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    Portland Winter Lights Festival

    Last night I went to opening night of the first ever Portland Winter Light Festival.  It was cold but so much fun to be out at night enjoying the art and the [...]
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    Upright Brewing

    A fantastic Portland microbrewery making european farmhouse-style beer. But the challenge is finding the tasting room. [...]
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    How my one car family is incorporating Car2Go into our lifestyle. {Sponsored post} [...]
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Portland Hill Walks

by Kristi in Books & Film

I read a fair amount.  A one or two books a month.  Nothing compared to my ethicist friend Emmi, but way more than a lot of people I know.  There is one book I recommend [...]


Keep Portland Weird

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    The Peculiarium

    June 29, 2012 // 1 Comment

    A sudden change of plans.  My two best friends and I were headed to Sauvie Island to go berry picking, when I saw the sign.  I was going too fast, but made the turn anyway. [...]

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    Pendleton Woolen Mills

    November 19, 2013 // 1 Comment

    I finally made it down to the Pendleton Woolen Mill store in Milwaukie.  Pendleton is totally in fashion right now so I thought I’d stop in to see if they have any [...]

Portland Plates

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    Portland Plates: Maple Bacon Doughnuts

    February 24, 2015 // 4 Comments

    Introducing my new monthly series, Portland Plates, where I recreate a famous Portland dish. This month a version of the famous Maple Bacon Bar that you can make at home! [...]

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