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oktoberfest

PMB Guide to Family-Friendly Oktoberfests

Ah, Oktoberfest. Just the sound of it causes this German girl’s little heart to beat in time with the chicken dance! I often tell people that Oktoberfest is like a religion in my family. I grew up attending the annual Mt. Angel Oktoberfest every year, complete with traditional Trachten (costumes) and tanzen (dancing) polkas, schottische, […]

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Staycation: 7 Things To Do On Memorial Day Weekend

Historically, Memorial Day is a holiday to honor military personnel who have given their lives in the line of duty. Since many employers and almost all schools have a three-day weekend, a lot of people choose to celebrate this weekend with sale-hopping, camp-outs or barbecues. Whichever suits your fancy, here are some last-minute ideas for […]

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11 Snowy Sledding Destinations Near Portland

We’re lucky to live in a place surrounded by many different options to take a winter day trip. Mt. Hood is the obvious choice, but summits in SW Washington, the Central Oregon Santiam pass, and even the coastal range of the Tillamook Forest all provide a great place to find some fluffy white stuff. There’s […]

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Shop Til You Drop for a Good Cause at the Woodburn Premium Outlet’s Fall Fashion Frenzy {Sponsored}

We are thrilled to work with Woodburn Premium Outlets on promoting this fabulous event!Oh man, do I love to shop. But I especially love to shop when I know I’m going to get GOOD deals. The Woodburn Premium Outlets is one of my favorite places to score the hottest styles from my favorite brands at unbeatable […]

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