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The summer event that will fit YOU to a T

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Tea isn’t just for parties anymore, you can cook with it, use it in your garden and sleep soundly with it.  This is why I am so excited to tell you about the Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening at Sugar and Spice Tea Company!

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The ribbon cutting will be an open house for the public with delicious samples of several house blend teas and a mix of the new menu dessert offerings.  I have to tell you that the baked goods are to die for and I just happened to  learn that one of the most popular teas of the shop is the Dr. Blue Who (local whovians clamor for it) AND  they were the total  inspiration for the real life Tardis bathroom that has become a tourist photo hot spot.

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At the event you will also be able to meet the awesome Mayor of Poulsbo. They will cut the glorious ribbon at 5pm with photo opportunities available. The public is welcome and encouraged to tour the new tea room, sample the new menu items and meet the proprietors, staff and vendors of the tea shop.

Sugar and Spice Tea Company was founded with high standards and expectations of achievement.  Their primary initiatives are helping the community by educating everyone about the health benefits of tea, showcasing local artists, offering locally grown and prepared foods and hosting fun family (free popcorn) event nights.

971330_202687996549479_1991091980_nSugar and Spice Tea Company proprietors believe that every partner and customer should have an equal opportunity to flourish, be healthy and social.

The tea shop has also been very instrumental in providing a new, fresh community atmosphere that helps new residents network and meet new people.

I hope that you will mark your calendar for the greatest event of the summer. See you there!

What: Ribbon Cutting, Free Desserts, Tea Education, Local Artists, Vintage Items, Free Tea  &  Community Mayor Networking Fun.

Where: 18928 Front Street in Historic Downtown Poulsbo

When: August 8th 2013 at 5PM

 LIKE Sugar & Spice Tea Company on Facebook

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Designs of the Times -What Inspires You?

Design is everywhere. It can be in the food we eat, the art we buy or the Jewelry we wear. The Designs of the Times Blog is about the people, places and things that help us a enjoy the abundance of creativity all around us. Join us as we showcase the rich designs of our surroundings that make up this great area we call home- Kitsap County! We hope to bring inspiration, joy, and creativity to all who read our Blog.

Lisa Jachimowicz

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader”

-John Quincy Adams

Cash Mobbers get ready to shop local for the holidays!

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Join (www.kitsapcountycashmobs.com) as they cash mob the Second Saturdays Gift Event by special women! They will be showcasing story bracelets and one of a kind BLING from famous Jewelry designers Libbey, Jill and Gayle. What a treat!

MEN shoppers are welcome and we will help you with gift giving ideas. See below for more guest vendors!

Where: November 10th 9am-5pm

Location: 9756 Ogle Rd., Bremerton, Washington (BROWNSVILLE Marina area)
Time: 9am-5pm
Fresh Home made food, coffee and drinks will be available for purchase at The Brownsville Deli next door. Everyone will be IDed for special beverages.

          

Guest Vendors will also include

 

Flygirl Feathers that will help you add some sparkle to your hair for the upcoming holidays.
Kyle Krafts- Heirloom Baby clothes! PLUS, unique knit gloves and pretty knit scarves.
Close To My Heart- Featuring Cindy Kleinfelter with Artisan Made greeting cards, stamps, idea books, and cricut products plus much more!
Scentsy all new holiday products!
Karen Ebersole Artisan Made Cards with fall designs.

RSVP TO THE EVENT

PS) Wondering how else you can help? Kitsap County Cash Mobs could use donations that will help with the current and past website expenses. If you are able to help, we have set up a link for easy donating.  Thanks in advance for ANY help! Donation Link Here: https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/4LB32

Designs of the Times -What Inspires You?

Design is everywhere. It can be in the food we eat, the art we buy or the Jewelry we wear. The Designs of the Times Blog is about the people, places and things that help us a enjoy the abundance of creativity all around us. Join us as we showcase the rich designs of our surroundings that make up this great area we call home- Kitsap County! We hope to bring inspiration, joy, and creativity to all who read our Blog.

Lisa Jachimowicz

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader”

-John Quincy Adams

The Big Dog Project is in dire need of medical assistance for a very special dog!

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I received this letter for help from Josh Rugal lastnight. Please read below. If a vet would come forward and donate the medical help it would be great too! Please read below and share with your friends and family!

To Whom It May Concern,

My name is Josh Rogal and I am writing to you in the hopes you may find this story of interest and want to cover it. I’m a volunteer with a very small nonprofit dog rescue group, The Big Dog Project. We are a registered 501 C 3 and 100% volunteer staffed, as such 100% of any funds we are able to raise go to the necessary vet care, transportation, food and other supplies needed to provide the best of care to our dogs.

