{This is a sponsored post. I received a free child's haircut and hair product for writing this post. All opinions are my own.} I've discovered an amazing, magical wonderland, called Pigtails and Crewcuts, where you can take your kids to get their...
Arbitrary standards: we all have them! I’m the first to admit that I have my own set of particular and peculiar rules and misconceptions. It’s true that I’m a stickler for making sure there are never any dirty dishes...
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,...
I blame it on my nose ring. I always wanted one but never had the guts to pull the trigger and do it. By the time I was in my twenties, I was married and scared of what my...
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...
Who knew a simple family trip to the waterpark, once a certain source of anxiety and self-consciousness, could turn into an act of radical self-acceptance? My Personal Revolution Was Unintentional Having a little time off of work between Christmas and New...
It’s almost that time of year again; time to jump into a big pile of colored leaves! The mornings will soon be too brisk for your bare arms to handle without another layer. September means fall, and with the...
{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...
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...
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