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birds flitter and fly. happiness is finding home. Deep in the Forest. You’ve always felt a connection to nature. Now, you can call it home. Whether it’s the scent of the forest or the mystique of Mount Rainier, Tehaleh pulls you in. Weaving through the neighborhoods are deep wooded parks and playgrounds, ponds and a café, Sumner District elementary school, and Pacific Northwest-inspired homes that promise to be as unique as the residents. Where will Tehaleh find you?

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Newland Communities is the largest private developer of planned residential and urban mixed-use communities in the United States from coast-to-coast. Together with our partner, North America Sekisui House, LLC, we believe it is our responsibility to create enduring, healthier communities for people to live life in ways that matter most to them. and THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF REAL ESTATE HAS NOT QUALIFIED, INSPECTED, OR EXAMINED THIS OFFERING. • NASH Cascadia Verde, LLC (“Fee Owner”) is the owner and developer of the Tehaleh Community (“Community”). Certain homebuilders unaffiliated with the Fee Owner or its related entities (collectively, “Tehaleh”) are building homes in the Community (“Builder(s)”). Fee Owner has retained Newland Communities solely as the property manager for the Community. North America Sekisui House has an interest in one of the members in Owner. Newland Communities and North America Sekisui House are not co-developing, co-building or otherwise responsible for any of the obligations or representations of any of the Builders, and shall have no obligations to any buyer regarding a home purchase from a Builder. Purchasers of homes from any of the Builders waive any claims against Newland Communities and/or North America Sekisui House arising out of their purchase transaction. The information provided in this print ad is subject to governmental review/approvals. Actual development may vary from development manager’s vision. No guarantee can be made that development will proceed as described. Prices, specifications, details and availability of Builder’s homes are subject to change without notice. 2013 © Tehaleh. All Rights Reserved.

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hands on children’s museum makes events fun


the art of wellness at savi day spa


arts & events calendar


the art of crunch



olympic culinary adventure


dining guide


crockett’s public house


design, style & wellness

furniture now


the art of living | tehaleh


shopping guide


awaken to spring fashion


women learn to destress for longer, better lives



salon & spa guide




design & style

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community events | born to be wild—boys and girls club The 10th annual Born to be Wild auction brought 580 guests in biker attire to support the Boys and Girls Club of Thurston County. Wagner’s European Bakery supplied ALL of this year’s tasty treats for our Dessert Dash. The LOTT Troubadours provided the musical entertainment for the evening. $365,000 was raised during the event with proceeds funding the Boys and Girls Club’s mission of helping more than 2,000 kids in Thurston county realize their full potential and have a safe, fun place to go after school.

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Gala Nouveau, Tacoma Art Museum’s largest annual fundraiser, was an evening of enchantment for more than 250 community members. Guests mingled with Northwest artists featured in the silent and live auction, charming entertainers, and Chef Tom Douglas’ team provided delicious Parisian inspired bites. The event raised over $255,000 to benefit the museum’s award-winning education programs that serve more than 45,000 students, teachers, adults, youth and families.

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hands on children’s museum makes events fun The idea that kids have all the fun proves untrue at the new Hands On Children’s Museum in Olympia. The rules state that normally only those adults lucky enough to be accompanied by a child can visit this landmark destination on the East Bay waterfront, featuring 100 exhibits in eight galleries, plus an art studio. But there is another way. You can host your next special event here.

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Michelle Lewis, private events coordinator and development assistant for the museum, said, “It’s a great, versatile event space for everything from family events to formal receptions.” Enjoy a waterfront view, high ceilings, murals and art installations, a café and a lobby suitable for seated banquets, all in a handsome 28,000-square-foot LEED Silver Certified “green” building. By August 2013, a new outdoor discovery area will open, with an event plaza for tables and entertainment. The best part is that guests get to feel like kids again. “You have complete access to all the galleries and the art studio,” Lewis said, “so the events take advantage of the whimsy and all the fun activities that are available throughout.”

