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Fashion Friday: Last-minute Gift Ideas and Sales

Christmas approach-eth! Whether that statement throws you into fits of glee or sheer panic, we’re barreling down the home stretch towards gift-giving, family gatherings and rockin’ New Year's parties. As you head out for the last-minute touches this weekend, take note of the new shops and sales: In this month's issue, I had a minor gush-session over Regina Chang’s earthy, organic inspired jewels. Read more »

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Real World Seattle: MTV's '$5 Cover' Music Series

Seattle’s pop-culture image can be described in three words: rain, coffee and grunge music. Sure, we have an umbrella-named music festival (Bumbershoot) and the city seems to run on caffeine, but grunge music? You can still find flannel, but Seattle’s music scene has evolved significantly since the Doc Martens were shelved. A web-based, music film series, $5 Cover: Seattle, was created in partnership between local filmmaker Lynn Shelton and MTV. Read more »

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VIDEO: Mary's Kalamata Tapenade

(Joaquin knows when to hold 'em) Read more »

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Outdoors: Will You Cut It This Christmas?

If you wanna have a holly jolly Christmas but still haven't picked out a tree, now is the time! And why not make a day of it by driving out to a tree farm and picking and cutting your own? Some local tree farms that will let you have at their stock include: Enchanted Winds Choose and Cut Christmas Tree Farm (18021 Issaquah-Hobart Rd, Issaquah, WA 98027, 425.432.4573) Ronnei Christmas Tree Farm (11210 Carnation-Duvall Road NE, Carnation, WA 98014, 425.788.1705) Mountain Creek Tree Farm (6821 440th Ave SE, Snoqualmie, WA 98085, 425.888.1770). Read more »

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Bubbly event at the Local Vine

A little puzzled about which bubbly to serve your holiday guests this season? The Local Vine is offering a fun way to learn (and taste!) the difference between champagne and other sparkling wines this Thursday, December 16th at 6pm-8pm. A collection of over 20 bubbly wines will be poured, including bottles that range in price from $10 to over $200. Some selections offered include Grand Marque Champagne, Grower Champagne, California Sparkling, as well as other hard to find, specially produced samples from around the world. Read more »

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