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Stockings and Tree Skirts and Candles, Goodbye!

Although Christmas comes just one day a year, the preparation for it, for some, begins in earnest in the fall. With the vast amounts of activities, food prep and decorating to be done, sometimes as early as September! When it takes what feels … read more

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Flower Power in the Pollinator Victory Garden

Editor’s note: This excerpt is reprinted with permission from “The Pollinator Victory Garden: Win the War on Pollinator Decline with Ecological Gardening” by Kim Eierman, EcoBeneficial, published Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc. 2020. Flowers are some of the most important food sources for pollinators, but … read more

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Comfort Dish Paired with Local Wine

Summer is a time for whites and rosé wines, enjoyed outside and definitely served cold. We’ve had an amazing summer full of sunshine in the Pacific Northwest, but as the temperatures cool down and the leaves start to fall, we’re craving big, bold … read more

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5 Safe Pollinators and How to Attract Them to Your Backyard

You water, you prune, you fertilize. But you can’t pollinate. Pollination is essential for a beautiful garden, but it’s also important in the bigger picture of ecology. By welcoming pollinators to your backyard, you’re inviting them to stay in the area and support … read more

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Howard T. Scott

How to Sneak in Fun as an Adult

This is a summer like no other, with life slowly returning to normal after a year and a half of lockdowns and restrictions. If you’re feeling conflicted about stepping back into the “business as usual” rat race, you’re not alone. The stress and … read more

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The Sip

Wine on the Rock to Return — Reinvented

For the past several years, local (and not so local) wine lovers have come to look forward to the annual Wine on the Rock events. These two-day events center around wine, music and food and take place at each of the seven Bainbridge … read more

Cory Bennett Anderson
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Neo-Pop Artist Has a Gift for Telling Stories

Not only is Cory Bennett Anderson amazing and beyond creative, he just radiates a contagious amount of positivity. You can hear how excited his surroundings make him. This excitement is infections as the Poulsbo artist speaks with passion about what inspires him to … read more

A male cedar waxwing passes a berry to a female during a courtship display.

The Bird That Likes to Party

Much like people and domesticated animals, wild birds have their own personalities, unique to each species. Some are introverts, preferring a solitary life. Others appreciate their independence, but loosely associate with a few feathered friends. Then there are the extroverts that spend much … read more

A Pacific-slope flycatcher surveys its surroundings.

The Whistler in the Woods

Birders measure the arrival of spring not by a date on the calendar, but by the sounds of birds returning from winter warmth in the South. From March to May, over two dozen species of migrant songbirds arrive for breeding in West Sound. … read more

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