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Or reserve one of four meeting rooms that seat from 25 to 75 people each. “Another thing we love to do,” Lewis said, “since we’re a nonprofit and we’ve had so much community support, is to offer discounted rates for other nonprofits in the area.” The museum also tries to accommodate community meetings and support groups. Unlike with ordinary event spaces, the rental fees at this museum benefit children. “One of the points of our mission,” Lewis said, “is to never turn anyone away and make sure we’re allowing access, despite a family’s inability to pay.” The Hands On Children’s Museum works with preferred local caterers to make impressive events as easy as child’s play. CANDACE BROWN

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the art of wellness at savi day spa Jennifer “Jen” Koval, new owner of SAVI Day Spa in Tacoma, loves helping clients feel pampered, cared for and relaxed in this hectic world. She worked at SAVI for six years before acquiring the business from the previous owners in December 2011. “They knew how much I loved and valued SAVI,” said Koval. “One of the first things we wanted to do was make sure our clients knew they would receive the identical level of service from the same staff.” A “brand refresh” integrated the spa’s relationship with Hotel Murano, with which the spa shares its address of 1320 Broadway Plaza in downtown Tacoma. This collaboration enhances both businesses. Hotel guests are offered spa treatment packages and spa guests can share in the hotel’s happy hour. You can partake in a SAVI mini service, starting at only $15, while enjoying drink and appetizer specials from the hotel.

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Every SAVI experience begins with a warm welcome, the offer of tea or water, and a neck roll. A comforting robe, soft music, and candlelight add to the ambience. Enjoy a customized facial, body treatment, massage and more. Continuing education keeps SAVI’s 14 employees trained in the use of the latest and greatest products and techniques. Koval’s spirit of giving to improve lives extends to the community too, continuing the spa’s outreach through donations and volunteering. The new owner plans to become more personally involved with auctions and other events to which SAVI donates. It’s all part of her attitude of gratitude. “Since I was young, I’ve always wanted to own my own spa,” Koval said. “So this has been an amazing dream come true for me.” CANDACE BROWN 1320 Broadway, Tacoma

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April Star Chefs on Broadway Over the Rainbow April 14, 4pm Pantages Theater 901 Broadway, Tacoma 253.591.5890 |

Lord of the Dance April 4, 7:30pm Washington Center 512 Washington St SE, Olympia 360.753.8586 | Whim W’Him April 6, 7:30pm Pantages Theater 901 Broadway, Tacoma 253.591.5890 |

Adult Flashlight Egg Scramble March 29, 8pm Lacey Parks and Recreation 8345 Steilacoom Road SE, Lacey 360.491.0857 |

Daffodil Parade April 13, Times Vary by City Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, and Orting 253.840.4194 | The Fair April 18 - 21, Times Vary Puyallup Fair Grounds 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup 253.845.1771 |

I Love a Piano with Rich Ridenour March 24, 2:30pm Pantages Theater 901 Broadway, Tacoma 253.591.5890 | Cameron Carpenter March 28, 7:30pm Washington Center 512 Washington St SE, Olympia 360.753.8586 |

Swan Lake April 12 - 21, Times Vary McCaw Hall 321 Mercer St, Seattle 206.441.2424 |

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arts & events calendar Seattle Men’s Chorus The Music of ABBA April 21, 2pm Washington Center 512 Washington St SE, Olympia 360.753.8586 | Olympia Spring Arts Walk April 26 & 27, Times Vary Downtown Olympia 222 Columbia St NW, Olympia 360.709.2678 | It’s Your Day Health, Beauty, & Shopping April 27, 11am-4pm Tacoma Mall, Macy’s Court 4502 S. Steele St, Tacoma 253.826.9001 |


Smokey Joe’s Cafe May 3 - 26, Times Vary Knutzen Theater 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way 253.661.1444 | LINKS—Australian Glass and the Pacific Northwest May 17 - January 19, 2014 Museum of Glass 1801 Dock St, Tacoma 866.4museum |

Lacey Alternative Energy Fair May 4, 9am-3pm Huntamer Park in Woodland Square 618 Woodland Square Loop SE, Lacey 360.491.0857 |

Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding May 30 - June 8, 7:30pm Rialto Theater 310 South 9th St, Tacoma 253.591.5890 |

Wizard of Oz May 4 & 5, 3pm & 7:30pm Theatre on the Square 901 Broadway, Tacoma 253.591.5890 | Taste of Home Cooking Show May 9, 4-7pm Great Wolf Lodge 20500 Old Highway 99 SW, Centralia 360.940.5400

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spotlight on local artisan baker rhonda hamlin A passion for baking means the cookie jar is forever full at Rhonda Hamlin’s house. This creative single mother of two children works full-time and has translated her simple joy of baking into a blossoming and delicious artisan biscotti business in the Pacific Northwest.

cookbook; it was for hazelnut vanilla biscotti. So I began playing around with the recipe to add my own taste and texture,” said Hamlin.

