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...
Cool Portland Area Pumpkin Patches

Cool Portland Area Pumpkin Patches

If you’re like many of us busy parents here in Portland, you may be just a bit behind in getting ready for the Halloween trick or treating. Maybe you have decided to avoid the National Lampoon style top to bottom yard decorating, but still want to get some fun...
The Coolest Portland Area Hiking Trails

The Coolest Portland Area Hiking Trails

There seems to be endless hiking trails in and around Portland, Oregon and a towering list of books that will map out every path and byway you can hike on but with so many to choose from how can you pick a few to take a gamble on? We thought it would be helpful to...
The Coolest Portland Garden You’ll See

The Coolest Portland Garden You’ll See

We know that here in the Portland area going green, organic and sustainable is something that is not just a trend, but a part of many of our lives. Having access to fresh vegetables that you know is truly organic, safe and healthy is something that many of our...