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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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Kid-Friendly Beer Festivals

Oregon’s Kid-Friendly Beer Festivals

Ahhh, beer! For some of us, it’s one of the reasons we settled in the Pacific Northwest. If you didn’t move here for the beer, you certainly have come to appreciate the craft beer culture. Summer is approaching fast, and with the warm weather comes the almighty BREW FEST! I spent all winter pregnant last year, missing all the […]

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BurnCycle Portland Spinning Classes

BurnCycle Brings a Unique Spin to Portland

Most of us know one of the best ways to get energized is through exercise. And wow…if you’re craving an invigorating, inspiring workout–I found your answer. It’s a dance party on a bike. And just in time for Mother’s Day, you can get in on the vibe for free and get your pick of special offers!  {This post […]

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Earth Day Portland

Earth Day Family Fun Around Portland

Earth Day is April 22. What began in 1970 in the United States is now celebrated each year by 1 billion people in 192 countries. Sure, your kids ride bikes and use water bottles, but how much do they understand about the many ways our daily actions can impact the world around us? Earth Day […]

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local libraries

Library Love: 5 Reasons to Visit

Ahhh, the library! Where we can talk (quietly!) and our kids can learn stuff. After all, readers are leaders. I saw that on a sign at the library… While our family lives in Lake Oswego, we call the Tualatin Library home. Besides respite from the Portland drizzle, here’s FIVE reasons to frequent your local library. 1. Online Access No […]

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