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Des Moines Doghouse Review

Let me tell you a little bit about one of my favorite local eateries, The Des Moines Doghouse. Now, you’ll come to learn through later posts that I have many favorites, but this is definitely a contender. My husband went along with me on this little adventure. He hadn’t been to the Doghouse in quite […]

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Introducing Martin Correspondence

In an economy that only feels like it is inching back up the mountain finding a niche in the business world is important. Every motivational speaker, job coach, self-help book touts the idea of working in your strengths and meeting needs in the community at large as the way to happiness in your work life. […]

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Renton-Based Kitchen Store Chosen for Tuscan Home Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Keli Sim DeRitis Company: Poggi Bonsi, LLC Phone: 206.714.8278 FAX: 206.242.2952 Email Address: keli@poggibonsigifts.com Website: www.poggibonsigifts.com Renton, Washington, November 5, 2012 Renton-based high quality kitchen tools and home decor store chosen to participate in Tuscan Home Event. Poggi Bonsi was selected by the Italian Trade Commission, Artex, and Promozione Toscana as […]

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Charlie’s Appliance Parts

Charlie Hicks has been in the appliance industry for over 40 years. He honed his skills at Lee’s Appliances in Burien, Washington since Lee was his father. Through this experience he learned more and more about appliance parts and repair. He is second generation and now his children have become young adults and they are joining […]

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Faith Network

In our modern internet based world a website can make or break a company.  If a website appears old or boxy it can lose its visual appeal to the visitor and come across as cheap or unprofessional.  Bellevue based Faith Network produces websites that are anything but outdated or unprofessional. Specializing in websites for churches […]

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Thumbusters

Getting a child to stop thumb sucking can prove next to impossible.  Many parents try quick fixes like putting tabasco sauce or bandaids on their child’s thumb.  Sometimes it works, but more often than not the child goes right back to sucking their thumb anytime it’s free. Mory Manca’s three daughters were serious thumbsuckers.  He […]

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Local Home Decor Business with Country Style

A comfortable throw or set of handpainted decanters can add warmth and charm to any home.  Since 2003 Jody Stacy and her husband, Rick, have been working together at their home in Port Orchard, Washington to create custom home decor.  Each “Handpainted by Me” piece is carefully cut and constructed by Rick and then handpainted by Jody.  Over the years […]

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Madison Valley Counseling

With all the different types of counseling these days, the search for the right therapist to meet your specific needs can be difficult if you are uncertain about what you need.  There is a difference between counseling and psychotherapy yet many professionals practice both.  Counselors are trained to provide help with defining problems, decision making, […]

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Remodels Are Focus For Local General Contractor

As summer comes to a close and autumn approaches, the weather will change.  And as Washington’s typical September rains arrive, focus from yard improvement projects will turn to indoor home improvement projects.  This is where Anacapri Construction enters. Anacapri Construction is a locally owned and operated construction company serving the Seattle area.  The contractors at […]

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Expression Through Therapy

As an alternative to traditional psychotherapy and mental health counseling, art therapy is an effective way to allow people to express themselves through painting, drawing, clay work, sculpting, and collage art.  Engaging in this process can allow people to cope with everyday life experiences and help to define inner strengths.  It can also determine hidden […]

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Local Invention Improving Local Workplaces

The Pacific Northwest is a place of ingenuity.  It is a place of creativity.  And it is a place of invention. One company in the Pacific Northwest that exemplifies this ingenuity is Western Washington Safety Consultants, Inc. (WWSC).  According to owners, Bruce and Jacqueline Johnson, this local business has “two predominant purposes: assessing situations in the […]

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Expand Your Outdoor Grilling Area with Style

Some of the simplest summertime pleasures can be grilling outdoors and entertaining friends.  For the grill enthusiast, having enough space to cook and prepare food is critical. Doug and Tracey Hepner, owners of Interior Woodworking Specialties in Redmond, Washington, saw the need for expanded outdoor cook space and designed a new line of backyard kitchen […]

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A Pampered Pet’s Paradise in Your Own Backyard

Planning a vacation or weekend getaway requires a little more preparation when you have a pet who is considered to be one of the family.  Many vacation destinations have strict no pet policies and the thought of leaving a pet behind can be very stressful. Hillrose Pet Resort owners, Melvin and Koko Ambuehl, understand the need to find the […]

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Bug Problems…Solved

During the summer months it is not unusual to discover that humans are not the only life forms inhabiting our homes. Common household pests in our region include ants, termites, mice, rats, spiders, fleas, bees, wasps, yellow jackets, household flies, earwigs, and centipedes.  The number one nuisance pest in our region and in the United States is the ant. The carpenter ant […]

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Airport Touchless Car Wash

Most of us have a vehicle that we enjoy driving, especially when it’s newly washed. While some of us are willing to spend the time and effort to keep our car clean and the finish in good condition through a careful hand wash and hand dry, most of us want an easier option. Automatic drive-through car […]

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Support Local Businesses

After the recent presidential election, people eagerly hoped to see the nation’s economy recover quickly. People are reluctant to invest money in the stock market, and are wary of big government and corporations. My hometown, Federal Way, is actively promoting the idea of shopping locally. The Federal Way Chamber of Commerce hopes to stabilize and strengthen […]

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C’est la Vie

In the charming waterfront community of Edmonds, Washington resides the chic and eclectic retail boutique C’est la Vie. Opening its doors to the community in 2001, the shop experienced such a successful first four years that owner and founder, Colleen Bowman and her husband, Michael, decided to expand the boutique and relocate to a larger retail […]

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Express Linen Services

Prior to starting Express Linen Service, owner, Theresa Phan, created beautiful and memorable wedding receptions through MIMI’s Bakery and Decoration. Then, as MIMI’s grew from a service that supported only its immediate community to a service that expanded to supporting events in multiple states, Theresa became aware that her customers consistently needed elegant table cloths […]

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Healthy Honey

Eat honey, my son, for it is good; honey from the comb is sweet to your taste. Ancient Proverb Many enjoy honey simply because it tastes good. Others know that honey, man’s oldest sweetener, is an effective calmer of coughs or ulcers when ingested with warm tea. Honey is also a natural antiseptic for wounds […]

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Best Bites Lives Up to Its Name

If you’re like most of us and consider a whole block of fresh Parmesan an absolute splurge compared to the normal powder in the green cans, then have we got a place for you! Or if you know exactly what “fromage” means and just where to find “rennet” at your neighborbood store, then again we’ve […]

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Bring Music Home

Have you considered starting a hobby, such as music or art? Adding music to a household can be an effective therapeutic outlet to reduce stress in your life. For a child, music has been proven to improve academic learning and develop important motor skills.* Foothills Suzuki Institute, offers local Suzuki lessons for violin, viola and […]

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Gogol Towncar Services

For the holidays, why not treat yourself, your friends and family to executive-class transportation at affordable prices? Whether you are looking for shuttle transportation to/or from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, or searching for a town car service for a wedding, vacation, convention or other special event, Gogol Town Car Services offers comfortable, safe and cost-effective transport. […]

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