There is nothing like a Portland spring! Cherry blossom-lined streets, the sweet aroma of chalk and cardboard “Estate Sale” signs, and of course, the blinding visual display of beautiful, pasty Portlander legs basking in the glory of the once...
In an online mom group, a member recently asked, “What is the number one thing that you struggle with when it comes to your appearance?”   I thought for a moment before settling on my answer: I just don't care all...
Promise me something. Cross your heart and hope to eat pie; wrap thai noodles around your thighs...I can’t remember the exact wording of that childhood pact, but it was something along those lines. Promise me that you will never,...
The battle of organizing my closet all started with an innocent promise of brunch. Within seconds, I was scrolling through provocative displays of Hollandaise sauce, eyes wide and mouth gaping open like an anime character. All I needed now was...
Stupidly Tired: an unfortunate, chronic condition where the power of one’s tiredness somehow unlocks incomparable and amusing acts of utter stupidity. We have all been there. We find ourselves in an unshakable, lethargic state that lends itself to emotional volatility,...
Seven years ago, I hosted my first holiday as a freshly-minted married woman. On that day, I was a glamorous holiday queen - no duplicitous contouring or tilted camera angles required. My show-stopping holiday ensemble consisted of a festive...
I feel like there should be a store called Forever 39. It would sell chocolate, yoga pants, and Diet Coke. Who really has time for fashion with a busy family?  Right now, you're probably trying to meal plan, grocery shop,...
Look, I don’t have time to mess around and neither do you! Do you ever feel guilty spending money on yourself? Especially for things like makeup, hair accessories, or other personal items? Well, stop, because here are FIVE drugstore...
This season in Portland brings shorter rainy days, soccer games, and pumpkin everything. Here are 18 signs you might be a Portland mom in the fall: 1. The first soccer game fell on a glorious 85-degree-day in August. You worked on your tan on the sidelines...
{This post is sponsored by family-owned Mooshu Trainers toddler shoes. The opinions are 100% my own, and Portland Moms Blog only promotes brands we believe in.} Watching a child take his or her first steps is one of the many amazing...

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