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Showing posts from April, 2014

Uniquely Yours. Personalizing your wedding.

W eddings offer couples not only an opportunity to declare publicly their love and commitment to each other, but also to express their unique personality as a couple. Tired of staid nuptial traditions and seeking a more personalized ceremony, more couples are inventing their own weddings or adding their own touches. They want the occasion’s distinctive details to reflect them. Those who plan to tie the knot in the Inland Northwest, Coeur d’Alene or the Walla Walla area have top-notch resources at their fingertips. They include purveyors of wedding rings, bridal gowns, and perfect flowers, as well as other talented experts who can help make any wedding unique. Moreover, couples will find the region offers a vast array of wedding venues.

the ring and the dress

The ring is often the sign that an engagement is official. Couples who lean toward the nontraditional may want to select a vintage ring. Finders Keepers, on Second Avenue in downtown Spokane, offers wonderful estate jewelry, includ…

the thrill of the hunt

by Laurie L. Ross

If you have a good eye and are willing to do rummage the racks, it’s more than likely that you will find items that are one-of-a-kind at thrift, vintage, estate shops and flea markets. Spokane’s downtown, North Spokane, the Monroe Antique District and North Spokane are hot spots for classy and quaint vintage shops. Northern Idaho and Walla Walla are also home to a plethora of antique and thrift stores that sell everything from clothing to furniture. In Spokane, 2nd Avenue and Carnegie Square are the vintage shop destinations. North Monroe Street is well-known for funky and functional antiques. In this district most stores are clustered between Broadway and the Monroe Street Bridge, however, there are a number that sprinkle all the way to Garland Street. Walla Walla is essentially a farm town so it makes perfect sense that it would be a mecca of fabulous antiques, farm style décor and collectibles. The exploding wine scene brings sophistication to the area where upscal…

Chateau Ste. Michelle Summer Concerts!

Sip Trip Road Trip!
Chateau Ste. Michelle winery announces  (drum roll, please) its 2014 Summer Concert Series, featuring 21 star-studded concerts. 
The 2014 season kicks offJune 13thwith a performance byAllen Stone, which marks the 30th anniversary of the winery's annual outdoor summer concert series.  Tickets for the winery's concerts will go on sale Saturday, April 26that 10 a.m.on and at all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets may also be purchased in person  at the Chateau Ste. Michelle wine shop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 

The 2014 Chateau Ste. Michelle Summer Concert Serieswill offer21 concerts spanning a variety of musical genres, including pop, jazz, rock and blues from June 13th through September 14th. 

The soundtrack for your summer includes the following artists: