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  • Herby Hasselback Butternut Squash

    I get very excited to be in the kitchen during Autumn. The abundant overflowing bins of cruciferous vegetables, apples, wild mushrooms and squash call me to take them home. They are like beautiful delicious treasures waiting to be properly discovered. There is nothing more satisfying than uncovering the golden glowing hue of a winter squash […]

    November 19, 2019

  • November 2019 “Give Back” Referral rewards

    We would like to thank the following people for referring to us in October: Paul Apple Pilar Dennis X 2 Karl Johnson Keslie Nesbit Mike Skagen Katrina Stuckey Richard Szabo Each of the referrers will receive a $10 gift card. A matching $20 donation for each October referral totaling $160 was donated to Serenity Equine Rescue […]

    November 13, 2019

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    How to Protect Your Classic Car

    The collector car market evolves with each generation. While the Silent Generation started collecting cars, it was Baby Boomers who really got   it rolling. They fell in love with the Chevrolet Bel Air, the Ford Mustang, the Corvette Stingray, and other iconic vehicles. Along with restoring them,   they blended modern features with classic car bodies […]

    October 28, 2019

  • Thieves Oil a Recipe for Health

    Thieves oil is an essential oil blend. It is named Thieves Oil  based on a story from around the 15th century. At the time the bubonic plague was running rampant throughout Europe and Asia. The story goes like this…four notorious thieves were robbing the infectious dead bodies of all their possessions. Yet they miraculously never […]

    October 21, 2019

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    October 2019 “Give Back” Referral Rewards

    We would like to thank the following people for referring to us in September: Shelly Anderson Danielle Mitrak Clay Ringler Katrina Stuckey X2 Dan Varelia Dave Varelia Nick Varelia Each of the referrers will receive a $10 gift card. A matching $20 donation for each September referral totaling $160 was donated to Seattle Humane Society. Our […]

    October 18, 2019

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    Easy Prevention Tips for Homeowners to Prevent Water Damage

    Water damage is the second most frequently file homeowners claim. One in 50 insured homes file a water damage claim each year. Know where the main water valve is located so it can be shut it off quickly in case of an emergency. Monitor the water bill. A bigger water bill may indicate a water […]

    October 11, 2019

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    Stinky’s Riddles October/November 2019

    Are you smarter than Stinky? Which side of a skunk has the most fur? Email your answers to Stinky by December 9th and if you are correct you will be entered in a drawing for a $10 Starbucks’s gift card. Solution to the September Riddle “What disappears the moment you say its name?“:  Silence. Participants that answered correctly:  […]

    October 11, 2019

  • Cedar Plank Salmon Recipe

    There is nothing that signifies NW cuisine more than salmon! There are several ways to cook it, but one of our household favorites is to cook it on a cedar plank on the grill. The smell of Autumn, smoking cedar and fresh dill are absolutely intoxicating! I’m sharing one of my favorite quick and easy […]

    September 27, 2019

  • Why You Might Want to Live Like a Minimalist

    Decluttering is having a moment these days. Organizing guru Marie Kondo has her own show on Netflix, people everywhere are going through their things and asking, “Does this bring me joy?” and many are even exploring the minimalist lifestyle. Wondering what the all the fuss is about? Let’s talk about some of the benefits of […]

    September 24, 2019

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    Stinky’s Riddles September 2019

    Are you smarter than Stinky? What disappears the moment you says its name?   Email your answers to Stinky by October 8th and if you are correct you will be entered in a drawing for a $10 Starbucks’s gift card. Solution to the August Riddle “A hill is a mile up and a mile down. If you drive […]

    September 6, 2019