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    Stinky’s Riddles January 2021

    Are you smarter than Stinky? What word begins and ends with an E, but only has one letter? Email your answers to Stinky by February 5th and if you are correct you will be entered in a drawing for a $10 Starbucks gift card. The solution to the December Riddle: “Five apples are in a […]

    January 6, 2021

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    “Give Back” Referral Rewards January 2021

    We would like to thank the following people for referring to us in December: 1. Charles Cox Jr. 2. Jodi Ecklund 3. John McRoberts 4. Nick Varelia 5. Bonnie Whitlock   Each of the referrers will receive a $10 gift card. A matching $20 donation for each referral totaling $100 was donated to the Seattle Humane […]

    January 6, 2021

  • 10 Tips to Help Prevent Identity Theft

    Shopping online. Visiting the doctor. Buying gas. In nearly all of the things we do from day to day, there’s the risk of identity theft. You could unknowingly give your information to a fraudster thinking you’re shopping at a legitimate site. Your doctor’s office could experience a data breach. Or, you could come across a […]

    January 5, 2021

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    Stinky’s Riddles December 2020

    Are you smarter than Stinky? Five apples are in a basket. How do you divide them among five girls so that each girl gets an apple, but one apple remains in the basket? Email your answers to Stinky by January 5th and if you are correct you will be entered in a drawing for a […]

    December 18, 2020

  • Porch Safety: Should You Leave the Lights On?

    It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But, does that really work? Or, is it just a waste of electricity — particularly this time of year, when the days are short? Those answers can differ depending on a […]

    December 18, 2020

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    “Give Back” Referral Rewards December 2020

    We would like to thank the following people for referring to us in November: Joana Evans Julie Griffin  Hai Luc Maria Tapia Dan Varelia X2 Matt Varelia Each of the referrers will receive a $10 gift card. A matching $20 donation for each referral totaling $140 was donated to the Seattle Humane Society. The Seattle Humane […]

    December 14, 2020

  • Let it Snow!

    Here in the Pacific Northwest, we have a love hate relationship with snow. The idea of snow sounds exciting and magical! It’s fun to watch the flakes fall with hopefully enough to make snow angels, build snowmen and find hills to sled or inner tube down. Normally, schools or businesses close due to impassable roads […]

    December 9, 2020

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    Craving Easy Orange Chicken?

    Traditional Chinese food is something I crave often. Yet, Chinese cuisine is the one cuisine that I feel that I have very little grasp on preparing despite all my years of cooking experience. I generally prefer to leave it to the professionals when I have an insatiable hankering. However, there have been times when I’ve […]

    November 19, 2020

  • How to avoid animal-vehicle collisions (and what to do if you can’t)

    About 2 million times every year, animals and cars collide on U.S. roadways — often causing serious and even fatal injuries to drivers and passengers, along with about $1 billion in damage. And these collisions spike in the fall and winter, thanks to migration and mating patterns as well as reduced visibility caused by shorter […]

    November 15, 2020

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    Stinky’s Riddles November 2020

    Are you smarter than Stinky? I can slash but I have no knife, I can dash but I have no legs, I can pound but I have no hammer, I can star but I have no stage. What am I?   Email your answers to Stinky by December 4th and if you are correct you […]

    November 5, 2020