Sex & the Single Woman: Different Strokes for Different Folks

May 31, 2011 by  
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One thing about watching my friends date that has always amazed me is how some of them have a knack for finding the perfect guy, every time. Well, not every time. But they always seem to float from one relationship to another, confident that they will end up with just the right guy. In contrast, […]

Sex & the Single Woman: Should Have Put a Label on It

May 30, 2011 by  
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All the single ladies, all the single ladies. Alllllllll the single ladies, all the single ladies . . .  If you like it then you should have put a label on it . . . Or at least I think so. And I hate labels. The inspiration behind my current musings come from looking at […]

Tips for the Best Backyard Burger

May 27, 2011 by  
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Being a foodie is about more than just eating out these days. Especially if you’ve got an iPad. With all the food focused apps out there, it can be hard not to get sucked into a world of animated cooking and online recipes. One app in particular, though, is doing things the right way. Gourmet […]

Women in Wine: Plonk Wine Merchants’ Etty Lewensztain

May 27, 2011 by  
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When wine pro Etty Lewensztain couldn’t find the perfect job, she created it. ” I saw that there was a lot of action and articles written about the online world of win. But I also sawthat there was a gap for value priced wines online. There are the big ones like but no one person or site who had a specific point of view, who narrowed or filtered things down in a certain way to make their perspectives unique. So i just went for it.”

Sex & the Single Woman: Make It Count

May 27, 2011 by  
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  Last weekend, two of my roommates and I were sitting around having a Boy Summit. And by that, I mean we were unloading the woes of our love lives. We were all dealing with different guys and different problems, but the one thing we all had in common was frustration. I was ready to […]

Sex & the Single Woman: When A Door Closes, A Window Is Opened

May 26, 2011 by  
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But how long does this window stay open? Allow me to specify. The window to which I am referring is the ever-popular, ever-ambiguous Rebound Window. You know how it goes — breakup happens, but there is an unknown period of time in which both parties are vulnerable to rebounding. I’ve seen people enter into solid […]

Childhood Obesity: Are We Killing Our Kids?

May 25, 2011 by  
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Cynthia*, a single mom, asked me recently if I agreed with Michelle Bridges recent article in in which she asked the provocative question, “Is Junk Food Child Abuse?” According to the CDC, “Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years. The prevalence of obesity among children aged 6 to 11 years […]

Sex & the Single Woman: A Kiss is Not Just a Kiss

May 25, 2011 by  
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…at least according to an Aqualung song. Anyway, I was kissed last weekend, and this kiss made me think about every other kiss I’ve ever had. Okay, maybe not every one, but the one’s with the people who have mattered. I realized one thing: I’ve understood every other kiss. With every kiss previous, there has […]

Seattle Moms: Join SMW’s Josie Brown at Planet Happy Toys for THE BABY PLANNER Novel Party!

May 25, 2011 by  
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Planet Happy Toys is throwing the ultimate parent party.  Hosted by ItsaBelly-Seattle baby planner Windy Gossett to celebrate the launch of’s Relationships Channel editor and author Josie Brown’s latest novel entitled (appropriately enough) The Baby Planner (Simon & Schuster). Josie will read from the book. Afterward Windy Gossett will discuss tips on buying safe and […]

Cooking School: How to Tie Dye Fondant

May 24, 2011 by  
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Fondant is a pliable sugar dough that can be made in a variety of different colors in a short amount of time. Fondant’s shiny finish makes it an ideal choice to cover wedding and celebration cakes and fondant can be made in large batched and saved for up to 2 months for use at a […]

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