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...
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...
Universal Design: Aging In Place Home Design

Universal Design: Aging In Place Home Design

We’re getting old. Did you know that in less than twenty years, one in 5 people will be over the age of 65 years old in America? But, as we’re getting older, we’re also living longer and healthier lives. So, does this mean that there will be mass migration from homes...
Huge Smiley Face On Oregon Hillside – You’ve Got To See

Huge Smiley Face On Oregon Hillside – You’ve Got To See

Imagine finding a huge smiley face on a hillside in Oregon? That’s exactly what happened. So you’re driving to the Oregon coast on your way to Lincoln City on highway 18 and you’re passing through Sheridan, then Willamina just about to reach Grand...
Best Floor Types For Kid’s Bedrooms

Best Floor Types For Kid’s Bedrooms

If you’re going to reach for the stars, you better have good flooring. At least, that’s what we like to say. And, for families with young children, what other room in the home gets to play host to imaginations run wild and the activities that would support such, than...
The Best Portland To Oregon Coast Trip

The Best Portland To Oregon Coast Trip

Living in the Portland area has many benefits, not the least of which is being so close to the beautiful Oregon coast and the many cities, activities and sites it has to offer. But many of us struggle to come up with a Portland to Oregon Coast getaway that is quick,...
The Marines and Toys for Tots in PDX

The Marines and Toys for Tots in PDX

What could be better than Marines and toys for kids in the Portland area this time of year? Well aside from a miracle visit to PDX from Santa himself, we couldn’t think of anything. That said, we have decided to join forces with the Portland Marines and their...
Holiday Clothing Drive for Portland Kids

Holiday Clothing Drive for Portland Kids

Simple Floors Portland has so much to be thankful for and we want to pass that blessing onto others as we grow. There are many local people, particularly children in the Portland area, who don’t have as much as some of us do. They find daily living a struggle in...