Movies Filmed in Portland Oregon

Movies Filmed in Portland Oregon

What the Bleep Do We Know made Portland famous with its scenes in the Bagdad theater. And, so did Twilight with Madison High School. And how many people show up at 3333 NW Quimby Street to see if the Cullens are home? It’s always fun to see how the filmmakers adjust...
Engineered Wood Floors Are Good For The Environment

Engineered Wood Floors Are Good For The Environment

Engineered wood uses the best parts of wood in a very sustainable and efficient way. One major downside to hardwood floors is that you cannot get the wood wet unless you have proper sealing. Without proper sealing, and sometimes even with it, hardwood absorbs the...
Best Beer Breweries In Portland Oregon

Best Beer Breweries In Portland Oregon

There are many types of beers, and Portland is well known for having the most breweries (over 70) than any other city on Earth. That’s quite an amazing feat. But, we’re up to the challenge. It all started when BridgePort Brewing and Widner Brothers Brewing were...
Fun Facts About Portland You Probably Didn’t Know

Fun Facts About Portland You Probably Didn’t Know

We know living in Portland is a lot of fun. We know we have some of the coolest things here like Voodoo Donuts. But, just to keep things weird, we thought we’d dig up some things you may not have known. Here are five fun facts about the Portland metro area you may not...
5 Vegan Restaurants In PDX That You Have To Try!

5 Vegan Restaurants In PDX That You Have To Try!

Are you wanting a great meal that leaves you feeling satisfied? You may not know it, but the Portland metro area is very vegan friendly. In our article on best pizzas, we mentioned two vegan pizzerias (so we won’t mention them again here). From veggie scrambles to...
Considerations For Choosing Tile For Your Home

Considerations For Choosing Tile For Your Home

Tile is a lovely way of adding a warm, custom element into your home design. There are so many ways you can use tile including on the walls and floors of your kitchen, bathroom, and even hallways. Tile can add value to your home if it’s a modern quality style...
Enjoying Natural Hot Springs Near PDX

Enjoying Natural Hot Springs Near PDX

Want something fun to do this weekend or anytime you are able to get away for something new and interesting? Then go for a hike to a close-by natural hot spring and soak away your stress in a peaceful setting. And you don’t have to go all that far! Natural hot...
Fresh Local Fish In the Portland Area

Fresh Local Fish In the Portland Area

We are so fortunate to have fresh fish year-round here in Portland. And it’s easy to go local with the rivers and ocean within 100 miles. Seafood is such a big part of the Northwest lifestyle, especially here in PDX. But what are the local seafood options here...
The Best Natural Stone Countertops

The Best Natural Stone Countertops

If you want your countertop to be as individual as you are, then look into a natural stone countertop. Natural stone is quarried and is often limited in size. For example, limestone is limited to seven-foot slabs. So if your counter is longer than the natural stone...
What You Need To Know Before Replacing Bathroom Flooring

What You Need To Know Before Replacing Bathroom Flooring

If you’re going to be replacing flooring in your bathroom, you need a plan that defines where you’re at, how the bathroom will be used, and how you want it to look. Bathrooms are particularly tricky due to the moisture from steam and the possibility of water on the...
The Best Donut Places Around Portland

The Best Donut Places Around Portland

The best doughnut places around Portland are often holes in the wall or unusual places you wouldn’t think of. We tried to find shops that were not part of a chain (even a local one) providing unique takes on the standard deep-fried pastries. Some National & Oregon...
Why Is The Oregon State Flower A Fruit?

Why Is The Oregon State Flower A Fruit?

Ever since Oregon became a state in 1859, Oregonians worked to find consensus on the state flower, state bird, state nut, and state motto. In 1890, the Oregon Horticultural Society formed a committee to nominate the state flower. Many flowers were nominated including...
Chasing Amazing Oregon Waterfalls

Chasing Amazing Oregon Waterfalls

“What do you want to do this summer?” asked the newlywed husband to his wife. “Let’s go chasing waterfalls,” she replied. And so they did. Of course, living in Oregon, that wasn’t going to be a problem. The challenge instead, was which waterfalls to chase. Counting...
Covid-19 Pandemic – The Impact On Home Design

Covid-19 Pandemic – The Impact On Home Design

With the introduction of a global pandemic in the spring of 2020, the initial two-week quarantine was a difficult adjustment for many. For parents who worked and had school-aged children, those two weeks felt more like an extended spring break. But, as quarantine...
Almost Everyone In Oregon Goes Camping

Almost Everyone In Oregon Goes Camping

There is no doubt that if you live in Oregon, chances are you love the outdoors. In fact, nearly three-quarters of Oregonian’s camp. With a myriad of scenic places in the state to travel to, one could visit a different destination each day of the year and still...
Local Portland Companies Need Your Support

Local Portland Companies Need Your Support

Many of us love our Amazon Prime accounts which give us the ability to very easily click, buy, and have what we ordered delivered to our door in hours or days. We often also enjoy the simplicity of using a major restaurant chains mobile app to have lunch or dinner...
A Natural Cleaning Solution – That REALLY Works!

A Natural Cleaning Solution – That REALLY Works!

We are “All-In” when it comes to a healthier lifestyle and non-toxic products to use in our homes. We know that many of our Portland friends and loyal customers feel the same way. We often hear of various products out there that are chemical-free, safe for...
Bamboo Flooring – The Advantages And Disadvantages

Bamboo Flooring – The Advantages And Disadvantages

Bamboo flooring is a premier sustainable flooring product that most people are not aware of the real pros and cons that surround it. Hardwood flooring is one of the most popular types of floor products out there, and most home buyers are looking for that type of...
Explore These Oregon Regions Just Outside Of Portland

Explore These Oregon Regions Just Outside Of Portland

Whether you are moving or just moved to the Portland Metro area or you have lived here all your life there are always new adventures to be experienced a short hop from your front door! Are you feeling like you need to get out and explore the beautiful great wide open...