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Top Japanese Restaurants in Seattle That Go Beyond Sushi and Ramen

For many, the only images that come to mind when they picture Japanese food are sushi and ramen. In reality, those are only two of a wide variety of styles that are considered Japanese cuisine, and in fact tend to be the specialty of the restaurant realm, rather than of Japanese home cooks. Seattle …

Searching for the best ramen in the Mission area

Oh, ramen, how far you’ve come. Or actually, how far you’ve gone back.<p>Americans once considered the skinny noodles the packaged pre-fab stuff of college dorms. But now, diners savor its authentic way that’s been celebrated for centuries in Japan, as a symphony of fresh made noodles, long-cooked …

Blow Outs & Hair Services | Blo Blow Dry Bar

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15 Wedding-Band Duos For Every "I Do"

Congratulations — you found the one. Now it’s time to find the symbol to showcase your everlasting commitment: the wedding band. And, since you’ll …

Weddings

Bridesmaid look #2 from Ann Taylor! Mint is a hot color for weddings this year, and it's easy to see why! Here, I've paired this gorgeous strapless dress with all kinds of beautiful accessories! Like this pearlized necklace and this pavé and pearlized satin clutch. Mix in some other pretty mint accessories like these sweet studs and you'll have the perfect mint ensemble! Dress 1: http://bit.ly/1fXeCV4 Dress 2: http://bit.ly/1cMqTvA Necklace: http://bit.ly/1fhEBGE Bow tie: http://bit.ly/1dFbBMC Clutch: http://bit.ly/1kFR4Ms Earrings: http://bit.ly/1dFbBMC To see more: http://www.theperfectpalette.com/2014/02/sponsored-post-ann-taylor_5.html

Add Some Oscar-Worthy Sparkle to Your Wedding Day With a Headband

Lupita Nyong’o is having a good week. Not only did she win the best supporting actress Oscar for her role in <i>12 Years a Slave</i>, she also killed it on …

6 Wedding Gown Trends Inspired by the Awards Season Red Carpet

Awards season is a wrap, but wedding season is just getting started! Brides behold: white was a standout on the 2014 red carpets at the Oscars, …

Naomie Harris, You Make Us Want To Wear Lace

We adore all things lace—especially for spring—which is why spotting Harris in these alluring ensembles is so exciting, we had to share. Click …

Women's Fashion

Get the Look: 3 Turquoise Liners Inspired By Jessica Biel's Bold Eye Makeup

If you need further evidence that rules were meant to be broken, look to Jessica Biel, who brought summery turquoise eyeliner right into the fall …

Color Palette We’re Loving… Aqua and Cherry Red

Check out the hottest classic wedding color combos that we’re obsessed with right now.

6 Tips for Instagramming Your Wedding #instagramyourwedding

<b>6.</b> <b>Last, but maybe most important, remind your guests to save their photos to their camera roll in their instagram settings.</b> Otherwise, you can …

7 Seriously Creative Ceremony Seating Ideas

As long as you account for the number of guests and make sure all of your guests can see the action at the altar, really anything goes. See how these …

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Cherry Cheesecake Shooters

I made these incredibly easy and exceedingly cute desserts on my Food Network show on Saturday. They’re little cherry cheesecake shooters—mini …

Cooking Tips: Easy Dinner Recipes-- Fast

Healthy fast food that you can prepare at home<p>Easy Meals in Under 30 Minutes<p>We're all strapped for time, but making dinner doesn't always have to be a three-hour event. In fact, you can whip up and eat a delicious and healthy meal in less time than it would take to chow down at a restaurant. So …

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52 Healthy Meals in 12 Minutes or Less

Being hungry sucks (it's a scientific fact). So why spend hours cooking a gourmet feast when a nutritious meal could be only 12 minutes away from …

Healthy Eating

3 Slimming Smoothie Recipes—That Also Fight Cancer!

It's hard to resist a tasty, juicy smoothie—but it's somehow even <i>tastier</i> when it has added healthy benefits. Like, I don't know...helping you fight cancer <i>and</i> aid in weight loss (<i>if</i> that's something you want to do!).<p>So here are a few recipes I found that are filled with the kinds of nutrients and …

Five Ultimate Iced Tea Recipes

Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Iced tea is as much a part of summer as maxi dresses and movie sequels. But a lot of bottled teas load up on sugar or artificial ingredients—not so refreshing. …

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Olive Oil Gelato

Using a hand mixer, beat sugar and egg yolks in a large bowl until pale yellow, about 5 minutes. Add oil in a steady stream, and continue beating …

Virgin Red Sangria

Summer time is well on its way, which means it’s time to celebrate! And just to make the celebration complete, we’re serving up sangria today. Except …

Rhubarb Floats

Intro<p><i>“The sun,–the bright sun, that brings back, not light alone, but new life, and hope, and freshness to man–burst upon the crowded city in clear</i> …

Fiona Apple’s Stirring Handwritten Letter About Her Dying Dog

The love of dogs has produced its fair share of moving literature and art, but little comes close to the stirring four-page handwritten letter that Fiona Apple sent her fans as she cancelled the South American leg of her tour to be with her dying dog, Janet — a 13-year-old rescue pitbull with …