Saturday, January 19, 2019

Tag Archives: Kara Tiernan

New Cannabis Infused Facial Oil is So Seattle
Herbivore Botanicals releases Emerald, a new facial oil made with weed Photo courtesy of Herbivore Botanicals When I heard local beauty gurus Herbivore Botanicals was releasing a new skincare product made with cannabis, I wasn’t surprised. That’s so Seattle. Many other beauty companies have been using CBD (Do yourself a favor and get a Kush Queen bath bomb – your welcome) to soothe aches and pains and enhance relaxation for some time, but I love supporting local and was excited to learn why Herbivore decided to dabble with cannabis.  (more…)
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Channel Your Inner Sommelier at Claret Wine Bar
Head to Wallingford to explore wine two at a time I had just finished reading Cork Dork and was feeling confident in my ability to taste wine like a pro last week when we visited Claret Wine Bar in Wallingford, the newest member of the Purple Cafe and Thackeray restaurant family. I had no reason to feel confident – I love wine and know which wines I like and which I don’t (Sorry white wine, you’ll never be a red. You’re dead to me), but I’m no expert. (more…)
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Weekend Getaway: Gold Beach Oregon
Check out this underrated relaxing town on the southern Oregon coast. When I told colleagues and friends I was heading to the Oregon coast for the weekend, I was met with many responses like “Oh I LOVE Cannon Beach!” “If you’re in Newport you have to check out…” “This Seaside shop has the best…” and so on. (more…)
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Destination Honeymoon: New Zealand
Does laying on a stunning beach, hiking in the mountainous backdrop of Lord of the Rings or jumping out of a plane in the adventure capital of the world sound like the perfect honeymoon? Experience the trip of a lifetime, and create epic memories in one of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes in the world – New Zealand. (more…)
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Nasty Women Roll Call: A Historic Day at the Seattle Womxn’s March
A peaceful, magnetic and hopeful crowd protests in Seattle Photo by Emily Stevenson Confession: I decided to join the march last minute. I had a long week leading up to inauguration day (shitty excuse) and fell into bed Friday evening hoping I’d wake up in an alternate universe. One where the defeat and angst worn by so many Seattleites and Americans around the country would be answered by the tiniest glimmer of hope. As it turns out, when I woke up on Saturday morning ready to roll out my protest (more…)
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Wed in Wine Country: Plan Your Epic Lake Chelan Wedding
Photo by Lilly Photography Chelan sits at the base of the North Cascades, overlooking some of the most jaw dropping landscapes in the PNW; and those views are often served up with a tasty glass of the best wine in the region. When it comes to choosing your wedding destination, what more could you ask for? Beautiful views – check. Delicious wine -check. Somewhere far enough away your husband’s frat douche friends won’t attend -no guarantees. Sunny skies and expansive grape vines create the perfect backdrop for a stunning outdoor wedding, so if you’re thinking about reciting your nuptials in the valley, check out this list of kickass vendors from our picture perfect Chelan wedding! (more…)
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Burlesque Boss: A Wild Night at The Can Can With Johnny Boy
Flap your tail feathers with Johnny Boy and the Flamingo cast at the Can Can Photo courtesy of the Can Can As this is not the first time I’ve raved about a Seattle burlesque show,  you might find it surprising that I’ve never made my way over to the Can Can. The ever popular haunt deep in the belly of Pike Place market has always been on my list of Seattle must sees, and I’m happy to report their performance did not disappoint. (more…)
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Motown Music is the Worst – Said NO ONE EVER
Walk in Motown mogul Berry Gordy’s shoes at the Paramount Theater The Temptations. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL First National Tour. Photo courtesy of Joan Marcus, 2014 Motown is arguably the single most influential music of all time – and you can thank Berry Gordy, music mogul and founder of Motown records, for virtually every great 1960-80s sensation that came out of that era. Everyone from the Supremes,  Marvin Gaye, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and SO, so many more. Motown the Musical walks you through Gordy’s (more…)
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