In 2002 Hamlin entered her cranberry white chocolate biscotti in the Western Washington Fair and went home with Hamlin is not a formally trained pastry the blue ribbon. “After the fair, I started chef. She just loves to bake. To relax, selling it to family and friends. It’s now she would make cookies and cakes my number one seller.” and then share the sweet homemade treats with her family and friends. “I’ve Hamlin knew she had cooked up a great always loved to bake. Twelve years ago idea and started her biscotti business, I found a biscotti recipe in a Victoria The Art of Crunch. “The name, The

Art of Crunch, came from making my biscotti and realizing with these cookies, texture is everything. It can’t be too hard or too soft. They had to have the right crunch.” The Art of Crunch offers basic biscotti flavors to include blueberry lemon, vanilla hazelnut and double chocolate. The company also features seasonal offerings such as springtime’s bright mango coconut or white chocolate frosting with peppermint candy crumbles, perfect for Christmas. Hamlin recently introduced a new dessert collection called After Dark. Recipes like lavender caramel, salted caramel dipped in dark chocolate, and macadamia nut and dried cherry pair well with wines for after-dinner sipping and snacking. Hamlin’s biscotti make perfect party favors too. The Art of Crunch does special orders and events by personalizing the cookie label for occasions such as weddings, parties, holidays and business gifts. TAMMY ROBACKER For more information



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take your taste buds on tour— Make your travels an epicurean delight by following the culinary adventure route and discover the unique farm-to-table experiences that make the Olympic Culinary Loop a savory destination. Meet growers, taste new wine releases, sample locally made food and enjoy the region’s scenic attractions.


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Port Angeles Located in a majestic 120-year-old barn in the foothills of the Olympic Mountains, this artisan winery is a place you’ll want to visit. Owner Kathy Charlton brought the wine industry to the Olympic Peninsula 15 years ago. Indulge in sampling wines that have received international accolades and awards.

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Port Angeles Fresh local Northwest ingredients make for a culinary delight at Michael’s. Guests will take away a real connection to the food with the ultimate Pacific Northwest dining experience. The menu of wholesome, delicious food offers something to please every palate—from clams, oysters and salmon to tender free-range beef tenderloin, New York steak, prime rib and gourmet pizza.

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Port Townsend Get all fired up for a tour and cider tasting with owners Steve “Bear” and Nancy Bishop. The Bishops planted their fruit trees in 2003, and the beautiful orchard was certified organic in 2005. They are the first and only producer of organic hard sparkling cider in Washington state. During your visit ask about the fire-cleaning process that Steve pioneered to remove pests from the orchards.

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Port Hadlock New meets old at the funky and eclectically designed cafe located in Galster House in the historic district of (lower) Port Hadlock. Built in the 1800s, the quaint building was once the home of Samuel Hadlock, founder of the town. Guests are invited to wear a hat from the vast collection during their visit.

The café’s talented culinary team uses fresh local ingredients Sequim Add a homegrown twist to your trip by visiting Nash’s Organic to create memorable cuisine, including local seafood, fruits Produce, a full grocery store with organic, local, GMO-free and vegetables. Tip: Try the clam chowder. LEAH GROUT and gluten-free products. Owner/operator Nash Huber has been growing healthy food, saving farmland and training future farmers for over 30 years. The team at Nash’s produces over 100 varieties of vegetables, fruits, grains, freshly ground flours, eggs, seeds and pork year round in the Dungeness Valley. “It takes 10 years to train a good farmer,” says Nash.

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Port Townsend For the love of sweets, bread and pastries, stop at this Frenchinspired artisan bakery, where the aroma of sweet-smelling baked goods wafts through the air daily. Tip: Try the almond sesame cookies made in a small portion­—a perfect snack.



