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(Photo courtesy Diane Haddon)

The Curious Workshop Beneath the Cedars

Stepping into Diane Haddon’s studio is a tumble down a rabbit hole. The walls, countertops and dozens of small and large drawers spill over with vintage bits of this and that: an assortment of sieves and strainers, metal stamped hands, suns and moons, … read more

Boating

Fun on the Local Waters

Some people say the two happiest days of boat owners’ lives are the day they buy and the day they sell. But for boaters looking forward to what will hopefully be a warm, sunny summer on the water, boating on Puget Sound is … read more

CooperHaven at Sandy Hook
Cover Feature

Malibu Vibe

With its endless-summer, beach-house style, CooperHaven at Sandy...

Wetsuits and wakeboards. Swimsuits and sandy feet. Christmas dinners for 18 and a child’s artwork on the walls. Throw in a million-dollar view and a passel of personal touches — and you have arrived at the home of Kelle Kitchel-Cooper and her husband, … read more

Pullman, Washington
Travel Bug

The Great American Road Trip

Ideas on Road Tripping in 2021

Finding your travel comfort zone is different for each person, as everyone navigates a new, partially vaccinated country still reeling from the pandemic. As in 2020, close-to-home staycations continue to dominate, but some people are venturing farther, even internationally, in this brave new … read more

Photographer Dinah Satterwhite working in studio (Photo courtesy Dinah Satterwhite)

Art in Pandemic Times

Event cancelled. It was a familiar refrain for local artists as galleries, First Friday Art Walks and studio tours shuttered last March to accommodate COVID-19 regulations. Ironically, while the pandemic quiet provided area artists more time for painting, photography and kiln firing, it … read more

Silhouette treatment application
Design|Build 2021B

Choosing Window Treatments

Window treatments have been used to provide important light and climate control for interior spaces for centuries. Throughout the past, this interior layer has been made from different materials with various hanging methods. Dating back to the great Egyptians, coverings were made of … read more

Rye
Our Daily Bread

Rye — An International Favorite

Fragrant, wholesome and wonderfully delicious, rye bread is as varied as the many cultures that enjoy it. From deep, dark, chewy pumpernickel to light rye with caraway seeds, rye breads are staples in many countries, while only featured occasionally in others. Probably the … read more

Best of West Sound

Best of West Sound Results 2021

WestSound Magazine presents the annual Best of West Sound results for 2021! Entries have been submitted from Bainbridge Island all the way to Gig Harbor. On this page we’ve listed the businesses and places you love the most. Enjoy! Best Restaurant Crabtree Kitchen+Bar … read more

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pets and plants

20 Pet-Safe House Plants and Their Health Benefits for Humans

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from “50 Pet-Safe Plants + Their Health Benefits For Owners,” originally published by Honest Paws. Check out the article for the list of 40 more pet-friendly plants for your home and your garden. Published with permission. When … read more

Pony Up Rescue for Equines
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