Poulsbo

Downtown Poulsbo — The Norway of the Pacific Northwest

Norwegian fishermen sailed into Liberty Bay in the late 1800s and began the creation of the city of Poulsbo, which some still call “the Norway of the Pacific Northwest.” Incorporated in 1907, Poulsbo is now a city of 10,000 residents and has one … read more

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Cornish Hens

Recipes and Tips for a Downsized Thanksgiving Dinner

Editor’s note: This excerpt and recipes were adapted from “Thanksgiving for Two (or Four): Downsized Recipes for Today’s New Thanksgiving Dinner,” a recently released cookbook by Cynthia Graubart, a James Beard Award winning cookbook author. The book captures the reality of Thanksgiving 2020 … read more

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fall cleanup

Your Fall Home and Yard Maintenance Checklist

Regularly checking your home for maintenance needs throughout the year is the best way to keep the home safe and prevent the need for costly emergency repairs. But fall is one time of year when you really need a thorough, systematic inspection to … read more

Garden of Delights

Garden of Delights

A tapestry of texture, a masterpiece of excess...

It’s been said that you can tell a lot about a person by the garden she grows. In the case of Teri Cole of Bainbridge Island, her garden is an adventure of exuberance. A riot of color, quirk and creativity, Cole’s beds and … read more

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Transform Your Home

What Buyers Really Look at During Property Viewing

Tips on how to make your home visually...

With the housing market currently experiencing a boom, comparethemarket.com has carried out an eye-tracking experiment to reveal what buyers really notice on a viewing. Buyers viewed three different properties while using eye-tracking hardware to capture the parts of the home that caught their … read more

Terrence Wallace and Monica Gujral

Coastal Rustic Masterpiece on Honeymoon Bay

Sitting on nearly 300 feet of Fox Island beach waterfront, a large, bright, gracious home awaits its new inhabitants. Built in 2001, the home underwent a total renovation that was completed this year. The sprawling, three-level home is over 5,000 square feet and … read more

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wine-cabinet

How to Create the Perfect Wine Cellar in Your Home

For those who appreciate a good glass of wine, having the right storage makes pouring a nice glass of vino easy. A wine cellar will provide you with a place to organize your favorite bottles for easy access and stylish organization. Before you … read more

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cybercrime

Washington No. 12 State Most-Affected by Cybercrime

Cybercrime is a massive global industry, reaching $3.5 billion in damages from reported incidents in 2019. Safety.com consulted the 2019 FBI Internet Crime Report to uncover the states most affected by cybercrime. The report provides statistics for every state regarding the number of … read more

Hood Canal
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Aloha, Hood Canal

Donna and Brent Stinnett, longtime Kitsap County residents, undertook an adventure that many Northwest travelers to Hawaii envision but never act on. They vacationed on the enchanted Big Island and decided to move there. And they did it! It doesn’t take long to … read more

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