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Happy Friday! I hope you’re all staying cozy and staying close to people and pets who make you feel joy. I think about you guys all the time. I wonder if you’re feeling all the things I’m feeling lately. If you’re having a tough time and need to talk — I’m here. Feel free to comment anytime. We have to stick together and a lot of pain and fear is rising to the surface for many of us. Please know you aren’t alone and I hope you can find places to wrap yourself up in care and love. I’d be so happy to be able to be one of those places for you. Love, Jen xo

➔ SOME VERY LOVELY THINGS FOR YOU OR AS GIFTS…

GIVEAWAY #1: Make sure to enter my big Beklina Giveaway!

GIVEAWAY #2: And enter my lovely Shop Boswell Giveaway!

GIFT GUIDE: For Your Best Girls — gifts to encourage self-care.

♥ This amazing moisturizing mask has been saving my face! (10% off: HONEYKENNEDY10)

♥ This honey blossom mask makes you glow + smells GOOD. (10% off: HONEYKENNEDY10)

♥ I’ve been loving this potion lately. Hoping to emit love vibes! (10% off: HONEYKENNEDY10)

♥ And this calming treatment is next on my list to try. (10% off: HONEYKENNEDY10)

♥ For very silk lips. (10% off: HONEYKENNEDY10)

♥ I also still love this heavy duty French honey lip balm.

♥ I am really loving my new whipped foundation. Definitely worth the splurge.

♥ Sometimes I lightly dust with this lovely powder, too. It’s pretty glowy!

♥ I can’t stop thinking about these beautiful eclipse earrings. SO GOOD.

♥ Oh, these rings are all so lovely!

♥ YES to boobs and Her rings for all the ladies this year. (benefits women in need, too!)

♥ Oh, my. I love this beautiful lingerie set.

♥ A little lounging in a hand-dyed robe? YES.

♥ Just all these clothes, please. Especially the prints! (20% off: HONEYHOLIDAY10)

♥ This is a fantastic party dress — works for winter and spring! (20% off: GIFTING)

♥ I’m loving the look of this simple black mid-length jacket.

♥ A very good charcoal plaid shirt!

♥ I keep thinking about this cozy geometric scarf. (20% off: HONEYHOLIDAY10)

♥ I’m in love with this galaxy scarf! (20% off: GIFTING)

♥ The most dazzling party clutch bag. (15% off: JOY2016)

♥ I keep my makeup in a black and gold one. Now I want all the colors! (15% off: JOY2016)

♥ I’d like a few pairs of these cute socks. (10% off: MERRY10)

♥ These are still my very favorite booties.

♥ Oh, how I adore these silver beauties? I’d really like to gift them to myself!

♥ Can someone please get me this epic fancy gift? Or this one?

♥ I love all the new ceramics! (20% off: HELLOSHOPBOSWELL)

♥ I really want every single pair in every single color option! (25% off: HANKANDHONEY)

♥ I’m obsessed with my new aromatherapy essential oil diffuser! My current favorite scent combo: Peppermint, Frankincense, and Tangerine.

♥ YAY! Time to stock up on feminist buttons, these feminist tees, the not my president buttons, the keep your laws off my body buttons, the not my president sweatshirts, these feminist sweatshirts, and the feminist totes

➔ A SWEET DEAL…

♥ Get 10% off at Tata Harper with code: HONEYKENNEDY10 now thru 12/15. (discount excludes gift sets, gift cards & previous purchases)

♥ Get 20% off at Shop Boswell with code: HELLOSHOPBOSWELL thru 12/31! Plus, Brookes is donating 10% of all hat sales to planned parenthood this month.

♥ Get 20% off everything at Beklina with code: HONEYHOLIDAY20 now thru 1/1/17. PLUS, free shipping on domestic orders over $100!

♥ Take $25 off these top 7 shirts from Tradlands with code: GIFTWELL thru 12/12.

♥ Get 25% off the sweetest handmade chopsticks at HANK by Henry with code: HANKANDHONEY now thru 12/12/16.

♥ Get 15% off beautiful leather bags at Annie Bukhman with code: JOY2016 thru 12/12/16.

♥ Get 20% off lovely things at Vuela with code: GIFTING now thru 12/16.

♥ Get 10% off at Imelda’s with code MERRY10 now thru 12/16. And free domestic shipping for orders $50+.

