Category: Oregon

Shops, eats and places to take kids in Oregon.

October in Seattle

Time to get Thankful on a Monday

October 4, 2016

How are you this whirlwind Monday?  Can you believe it’s October already?  For my family, this means it’s time to think about our first Thanksgiving of the year.  We celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving in the second week of October and then American Thanksgiving in November. Thanksgiving is such a nice holiday to be able to celebrate twice. When things […]

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Just the best parts of camping at the Astoria Koa (Oregon with kids)

July 6, 2015

I do not love camping.  I like fires, trees, hiking in the woods and camp food but I could definitely take or leave the sleeping in the tent part.  I like a little more than nylon or mesh between me and the great outdoors. My family on the other hand loves anything outside and they […]

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If Mickey invites you to Portland, you can get there and back from Seattle in a day

June 24, 2015

Last month I received something truly fabulous in my inbox when I was invited to the Disney Social Media Moms on the Road in Portland.  I was totally honored to be considered for the event and of course I wanted to go and see what this magical conference would be all about. My hubby was […]

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boating the sunshine coast

A few travel highlights from 2014 while I plan this year’s adventures

January 23, 2015

The hardest part of starting a New Year is saying good bye to the old one, especially if it was a good one and while other people are performing cleanses of the body detox sort, I’m purging my phone of the14000 photos I’ve managed to store there in the past year because I don’t want […]

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Oh you can’t go to the Oregon Coast without stopping at the Tillamook Cheese Factory

September 3, 2014

You just can’t. Years ago I remember telling my husband we needed to stop at the Tillamook Cheese Factory when we went to the Oregon Coast for our honeymoon, because they have delicious cheese samples and we had a really fun visit sampling cheese, watching the factory go about its business and eating ice cream.  […]

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Northwest Summer Love

August 31, 2014

Why have I ever wasted a drop of summer traveling away from the northwest? It is so gorgeous here and we found this out with this year’s summer staycation. From Oregon beaches, To local Seattle sights, Vancouver sunrises and sunsets, and bakeries sprinkled gloriously in between. Dare I say we start school next week? How […]

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We don’t like Portland, do we? (a trip to Portland, Oregon with our kids)

August 25, 2014

Well that’s what Sigi Shmid asked us at the last Sounders Camper Appreciation Day (one of the big reasons why we love Sounders Soccer Camps) and although we don’t like Portland when it comes to soccer, we have so much fun in Portland every time we visit we can’t help but love the city.  We […]

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