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dining guide Tacoma Asado 2810 6th Ave | 253.272.7770


Cutter’s Point Coffee 1936 Pacific Ave | 253.272.7101 Indochine Asian Dining Lounge 1924 Pacific Ave | 253.272.8200 Madea’s Cajun Café 417 Garfield St S | 253.536.7060 Maxwell’s Restaurant & Lounge 454 St.Helens Ave | 253.683.4115 Melting Pot 2121 Pacific Ave | 253.535.3939 Stanley & Seafort’s 115 E 34th St | 253.473.7300 Varsity Grill 1114 Broadway | 253.627.1229 Puyallup Chili Thai Restauant 3712 9th St SW | 253.864.7005 Mama Stortini’s 3207 E Main | 253.845.7569 Toscanos 437 29th St NE | 253.864.8600


Trapper’s Sushi 206 39th Ave SW | 253.891.2046 Bonney Lake Trapper’s Sushi/Sushi Town 20649 Hwy 410 E | 253.891.2046

Lakewood Oakhouse Restaurant 8102 Zircon Dr | 253.584.8888 Federal Way Indochina 31406 Pacific Hwy S | 253.529.4214

Sumner Sorci’s Italian cafe 1012 Ryan Ave | 253.891.8400

McGrath’s Fish House 1911 S 320th St | 253.839.5000

Windmill Bistro 16009 60th St E | 253.826.7897

Kent Banyan Tree Restaurant 504 Ramsay Way | 253.981.6333

Olympia Cicada 700 4th St E | 360.753.5700

Centralia Boccata Deli & Market 405 N Tower Ave | 360.736.2404

Mercato Ristorante 111 Market St NE | 360.528.3663 Pizzeria la Gitana 518.Capitol Way S | 360.753.2929 SWING Wine Bar 825 Columbia St SW | 360.357.9464 Waterstreet Café and Bar 610 Water St SW | 360.709.9090 Gig Harbor Brix25 7707 Pioneer Way | 253.858.6626

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crockett’s public house—local and nationally recognized Everything on the menu at Crockett’s Public House in Puyallup contains the same special ingredient: exceptional effort.

“I was super excited, very, very excited,” Johnston said. “The main thing about Crockett’s that makes us different is just the effort we put into everything. That’s what got me to come to Crockett’s to start with.” Johnston’s determination to use only the best products means they must special order many of them and regularly drive to Seattle for others, a distance of over 70 miles round trip. “Most restaurants don’t do that,” he said. “If they have trouble getting it, they won’t use it.” For french fries, he insists on a superior potato variety called Kennebec, which makes the fries come out more crisp and golden. Cod is from premium loins, not tails. Chili-braised chicken—one of many filling choices for the Mexico City Street Tacos—starts with a whole chicken.


Owner Shaun Brobak and Executive Chef Brian Johnston share a passion for quality food made without shortcuts, so almost as soon as the business opened in February 2011, it stirred up excitement. In came the customers and out came the reviews. The Puyallup Main Street Association honored Crockett’s Public House as Top Chef at the 2012 Wine Walk and Taste of Puyallup. Next, Guy Fieri, host of the Food Network program Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives paid a visit with his film crew, featuring Crockett’s in an episode to be aired in 2013. but the focus is definitely on the food.” Make that the highest quality food. “It’s a constant effort,” Johnston said. “It’s a challenging job. But we have been well received and this is a very positive thing.” CANDACE BROWN

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The “Public House” in Crockett’s name could be deceiving. “It’s not geared toward drinking,” Johnston said. “It’s geared more toward family. We have some unique spirits and beers, 23

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furniture now—­­ selden home furnishings offers more choices than ever Scott Selden. “We brought in some new vendors and suppliers that we’re sourcing from all over the world via the direct container process.

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of local charity events, and we’re fairly heavily involved with the Northwest Furniture Bank,” Selden said, referring to a local organization that provides furniture to people in need. “We donate Furniture Now suits what Selden calls furniture on a regular basis.” “the new economy.” “People are a little more budget conscious, and they’re Come discover why Furniture Now also requesting a faster delivery time,” by Selden’s is the timely choice for he said. “Furniture Now was designed furnishing alternatives for today. to answer that immediate gratification CANDACE BROWN and also some of the budget issues that some people may be facing today.” Al- For more information: though this line does not offer custom- Furniture Now by Selden’s ized orders, it does offer online shop- 1802 62nd Ave E, Tacoma On Oct. 11, 2012, Selden’s opened Fur- ping, with complete information on 253.922.5700 or 800.870.7880 niture Now, a gallery inside the Selden’s size, finish and price. Home Furnishings store with additional choices for a changing marketplace. And While meeting the needs of customers, it features a new brand name: “North Selden’s also cares about the needs of Port is our brand,” said current owner the community. “We participate in a lot


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When Syd Selden opened a store in Tacoma in 1940, selling window shades and floor coverings, he launched his business with five employees. It grew, prospered and established itself as one of the Northwest’s leading furniture retailers. Now this family business includes three stores—Selden’s Home Furnishings, Bassett of Tacoma and Selden’s Sleep Gallery—all conveniently located adjacent to each other and Interstate 5 in Fife.. Even after seven decades of meeting customers’ needs, innovations keep it fresh and relevant.

