Resistance is futile, you will wake up and be educated

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 5:00PM

It was a wondrous morning on Monday, the day school started. Of their own volition, my youngest and her friend, who is living with us, with no prompting from me at all, packed their backpacks, laid out their clothes, made breakfast smoothies and put them in the fridge, made lunches and filled water bottles all the night before


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Most of Puget Sound closes to crabbing Sept. 7

  • Aug 30, 2015 at 10:41PM

Most areas of Puget Sound will close to recreational crab fishing at sunset on Labor Day (Sept. 7), with summer catch reports due by midnight Oct. 1.

In the Kitchen | Fresh Market Fares

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 3:48PM

Featured recipes inspired by local farmers market finds

Reclaiming date nights (and mornings) | Living with Gleigh

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 10:00AM

We’ve been reorganizing our house these last three weeks or so. My youngest daughter’s friend moved in with us and we’ve flipped rooms around to accommodate her. The final outcome has been an unexpected thrill even if the process was stressful. I’m not one of those people who enjoy the journey more than the destination.

Hot spots | Living with Gleigh

  • Aug 24, 2015 at 6:24PM

I wish I was about to impart some amazing bit of information, like I know the best places for Friday night karaoke, or I’ve pinpointed the greatest hiking trails for different seasons of the year. But no, I’m referring to hot spots around my home.

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