Tag: shopping

Dutch Oven Silverdale Goodwill
Contemporary Thrifting with Amy

Silverdale Goodwill

Never thought I’d use the words “over the top.” It had been ages since I was at the Silverdale Goodwill, the one across from Costco. Months prior, I noticed a lack of vintage decorative enamelware pots and pans, so I was taken aback … read more

Cedar Springs (venue); Elevated Events by Tosha (wedding planner) (Photo courtesy Cindy Nguyen Photography)

Weddings

The only planner you'll ever need

‘Til Lists Do Us Part Getting married is easily one of the greatest things that can happen to anyone. However, planning a wedding can spiral into a terrible hassle. Questions and concerns may swirl. What am I supposed to do? Who can I … read more

Kitsap Fresh

Kitsap Fresh: Keeping Food Local

Preserving farmland is an indispensable part of Erin Smith’s life. “I want to save farmland,” he shares. “I believe the best way to prevent farmland from turning into developments is to incentivize its use as farmland. In other words, make it easy to … 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

Soup Mug
Contemporary Thrifting with Amy

The HUB Shop

They were on the floor in an open cardboard box, conspicuously in plain sight at The HUB Shop thrift store in Belfair, located a block or so from the QFC grocery store. The thrift shop was packed that day but no takers, not … 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

Kitchen Bowls
Contemporary Thrifting with Amy

On the Search for Kitchen Bowls

Let me put the kitchen bowl subject aside while I tell you a short thrifting story. “Contemporary Thrifting” is an article series about one vintage item, preferably post-midcentury, that I find in a community thrift shop. I also like to delve into the … read more

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Fighting Food Waste Using Circular Economy

It’s 2022, and food waste in the United States is at an all-time high. Meanwhile, a whopping 690 million people worldwide, or 8.7%, are undernourished. That’s still fewer hungry people than it was over 20 years ago, but nevertheless, far too many mouths … read more

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Albers Marcovina Vista Gardens Hosts Fundraising Plant Sale

Albers Marcovina Vista Gardens will host its first annual plant sale and raffle event on April 23 and 24, in honor of Earth Day. The garden will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 … read more

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