gene juarez may happy hours

rover's wine & culinary classes

Rover’s Wine and Culinary Classes are small and informal classes developed for the home chef or for those with a little gastronomic curiosity.

Classes are taught by: Pastry Chef Matt Kelley, Chef de Cuisine Adam Hoffman and Sommelier Scot Smith.

Pastry: Sauces for Pastry (5/23), Versatile Chocolate Part 2 (6/20), Rover’s Mignardises (7/11)

Culinary: Charcuterie 101 (5/23), Stocks and Sauces Part 1 (6/20), Vegetarian Cuisine (7/11)

Wine: Burgundy (5/23), Wines of Italy (6/20), Rosé (7/11)

Class prices range from $15-30. Space is limited!

View class schedule here


seattle sunset time lapse on CNN



my golden birthday!

i'm not gonna lie, when it comes to my birthday i do not mess around. i am also a big proponent of "if you want something done, do it yourself" - and so a lot of these presents are already mine or en route to me thanks to myself. happy birthday to me, right? LOL - let's start with stuff i don't have yet...

two tickets to sasquatch - all three days
gift cards to my favorite boutique in the city - moksha
or earrings from moksha's fabulous collection
twilight hardcover book set (shut up)
and some lovely presents i just got...
olive boat neck top from my favorite local clothing line, spun
tibetan blue raglan pullover, also spun

pyramid heel, topshop (thx love)

aztec dress from ruche

and finally, tix to john legend & india arie - my first chateau ste. michelle show!


matthew williamson
dark escape box clutch

i can't, but if i could...

birthday dress!


designer boutique warehouse sale - sun may 3

these are some of the most amazing boutiques in town! more details at fashion ethic
y'all know i can't pass up a great sale. see you there!


i LOVE this quote!

A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that
others throw at him or her

via a new mode fashion on twitter

shoe shine - tomorrow at sole repair



spring on my finger

i want!

girls gone glam at the alexis - thurs apr 23

benefitting dress for success!
Attend the 2nd Annual Girls Gone Glam event to benefit Dress for Success Seattle. It’s the ultimate ladies night out with wine, food and shopping from boutiques like The Finerie, lululemon and Sweet Petula—all for a great cause. Get to shopping, ladies!
What: Girls Gone Glam Evening of Shopping
When: Thursday, April 23, 5–7 pm
Where: Alexis Hotel, 1007 First Ave.
Contact: 206.340.6678
Cost: $10 at the door (includes raffle ticket, food and drink)
Visit: www.alexishotel.com or www.dressforsucess.org

via seattle picks

spring fashion show for NW Hope & Healing - apr 30

venice is sinking - next sat apr 18

i love the count of monte cristo so this party stood out...

Venice is Sinking!
Saturday, April 18th
Fremont Abbey (4272 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103)
8pm - 1:30am
Featuring SKYY Vodka, Hales Ales, Washington Wines and Dry Soda

Come party for a purpose. We're bringing Venice's Carnival to Seattle with - Venice is Sinking: A Venetian Masked Carnival Ball. 100% of proceeds benefit Crooked Trails.

Attire: semi-formal (tux's optional, but encouraged; or come in masquerade costume). Everyone MUST wear a Carnival Mask in order to gain entry to Ball


april spa days at gene juarez

skin consultation, 30-minute Sampar facial & Nu-Face lift & tone treatment. holla

view april spa days at gene juarez here


$50 spa treatments at hotel 1000

via hotel 1000 on twitter:

Your 'Dew Diligence' is to Spaahhh at Hotel 1000, April 13th - 19th; offering signature facials and body treatments for $50 - CALL TODAY!


what claudia wore

all of my baby sitters club sistas need to know wassup with the fashionista babysitter claudia


Barack Obama action figure

spring sports warehouse sale - this weekend @ magnuson park

i don't know where this sale came from but it sounds freakin awesome...time to stock up on clothes to get your fitness game right!

be sport wise spring warehouse sale details

sweet sale at The Frock Shop

click on the coat for more sale goodness

twisted disney princesses

via guy kawasaki on twitter:

see the original blog post and all of artist Jeffrey Thomas' Twisted Disney Princesses collection here



i spotted ruche in a recent issue of seattle picks & i fell in love! based out of california, ruche has a ton of sweet & pretty clothing, accessories & shoes for really reasonable prices. i picked up a couple of pieces for the spring & summer...if those seasons decide to show their face in seattle this year:


dita von teese

DVT swooped through seattle with four performances at the triple door. she is a fashion icon to me but her talent is burlesque. so fortunate to see her tonight - she's amazing!