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Author Archives: Jennifer Liu

About Jennifer Liu

Despite the rain, Jennifer loves Seattle and is a rare native. From the gorgeous summer weather to the drizzle the other 9 months, this may be her forever home. She graduated from the University of Washington and has a master's degree in counseling psychology. She loves to travel, volunteer, and host themed dinner parties. You can find her eating, hiking, hanging out with her awesome dog, or napping. Ice cream, burgers, and sushi are some of her favorite things.
Weekend Wanderings: Lummi Island & A Meal at The Willows Inn
Lummi Island is part of the San Juan Islands two hours north of Seattle. The entire island is only 9.25 square miles with a population of 822. It’s quiet, pretty, and easy to get to, which makes it the perfect destination for a weekend getaway. Plus, The Willows Inn has one of the best meals in the state.  (more…)
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Top 3 Lash Lounges in the Greater Seattle Area
The only drama I enjoy is in my lashes. Lash extensions can make every day a good lash day. Semi-permanent eyelash extensions have been trending for the past few years and its popularity isn’t slowing down. There are more lash salons and nail, hair, and other full service salons are also offering lash extensions as an additional service. So where should you go? Here are my top picks, but first, a few pros and cons for those new to the world of lash extensions.  (more…)
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Meatless Monday: Q+A with Field Roast’s Tommy McDonald
Chef Tommy McDonald, Seattle native and author of vegan cookbook Field Roast: 101 Artisan Vegan Meat Recipes to Cook, Share, and Savor shares 100 delicious, satisfying vegan recipes. McDonald is the head chef at Field Roast (founded in 1997 in Seattle), an artisan vegan grain meat and cheese company. We had the chance to chat with him last week for a Q+A about the cookbook, upcoming food trends in Seattle, and some of his favorite spots.  (more…)
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Boston Duo Handsome Ghost Headlining at Barboza on June 6th
Boston-based electronic pop act Handsome Ghost emerged in 2014 as the project of singer/songwriter Tim Noyes. We had the chance chat with the duo, Tim and Eddie, ahead of their show in Seattle on Wednesday, June 6th. Tickets are available here.  (more…)
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Yoke Lore Joins FRENSHIP @ The Crocodile on Sunday, May 6th
Q+A with Adrian Galvin from Yoke Lore  NYC folk-pop act Yoke Lore is joining FRENSHIP on the road and they have a stop in Seattle on May 6th for a show at The Crocodile. We had the opportunity to talk with multi-instrumentalist, dancer, and visual artist Adrian Galvin of Yoke Lore this week. Tickets are available here.  (more…)
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We Tried Hungryroot for Two Weeks. Here’s What We Thought.
Convenient and simple breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert Hungryroot is a subscription meal service boasting “healthy indulgent meals delivered to your doorstep”. I first heard about Hungryroot last year, but didn’t get around to trying it. It’s on the expensive side and I’m getting pretty tired of keeping up with my subscription food deliveries. Sometimes I forget to skip a week and get home to discover a meal kit delivery I didn’t want. I found a coupon for $30 off my first order that you can use too, which brought my total down to $39 for 3 meals (2 servings each), 4 sides, snacks, or sweets. I figured I’d give it a shot and share the experience.  (more…)
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Steve Aoki at Showbox SODO March 14th
2x Grammy-nominated producer and DJ Steve Aoki is preparing to hit the road for his North American ‘Kolony’ Tour with Brooklyn-born rapper and producer Desiigner. The ‘Kolony’ tour is coming through Seattle on March 14th at Showbox SoDo with special guest performances by Desiigner, Deorro, Ricky Remedy, Max Styler, and Bok Nero. (more…)
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Grace VanderWaal is performing in Seattle on 2/23
Singer/songwriter and teenage prodigy Grace VanderWaal is performing a sold out show at Neumos on Friday, February 23rd. In 2016, at the age of 12, she won the 11th season of NBC’s America’s Got Talent singing her original songs.  (more…)
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