Currently I have a foster dog in my care that is Chihuahua/min pin mix and approximately three years of age. This poor guy came to us from a hoarder and has been extremely underweight. Upon inspection, a horrible discovery was made, that his teeth were in abhorrent shape. Arrangements were made to get him into the vet. The vet stated, after his examination of Ren, that yes his teeth were in very bad shape and were in desperate need of cleaning and many of his teeth would need to be removed. He was placed on antibiotics and an anti-inflammatory for pain relief. I was very excited for Ren that evening, to see him literally inhaling the meal I had prepared for him. This has continued for the past week or so, however Ren only has enough medication for about one more week. One of our other volunteers and I have been working non-stop to try and locate a vet that would be able to perform the procedure on Ren’s teeth. Our only hurdle has been finding a way to pay for the work. As of this point, Ren will be left out in the cold per se, left with very painful teeth and desperate for the ability to consume food without pain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Since we are a 501 C3 and we only have a small handful of volunteers, fundraising is something we are actively attempting to do. The past months however have not proven to be very successful. Our current financial state is very bleak and we are not in the situation to be able to help Ren with his dental needs. I am hoping that you will find it in your heart to maybe do a story on this little, helpless guy. My hope is that maybe members of our community will see him and be willing to make a tax deductible donation to help him.

I have attached a picture of Ren for you to include in your consideration of this story. Our volunteers are just heartbroken and filled with a feeling of helplessness for Ren. We have been trying very hard to find ways to make the poor and traumatic life that Ren has come to know, a thing of the past and in the end, have him adopted into a loving family.Thank you for your time and consideration. If you would like more information feel free to contact me at any time.

Donations can be mailed to: P.O. Box 864 Silverdale, WA 98383
Dropped off at Naturally 4 Paws: 9337 Silverdale Way NW, Silverdale 98383
Alder Trail: 5757 Hwy 303 N.E. Bremerton 98311 and

Blue Collar Pet Salon, 1740 N.E. Riddel Rd. East Bremerton

Keep your canceled check, as that is your receipt for the tax deduction.

Sincerely,
Josh Rogal

The Big Dog Project, 360-434-2364

coffeeblack247@yahoo.com

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader”
-John Quincy Adams

Lisa Jachimowicz

Designs of the Times -What Inspires You?

Design is everywhere. It can be in the food we eat, the art we buy or the Jewelry we wear. The Designs of the Times Blog is about the people, places and things that help us a enjoy the abundance of creativity all around us. Join us as we showcase the rich designs of our surroundings that make up this great area we call home- Kitsap County! We hope to bring inspiration, joy, and creativity to all who read our Blog.


Jessica Borrelli organizes Cash Mob for Caffe Perfetto in Bremerton!

Friday, May 18th, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A nice local woman named Jessica Borrelli started this cash mob to help a local business – it is right before the Armed Forces parade too!  If you can help support it by getting a cup of coffee and donuts, it would be great!  Then take your  delicious coffee and go watch the 64th Annual Armed Forces parade.

She stated “We are meeting at Caffe Perfetto (in the parking lot of the old Black Angus and Kelvin G’s) at 9 a.m. this Saturday!”

2811 Wheaton Way, Bremerton, WA 98310
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Look for the Cash Mob Sign and go ahead and park in the parking lot and walk right up to the window. They are having a relaxed Saturday morning tailgate style! Then you can go watch the 64th Annual Armed Forces Parade which starts at 10AM.
The public is invited.  Spread the word!

 

 

 

 

Enjoy your weekend!

Lisa Jachimowicz

Designs of the Times -What Inspires You?

Design is everywhere. It can be in the food we eat, the art we buy or the Jewelry we wear. The Designs of the Times Blog is about the people, places and things that help us a enjoy the abundance of creativity all around us. Join us as we showcase the rich designs of our surroundings that make up this great area we call home- Kitsap County! We hope to bring inspiration, joy, and creativity to all who read our Blog.


KitsapCountyCashMobs.com cash mobbers are getting ready to spend again!

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

 

What are you doing this weekend? It is suppose to be a nice weather weekend so join the grassroots cash mob movement and visit a cash mob or two!

Cash mobbing starts on Saturday April 28, 2012 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM  25960 Central Avenue Kingston, WA 98346 at Nancy’s Green Garden!  Get your bedding plants, fresh flowers and artisan gifts! Bring a friend and support a locally owned business.

RSVP on the Faceboob page here:…then after that a short car ride away is the Brownsville Deli  Cash Mob on the waterfront! Go celebrate the  fun at Brownsville Deli (a locally owned and operated Kitsap County Business) This special event will be from 11am-7pm offering scrumptious food (my favorite biscuits and gravy will be served all day long) plus cash mobber deli specials AND  wine tasting!

Brownsville Deli Saturday April 28, 2012 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM 9790B Ogle Road NE Bremerton, WA 98311. Celebration food eating will be at the same location! Help a local business, meet new friends and have fun! RSVP on the Brownsville Cash Mob Facebook page here!

www.kitsapcountycashmobs.com is administrated by residents, community members and business owners who work very hard everyday to be of service to neighboring businesses and friends. Read More About local Kitsap Cash Mobbing featured in the Kitsap Sun.

List of active Kitsap County Town Administrators

Brownsville/Keyport  Administrated By Evie Osborn & Kim Hoyt Cheyrl Estep

Gig Harbor Marleen Madding &

Kingston Administrated By Connie Obee & Donna Schambron

Poulsbo Administrated By  Mary West & Megan G Henry

Port Gamble Administrated By Sean Wescott

Suquamish/Indianola Sherry Morisch & Lisa Jachimowicz

Silverdale Administrated By Donna Bigelow Mescha Manietta, Jessica Guess Catie Johnson-Malcom

Port Orchard Debbie Doll, Richard Edwards, Harold Bright

Enjoy your weekend!

Lisa Jachimowicz

Designs of the Times -What Inspires You?

Design is everywhere. It can be in the food we eat, the art we buy or the Jewelry we wear. The Designs of the Times Blog is about the people, places and things that help us a enjoy the abundance of creativity all around us. Join us as we showcase the rich designs of our surroundings that make up this great area we call home- Kitsap County! We hope to bring inspiration, joy, and creativity to all who read our Blog.



Even More Cash Mob fun for people AND pets this weekend in Silverdale

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

The Big Dog Project is near and dear to my heart.  I have two big dogs that are very mischievous and if anything happened to me, they would be hard to adopt out. I hope that a organization like this would help them,  so if you can visit Naturally 4 Paws this weekend in Silverdale, Washington they would really appreciate it. The  raffle tickets are only $1.00 and the Proceeds greatly help the BIG DOG Project!

Saturday – April 21st, 2012 1:00 – 5:00 p.m at Naturally 4 Paws on Silverdale Way in Silverdale.

Cash Mob T-shirts will be available for purchase by Catie’s Creations and The Training & Events Center will be filled with booths from vets, groomers, pet sitters, rescue groups and other service providers. They will also be offering $5 Nail Trims with proceeds going to the local rescue group!

The Cash Mob Celebration  is at Hales Ale House  OUTSIDE  (if you have well behaved dogs) that can eat out on the patio with us to celebrate.  See you there! YOU can RSVP to this event on Facebook here https://www.facebook.com/events/371667122876880/

For More Information about how to get involved in Cash Mobs, visit Kitsap County Cash Mobs Enjoy!

Lisa Jachimowicz Poulsbo, Washington

Designs of the Times -What Inspires You?

Design is everywhere. It can be in the food we eat, the art we buy or the Jewelry we wear. The Designs of the Times Blog is about the people, places and things that help us a enjoy the abundance of creativity all around us. Join us as we showcase the rich designs of our surroundings that make up this great area we call home- Kitsap County! We hope to bring inspiration, joy, and creativity to all who read our Blog.

 


Cash Mob Success hits Kitsap County

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Local customers at Jak's Cafe Poulsbo, WA

Our day started early for a breakfast visit at Jak’s Cafe and Espresso where Julie Krucek makes everything in her beautiful cafe from scratch.  The family recipes are all gluten free.

She served up many rounds of egg Benedict and delicious artisan creme puffs and really rolled out the hospitality red carpet by singing Happy Birthday to a local Poulsbo resident. Patrons trickled in all day from 10AM-5Pm and enjoyed their visit to the very well known cafe.

Cash Mobbers from Kitsap County couldn’t have asked for better weather for National Cash Mob Day. “My sales were up 40% that day- Thanks so much! When can we do it again?” stated Julie Krucek founder of Jak’s cafe.

Birthday Bavarian Creme Pastries from Jak's Cafe

The next awesome location was CJ’s Evergreen General Store and Catering where Cynthia Jeffries-Cyr also rolled out the penny candy,  Dinner to Go meals from her famous catering department, hot aromatic espresso, ice cream and pies.

