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Fashion + Style Friday: An Epic Super Bowl Sale, Plus Bright Springtime Nail Polish

I walk to work most mornings, and today I was peeling layers block by block. Off came the mittens, then the scarf and finally the outer jacket. Dare I say it? It felt like spring and it’s just in time for the happy, springtime hues popping up in stores. Here are a few bright ideas for your wallet, nails, wrists and table (respectively): Read more »

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Zippy's Giant Burgers is Relocating to White Center

Zippy's Giant Burgers

Great news, burger fanatics. The owners of Zippy's have been in tough talks with landlords who are out to triple the burger joint's rent. In a recession, that's the kind of hardball that just won't fly. Read more »

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DIY Valentines, Kelley Moore's Nate Berkus Appearance and Other Weekly Musts

A crafty Valentine's Day project form Assemble.

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Cookus Interruptus Video: Cynthia Lair Cooks Up Fresh Ground Spice Chai

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Cody Bay
fresh ground spice chai

Take whole spices like star anise, black peppercorns, cardamom pods and whole cloves, buzz them in a small grinder to release flavor, simmer with fresh ginger and serve with honey and milk – you’ll throw back your head and guffaw at the lame liquid you pay $3.50 for at your favorite coffee shop.  Ha!  This is the real deal.  Let Jane show you how. Printable recipe hereRead more »

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Tilth Shows Us How to Save Winter Rains to Water Summer Gardens

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Roddy Scheer
Seattle Tilth
Learn how to make this winter's water irrigate next summer's garden with Seattle Tilth.

Join Seattle Tilth master organic gardeners this Saturday Feb 5 from 10 am to Noon to learn how you can store and use all the water falling from the sky to help your yard and garden survive the dry spell that comes around every year in July or so. Tilth experts will cover everything from cisterns and rain barrels to swales and rain gardens, as well as mulching techniques and green roofs. The class will consist of an indoor lecture and an outdoor tour, so participants should dress for the weather. Read more »

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