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By TIMI GUSTAFSON, R.D.
Making resolutions at the turn of the year is a time-honored, albeit tiring, custom. It basically forces you to admit you were wrong to indulge in all these wonderful dinner parties and …

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Don’t let a ‘Turkey Bowl’ injury ruin your Thanksgiving
October 25, 2013 – | Comments Off
Don’t let a ‘Turkey Bowl’ injury ruin your Thanksgiving

By Josh Suman
As fall returns with its changing scenery, brisk Northwest weather and weekends on the gridiron, the urge to toss around the pigskin is never greater. …

What you door color says about you
August 30, 2013 – | Comments Off
What you door color says about you

Are you an introvert with an orange front door? If so, you’re sending mixed messages to your friends and neighbors. According to national color expert Kate Smith, you should try to match the color of …

Riding in style
August 29, 2013 – | Comments Off
Riding in style

BY JOSH SUMAN
Michael Sanders remembers exactly when and how his love for cars began.
As a youngster in Tigard, Ore., Sanders coveted his family’s 1930 Model A with childlike curiosity. By age 12, he could no …

Top 5 improvements that increase your homes value
August 12, 2013 – | Comments Off
Top 5 improvements that increase your homes value

Selling a home in today’s aggressive marketplace can be challenging. The good news is there are a few tweaks that can give homeowners a serious leg up on the competition.
With the warmer months being the …

Flea market family fantasy
July 18, 2013 – | Comments Off
Flea market family fantasy

Loud and About Column by Heija Nunn
I have been forever fascinated by the idea of selling at a flea market. But the idea of getting strangers to pay me for the things I choose has …

GRILLIN’ @ HOME
July 8, 2013 – | Comments Off
GRILLIN’ @ HOME

It’s finally summertime here in the Northwest and that means it’s time to get grilling. Sure, you can fire up your Weber or Char-Broil, but grilling can be more interesting and fun with the right …

Road Trip
May 31, 2013 – | Comments Off
Road Trip

BY DON RIGGS
“Livin’ the Dream.” That’s a popular license plate frame at RV parks. A lot of people talk about retiring, hopping into a motorhome or trailer and going around the country. Our health was …

Fashionable fingertips
May 3, 2013 – | Comments Off
Fashionable fingertips

BY GABRIELLE NOMURA
Caela Bailey knows good art. The Seattle-based chanteuse, dancer and all around-entertainer, has been been performing and touring with her family’s vaudeville troupe, The Royal Famille DuCaniveaux, since she was 2. That’s why …

A reason for adventure
April 8, 2013 – | Comments Off
A reason for adventure

STORY AND PHOTOS BY AMANDA WINTERS
On a damp March afternoon, Abby Wolfe turns a jaunt on the Coal Creek Trail into a high-tech treasure hunt with the push of a button.
Not only is Wolfe is …

Salty Solutions
March 4, 2013 – | Comments Off
Salty Solutions

BY CELINA KAREIVA
If you breathe deeply, you can actually taste the salt on your lips, says Matthias Riebe, as he leads a tour of the Saltminearium, a new spa in Bellevue’s Bel-Red neighborhood, and the …