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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

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No flip-flopping! Commit to this cute shoe by Melissa

Think in and outside the box with these great Valentine’s Day gift ideas:

Heart shaped flip flips by Melissa, from Clementine (see above).

Jen Ament print from Far4: Read more »

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The Ruby Room Dress Drive

Two happy teens with their formal gowns courtesy of The Ruby Room

Unless you’ve got other plans for that worn-once, too-small dress that has occupied space in the back of your closet since… well, that’s not important… consider giving it a second chance to see the light of day—or rather, to see the light of a disco ball.  On February 24th from 11am to 1pm, the Ruby Room will be holding a dress drive at their Capitol Hill boutique for low-income and foster teens in need of formal wear. Read more »

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Valentine’s Day Means Spa Time

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It's all rose petals and romance at Alderbrook Resort on Hood Canal

Here’s a list of some sexy, soothing pampering packages at local spas: Read more »

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Belltown Unites for the Homeless

Help others while shopping for yourself. It's a nice proposition.

Save Your Sole consignment boutique and other Belltown/Midtown businesses have joined together in Belltown Unites, a partnership dedicated to helping keep some of the 2,500 homeless people sleeping on the streets of Seattle warm this winter. Each business has created a special promotion to donate warm wool blankets to the homeless community with a goal of distributing 3,200 blankets before May 1. Read more »

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Help Kickstart Michael Cepress

The designer at work in his studio

I’m a little obsessed with Kickstarter—the popular crowd-funding website—and often get lost in the site, checking out the cool, weird and improbable campaigns that people launch. I’ve always loved the thought of being a benefactor, and Kickstarter is a great way to do that on a micro-level, since a few bucks often makes all the difference to these ideas. Read more »

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