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San Juan Islands for Easter!

This Easter, my family and I ventured up to northern Washington and the San Juan Islands, for a quick getaway during the holiday. With the sun on my face and salty air in my nose and Mitchell and Nick’s bickering in my ear, I couldn’t have imagined anything better.

The Comeback Kids: Twinkies and Ding Dongs!

When it was announced that Hostess (finally) went bankrupt this last November, devastation swept the nation, and yellow sponge cakes flew off shelves like Harry Potter after sighting a snitch. Devoted Hostess fans (read: Americans) flocked to eBay, only to find blown up prices of ...

All Hail Queen Wintour

Even with flurries of retirement rumors as often as flurries in NYC during the winter, Anna Wintour still owns the fashion and magazine industry. The infamous bob-and-bangs Editor-in-Chief didn’t just set a spark when she first took over in 1998 – she lit a wildfire of fashion and ...

Service with a Smile

Whether your mood was as bipolar as Portland’s weather today, or as happy as the sunshine we thought we got a glimpse of, this video will put a smile on your face. Guaranteed. Why can’t all society be like this? Because let’s be honest – all you really need is breakfast, ...

Books on books on books…

I need to edu-ma-cate myself before I arrive in the Big Apple. You know what’s gonna do that? Books. And lots of them. These are the books that I plan to read in order to get a step ahead of the game, and attempt to be as prepared as possible for the zoo that shall […]

Funny Girl

I think Barbara Streisand would agree with me – I’m a funny girl. And I don’t mean that in the humorous sense (although, if I can toot my own horn here, I do think I’m pretty frickin’ funny). I think I’m funny in the weird, quirky way – ...

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Julia Jean Kennedy

Julia Jean Kennedy

Preferring basketball over barbies, travel over tutus, and almost any chatter that could somehow relate back to Harry Potter, Julia is always game for a beer and an impromptu booking of a ticket to a game, country, or even the latest Fast and Furious movie. Here, find random thoughts, tidbits about trips, and occasionally Seattle Seahawks propaganda.

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  • Literally counting the seconds down until I am reunited with beignets at Cafe du Monde. Until then, @zbstern & @kotakisaacs will do.
  • so #blessed to have these amazing coworkers to dance with and laugh with and create unforgettable memories with!!! so thankful to be a part of this family!!! #swooshlife #lovenike #famfam #family #love **swipe right for a surprise**
  • Support your local Nike Girl Gang. 👊
Proud to be in this group of badass women. We pulled off some dope shit this weekend (plus some of the boys too, I guess). + @martha_kirby @kathyruda @jelyssanne @casparto  #tribecalledwest✔️




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