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PHOTOS: 1. Model Gigi wearing Jacques Griffe. By Henry Clarke for Vogue, 1954. 2. Model Gigi wearing Jeanne Lanvin. 1951.

I HEART PDX

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HAPPY WEEKEND, Portland friends and sweet visitors! There are some wonderful, quality holiday shopping events going on in our fair city. 2016 has been rough stuff and I’m finding the only thing that really gets me feeling festive and warmed is to see lovely faces of our talented local makers and shop owners. Hugs, wine, treats, thoughtfully selected goods, and cheerful greetings go an especially long way right now. Have fun! xo Jen

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Friday, December 9 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Stop by for the Shop Williams Late Event and 20% Off Sale! Participating N. Williams shops (from Beech to Skidmore): Ink & Peat, Lark Press, Somethings, Workshop Vintage, Spielwerk Toys, Myoptic, Queen Bee, Sugar Wheel Works, Treehouse Children, Breighela James, and Yoga Shala. There will be drinks and treats, too! MORE INFO.

Friday, December 9 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. Join Revive for A Winters Night Shop — an evening of holiday cheer! There will be an amazing gift selection from Revive, Wood & Faulk, Margaret & Beau, Stockpiler, Proper Beast, Hippythread, and more. Revive will also have a selection of items that will have 100% of their proceeds donated to Stand With Standing Rock. Plus, Prince Coffee and Union Wine Co will be there to keep your cups full. Revive Designs & Upholstery is located at 2030 N. Willis Blvd. MORE INFO.

Friday, Dec 9 from 5PM – 9PM. Saturday, Dec 10 & Sunday, Dec 11 from 11AM to 6PM. It’s coming… the Crafty Wonderland Super Colossal Holiday Sale is almost here. 250+ vendors selling handmade goods. Goodie bags for first 150 shoppers each day. Gift wrapping station. All ages. Free admission. And lots more! The Crafty Wonderland Super Colossal Holiday Sale is at Oregon Convention Center 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd, Exhibit Hall D. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 10. 5PM to 9PM. Stop by the Foster Row Open Studio Holiday Sale! Shop Lauren Winter, Wild Poppy Goods, Darling Press, Mercuria Press, and Champagne Room. Music by DJ Big Booty Judy! The studios are located at 5300 SE Foster Rd. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 10. 10AM—7PM. Join ADX for their Gifted Holiday Fair! Gifted is ADX and Portland Made’s annual holiday gift fair, featuring a vast array of local goods for you to give to someone you love. Shop goods from nearly 60 local vendors! ADX is located at 417 SE 11th Ave. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11 from 11AM to 6PM each day. Come by the Pop Up Shop PDX! This temporary pop up market is open again on Alberta for the month December. Each market features a roster of Portland makers and designers. On Saturday shop: Portland Bloem, Thomas and Sons, Bohemian Salt, Sweet Honey Farmacy, Stitch and Loom, Lythe Leather, Indigo Alice, CraftLAB, Hank by Henry, Tiny Adornments, Happy Hour and Co., House//Weaving, Urban Wood Studio, and Grafletics. On Sunday shop: Portland Bloem, Bohemian Salt, Woolly, J Bird, Berlin Skin, Urban Wood Studio, Indigo Alice, Tiny Adornments, Stitch and Loom, Jane Pellicciotto, Oregon Bark, PDX Cards, Pinkleton’s, and CraftLAB. Plus, music, drinks and treats. There are also fun shopping pop ups on 12/17 and 12/18. The Pop Up Shop PDX is located at 1408 N Alberta St. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 10. Come to an evening of music at Beam & Anchor to benefit ACLU, Black Lives Matter, and Standing Rock. Alela Diane, Eric Earley of Blitzen Trapper, Denver, and Michael Hurley will be playing. Tickets are on sale at Beam & Anchor at 2710 N Interstate Ave. MORE INFO.

