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    What to Consider When Choosing Auto Insurance

    Carrying a minimum amount of auto insurance is required by state laws, so you can’t legally drive without it. Yet while the minimum amount keeps your premiums lower, it can also put you at great risk if you have an accident. And after an accident is not the time to find out you’re underinsured. When […]

    January 13, 2020

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    Stinky’s Riddles January 2020

    Are you smarter than Stinky? Can you name three consecutive days without using the words Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday? Email your answers to Stinky by February 7th and if you are correct you will be entered in a drawing for a $10 Starbucks’s gift card. Solution to the December Riddle “I am […]

    January 9, 2020

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    5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

    Every year, unintentional carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning (not linked to fires) sends 20,000 people to the emergency room and causes more than 4,000 hospitalizations. And, you might consider them the fortunate ones. CO also is responsible for more than 400 deaths in America each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

    January 2, 2020

  • Horchata Recipe

    Hola Horchata! Recently, I had an amazing experience at my Thursday morning West Seattle Champions BNI (Business Networking International) group. Benjamin Jury, catering extraordinaire, brought in a coffee bar for us to sample. There were many amazing syrups and elixirs, but the “Horchata Cold Brew” really piqued my interest! I poured some into my cup […]

    December 17, 2019

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    Stinky’s Riddles December 2019

    Are you smarter than Stinky? I am a word of six; my first three letters refer to an automobile; my last three letters refer to a household animal; my first four letters is a fish; my whole is found in your room. What am I? Email your answers to Stinky by January 9th and if you are […]

    December 13, 2019

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    January 2020 “Give Back” Referral Rewards

    We would like to thank the following people for referring to us in December: Mike Girias Annabelle Lucena Nancy McDonald Nick Varelia X 2 Bonnie Whitlock Each of the referrers will receive a $10 gift card. A matching $20 donation for each December referral totaling $120 was donated to Soup Ladies, a non profit volunteer group […]

    December 13, 2019

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    When Roadside Assistance Isn’t Enough

    If you’ve ever been stuck on the side of the highway with an RV issue, you know what a life saver roadside assistance can be. Whether you need a battery charged, a tire changed, or a tow you’re often back on the road in no time — and maybe with an amusing story to chuckle […]

    December 5, 2019

  • 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

  • Give back LOGO. to represent our efforts to support local charities.

    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