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Include habitat features in your garden and landscape that are needed to attract and sustain the wildlife you are trying to attract. (Photo courtesy of MelindaMyers.com)

Designing a Wildlife-Friendly Landscape

We love watching the bunnies hopping across the lawn or ground squirrels scurrying away with a cheek full of seeds. That is, until they dine on our favorite shrub or take just one bite out of each red, ripe tomato in the garden. … read more

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Recipe for Delightful Lemon Donuts

Sweets with enhanced fruit flavors are often among the best of the best when it comes to family treats. Fruit can add levels of sweet, tart or even citrus flavor to all kinds of recipes. From grapefruit to berries and lemons, there are … read more

Dude's Donuts

Local Donut Business Creates Devoted Fans

Located in Port Orchard, family business Dude’s Donuts has people traveling from all over the state to devour simply amazing, gluten-free and vegan donuts. The husband-and-wife team of Easton and Amanda Shepard opened Dude’s Donuts shortly after deciding they were going to start … read more

Harriette Bryant

Unsung Hero — Harriette Bryant

Founder, mentor and board president of OurGEMS and...

Harriette Bryant founded OurGEMS (Girls Empowered through Mentoring and Service) in 2008 while mentoring nine eight-grade girls at Ridgetop Junior High School. They asked her if they could continue the next year, which lead to mentoring through their senior graduation. “I feel it … read more

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spinach dip rolls

Recipe for Easter Dip Goodness

Easter is about coming together with loved ones, enjoying beautiful spring weather and eating your family’s favorite foods. The kids will be playing, adults will be chatting and all will be patiently waiting for the table to be set. If you’re visiting and … read more

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Five Outdoor Living Trends for 2021

Now, more than ever, outdoor living is in. While homeowners have increasingly invested time and money into their yards in recent years, 2020 saw interest in outdoor living spike to unprecedented levels, as homeowners everywhere adjusted to a new normal by reimagining how … read more

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croutons

Delicious Recipe for Homemade Croutons

During the time in COVID isolation over the past year, bread baking has been a constant. But with all the types of bread being baked, there is also a need to find new uses for it. One day, I ran out of croutons … read more

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victory garden

Tips for Seed Starting Success

You created your wish list, ordered some or all of the seeds you will need, and they are beginning to arrive. Make the most of your investment with a bit of planning. Starting seeds at the proper time, indoors or directly in the garden, … read more

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yoga plants

Add These Indoor Plants for a Better Yoga Experience (or General Mood Lifting)

Yoga is a way for humans to connect with nature, and plants play a pivotal role in that. Plants increase mood and can help heal the body. Some plants can also clean the air, which can make a pretty big difference in how people feel as they … read more

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