• Give a Rustic Touch to Your Gift Wrapping this Holiday Season

    The holiday season is upon us once again, and while you’re out selecting those perfect presents for all your loved ones, it’s also time to think about how you intend to wrap the package in a pleasing way. Sometimes, an ordinary gift can be revealed as something really heartfelt, simply by taking the time to […]

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  • Restoration Hardware Launches RH Modern in Portland

    We’re excited to share the news with you that RH Modern will be introduced at RH Portland. RH recently unveiled these innovative new retail concepts, and Portland residents will be among the first in the country to experience them. The entire front portion of RH Portland will be reimagined as an exhibition space presenting RH Modern, one […]

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  • Photographer Captures Beauty of Winter in Pacific Northwest

    I recently had the pleasure of interviewing award winning nature and landscape photographer Dennis Frates. The Pacific Northwest, is home to some of the most beautiful winter scenery on earth. Dennis graciously offered to share with us some of his beautiful winter photos of our region. Q: Tell us about your path, how did you […]

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  • Put on your Party Dress…The LBD ( Little Black Dress of course!)

    Fashion article by: Sherry Dorn Do you know you’re never too young or too old to wear a little black dress? It’s true…The LBD is one dress that’s always on trend, definitely a first choice, and always a reliable BFF! Think of it as a blank canvas on which you can place just about anything […]

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  • Hillsboro Housing Development—Another Sign of the Strong Portland Housing Market

    Reed’s Crossing is part of a larger development plan for the South Hillsboro area, which currently encompasses some 1,400 acres of open space. The city’s plans for the development envision up to 8,000 homes by 2035 that could house up to 20,000 people. The long-range plan also includes nearly 300 acres of parks and 15 miles […]

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  • Haystack Holidays Lights Up Cannon Beach

    Cannon Beach, Oregon, puts the fun back in the holiday season with a series of special events in November and December. Each November, Cannon Beach hosts Haystack Holidays, a series of festive events that continue throughout December and are designed to put the fun back into the holiday season. Haystack Holidays highlights include Mimosa Madness, Cannon Beach’s refreshing […]

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Hillsboro Housing Development—Another Sign of the Strong Portland Housing Market

Hillsboro Housing Development—Another Sign of the Strong Portland Housing Market

Reed’s Crossing is part of a larger development plan for the South Hillsboro area, which currently encompasses some 1,400 acres of open space. The city’s plans for the development envision up to 8,000 homes by 2035 that could house up to 20,000 people. The long-range plan also includes nearly 300 acres of parks and 15 miles […]

Haystack Holidays Lights Up Cannon Beachphoto credit: George Vetter

Haystack Holidays Lights Up Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach, Oregon, puts the fun back in the holiday season with a series of special events in November and December. Each November, Cannon Beach hosts Haystack Holidays, a series of festive events that continue throughout December and are designed to put the fun back into the holiday season. Haystack Holidays highlights include Mimosa Madness, Cannon Beach’s refreshing […]

"Sommely" A Digital Sommelier for Wine Enthusiasts

“Sommely” A Digital Sommelier for Wine Enthusiasts

We recently had the opportunity to meet Marcelino Alvarez, CEO and Founder of the Portland-based design firm; Uncorked Studios to learn about the firm’s new internal product currently in development. Sommely is an elegant solution to help wine enthusiasts track their collection and help in choosing the right wine for a meal by utilizing bluetooth enabled […]

Gluten-Free: The Revival of a Simple Luxury

Gluten-Free: The Revival of a Simple Luxury

Article written by Yvonne Gill, a former expat now embracing the burbs of Portland. Gluten-Free: The Revival of a Simple Luxury Whether by choice, necessity, or a peaked curiosity in the gluten-free world, Kyra’s Bake Shop will without a doubt convert your grain loving ways.  Mastering the art of baking sans these popular proteins, bakery founder Kyra Bussanich […]