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Willow and Mabel Garden Co.

A Dream with Petals

When Carolyn Thompson worked in an office nearly a decade ago, doing data entry day after day was tedious. She yearned for something different — and found inspiration in a magazine article about two women who grew flowers in England. This inspired Thompson. … read more

Kitsap Fresh

Kitsap Fresh: Keeping Food Local

Preserving farmland is an indispensable part of Erin Smith’s life. “I want to save farmland,” he shares. “I believe the best way to prevent farmland from turning into developments is to incentivize its use as farmland. In other words, make it easy to … read more

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Tips for an Organized and Stress-Free Back-to-School Season

The new school year is just around the bend. The back-to-school season can be a hectic time for parents, guardians and kids alike, as it means everyone needs to be back on a daily schedule, and homework, tests and after-school activities are back … read more

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Controlling Mold

Keeping Mold at Bay During Summer

Between the pool, beach, lake and the various other ways to stay cool, plus the stifling humidity and warm weather storms, summer is one of the top moisture-filled times of the year. This season brings a few extra problems that may not be … read more

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The Sip

Enjoy the Rosé Season

The rosé season is upon us, and pink wine is all the rage. Not the pink, white zinfandel your mother (or maybe even you) used to drink, but dry, crisp wine made from red wine grapes. To make a rosé, you can start … read more

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How to Turn Your Yard Waste into Resources

5 Reasons Composting is Essential and Key Tips for Success

Approximately one-third of food worldwide is thrown away, with the vast majority ending up in the landfill. One way we can fix this issue, beyond only buying what we need, is to start composting food waste and other organic matter. While many think … read more

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Eight Tips to Declutter Your Home and Life for the Best Summer Yet

Summer is an exciting time filled with beach get-togethers, lovely afternoons spent poolside with friends and family, road trips — and decluttering! And I don’t just mean putting the snow sleds and snowboards in storage and finally ridding all kitchen countertops of scattered … read more

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Watermelon Gelato

Two Watermelon Recipes for Your Summer: Gelato and Ice Cream Bars

Whether your family’s ideal summer day consists of swimming, hiking, biking or simply enjoying the sunshine, all that time in the heat calls for a sweet way to cool off. It’s hard to beat a homemade treat loaded with favorite summertime flavors that’s … read more

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Understanding Wines and Regions

With so many bottles crowding the shelves of your favorite wine shop or grocery store, it’s hard to know what wines you might like, especially when the label doesn’t even tell you the kind of grape is in the bottle. With a simple … read more

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