Listen
Amy's One Painting

“Listen”

“Listen” (41 by 33 inches) is a painting that took center stage during an awkward period of 2020 when COVID restrictions blanked downtown Bremerton. This was the last year I owned the Amy Burnett Building. The 14,000-square-foot building has display windows that span … read more

Comfortable and durable furniture with an inviting layout
Design|Build 2021B

Reinventing the Formal Living Room

You may have noticed a popular trend in new home architecture and designs — grand open concepts. An “open concept” consists of a family room with little or no separation from the kitchen and dining areas. It’s a united space to gather, entertain, … read more

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strawberry mousse

Easy Recipe for Creamy Strawberry Mousse

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

Dandelion roots, leaves and flowers are edible and incredibly nutritious. Dandelion also makes a dandy jelly. (Photo courtesy Langdon Cook)

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Eat ‘Em

Many of those pesky plants you call 'weeds'...

So, you find dandelions to be less than dandy, knotweed has you in knots, and you’ve lost your patience with purslane. Some advice: If you can’t beat ’em, eat ’em. These plants and many other so-called “weeds” are actually tasty and good for … read more

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metal raised beds

Ideas for Expanding Your Planting Space

When your plant list is longer than the available gardening space, it’s time to expand your planting options. Create new gardening space by adding raised bed gardens, elevated planters and containers wherever space allows. Convert the end of the drive or edge of … read more

Iced rolls ready for eating
Our Daily Bread

Cinnamon Rolls

...For Mother's Day

Serve Mom breakfast in bed with these easy-to-make, delicious and warm-from-the-oven cinnamon rolls. You mix up and form the dough in the evening, refrigerate it overnight, then bake the next morning. Served fresh from the oven along with her favorite beverage, the cinnamon … read more

Pat Meras painting in a daisy and lavender field

Artists in the Garden

Gardens have been a favorite subject for artists since the beginning of time. Where else can such perfect subjects be found — subjects that flaunt their beauty and just beg to be painted? They don’t charge a modeling fee, need no special costumes … read more

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breakfast burrito
Recipes

Breakfast Burrito with a Powerful Punch

You know the feeling: You eat breakfast, but by 11 a.m. your stomach is growling. You feel like you just ate, but somehow you’re hungry and craving something hearty and rich. Switch up your breakfast habits with a wholesome and filling breakfast burrito. … read more

N8 Taco and Burger Trucks

West Sound’s Food Truck Nation

Calvin Grant always dreamed of owning a food truck. He told his wife, Toalva, about his postservice ambition while both were in the military. He announced it at his Navy retirement function. So, it came as no surprise when he opened Bremerton’s popular … read more

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