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Eat & Drink

Eat & Drink DIY: Easter bunny rolls

How adorable are these little guys? And not that difficult to make (just snip the ears on regular rolls)! Blogger Nicole Bangerter of 'Mom Always Finds Out' has the full recipe on how to cuten up your Easter dinner tonight.

Eat & Drink Roundup: Easter specials

Not interested in hosting a huge family event at your house this Easter? We get it. Cooking, cleaning, hosting - no thanks. Luckily there are tons of restauarnts and bars out there who will not only be open on Easter Sunday, but are cooking up special menus just for you and your loved ones.

Eat & Drink 5 of Seattle’s tastiest oyster bars(Photo Gallery)

As the saying goes, it’s best to eat oysters in months that are spelled with an “R,” because that’s when the briny shellfish are tastiest. Since it's April, here are five places to enjoy the shellfish in Seattle, ranging from a quick bite at a fish market to a romantic affair at a modern restaurant.


The Home

The Home A look at Living Room and TRACE at W Hotel Seattle(Photo Gallery)

Even before I knew that Living Room walked away with the top honor in the American Bars category of the 2013 UK and International Restaurant & Bar Design Awards, I had decided that I needed to see and photograph it. The blend of color and architectural details makes it a must-visit spot for modern design fans.

The Home Photos: Spectacular Seattle bathrooms(Photo Gallery)

No one really likes talking about them, but these throne rooms are extremely important facets of every house (and usually one of the few rooms that anyone coming over to your house is likely to see). helped us round up some of the more impressive bathrooms around the PNW.

Fashion & Beauty

Fashion & Beauty Take care of your shoes (rain or shine)

We have to deal with a lot of rain here in the Pacific Northwest, but that shouldn't mean we can't buy and wear nice things - like shoes. We talked with Nordstrom Shoe Shine Manager Brent Perkins on how to take care of your shoes, puddles be darned.


Travel SeaTac Airport doubles up on live music

Great news for travelers - live music at SeaTac is doubling up! Port of Seattle, Seattle Music Commission and PlayNetwork have all come together to create the Experience the City of Music Program, which means twice the number of musicians playing in SeaTac, for twice the hours.

Travel Where do Seattleites migrate in the winter?

We're one day into spring - one of the most beautiful seasons in Seattle (mostly because it follows one of the roughest to live through). We thought it might be interesting to see what the 'hottest' destinations were for Seattleites during our darker months.