Thursday, December 14, 2017

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.
Making New Female Friends on Hey! VINA
I’m after real friendship.  I’ve lived in Seattle my entire life so I’ve accumulated different circles of friends from school, workplaces, friends of friends, co-ed sports leagues, and more. However, with many friends, our goals or priorities simply aren’t compatible anymore. We all have our own very busy lives. People have gotten married and have kids or moved away. Finding friends post-college isn’t easy.  (more…)
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We ordered a week of Freshly and here’s what we thought
We’ve heard good things about Freshly—how the meals are convenient, delicious, and are delivered straight to your door. The meals are fully cooked and all of them are gluten-free. The meals come ready-to-eat and just need to be heated for four minutes or less in the microwave. We decided to try it for a week to see for ourselves.  (more…)
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Imperfect Produce Delivers Ugly Produce to Your Door (And it isn’t even ugly)
Healthy, delicious fruits and veggies for 30-50% less than grocery stores. One in five fruits and vegetables grown in the U.S. doesn’t meet the strict cosmetic standards of grocery stores, usually causing them to go to waste on the farm. The heart-shaped potato, the curvy carrot, the oddly-shaped orange are all delicious and nutritious, but are often left to rot in fields or sent to the local landfill – just because they look different. (more…)
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Meal Kits: Sun Basket Review
I love cooking at home, but I don’t always have the time or energy to menu prep and go to the grocery store. Meal kits to the rescue! After comparing the offerings of Plated, HelloFresh, and Blue Apron, I decided to try Sun Basket because of their creative recipes, organic ingredients, and vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, and paleo options.  (more…)
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Meatless Monday: Fremont’s Pablo y Pablo
Pablo y Pablo is a Mexican restaurant located on the bottom floor of the new Tableau HQ building that opened this past summer. It’s located one block north of Gas Works Park on the corner of N. 34th and Woodlawn. The space is bright with patio seating during the warmer months and window-filled offering modern Mexican fare and an extensive selection of tequila & mezcal. (more…)
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Seattle Musicians for Children’s Hospital Benefit at The Showbox December 2nd
SMooCH Announces Musical and Culinary Talent for Sixth Annual Benefit On Saturday, December 2nd, Seattle’s talented music community will come together with sponsors KEXP and Sub Pop Records to support Seattle Musicians for Children’s Hospital (SMooCH). Along with Phantogram’s performance, there will be a live auction, and a selection of culinary and wine tastings from local chefs and Washington winemakers. (more…)
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The Flavr Blue releases breezy pop-electronic album, ‘Blue Dream’
Seattle-based Pacific elites The Flavr Blue have been making waves with their cool-water electronic-pop and R&B since 2012. Their sophomore album Blue Dream is set for release next Friday, 10/27. We caught up with vocalist+producer Parker Joe for a quick Q+A.  (more…)
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#ShareMySave — Celebrate National Savings Day With Capital One, Here’s How…
This is a sponsored post. Thinking about saving money can be difficult. However, if you look around your house, most of us have been saving for years. I have my favorite stuffed animals from childhood and scrapbooks jammed full of ticket stubs and photos. Maybe you have your Halloween costume from elementary school or art projects from middle school. We hang onto these things because they have meaning. And now Capital One wants to turn your stuff-saving habits into money-saving habits.  (more…)
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