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Valley Nursery

Gift Ideas for the Gardener in Your Life

With the holidays here, everyone wants to find the perfect gift. A thoughtful gift that resonates with the recipient is a wonderful way to show that you care. But what do you about those friends and family members whose interests you don’t understand? … read more

Gypsy Wagon

Artful Collaboration — Building a Gypsy Wagon

Denise Harris jokes that it was a “hairbrained idea” to build herself a gypsy wagon 20 years ago. However, she doesn’t regret the years of hard work that it took. It was a journey that brought her into collaboration with a plethora of … read more

Dolly Mama

Shopping at Dolly Mama Boutique

Dolly Mama Boutique is a friendly, cute and...

“It’s home décor, apparel and gift, and it’s just really carefully curated brands that I absolutely love,” says owner and founder Michelle Kammer. “I try to buy as much product that I can that’s made in the U.S.A. I like to add in … read more

BLOG POST

Green Halloween Zombies

Recipes for Four Spooky Popcorn Snacks and Treats that Make Halloween Pop

From watching scary movies to dressing up as ghouls and goblins, spooky season means it’s time to pop up your loved ones’ favorite snacks for a ghostly good time. Before heading out to trick-or-treat, gather your minions in the kitchen for some family-friendly … read more

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hummingbird

10 New Plants to Create a Multi-Season Hummingbird Haven

Is there anything more entertaining than watching the aerobatic antics of hummingbirds? Whether they’re visiting for a sip of sugar water at the feeder, zooming through the garden (where you’ll often hear their whirring wings before you see them) or engaging in an … read more

Miles Yanick
Design|Build

An Architect’s Perspective on Bidding and Ensuring the Lowest Possible Construction Costs

During the design process, I am often asked how to ensure the lowest construction cost of a project. Whether the owner has set a maximum construction cost budget or not, it’s necessary during the preliminary design stages of the project to develop a … read more

Zwetschgenkuchen German Plum Cake
Our Daily Bread

Zwetschgenkuchen German Plum Cake

Just in time for Oktoberfest, the little purplish blue Italian prune plums ripen — and all over Germany, slices of sweet, succulent “zwetschgenkuchen” fill the cases of pastry and coffee shops. This cake is also a popular dessert at Oktoberfests and all German … read more

Port Gamble

A Day in Port Gamble

Spending a day in Port Gamble is like taking a step back in time. This wonderful historic community setting on the northwest shore of Kitsap County was developed beginning in 1841 by a U.S. Navy expedition on the 2-mile-long bay at the mouth … read more

Zucchini Lasagna Rollups, out of the oven and ready to eat
Our Daily Bread

The Ubiquitous Zucchini

Although this column generally deals with something baked or sweet, this month — in acknowledgment that nearly everyone already has a favorite zucchini bread recipe — it includes a couple of savory dishes that can be served for a summery brunch, lunch or … read more

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