Cynthia Jeffries-Cyr Owner of CJ's Evergreen Store & Catering

Outside of CJ's Evergreen Store and Catering

Cash Mobbers outside of CJ's

Bremerton Cash Mobs were instrumental in inviting local residents, creating the certificates of appreciation and showcasing what locally made products were available for purchase.  “We bought some of the Sequim Valley Marion Berry Jelly. I’m in heaven!” stated  Robin Henderson founder of Bremerton Cash Mobs.

Cash Mobbers and local business owners celebrated the sunny day and the events success at another locally owned establishment by having a nice meal at Rachel’s in Bremerton. Everyone relaxed, socialized and networked with other local business owners and residents that they might not have normally met.  It was a very humbling, gratifying  and emotional experience for many who attended. Cash Mobbing might be addicting!

Celebration Dinner

Celebration Dinner At Rachels in Bremerton

“I would like to thank all of you that came by the store for the 1st Bremerton Cash Mob yesterday. I really appreciate all the people that came out. We feel that it was a success. We were so glad to see so many new people and returning customers. We hope to see all of you again. If there is anything that you would like to see us carry, just let us know and we will see what we can do about that. Again, thank you so much. It really was an honor to be one of the first Cash Mob sites. ” Cynthia Jeffries-Cyr

For More Information about how to get involved, visit Kitsap County Cash Mobs Enjoy!

Lisa Jachimowicz Poulsbo, Washington

Designs of the Times -What Inspires You?

Design is everywhere. It can be in the food we eat, the art we buy or the Jewelry we wear. The Designs of the Times Blog is about the people, places and things that help us a enjoy the abundance of creativity all around us. Join us as we showcase the rich designs of our surroundings that make up this great area we call home- Kitsap County! We hope to bring inspiration, joy, and creativity to all who read our Blog.

 


Cash Mobbing is Alive In Kitsap County

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

National Cash Mob Day is March 24th

What are you doing this weekend?  The weather is nicer so it would be a good weekend to attend a  Cash Mob!

What is a cash Mob?

Cash mobs use social media sites to draw customers to a local business.

On average, mobbers spend $20 in cash, (or what they can afford) and then meet up at a local food or beverage establishment as a post-mob activity to celebrate!

As a community we can all help local businesses grow, make people happy, and get quality local goods for ourselves and our families. The local movement is happening on www.kitsapcountycashmobs.com and is being organized via business owners who are administrating facebook pages in each town.

March 24th is National Cash Mob Day and two really great Cash Mobs are happening in Poulsbo and Bremerton!

The Cash Mob in Poulsbo is at Jaks Espresso and Cafe 19355 Jensen Way NE, from 9am-4pm and the owner Julie Krucek said “if it is nice out we could have the BBQ fired up and who knows what will be cooking! It will be delicious! I hope to see lots of supporters-Even some cream puffs with Bavarian cream filling might be in order!”

The Cash Mob in Bremerton is at CJ’s at 1417 Park Ave across the street from Evergreen Park at Noon. Come spend a twenty and check out CJ’s store. Afterwards they are going to meet at Rachel’s on the Eastside to socialize. Bring a friend and make some new ones.

Kitsap County Cash Mobs and local town administrators are hopeful to be able to cash mob one locally owned business per week-per town!  This is a very good start!



Be there with bells on for the Gateway Holiday Bazzar

Sunday, October 30th, 2011


The photos have risen!

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

I found some really nice photography right in my own neck of the Poulsbo woods called Risen Photography.

Risen photography is a new up and coming photography company that travels to locations in Kitsap County to offer assistance with product, fashion, scenery and pet photography.

 

Young business owner Zachary Jachimowicz has been specializing in product pictures for the past five years for a local Jewlery company and is now expanding to offer real estate photos, food, scenery and b2b photography services.

I hear his rates are very reasonable and he has a new website located here and is very active on his Risen Photography facebook page.

Check out his photos. I hope they move you like they do me!

Risen Photography will also be featured in a book published by Synclectic-Media in the next few months. Enjoy!

Lisa Jachimowicz Suquamish/Poulsbo, Washington

Designs of the Times -What Inspires You?

Design is everywhere. It can be in the food we eat, the art we buy or the Jewelry we wear. The Designs of the Times Blog is about the people, places and things that help us a enjoy the abundance of creativity all around us. Join us as we showcase the rich designs of our surroundings that make up this great area we call home- Kitsap County! We hope to bring inspiration, joy, and creativity to all who read our Blog.