Sunday, December 11. 10AM to 6PM. YAY! Go wild at the huge Give Good Gift holiday market at Union/Pine! This year the wonderful annual event has gotten even bigger with over 40 shops and designers, and the festive party spills into the streets with food carts, a fancy photo booth, carolers, and a canned food drive for Oregon Food Bank. Come shop OLO, Bridge & Burn, AK Studio, Another Feather, Beam & Anchor, Bee Local, Cargo, Chariot, Chicken & Guns, Collectivo, Field Trip, Goodwell, Greenhead Cannabis, Hand-Eye Supply, Jacobsen Salt, Johan, Le Souk Le Souk, MadeHere PDX, Modern Macrame, New Deal Distillery, Nineteen27 Smores, North of West, Olympia Provisions, Pistils, Poler, Poplandia, Primitive Forms, Schoolhouse Electric, Strange Vacation, Stumptown Coffee, Tastebud, The Granite, The Wild Unknown, Wildfang, Work/Shop, Worn Path, Xray.FM, The Yo Store, and more! Give Good Gift is at Union/Pine located at 525 SE Pine St. Free + all ages. MORE INFO.

Sunday, December 11 from 12PM to 5PM. Stop by the big Tilde Holiday Sale! You will get 15% off everything. Plus, bubbles and cookies while you browse. And they’ll wrap everything up with a bow! Tilde is located at 7919 SE 13th Ave. MORE INFO.

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Now through December 24. Stop by PDX Pop-Up Shops that turn downtown Portland’s vacant retail spaces into temporary stores where local designers and artists can set up shop for the holiday season. Via Raiz (a concept store dedicated to modern Mexican craftsmanship), MESO (Mico Enterprise Service OF Oregon – a collective shop offering their handmade, natural and one-of-a-kind products), Fait Hats (reclaimed luxury cashmere sweaters, along with cashmere hats and scarves hand-made from 100% recycled fabrics), Blanchet House of Hospitality (all of the wares for sale are made at the Blanchet Farm in Carlton which offers woodworking training for men in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction). Pop-up Shops are open for business at 606 SW 9th Ave. MORE INFO.

Now through Sunday, January 1. 11AM to 5PM. YAY! Holiday Afternoon Tea at Portland’s Hotel deLuxe is having daily service. Come enjoy special holiday teas, delectable tea sandwiches, warm scones with clotted cream and preserves, tartlets, dainty pastries, iced gingerbread, holiday-inspired, tea-infused cocktails, a live pianist, and more! Hotel deLuxe and Gracie’s are located at 729 SW 15th Ave. MORE INFO.

Thursday, December 15. 5PM to 8PM. Get over to the Seaworthy studio for the Seaworthy Holiday Party + Witness Collection Launch! Join the Seaworthy ladies and their neighbor, Botanica Floral Design, for a holiday party and open house. As well as the (belated) launch of our newest collection, Witness! There will also be food, music, drinks, and raffle prizes (to benefit local charities)! Seaworthy is located at 3322 NE Wasco St. MORE INFO.

Friday, December 16 (6PM to 9PM). Saturday, December 17 & Sunday, December 18 (10AM to 5PM). ‘Tis the season! It’s time for The Portland Bazaar! This year the Portland Bazaar will be held at The North Warehouse located at Interstate & Tillamook. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 17 from 10AM to 6PM and Sunday, December 18 from 11AM to 5PM. Come out to the Portland Remodelista Market to shop more than 40 local makers from the NW who will be showcasing their homewares, clothing, jewelry, organic botanicals, food, and more. Caravan Pacific, Tiro Tiro, Kiersten Crowley Jewelry, Notary Ceramics, Alder & Co., Spartan Shop, Pigeon Toe Ceramics, Sara Barner, Lisa Golightly, Kati Von Lehman, Pope Valley Pottery, Another Feather, Richard Carter Studio, Woodlot, Bellflower Chocolate, La Fortuna, Les Petits Carreaux, Scout Regalia, Chester Wallace, S/he, Clover Artisans, Modaspia, Dejong & Co, Modern Shibori, Specialty Dry Goods, Domi, Mohinders Shoes, The Good Flock, Flora and Henri, Fruitsuper Design, Non-Perishable Goods, Turnco Wood Goods, Galanter and Jones, Vitrified Studio, Isobel & Cleo, and more. The event takes place at Rejuvenation at 1100 SE Grand Ave. MORE INFO.

Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18 from 11AM to 6PM each day. Come by the Pop Up Shop PDX! This temporary pop up market is open again on Alberta for the month December. Each market features a roster of Portland makers and designers. On Saturday shop: Bohemian Salt, Beach Bones Jewelry, Portland Bitters Project, Primitive Forms, Indigo Alice, Cioccodesignco, Wooly Beast, Victoria Buchler, Nested Yellow, April Black, Claire Green, Roots and Crowns, and Eso Esto. On Sunday shop: Bohemian Salt, Beach Bones Jewelry, Indigo Alice, Cioccodesignco, Wooly Beast, Victoria Buchler, Primitive Forms, Portland Bitters Project, Nested Yellow, April Black, Claire Green, and Eso Esto. Plus, music, drinks and treats. The Pop Up Shop PDX is located at 1408 N Alberta St. MORE INFO.

Sunday, December 18 from 12PM to 7PM. Make your way to the Jane’s Vanity Holiday Soirée! Shop the latest collections of Jane’s Vanity lingerie, loungewear and accessories, beautiful bespoke florals from Spellbound Flowers, the full range of Imaginary Authors Fragrances (and the brand there to walk clients through the line), and Elysium Jewelry. As always, they will have wine, cocktails, models, and live music. The Holiday Soirée will take place at The Cleaners at Ace Hotel, 403 SW 10th Ave. MORE INFO.

THE NUTCRACKER. Don’t just sit there — get your tickets to George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker! It’s such a beautiful production every year.

CHRISTMAS TREES. If you want to wander in the mountains and pick out a beautiful tree for your home this year — I still can’t recommend Christmas Mountain Trees enough. This will be our fifth year and you can’t help but feel relaxed and happy the whole time. Just make sure you go all the way to the right place — there are a couple farms place along the way that don’t even compare. Just follow the signs!

I HEART PDX SUBMISSIONS: If you’d like to submit events, shop openings or local places you love for consideration, then just email me!

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PHOTOS: Top: The Yo Store will be at Give Good Gift with these wonderful items. Event listing above! And the next two images are from Wild Poppy Goods — go see Taylor at the Foster Row Holiday Open Studio event listed above.

Beklina Giveaway!

YES! I’m pleased as punch to be having a Beklina giveaway! Angelina’s gorgeous shop is packed to the gills with amazing clothing, shoes, accessories, jewelry, home goods, and apothecary and one lucky person will win a $250 shop credit to spend on whatever they’d like! I always love everything at Beklina and it’s fun to peruse the neutral staples, elegant jewels, the shaggy and colorful, and the silly poses of happy models (look for the rainbows cast from prisms that sometimes land on their faces!). My current faves are the Nico Pink Scribbles Dress, the Noe Sashiko Dress, the Momentum Dress, the Shrimp Knit Top, the Ernest Sashimi Jumpsuit, the Confetti Scarf, the Clay Mars Mule Booties, the Malachite Maya Earrings, the Arc Drop Earrings, the Fringe Rainbow Pillows, the Naked People Bookmarks, and all the rugs. And everything else. More HERE. GOOD LUCK, FRIENDS! ♥♥

P.S. Get 20% off everything at Beklina with code: HONEYHOLIDAY20 now thru 1/1/17. PLUS, free shipping on domestic orders over $100!

TO ENTER:
1. Visit Beklina and tell us your shop favorites in a comment below.
2. For an extra entry, follow both @linarennell and @HoneyKennedy on Instagram. Then leave a comment below. If you already follow both of us — just let me know that, too!

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A SWEET DEAL: Get 20% off everything at Beklina with code: HONEYHOLIDAY20 now thru 1/1/17. PLUS, free shipping on domestic orders over $100!

SHIPPING, ETC: The winner’s shipping will be covered by Beklina. International entries are welcome, but the winner may be responsible for international duties and taxes.

DRAWING: This giveaway ends Wednesday, December 14 at 11PM PST. The winner will be chosen at random and will get shop credit to spend on whatever in-stock items they’d like. I’ll email the winner and update this post with their name within a few days!

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Shop Boswell Giveaway!

YAY! Today we are so happy to be having a fantastic Shop Boswell giveaway! This is one of my favorite shops and one lucky soul will get a $200 shop credit to spend on whatever they’d like! Brookes Boswell is well-known for the beautiful hats she makes and a few months back she expanded that vision with a stunning online shop and a Portland-based brick and mortar that carries dreamy clothing, jewelry, bags, shoes, apothecary, ceramics, and more. Some of my current Shop Boswell faves are the Gathered Back Yoke Dress, the Silver Painter Dress (sweet party dress!), Lloyd Linen Dress, the Eda Necklace, the Hand Necklace, the Knocker Necklace, the Cognito Mules, the Forte Open Booties, the Little Pink Cups, the Ceramic Candlesticks, the Chopstick Dogs, the Jackson Felt Hat, the Pippin Felt Hat, and all the rest of the gorgeous BB Hats! More HERE. GOOD LUCK, EVERYONE! ♥

P.S. Get 20% off at Shop Boswell with code: HELLOSHOPBOSWELL thru 12/31! Plus, Brookes is donating 10% of all hat sales to planned parenthood this month.