Can Your Loved One Benefit From An Easier Lifestyle? To help determine if you or a loved one could benefit from moving to a retirement community, answer these few questions below. 1. Do you worry about Mom or Dad’s safety? 2. Does your Mom or Dad snack instead of eating balanced meals? 3. Is house keeping and yard work becoming difficult for Mom or Dad? If you answered YES to any of these questions it may be time to consider moving to a retirement community.


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tehaleh offers adult community designed for active lifestyles Baby boomers now have a new option for healthy living: Trilogy at Tehaleh, Pierce County’s first adult active lifestyle community. The community is managed by Shea Homes as part of Tehaleh, the 4,200acre planned mixed-used community in east Pierce County. Tehaleh’s age-restricted active lifestyle community of up to 500 homes opened in September 2012 with beautiful views of Mount Rainier and scenic trails throughout the neighborhood.

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Shea Homes is nationally acclaimed for its communities designed specifically for baby boomers. Communities cater to residents seeking resort-style living. Homeowners will be members of the resortstyle club featuring world-class, state-of-the-art fitness facilities and a diverse range of recreation and continuing education opportunities, all revolving around a lifestyle focused on wellness, exploration, learning and new friendships. Homes feature an eco-friendly design, single-story layouts, natural lighting and Shea Homes’ trademarked innovation called Five Sided Architecture. This makes each home unique, which is important to the active lifestyle buyer, says Richard Obernesser, area vice president of Shea Homes. “We’re honored to be a part of Tehaleh and add to the creation of a sustainable, livable, beautiful and family-oriented community.”

“We’re excited that Tehaleh Trilogy community will have Shea Homes’ signature energy efficiency, smart design and outstanding community amenities,” said Bob McLeod, Chairman and CEO of Newland Communities, Tehaleh’s parent company. “Given Shea’s reputation and its success with other projects in Washington state, we know there is demand for this unique product in this market.” LEAH GROUT

Before opening, Trilogy asked for feedback from customers about home design and amenities, to ensure that the needs of active adult consumers in Washington were being met at Tehaleh. “We held design review sessions in order to refine the homes and amenities planned for the community, based on the market needs,” says Shauna Farmer of Shea Homes.

For more information: Trilogy at Tehaleh 14218 Knoll Park Dr East, Bonney Lake Shea Homes at Tehaleh 877.221.3261

Shea Homes’ relationship with Tehaleh also draws upon experience in the local area with Jubilee in Lacey and Trilogy at Redmond Ridge in Redmond, as well as other active lifestyle communities in California, Florida, Arizona and Nevada. 29

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Fine Jewelery 103 South Meridian 253.848.1332

Blitz & Company Florist


Women’s Clothing Boutique 2614 North Proctor 253.761.5531

Selden’s Furniture

Fine Furnishings & Home Decor 1802 62nd Ave East 253.922.5700

Tacoma Mall

Target • NW Vintage • Famous Footwear • RAM • Party City Sushi Station • Staples • Menchie’s • PetSmart


Clothing, Jewelry, Dining 4502 South Steel St 253.475.4565


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Infusion Design

Gifts & home interior 7513 Custer Rd W 253.472.4100


Archibald Sisters

Johnson Jewelers

Sunrise Village

Dining, Shopping & Services 10305 156th St E 253.904.8923

Victoria Sells Antiques Well, it’s all in the name! 125 South Meridian 253.445.8330


A Picket Fence

Home Decor, Gifts & Jewelry 1006 Main St 253.863.6048

Old Cannery Furniture Home Furnishings 13608 Valley Ave East 253.863.0422


Dream home... look no futher than your own! Perfect time to freshen up home forbeauty springtime by addyour warmth and to your visiting our store and finding unique home decor items for all your decorating and design needs!

