If you want to experience the true spirit of Portland, skip the dinner cruise on the Willamette and get your family to a Timbers game. Whether you are a life-long lover of soccer, or you don’t know a corner...
No matter if you've been together one year or ten, all parents need a bit of time together to recharge and reset their relationship. Yes, I'm talking date night! Make time for each other, it's worth it. This most certainly...
The beautiful Pacific Northwest is ready to welcome visiting families! Known for its lush natural beauty, fine cuisine, and unique culture, Portland (and its surrounding areas) is also PACKED with family fun. Make the most of your trip with...
Weather in Portland has been unusually sunny this winter and spring, but "normal" is a lot of rain for about five months of the year. When I moved to Portland 12 years ago, I had to embrace the wet...
Whether it's too cold, too hot, too wet, or your allergies are just driving you crazy, sometimes it's best to find your fun indoors. Fortunately, there are plenty of fun and educational options around our metro area. And lots...
My mother recently visited from Virginia, so I had the opportunity to view Portland through the eyes of a tourist once more.  Granted, I’ve only been in Portland for about nine months myself, so I’m hardly a local. But...
As much as I hate to admit it, my family and I are creatures of habit. Like all true Oregonians, we love a good adventure once in awhile. Unfortunately, when you have only the weekend to try and squeeze...
{Sponsored Post :: A giveaway is being provided in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.} The first time my kids (ages 2 and 4) and I walked into Jenni and Tommy’s Kids Unplugged, I knew this was...
{Sponsored Post :: A giveaway is being provided in exchange for this post.} If you haven’t taken your family to Oaks Park recently, it’s time to check them out. With thrill rides, kiddie rides, family rides, midway games, roller skating,...
A few months ago my family stopped going out to eat. It was something my husband and I previously loved to do, but we were at a stage with our kids (just turned 4 and 18 months) where every...

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