5 Things To Know This AM — Jan 09 2012

Wrap up your Restaurant Week plans with Saturday Night Sips and Sunday Night Suppers. (DCist)
Here's an extra-pretty beauty must-have list to kickstart your beauty routine in 2012. (Ashley in DC)
All the White House gossip you could want, dished up by former chef Roland Mesnier. (The Reliable Source)
Bloomingdale's in White Flint will close this spring — we're crossing our fingers for major sales. (Capital Business)
Need a Monday distraction? This design blogger's photo diary of a trip to Charleston should do the trick. (Aesthetic Oiseau)
Photo: Via Ashley in DC

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