Fragrance & Personal Care Essentials 406 Capitol Way South 800.943.2707

Upscale Children’s Boutique 926 Main St 253.299.6221

Belleza Ropa

Kent Station

• Sofa, chairs, recliners, ottomans, dining room tables, hutches and benches • Full table design (tablescaping!) • Custom window treatments • Full design service

Women’s Clothing Boutique 101 Capitol Way North 360.352.ROPA(7672)

Retail Stores, Restaurants & Cinemas 417 Ramsay Way 253.856.2301

Westfield Capital Shopping Center


New Merchandise arrives in our store weekly. Stop by and see what’s new! While your here, schedule an in-home consultation... 253.472.4100 | | 7513 Custer Road West, Lakewood, WA 98499 Monday-Friday 10am-6pm | Saturday 10am-5pm | Closed Sundays | Appointments anytime!

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Wearable Art, Gifts, Decor 505 North Tower Ave 360.736.1517

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awaken to spring fashion Sunshine and warmth may not be here yet, but they are definitely on their way! Spring is the perfect time of year to brighten up your wardrobe with some fresh pieces.

Other designers turn to more geometric influence with an abundance of stripes. Stripes are on trend for both women and men during this season. Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta and Tommy Hilfiger are using stripes of various sizes, colors, and directions. They are seen on garments ranging from cocktail dresses and gowns to suits and more casual attire. A timeless fashion staple will also be prominent this spring – the full skirt. Donna Karan, Vera Wang and Reem Acra have displayed full skirts with hems ranging from above the knee to mid-calf length. The flattering silhouette can be dressed up with a blazer, or down with a simple tee or tank, to be worn for a variety of occasions. Including a document clutch in your purchases for this season will be a worthwhile investment. Use it during the day to conceal your Kindle, iPad or small laptop, then convert it into your evening accessory to hold the contents of your wallet and cellphone.

Styling by Olympia designer, Bri Seeley Photography by Shawn Kinney On-trend fashion found at

Men, add some excitement to your look with bold pops of colored accessories. Boost your everyday look by mixing traditional neutrals with bright watches, colored shoelaces or vivid ties. This look is especially statement-worthy when pairing primary colors with whites. Add a few new pieces to brighten and awaken your spring wardrobe. BRI SEELEY 31

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The collections of Donna Karan, Michael Kors, Charlotte Ronson and more are flooded with water-inspired pieces for the spring season. Models walk the runways in hues of blue, green and tan that allude to the inspiration, while some designers have chosen a more literal translation with pool and beach prints. Fluid and flowing silhouettes also pay homage to the aquatic influence by mimicking the movements of the water.

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women learn to de-stress for longer, better lives

Goers enrolled in weekly group meetings and activities through Better U. Originally an online program through the American Heart Association, facilitated by Franciscan Health Services, it helped women develop healthier lifestyles and understand the impact of stress. “It taught me to be proactive in reducing stress and managing the stressors of my life,” Goers said in an interview. “I checked

my blood pressure yesterday and it was 117/78—a beautiful number compared to the 142/98 that I was registering previously.” Through Better U, Goers met Susan Eardley, a board-certified nurse specialist and clinician for Franciscan’s Health Aware program. She educates through Health Aware, an online source of risk assessment tools, and through AHA’s Go Red For Women campaign, in which Goers also participates. The Better U program is no longer available through the heart association, but Go Red For Women Ambassadors volunteer their time to raise awareness of heart disease as the No. 1 killer of women. Stress is an accomplice in that killer’s crime. “We work on realistic goals, how much we can do, how much we can get rid of, what is important,” Eardley said. She recommends exercise and “taking time to just take a deep breath and stop some of the adrenaline flow that builds up on us. People who are under a lot of stress have a heightened stress response. Their body is always on high alert and that does damage.” Goers said, “Every day, I put some time on the calendar that has no one’s best interest at heart but my own.” CANDACE BROWN For more Information: AHA South Sound Goes Red For Women: Franciscan’s Health Aware Program:


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Today Carmen Goers feels strong and healthy. But without help to change her life, stress could have killed her. She had high blood pressure, a family history of stroke, excess weight, too little exercise and sleep and a life out of balance. Stress exacerbated all those things.

The strength of women fighting side by side is more powerful than any killer.

GO RED FOR WOMEN 速 LUNCHEON Celebrate 10 years of saving lives from heart disease, the No. 1 killer.

Join us on April 24 at McGavick Conference Center or 253.272.7854 sponsored by

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