October, 2016

“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 […]

Valhalla – Discovering Oregon’s Secret Canyon

Valhalla - Discovering Oregon’s Secret Canyon

Valhalla – Discovering Oregon’s Secret Canyon It’s difficult to believe in our modern world with so little untouched Earth, that a slot canyon could lie undiscovered a mere 60 miles from Portland, Oregon. Welcome to Valhalla, Oregon’s secret canyon.  In 2010, Mike Malone stumbled upon the canyon and waterfall through an act of serendipity as […]

The Upside of Downsizing Conference – Solid Solutions

The Upside of Downsizing Conference - Solid Solutions

The Upside of Downsizing Conference Offers Financial Freedom to All I recently had an opportunity to sit down with Mary Spann founder and president of Upside of Downsizing, regarding her upcoming educational conference to be held in Portland on November 19th. As an Oregon real estate agent, I meet with many clients who are considering selling […]