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lease agreements
Part 2

10 Tips to Help Renters Negotiate a Lease Successfully

Editor’s note: This is part 2 of a two-part series. Read part 1 to learn what questions you should ask before signing a lease. You’ve read your lease (right?) and most of it looks acceptable — but there are a few things you’d … read more

Converting Your Tub to a Shower
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Converting Your Tub to a Shower

As a remodel professional, I am asked frequently to remove tubs and convert them to showers. Tub-shower conversions seem to be prevalent on TV shows and social media, and I have noticed that these types of conversions often come with terms such as … read more

The Smithshyre

The Smithshyre — A Farm Full of Baby Goats

While farming is no longer the common occupation of America, it’s far from obsolete. Run by Roni and Erin Smith, The Smithshyre in Poulsbo is a farm whose presence brings attention to the traditional relationship between people and livestock. Erin Smith believes that … read more

Daniel Ratigan, chef, The Fireside Restaurant
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Chef Daniel Ratigan

The Fireside Restaurant is located in the beautiful Port Ludlow Resort across the Hood Canal Bridge in bucolic Port Ludlow — a mere 45 minutes from Bremerton. Fireside chef Daniel Ratigan offers the bounty of local farms, along with artisan meats and cheeses, … read more

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A Hartley Botanic Victorian Lodge in the Czech Republic

Upgrading and Refreshing Your Greenhouse

Hartley Botanic is an English, luxury glasshouse manufacturer whose beautiful, handmade glasshouses and greenhouses are now available to US customers. The company’s experts have provided WestSound Home & Garden with their top tips on how you can best style, organize and refresh your … read more

Mason Bees

Mason Bees

Why We Need Solitary Pollinator Bees and How...

Exploring the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula, we can find an array of treasures in all shapes and sizes. From awe-inspiring forests to picturesque beaches and harbors, this region is a paradise for nature lovers. What we don’t often take notice of are the smaller … read more

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feasting thanksgiving

Tips for Eating Healthier This Holiday Season

From Thanksgiving until the New Year, temptations to eat foods we normally would never have in our homes, let alone consume, confront us. It’s almost as if the world were conspiring to undo all we have accomplished by making unhealthy fats, sodium and … read more

Karen Sawyer, owner and operator, Pier Six Press

Pier Six Press — Creating a Community through Letterpress Cards

With the creation of new technology, many antique skills have disappeared. One of these is the art of letterpress. Karen Sawyer, the owner and operator of Pier Six Press, says that letterpress “is the old style of printing — that’s how all printing … read more

Silverdale

Silverdale — The True Center of Kitsap County

Silverdale is one of the fastest growing areas in Kitsap County, with a population of around 25,000 and growing each day. This community has been known for many years as the retail center of the county because of the Kitsap Mall, which opened … read more

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