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favorite products

find of the day {delitia italian butter}

Smooth, sweet, incredibly creamy. This lovely delicate butter is made from the remaining cream of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese production. Finishing butter for pastas, perfect base for compound butters or just spread on warm bread sprinkled with a hint of sea … Continue reading

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fiori floral design + nordstrom…a stylish duo

For years, one of my favorite Seattle florists has been Fiori Floral Design. I’ve used them from everything for birthdays, get-well wishes, arrangements in our home and special occasions. While there are several great florists in the city, I really … Continue reading

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missoni for target

The other day I gushed about the Lagerfeld for Impulse line. Today I am fawning over the soon-to-arrive Missoni for Target collection…the whole collection, which arrives in stores and online next Tuesday.  I have said it before and it’s true: … Continue reading

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haircare products {genius!}

After years and years of using two other lines of hair care products, I made a radical discovery several months ago, thanks to my hair stylist, Randy.  A line that is so luxurious, so special, so great that I used … Continue reading

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the shoes saving my legs

I was chilling out after a quick run around Greenlake this afternoon and thinking about how much I love these new shoes.  For the past fifteen months I’ve been battling plantar fasciitis only to have knee pain crop up this past … Continue reading

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favorite cleaning products

I use to be a bad hoarder…of cleaning products, makeup and condiments.  I’m happy to report that condiments are my only remaining downfall, but can you ever have too many condiments?  That’s like saying “the sauce has too much cream.” … Continue reading

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don’t knock the skort

During my first year of running awhile back, I saw a lot of women running in skirts.  I was intrigued because they looked comfortable but the ones I saw on the race course were not cute.  Not even a little. … Continue reading

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