Car Camping 101 in Portland Oregon

Car Camping 101 in Portland Oregon

Have you noticed the weather is getting warmer? If you love the great outdoors, it’s time to pull out your camping gear and make sure it’s ready for the season. Car camping is where you pack up your car with your ice chest full of food, tent, sleeping...
Cost vs Value Portland Remodeling Statistics 2022

Cost vs Value Portland Remodeling Statistics 2022

It’s been a while since we evaluated remodeling statistics. A lot has changed since 2019. And with more people working from home, there has been a surge in remodeling. Being home all the time, people also noticed that the little things needed to be done like...
The Benefits Of LVP Floors

The Benefits Of LVP Floors

Luxury Vinyl Planks (LVP) and Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) are wonderfully affordable flooring options. And they’re trending hot if you look at home remodeling sites. Vinyl in general is trending because you can get the look of quality wood and stone for a much more...
Facts and Features of the Willamette River

Facts and Features of the Willamette River

The Willamette River is a vital feature of our state. After all, 70% of us live in the Willamette Valley, and most of us prosper within 20 minutes of the riverbed. Stretching 187 miles, it is the 13th largest river in the United States by volume and has the...
The Best Places for Easter and Mother’s Day Brunch in Portland

The Best Places for Easter and Mother’s Day Brunch in Portland

Going out for brunch on a special day like Easter Sunday and Mother’s Day is always a treat. So you want it to be the best experience possible, right? Spring in Portlandia can be hit or miss with the weather. You’ll want to find out if you can be moved indoors if you...
How The Asian Culture Has Influenced Portland

How The Asian Culture Has Influenced Portland

Our Portland metro area is steeped in Asian culture and history. But let’s start with something that is often confused with being of Asian influence, but wasn’t exactly. Have you heard about being shanghaied? And does it have to do with the Shanghai region in China?...
Decorating Your House With The Pantone Color Of The Year

Decorating Your House With The Pantone Color Of The Year

Do you get excited every year to see what is going to be the Pantone Color of the Year? Or do you wonder what all of the fuss is about? Usually, the Pantone Color of the Year is bold. Even the color Ultimate Gray from 2021 was an intense color for a neutral. So it’s...
Valentine’s Day Ideas In Portland

Valentine’s Day Ideas In Portland

Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been together a long while, you still want to have fun on your date nights. The best dates will be doing things you both enjoy. For example, if you both like live music or theater, your date will be pleased if you surprise...
Your Questions Answered On Luxury Vinyl Tile Floors

Your Questions Answered On Luxury Vinyl Tile Floors

Since we had some questions come up after our article on Five Things to Know About Luxury Vinyl,  we thought we’d dive a little deeper into this terrific flooring option. Lighter Weight Flooring If you want engineered or solid wood but discovered it wasn’t...