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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.
#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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Jason Wilson’s The Lakehouse in Bellevue underwhelms
A chic Northwest farmhouse concept with farm-to-table cuisine.  Jason’s Miller’s new restaurant in Bellevue downtown’s Two Lincoln Tower promises “simple, fresh, produce-driven craft cooking, accented with local seafoods and meats, handmade pasta and a house-made larder.” The restaurant features an open kitchen and modern rustic decor. The tables are placed fairly close together and it’s quite loud. Overall, it was an expensive meal to forget.  (more…)
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Recap: Feast Portland 2017
As much as I love fall, I have a hard time with the transition from summer to fall. I mourn the loss of sunny days, BBQ’s, and outdoor activities—from paddle boarding in South Lake Union to hiking in the Cascades. However, one consolation that comes with the close of summer is Feast Portland’s terrific food and drink festival. We look forward it all year with the countdown officially beginning when tickets go on sale in May.  (more…)
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Above & Beyond: Group Therapy 250 @ The Gorge
Above & Beyond celebrated the 250th episode of their popular Group Therapy podcast last weekend at The Gorge Ampitheatre #ABGT250. An estimated 20,000 attendees traveled from all over the globe for this special occasion. Along with headliners Above & Beyond, Luttrell, Yotto, Oliver Smith, Seven Lions, and Moon Boots were in the lineup.  (more…)
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10th Annual Cycle the WAVE to raise awareness for sexual assault and domestic violence
Celebrating the 10th Annual Cycle the WAVE event! Cycle the WAVE (Women Against Violence Everywhere) is a fully supported, non-competitive, deluxe all-women’s event. It is a spectacular bike and walk event for women of all ages and fitness levels to experience camaraderie, increase awareness of domestic violence through visibility, and to raise funds for domestic violence programs across Washington State. (more…)
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NVDES x RAC @ Neumo’s on September 15th
“NVDES is a world I created,” says Josh Ocean of his multi-genre indie collective. As producer and de-facto frontman, Ocean ignites controlled chaos by, he says, “building songs around random moments.” This has yielded La Nvdité, Vol. 1 (released on August 11th), an intriguing introduction to NVDES’ levitating, melodic laptop-punk. (more…)
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Seattleite Spotlight: Organizing Expert Josie Floyd
An interview with Josie Floyd, founder of Superfine Home, a home organization service that helps you discover space, clarity and well-being through living with less. We love her motto, “want better, not more”. (more…)
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Fashion File: Ollie Quinn opens first US location in Capitol Hill
Independent global eyewear brand opens flagship boutique. Ollie Quinn opened in late July with a modern 1000-square-foot space in Capitol Hill on East Pike. As an independent company, Ollie Quinn is able to keep prices fair – while still using the best quality materials – by designing all frames in-house and only selling via its own eyewear boutiques. In order to make the process easy and transparent, this starts with offering one price point of $125 USD across all frames, including single-vision prescription lenses. (more…)
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