i have a problem

...and his name is robert pattinson

dammit i fell again, i tried to stay away from the twilight madness. ugh
p.s. cedric diggory is that you?


gifted - N.A.S.A. f/kanye, lykke li & santogold

via URBmag

more great deals

Seattle Magazine's Screamin Deals


businesswire.com: HP, Nike, Johnson & Johnson and Other Leading Global Corporations Are Cutting Emissions by 50 Million Tons

great deals

20% off all sandals with code SANDALS20 at shopbop.com (via shopbop on twitter)

20% off all decleor products with code DECLEOR09 at spaboutique.ca (via sheena of spa boutique on twitter)

audrey kawasaki


yes please!


huffingtonpost.com: CNN In Third Place In Prime Time For First Time


get er done

the simple dollar: ten time management tips that work for me

dress for success - seattle program mgr wanted!

dress for success seattle is looking for a Program Manager - click here to see the job posting

DFSS' program manager is the liaison between DFSS & the Young Execs of Seattle (YES) - come work with me & my girls!

bust out the tums

yahoo health: america's unhealthiest restaurants

give a man his big mac already!


digg this!

Shepard Fairey: The AP, OBAMA, & Referencing

we're eating here this weekend

homegrown: a sustainable sandwich shop

goods spring/summer 09

the ultimate guide to twitter

webdesigner depot's ultimate guide to twitter

i love twitter. this is for my twitter hater friends, and for the bandwagons who joined twitter but aren't sure why they did. ha!

up your shoe game

i love fashion but it definitely does not consume my life - which is why i love the spring style shoe guide at style bakery. this will save me hours of scouring online & at local boutiques. thanks ladies!

Style Bakery spring shoe guide

LOL - the twouble with twitter

"Twouble with Twitter" sous-titré
Uploaded by LePostfr


really sad to see you go

first facevalue, kendo & now trickwood...the recession hittin sneaker boutiques hard.


farestart in need of USB jump drives

FareStart is serving more students than ever before. In 2009 our enrollment numbers are already reaching record highs and we expect to continue to see a steady stream of applicants. Our students are in need of new USB Flash Drives (128mb or less) for storing resumes and cover letters.

If you are able to help with a donation, flash drives can be dropped off at the FareStart administrative entrance at 700 Virginia Street, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thank you for your support!


spa week april 13 - 19

sign up at www.spaweek.com now & see all of the $50 deals from spas all over the city - spa blix, habitude, & skin logic!

a sassier shade of green

anyone who knows me knows i subscribe to every newsletter on earth. this one i think is pretty cool - see ideal bite, a daily that gives you tidbits of green living tips. learn why shopping local makes a huge impact, non-toxic alternatives to things you use every day, and businesses in your area who are doing sweet things to be sustainable. it's not as hard as you think!


natasha richardson

rest in peace beautiful lady

some of my favorite articles this week via twitter

michelle obama starts a fitness revolution - via NYTimes Style

15 spring trends you already own - via style bakery

how to make small talk - via guy kawasaki

Bush: "He deserves my silence" - via The Huffington Post

Mos Def - "Brooklyn Go Hard" freestyle - via URB Mag


soy clothing trunk show @ eqpt - next sat mar 21

st. patty's day with tom douglas: beer & food pairings

want to do something on st. patty's day that doesn't involve an irish pub?

Join Tom Douglas & fam on St. Patrick's day for a special Beer and Food pairing Social! We'll be sipping and learning from nine different artisan brewers - and tasting savory bites to compliment each brew. And don't be surprised when the Seattle Fireman's Pipe and Drum Corps marches through the Ballroom doors for a special appearance!

Event is Tuesday, March 17th 5 - 8pm and tickets can be purchased by calling Christy at 206.448.2001 or at christinal@tomdouglas.com for $35.00/person + tax.

Participating Brewers include:
Rogue, Scuttlebutt, Maritime, Boundary Bay, Pike, Hale's, Baron, Georgetown and Big Al's!

vida wellness $50 de-stress express treatments

i know i posted these before but these are some hot deals you can take advantage of on your lunch break or on the way home!

Vida Wellness Spa (in 2200 Westlake) has developed three $50 targeted treatments specially designed to fit your budget and your schedule. Each treatment targets a different area of the body and incorporates a stress-busting massage.

30-minute Tension Target Massage - focus on your specific areas of tension. Choose 2 areas for your therapist to target and feel the relief.
30-minute Hand and Foot therapy - a relaxing hand and foot massage or exfoliation and file and polish of either hands or feet.
30-minute Facial - de-compress while your face gets a healthy glow. Try a $50 facial with a massage and your choice of exfoliation or mask.

vidawellness.com or 1-888-865-2630 to book your appointment

UW's 'Coffee: From the Grounds Up' lecture series, this spring

Join us for Coffee: From the Grounds Up, a savory public speaker series taking place right here in Seattle, the coffee capital of the United States. Complementing a major coffee exhibit at the Burke Museum of Natural History, Coffee: From the Grounds Up is a series of eight lectures and panel discussions featuring some of the world's leading coffee experts and practitioners.

These experts will explore the social, political and ecological lessons that can come from a crop that, more than any other, connects the world's richest and poorest nations.

When: Tuesdays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26
All lectures from 7-9 p.m.
Where: Kane Hall Room 210, UW Seattle (Kane Hall Room 220 for April 21 lecture)
Cost: Admission is FREE, but space is limited and advance registration is requested.

