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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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Contemporary Thrifting with Amy

Goodwill of Port Orchard

Climb aboard for an exciting ride as we enter the world of contemporary thrifting. You’ve heard me say that before, but this time, “turn and run” — the creep meter is registering, and this one makes little sense (at first, anyway). I saw … read more

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store
Contemporary Thrifting with Amy

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store

The ’70s began with the Beetles breaking up, Vietnam War ending, avocado-green color taking over almost every household, the Doobie Brothers entering the stage and consumers saying hello to the microwave. Today we see the midcentury-modern (’50s and ’60s) kitchen trend fading a … read more

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What You May Want to Know About Your Tuna Sandwich and Human Rights

Do you always look for the “dolphin-safe” and “sustainably caught” labels on your tuna? If so, you’re probably already thinking about how your meals impact marine life and the environment. A new report shows that protecting human rights within the tuna industry is … read more

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Gifts for the Gardener

‘Tis the (shopping) season! And if you have a gardener on your shopping list for the holidays, you will have an easy time finding all sorts of wonderful presents. When the celebratory season is over and the chilly, damp reality of winter in … read more

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Roosting pockets provide some needed insulation for birds and are easy for them to enter and exit. (Photo courtesy Gardeners Supply Company)

Gift Ideas for Bird Watchers and Gardeners

Give a gift that provides beauty, entertainment and health benefits throughout the year. With the recent increase in people gardening and bird watching, what could be more perfect than a gift that supports both interests? Birds visiting feeders, munching on the coneflower seeds … read more

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Robin and Ann Weiss, Knowles Studio, are demonstrating their work during a previous year's Art in The Woods.

Art in the Woods Nov. 12-14 Opens 18 Artist Studios to the Public

Art in the Woods, a unique, self-guided art studio tour, is an annual event by the Cultural Arts Foundation NW that takes place on the second weekend of November. Scheduled for Nov. 12-14 this year, the tour will include 18 North Kitsap working … read more

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

We’ve done a little “scouting.” This page is a sampling of a few of the unique and special gift selections available right here in the West Sound. As The Content Scout’s CEO (Chief Exploration Officer), I find that one of my very favorite … read more

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Five Trends Driving New Vehicle Purchases

Buying or leasing a new vehicle involves plenty of planning and consideration. You think about what features you’d like to add, like self-parking technology or heated seats. And you ask how your needs might be changing, which could mean moving from a compact … read more

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