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Holiday Gift Guide, Day 6: Sweet Hostess Gifts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is a lot of work to throw a holiday shindig (hey, those cookies don’t frost themselves) and even more work to host relatives (hey, those bathrooms don’t clean themselves either), so show your appreciation for the host or hostess with one of these sweet tokens, or if you hearken back to last week’s post on foodie products, any of those treats make stellar, cost-effective hostess gifts as well.

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Weekend Must List: The Royal Room, Holiday Happenings and Pricess Bride

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Update! Skillet May Join Seattle Center House Redesign

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Cody Bay

Update: Skillet may join Center House redesign

Josh Henderson says that Skillet Street Food could be one of the first vendors to set up permanent shop< Read more »


Holiday Gift Guide, Day 5: Baubles and Bling from Local Jewelry Artists

Alrighty, listen up boys: Sure diamonds are great, but if you really want to knock your savvy gal’s socks off this holiday season, we recommend these oh-so-Seattle, stylish jewelry pieces. And guys, don’t worry, your day is coming too. Friday will be devoted to booze-related gifts, so you save this link, and forward that one on to her.

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Holiday Gift Guide, Day 4: Darling Paper Products

This statement probably comes as little surprise given our occupations, but the Seattle mag edit staff is full of paper geeks. We heart old-school letterpress, still believe in hand-written thank you notes and nothing delights us more than picking up our Ilee desktop calendars every December. Sure, we all spend our days hammering out words on a keyboard, but there is something imminently thoughtful and intimate about a paper gift from these local crafters- we’re betting your friends and family will agree. Read more »


Holiday Gift Guide, Day 3: Fun Foodie Books by Local Authors

Top o’ the morning! We’re kicking off this week’s lineup of our holiday gift guide with oh-so-Northwest books written by Seattle magazine friends including forager Langdon Cook and spirits expert A.J. Rathbun. Stay tuned this week for more local gift ideas (jewelry, easy-to-grab-hostess favors and booze-inspired gifts will all debut by Friday!) as we offer new suggestions each weekday through December 23. Read more »


Holiday Gift Guide, Day 2: Presents for Kiddos (and their Parents)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our “12 Days of Christmas” gift guide continues today with a special class of kiddo-themed gifts, those that may be just as much fun for parents, too. In others words, please both parties with one grand-slam gift: Read more »


Breaking fashion news! The 2012 color of the year just announced

A sad day for us blue-eyed blondes: The 2012 color of the year, according to the experts at Pantone, is "tangerine tango." Tonight when I go home I have to toss out all of my "honeysuckle" clothing–the acrylic sweaters, the bobbly ponchos–and update my Santa list. Honeysuckle is so last year. Read more »


The Must List: Gift Ideas, Black Nativity and Willy Wonka!

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Holiday Gift Guide, Day 1: Locally Made Goods Fit for Foodies

Following the grand tradition set by ye ol’ “12 Days of Christmas” carol, we’re winding up the holiday shopping season with a handy 12-day guide to the best locally-made gifts, from today’s foodie-filled post to the best stocking stuffers on December 23. If you are still on the hunt for gifts for teachers, mother-in-laws or maybe for hard-to-buy-for husbands who won’t say what they want outside of socks (was that too obvious I was really talking about my own problems? Probably huh?), stay tuned each workday as we dish out our favorite finds. Read more »


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