Click here to view full event details and a complete lecture schedule

urban yoga spa, a downtown sanctuary!

it's pretty rare to find a yoga & spa joint anywhere in the city, let alone downtown and right around the corner from one of my favorite spots (suite 410.) so this weekend bf and i decided to try out some yoga and spa treatments at the urban yoga spa - and were very impressed! if you're into a holistic sense of taking care of yourself - or you just love a good yoga session, facial or massage - definitely come check it out. for the thrifty, there's a couple of donation yoga sessions on the weekends. you can also take advantage of their grand opening spa specials and get 25% off all services thru april 4th!


another one bites the dust...

so much fun sporty chic (or "the store across from trophy") in wallingford center is closing its doors at the end of the month. visit the store now for 20%-75% off everything!



can't resist a good burger!

if you're out & about in west seattle (highland park) - you MUST check out zippy's!

seattletimes.com: Zippy's is a classic burger joint

see you there this weekend ;P


Y.E.S. shopping night @ brooks brothers - mar 26

come find out what my wonderful Y.E.S. group is all about!


girl power hour @ elaia spa - mar 19 - get your tix!

WHEN: March 19, 2009 // 7pm-9pm
WHERE: Elaia Spa // 1635 8th Ave. (Located on the 2nd floor of Hyatt at Olive 8)
COST: $25 online (this event WILL SELL OUT, so get your tickets asap!)
PURCHASE: Tickets are available online NOW at www.girlpowerhour.com

Join us for the third installment of our special 4-part series entitiled The Power Of Focused Intention where we'll be discussing Your Career Your Way with author Lisa Quast in the breath-taking Elaia Spa.
*This event will be capped off at 150 girls
*ALL food and drink is included in the price of the event
*Mini-Treatments for the first 30 Girls to sign up
*Special Swag from Elaia Spa for every guest
*Door Prizes from Elaia, The Intiman Theatre, 5th Ave Theatre & Lisa Quast
*20% off any products purchased or services booked that night
*The chance to make invaluable connections with your peers over cocktails and hors d'ouevres in the BRAND NEW Elaia Spa at the swanky Olive 8

introducing...the good life

very excited for this new event series!

The Good Life: books for better living by kim ricketts book events

The Good Life: books for better living series will be interactive evenings of conversation with authors on tools for creating "the good life." These events will take place at Tom Douglas's Palace Ballroom where we will gather together to enjoy appetizers and beverages and an onstage interview of the author by Warren Etheredge of The Warren Report; and our evenings will end with a booksigning and a bit of award winning Theo Chocolate — plus you get the featured book to take home!

Tickets for the events listed are $25 per person (yes, less than the cost of the book!) and can be purchased online at www.kimricketts.com or by calling the Book Events office at 206-632-2419.

A copy of each author’s new book is included in the ticket price as are appetizers and bites of Theo Chocolate that evening. There will be a cash bar available.

AHHHHHH new trailer for harry pottah

can't wait!

volunteer for united way's community resource exchange

United Way is looking for service providers, volunteers, and supply drive organizers for it's
Community Resource Exchange!

April 8, 2009
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Qwest Field Plaza

United Way of King County's Community Resource Exchange connects thousands of people experiencing homelessness in our region with the services and resources they need, in one place, on one day. Attendees enjoy a hot meal and receive free health services, haircuts, voicemail accounts, legal assistance, access to public benefits, counseling, employment training and more.

Visit the CRE page for more info

sweet deals at high maintenance skin care

ladies & well-groomed men, if you are not up on your local spas' newsletters or twitters, you need to step up your game! check these coupons from high maintenance on cap hill

vote clean seattle kickoff event - mar 14

interesting concept

Vote Clean Seattle is dedicated to enacting a program to provide public financing of political campaigns for Seattle city elections.

What: Vote Clean Seattle Kickoff Event Featuring Jim McDermott
When: Saturday, March 14th at 6PM
Where: Twist - 2313 1st Ave in Belltown
Guests are welcome.
Please RSVP at this page. Thank you!
Sponsored by Vote Clean Seattle

affordable beauty escapes at gene juarez


seattle fashion week mixer - mar 19

via seattle fashion week's twitter:

Seattle Fashion Week (SFW) is hosting a Fashion Mixer at Amber (Belltown) on Thursday, March 19, 7 p.m. RSVP is required. No cover charge. Event is open to 21+.
Whether you’re a fashionista, designer, hairstylist, make-up artist, aspiring model, or just interested in fashion, you're invited to Seattle Fashion Week Fashion Mixer. Join us for the evening to learn more about Seattle Fashion Week 2009 events, the SFW team and also how you can become involved. You’ll also get the chance to meet others who share the same passion for fashion. Let's put Seattle on the elite global fashion map.... Making a Statement.
Seattle Fashion Week 2009 is on April 15-18. For more information, visit www.seattlefashionweek.net.


PSBJ.com: Seattle near bottom of U.S. “manliest” cities

happy international women's day!

one of my heroes, queen rania of jordan, encourages ladies everywhere to use our voice in support of girls' education.

for more information on international women's day, visit the official website here


words of wisdom from john mayer

You do know that any time you decide you want to be different you can just
start, right?


b/c everyone's had one


a collective of tweets from people who've had dreams about everyone's favorite president ;P


via huffingtonpost.com: Porn In America: Conservatives Are The Biggest Consumers

bailey's & coffee cupcakes every sunday in march

that is all i need to say

playa hatin

NYTimes.com: 'Socialism': Boo, Hiss, Repeat

smart networking

this is an article from an author we had this past week - liz lynch:

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee Grinds, My Corporate Friends, It's Time to Network

some great tips for those of you who are recently laid off, might be laid off, or wish you were getting laid off


would love to have had in on this!

Thousands in scramble for free books after Amazon supplier abandons warehouse

thank you guy kawasaki via twitter