TO ENTER:
1. Visit Shop Boswell and tell us your shop favorites in a comment below.
2. For an extra entry, follow both @ShopBoswell and @HoneyKennedy on Instagram. Then leave a comment below. If you already follow both of us — just let me know that, too!

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A SWEET DEAL: Get 20% off at Shop Boswell with code: HELLOSHOPBOSWELL thru 12/31! Plus, Brookes is donating 10% of all hat sales to planned parenthood this month.

SHIPPING, ETC: The winner’s shipping will be covered by Shop Boswell. International entries are welcome, but the winner may be responsible for international duties and taxes.

DRAWING: This giveaway ends Wednesday, December 14 at 11PM PST. The winner will be chosen at random and will get shop credit to spend on whatever in-stock items they’d like. I’ll email the winner and update this post with their name within a few days!

VISIT SHOP BOSWELL IN PORTLAND: If you’re living in Portland or planning a visit, make sure to stop by the wonderful Shop Boswell brick and mortar shop! Brookes’ stunning space is located at 729 SE Morrison St. You can check @ShopBoswell on Instagram for shop updates and hours. Check out my Shop Visit HERE.

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Hank by Henry’s Coconut Tamari Rice + Crispy Kale

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Here’s a yummy recipe from Allison at Hank by Henry! Allison and Ed are a Portland design duo making beautiful chopsticks crafted in pairs from untreated hardwoods. After sanding, oiling, and finishing with beeswax, they are painted by hand with amazing little Hank by Henry signature details. All the colors of wood and painted patterns all feel super special individually and all seem to go so well together. I personally think these make a dreamy gift on their own, but they’d also be sweet paired with sushi making tools or a special ramen bowl. Check out Allison’s recipe below for some kitchen inspiration! More HERE.


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Get 25% off the sweetest handmade chopsticks at HANK by Henry with code: HANKANDHONEY now thru 12/12/16.


Coconut Tamari Rice and Crispy Kale with Seared Salmon or Tofu
Serves 4

This recipe is really all about the sauce. Mellow coconut oil and salty soy tamari get a kick from the tangy Sriracha. It will keep in your fridge for up to 3 weeks and you can use it on just about everything. Around our house we eat it on leftover veggies, salad greens, sweet potatoes and black lentils. One night we even got crazy and drizzled it over popcorn sprinkled with furikake.

Our version here used pan-seared wild caught local salmon, but you could easily replace with any other protein like tofu, tempeh, seitan, or chicken.

Ingredients:
1 cup white rice, uncooked
2 cups water
1 bunch lacinato kale, ribs removed and torn into small pieces
1/2 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 salmon fillets, 14oz tofu, or other protein

For the Sauce
1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 tablespoons tamari or soy sauce
1 tablespoon Sriracha

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Preheat oven to 400° F.

1. Rinse rice, drain and pick out stony pieces. Place in a saucepan or rice cooker with water. Steam until done.

2. Using a mason jar or lidded container, combine coconut oil, sesame oil, tamari, and Sriracha. Shake vigorously to emulsify.

3. Place kale in a wide mixing bowl. Drizzle with a tablespoon of sauce and sprinkle with shredded coconut. Toss to coat. Spread a thin layer on a baking sheet and bake until crispy 10-15min. Watch these carefully so they don’t burn!

4. Using a clean paper towel, pat down the salmon or tofu to remove excess water and sprinkle with sea salt and fresh ground pepper. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to a heavy-bottom skillet over medium high heat. Place tofu or salmon skin-side down. When your protein is cooked halfway through, carefully flip to other side and finish for another minute. Remove from heat and place over steaming rice.

5. Remove kale from oven and let cool. Serve over your protein and finish with one more drizzle of sauce. Pair with your favorite sake, a sauvignon blanc or a crisp beer and enjoy!

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