Funky Lodging on the Oregon Coast

I'm not quite sure why it took us so long to discover Yachats, the "gem of the Oregon Coast," but now that we have, we cannot stop visiting! There are so many amazing and unique places along the Oregon Coast---COUNTLESS---which is probably why we didn't spend much time there before, but it has since become... Continue Reading →

How to Start Packing for a Road Trip

Planning a road trip and not sure where to start? We're so glad you stumbled across this post, because that's our specialty and we'd love to help! We've both been road tripping pretty much all our lives so we have this packing thing down, although we've definitely forgotten things before too! Fortunately, most of the... Continue Reading →

Urban Hiking in Portland: The 4T (+B)

Train, trolley, trails, and tram, and in our case bus; the 4T Trail is a great way to spend three to four hours of an afternoon exploring Portland without using a car. The most commonly suggested route begins downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square catching the train, or MAX light rail, to the Portland Zoo and... Continue Reading →

“To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one’s self. Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom."   ~Søren Kierkegaard

Happy Thanksbacon!

Everyone knows about Friendsgiving, but what do you know about Thanksbacon? After experiencing it, we're hoping that ThanksBacon becomes the next big trend of the holiday season. This past weekend we were invited to the seventh annual Thanksbacon—a celebration of all things bacon—including the likes of bacon pumpkin pie, bourbon bacon cream puffs, bacon wrapped... Continue Reading →

Halloween Things to do in Portland

YAY, it's Halloween time, one of our favorites!  Everyone is Googling for Halloween things to do in and around Portland.  There's a million lists out there so you'll find no shortage of Halloween activities for all ages, from family-friendly to seasonally frightening.  In this post we'll feature a few things we've actually experienced, along some... Continue Reading →

My Favorite Oregon Waterfall

Gorton Creek Falls Columbia River Gorge, Oregon It's probably not fair to say that Gorton Creek Falls is my favorite waterfall in Oregon because I haven't seen them all — yet.  However, I've seen quite a few falls in the beaver state and so far this one steals my heart.♥ I learned about this falls in... Continue Reading →

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