Grand Marketplace

November 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

I’ve been shopping for a new coffee table for my living room.  I have a couple specific styles in mind, so it’s kind of a treasure hunt to find exactly the right [more]

Pendleton Woolen Mills

November 19, 2013 // 2 Comments

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 [more]

The Meadow

October 1, 2013 // 1 Comment

I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to write about The Meadow, one of my favorite shops in Portland.  It’s kind of a foodie mecca, but anyone who [more]

Rocket Fizz

June 6, 2013 // 2 Comments

Friday after work I was doing some shopping downtown, so I popped over to see the new candy store that just opened.  I’d seen it from the bus a few times and finally [more]

Crafty Wonderland

May 7, 2013 // 4 Comments

I’ve been going to Crafty Wonderland since the beginning.  A few years ago it was a craft show in the basement of the Doug Fir.  They’d hold it once a [more]

Cloud Cap Games

March 28, 2013 // 5 Comments

I’m a big board game nerd, or as they call them lately, table top games.  I’ve always been a fan.  When I was a kid I remember begging my friends and parents to [more]

Portland Homestead Supply

October 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Live your “Little house on the Prairie” fantasy, without leaving the city! Does that phrase make you say “Hell yes! How do I do it?” Then get on down [more]

PDX Flea

August 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

Move over Saturday Market. The Flea is moving in. Somewhere on the Internet, a little bird told me that Portland has a new monthly flea market, so I decided to swing by this [more]


July 24, 2012 // 2 Comments

I just can’t say enough good things about my first visit to Canoe. I’ve heard about this store for years, walked by it many times, admired their window displays [more]


January 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

What a great little find!  Benessere.  A very charming oil and vinegar store in the middle of downtown.  If you are headed to Violetta or to the Fox Tower it’s just [more]
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