Jul

7

Sweet Memories

Sweet Memories

One of my earlier memories is the cherry tree in a vacant lot next to our home in Tacoma. I was too little to reach the branches. As I grew, the tree grew, too, and the cherries always seemed out of reach. Now it’s a simple matter of stopping at an outdoor market for cherries that just keep getting larger and sweeter with each passing year. And they’re good for you, too!  Bunny The...[read more]

Dec

21

Be a GREAT Guest This Holiday!

    Lucky you! You've been invited to join someone at their home for the holiday!  That means you don’t have to cook, clean, plan, shop or stress and just get to show up and be a GUEST.  So what does it take to be a great guest and get invited back?   Here's a list of do’s and don’t from the party...[read more]

Dec

17

Tamara’s Top Three Party Tips

As a party pro for over 30 years I have found there are only three basic things that guarantee a good time for all.   Eclectic guest list (neighborhood butcher, hot UPS driver, friends from church, those nice people you met last week in bar and neighbors) Food and beverage (nothing too fancy and forget the veggie platter from Safeway no one eats it) Never run out of ice (and...[read more]

Nov

13

The New Rules of Flirting: Featuring YOURS TRULY!

(original article) The New Rules of Flirting The Science Behind the Wink and the Smile; Men Overestimate Women's Interest By ELIZABETH BERNSTEIN   Tamara Wilson considers herself an equal-opportunity flirt. She banters playfully and purposefully with her butcher (who sharpens her knives at no extra charge), with security officials at the airport (one let her onto a flight even though...[read more]

Feb

11

Volunteer for Seattle Dances!

Be a part of an exhilarating fundraiser to transition Seattle's homeless into permanent housing by volunteering on March 12 at Plymouth Housing Group's Seattle Dances! Your time during this second annual smash event at Fremont Studios puts you behind the scenes to help the dance-packed competition and gala flow smoothly. Volunteers may choose between daytime or evening shifts. For details,...[read more]

Feb

9

Evening of Hope 2011 raises $555,743 for The Market Foundation

Evening of Hope 2011 raises $555,743 for The Market Foundation

Way to go!   The Seattle Hotel hosted its14th Annual "Evening of Hope" held at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel on Feb. 5. The smash fundraising dinner and gala auction raised $555,743 to benefit the Pike Place Market Foundation for its second consecutive year and celebrated the work of honorees Sheri and Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company.   "The Seattle Hotel Association...[read more]

Feb

7

Tamara’s dancing! Vote for her at SeattleDances.org

Tamara’s dancing! Vote for her at SeattleDances.org

The firm's principal Tamara Wilson will be dancing the two-step with pro dancer Dean Paton during Plymouth Housing Group's smah benefit, Seattle Dances! The March 12 event at Fremont Studios will be a thrill to watch live, but even if you can't be there in person, you can vote online. Votes can be made by putting your "money where your mouse is" (I made...[read more]

Jan

19

Munchbar (Bellevue) is opening Jan. 28!

Munchbar (Bellevue) is opening Jan. 28!

The name “Munchbar™” conjures up more than a few ideas of its intended meaning, and on Friday, Jan. 28, the new 6,300-square-foot restaurant and bar in Bellevue Square will show off what it’s all about: artisanal comfort foods, eclectic microbrews from Washington, wines straight from Sonoma County and creative cocktails. Bolstered by vibrant, pop-savvy décor and service with...[read more]

Jan

18

Pearl hosts Women of Washington Wine – Jan. 26

Pearl hosts Women of Washington Wine – Jan. 26

There's nothing like sipping delicious, regional wines in the company of the winemaker herself. One special evening brings a trifecta you won't want to miss: O Wines' Kathy Johanson, Sinclair Estate Vineyards' Amy Alvarez, and Goedhart Family's Sarah Goedhart will grace Pearl's lounge for an inspiring evening of wine on Jan. 26 from 5-7 p.m. The evening is presented...[read more]

Jan

17

Anthony’s Cap Sante Marina in Anacortes Opens!

Anthony’s Cap Sante Marina in Anacortes Opens!

After nearly three years of consideration, planning and successfully answering the Port of Anacortes’ call for proposals, Anthony’s Restaurant opened its newly constructed 6,800 square foot restaurant at Cap Sante Marina (1207 Q Avenue). The Seattle-based, family-owned restaurant, officially opened for dinner this evening.   “We’re delighted to be welcomed into this vibrant...[read more]