Holiday Gift Guide

 1. Baby on Board with Desiree Siegfried  She was The Bachelorette Season 9, and now she's a wife, mom and bridal gown designer. Desiree Siegfried and her husband, Chris, are now expecting their second son in January. As she’s discovered that time seems to be moving faster every day and finding balance with a busy work schedule has become even more…

Holiday Shoe Essentials

Looking to update your footwear this holiday season? We captured the very best from Neiman Marcus to meet all your winter shoe needs! Whether you’re attending holiday parties, having a romantic dinner by the fire, or enjoying cozy mornings with family, we’ve picked our favorites to keep you covered all winter long!

Mai Tai or Yours?

This year, Canlis will be hosting Seattle's most exclusive scene of a truly one-of-a-kind New Year’s Eve party. And it’s not what you think! What used to be its biggest moneymaking night of the year has shifted into what is now considered the most exclusive NYE party in Seattle. Since opening its doors in 1950, Canlis has been known for crafting memorable experiences among Seattleites and fancy restaurant-goers. But…

Escape to Whitefish, Montana

“In the mountains of Montana, we forget to count the days.”

Winter Road Trip

While we typically don’t get a white Christmas here in Bellevue, a quick drive to Leavenworth will place you in the ultimate Bavarian holiday town. Nominated by numerous publications as one of the “Top 10 Places to Find the Most Holiday Cheer,” Leavenworth is our own little North Pole in our backyard. Throughout the month of December, check out the famous Christmas tree-lighting…

We Rise Together

The 6th Annual Vital Voices Northwest Gala, held on Sept. 29 at the Seattle Art Museum, brought together almost 200 of Seattle and Bellevue's top thought leaders and philanthropists, benefiting women leaders from across the globe in the areas of economic empowerment, women's political participation and human rights. Learn more at VitalVoices.org. 

(Not) Home for the Holidays

Holidays are a time for family. Most take advantage of such special occasions with gatherings around a dinner table, vacations with loved ones or even just alone time to rest and recharge. And while the majority of Americans can enjoy these special moments, there are those notable individuals who sacrifice their time and lives for the greater good. The city…

If Not Me, then Who?

“Be someone’s constant” is Kristine Moreland’s encouragement to the world. The founder of the MORELove Project, she does not just ask it of others but does it every Tuesday night on the streets of Seattle.

Seasonal Home Decor

Your home may be a haven for hosting, and with hosting comes responsibility. Every great host knows the details are what bring your entire event together. From the home scent upon entry to your table settings, your ideal seasonal look can be accomplished with TREE, the eco-chic and friendly furniture company.

Fit into Winter

Baby, it’s cold outside. This November, let’s take a break from the holiday baking and cooking and start moving. Staying cozy and bundled is comforting, but why not step outside of our comfort zone this year? Yoga phenomenon and social influencer Karla Tafra gives us insight on how to beat the winter blues and warm up another way this season.