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Olympic Mountains
Books

Olympic Mountains Trail Guide — National Park and National Forest

The most comprehensive and authoritative guide to the Olympics originally written by Robert L. Wood and first published more than 35 years ago, was recently updated by local author Bill Hoke and the Peninsula Wilderness Club. Sales of this new edition benefit Olympic … read more

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Tom Stockley

New Book Shares Recipes and Journal Pages of Renowned Bremertonian Tom Stockley

Bremerton native Tom Stockley, a longtime wine columnist at The Seattle Times, had a passion for food and wine. He captured that passion, along with the culinary lifestyle and travels he shared with his wife, Peggy, in a cookbook journal. The late couple’s … read more

Ciscoe Morris

Love the Tweedle out of ‘Oh, La La!’

Garden books are often dry and read more like an encyclopedia. Yet not so with Ciscoe Morris’ book, “Oh, La La!: Homegrown Stories, Helpful Tips, and Garden Wisdom.” Well known for the tales he peppers into his garden talks, Morris has a talent … read more

Ferns
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‘The Complete Book of Ferns’

In the Victorian era of the 1800s, there began a fad called “pteridomania” or “fern fever,” referring to a huge popularity of all things pteridological. “Pterido” is from the ancient Greek word pteris for fern. Back then, the craze involved more than just … read more

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regrow vegetables

Want to Regrow Veggies? Here’s What You Need to Know

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt adapted from the book “Regrow Your Veggies: Growing Your Vegetables from Roots, Cuttings, and Scraps,” recently published by CompanionHouse Books. Living in a globalized world has many advantages. Of course, transporting people and goods is much quicker, … read more

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The Gift of Gathering

How to Plan a Tablescape for Your Party or Gathering

Editor’s note: This excerpt is adapted from “The Gift of Gathering: Beautiful Tablescapes to Welcome & Celebrate Your Friends and Family” by Bre Doucette, published by Harvest House Publishers. Reprinted with permission. Your table is your foundation. Whether it’s a picnic table, a … read more

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livingroom

How Do I Start a Home Décor Project from Scratch?

Editor’s note: This excerpt is adapted from the book “But Where Do I Put the Couch? Answers to 100 Other Home Decorating Questions” by KariAnne Wood and Melissa Michaels, published by Harvest House Publishers. Reprinted with permission. Question: I’m getting ready to move … read more

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Red Velvet Waffles

Red Velvet Waffles

I don’t know if I think these are a Christmas food or a Valentine’s Day food. Truth is — they work for both. They are so elegant and beautiful — once you drizzle them with cream cheese frosting or whipped cream, you’ll be in heaven and you’ll want a kiss. … read more

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Book: Clean and Simple

Simple Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Maintaining a diabetes-friendly diet can be challenging, especially during the various holidays throughout the year. Here are a couple of recipes perfect for your next brunch. These recipes are excerpted from the just-released “The Clean & Simple Diabetes Cookbook: Flavorful Fuss-Free Recipes for … read more

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