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How to Ensure Success for Your New Year’s Resolutions

Three-quarters of Americans were planning to enjoy the end of the year and not worry about their diet — up from just half last year — according to a new survey. Results of a recently released survey by Herbalife, a global health and … read more

The Sip
The Sip

Holiday Sparkling Wines

There’s something about bubbles that makes things seem more festive. Especially around the holidays. When gathering with friends and family to toast the season, grab a glass of bubbly! Washington state is home to over 1,000 wineries, and many of them produce amazing … read more

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Recipe for Filled Pumpkin Pie Spice Doughnuts

Nothing evokes the spirit of the holidays more powerfully than the hearty aroma of seasonal dishes and treats. To help you share in the joy, nostalgia and tastes of the season, while making meaningful new memories, the McCormick brand is putting twists on … read more

Holiday Gift Guide 2023

Holiday Gift Guide 2023

Shop Local and Support Small Businesses

Shopping small could be a good call for Christmas. You’ll find wonderful stores across West Sound — Bainbridge Island, Poulsbo, Silverdale, Bremerton, Port Orchard and Gig Harbor. We feature 20 small businesses. We hope this gift guide will help you find the right … read more

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How to Be a Philanthropist When Money is Tight

While contributing to a worthwhile cause is a common aspiration, actually doing so right now may feel unrealistic if you’re struggling with your own finances. According to an April 2023 Gallup study, 61% of U.S. adults said recent price increases have caused financial … read more

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Key HVAC Terminology You Need to Know

As fluctuating temperatures become the new seasonal norm, homeowners begin to seek optimal HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) performance. Many may be surprised to learn their HVAC system should be inspected yearly, as HVAC maintenance is a crucial to-do in order to … read more

Crazy Hill Garden & Botanicals

Gift Ideas for Gardeners 2.0

Last year, WestSound Magazine’s November/ December issue published an article on gift-shopping for your gardening loved ones. The article shared nursery staff recommendations for plants and tools. This year, we’ve included some updates and new stops for your garden-related shopping. Crazy Hill Garden … read more

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Baked Brie with Pecans and Cranberry Orange Chutney

Recipe for Baked Brie with Pecans and Cranberry Orange Chutney

’Tis the season for sweet and savory favorites – from the mouthwatering desserts you crave each year to starters and snacks that hold over hungry guests. Elevate your holiday entertaining with the right combination of appetizers, main courses, sides, sweets and beyond that … read more

Holiday Decorating

How to Deck the Halls for Your Holidays

“Deck the halls” is a phrase synonymous with the holiday season. Regardless of personal taste, bringing some extra cheer into the home during the winter months is a cherished pastime for many. From minimal clean decor to the maximalist designs that enchant you, … read more

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