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Seattle City Guide

My favorite thing to do before I travel to a new city is to crowdsource information from locals. In my opinion, there’s nothing better than “insider” recommendations! I’d rather have a local’s suggestion/tip than one from another visitor. My husband and I are fortunate enough to live near downtown Seattle, which as a city, has…

Sunday Shopping – August

During each year’s transition seasons (Spring and Autumn) I start feeling the need to refresh things in our home (this also typically includes days dedicated to deep cleaning). I feel like I normally start feeling this way as soon as Starbucks releases their Pumpkin Spice Lattes (Sept 1st), but this year I’m getting the urge…

Heart to Heart: My Life with Hyperhidrosis

I’ve been feeling compelled to write about this subject for a long time. It’s a topic that I am deeply passionate about, but I’ve found that it never really gets discussed publicly because this affliction is something that everyone is super embarrassed by… including myself. Today, I’m going to set aside my pride and talk to you…

Razor Battle Royale: Flamingo vs. Venus vs. Billie

I don’t know about you, but I have been shaving my legs and armpits since the 5th grade. It felt so “grown up” to shave… I mean, if I’m being honest, it was a pretty exciting time. Especially when Gillette launched its line of Venus razors around the time I turned 14! I couldn’t wait to upgrade…

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Wedding Planning Part 4: Vendors

Most people don’t have experience working with vendors (if you do, consider yourself one of the lucky ones!). Section 4 is dedicated to helping you navigate this [potentially] intimidating portion of wedding planning. Treat each interaction as a casual interview: go in prepared with questions as well as a general idea of your theme/what you’re…