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Featured Articles from the West Sound. These are the highlighted articles from the WestSound Home & Garden Magazine.

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Emotionally Preparing Your Children for Back-to-School Season

Between sheltering-in-place, online learning and time away from friends, many children will need a little extra support as they head back to school this fall. Consider these tips from the experts at KinderCare to help you emotionally prepare your children to return to … read more

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Know Before You Go — Boating Edition

The spectacular vistas, lush forests and scenic waterways are all around us on the West Sound. We are, indeed, fortunate to live in such a beautiful place and we also have incredible outdoor recreational opportunities including boating. If you are heading out to … read more

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The Sip

Summer Slushies

Just because we’re all grown up doesn’t mean we don’t love a good summer slushie. Snow cones and frozen treats are one of the things that mark childhood summer memories of fun. When the weather turns hot, an ice-cold treat hits the spot. … read more

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Tips for Parents on Being the Best Backyard Coaches Possible

With so many youth leagues cancelled this year, families across the country are missing the time spent together during the athletic season. Fortunately, even though the official season may not have happened, you can still inspire your children to enjoy the benefits of … read more

Bremerton

Blackberries to Steamrollers

As many of you know, the Sound West Group purchased my 14,000-square-foot building in the heart of downtown Bremerton, where Quincy Square will be located as part of President Trump’s Opportunity Zone projects. New York architect Steven Holl may be a designer for … read more

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Home Improvement Projects That May Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

Many of today’s homeowners have been inspired by house-flipping shows to learn practical tips and savvy tricks to either increase their home’s resale value or, for those who prefer to stay put, refresh their living space for its long-term use. While these shows … read more

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Wooden orchard racks maximize storage space, while allowing air to reach each layer of produce. (Photo courtesy of Gardener's Supply Company)

Preserve Your Garden Produce for Delicious Winter Meals

All your hard work is paying off with a bountiful harvest. Fresh produce is filling your garden, countertops and refrigerator while the garden keeps producing more. Preserve some of your harvest to enjoy throughout the winter with some tried-and-true or updated variation of … read more

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Skateboarding

An Adrenaline-Pumping Pastime and Passion

Wheels screech up and down ramps, scraping against hard cement walls as wheel recreationalists attempt an “ole.” Checking every angle to see how the ramp could be used in a unique and creative way, skaters give each other advice as they practice and … read more

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Four Comfort Food Recipes for Your Next Lunch

As families spend more time at home, Americans are finding comfort in a surprising source: bread. In fact, a 20-year trend of declining grain food consumption has been reversed. A national study by the Grain Food Foundation suggests that the turnaround is more … read more

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