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

Hugh Montgomery in his shop

Master Woodworker Hugh Montgomery — The Touch to Transform Any Home

Hugh Montgomery, a custom furniture and cabinetry maker, sits in a small office, just off his noisy shop on Bainbridge Island, and tries to explain what he does. “I like to work with my hands,” says the 58-year-old carpenter. “I like to make … read more

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strawberry mousse

Recipe for Creamy Strawberry Mousse

A lazy Sunday afternoon cuddled up with family, playing with your kids and tasting a perfect, sweet treat can be some of the simplest yet best parts of life. Recipes that can be made with clean, fresh ingredients in a matter of minutes … read more

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Busting Myths About High Housing Prices

The median price of a new home reached an all-time high of $565,613 in Washington this year, according to a recent report by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). And while the hot housing market is beginning to cool, only roughly 24 … read more

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Succulents are low-maintenance houseplants that add interest and beauty to indoor décor. (Photo courtesy of Gardener's Supply Company/gardeners.com)

Grow a Beautiful Indoor Succulent Garden

It’s no surprise that succulents, including cacti, are popular. These easy-care houseplants come in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes, making them perfect for any home. All you need is a lot of light and benign neglect to raise healthy and beautiful … read more

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work-focused children

How to Help Children Build a Growth Mindset

A new year is a perfect time to consider the habits you want to keep and the ones you’d like to develop. One resolution to consider is helping your children develop a growth mindset this year. “We know one of the greatest boosts … read more

Vinland Midcentury-Modern Home

A Vinland Midcentury-Modern Home Spreads Its Wings

The "butterfly roofline" is characteristic of this classic...

Three years ago, Jeff and Ann Granlee were looking for waterfront. Fortunately, word of mouth and a real estate agent who kept her ears open lead them to a pretty piece of Hood Canal shoreline just south of Vinland Bay in North Kitsap. … read more

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Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner

Recipe for Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner

Sharing a delicious, home-cooked meal with loved ones is something to look forward to and preparing such a meal can be easier than you think. Simple touches that add some flair make all the difference. For example, adding grapes as a signature ingredient … read more

Design Trends 2023
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Design Trends in 2023

Advice from West Sound Design Experts

Every year, we gather our panel of design experts to discuss some of the hottest design trends. In 2023, expect to see natural-looking finishes, natural materials like wood, and more recycled and upcycled choices for the environmentally conscious. Comfort is the key for … read more

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What everyone Should Know about Lung Cancer Screening

With the start of the New Year, many people make resolutions to live healthier. This year, prompting conversations about lung cancer screenings (an imaging test to see if cancer may be present) could save the life of someone you love. As a thoracic … read more

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