultivated collection … read more

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Swing Into Spring with a Special Meringue Dessert

It’s tough to top the joy of a spring morning spent celebrating with family, enjoying a delicious brunch or snacking on sweet treats. With warmer weather and bright sunshine comes plenty of opportunities to enjoy favorite recipes. Celebrating the season with eggs can … read more

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