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Blogger Brunch at Tusk

By on October 29, 2017

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This past weekend I met up with a few local bloggers for brunch at Tusk, a beautiful restaurant in Portland, Oregon. It was so fun to meet other bloggers and make connections. I loved learning about their backgrounds, passions, and goals. I love being able to connect with like minded boss babes like these gals. Thank you to Jacqueline from Brunchinista for organizing the event! I can’t wait for more brunches in the future.

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Portland’s Best Coffee Shops III

By on July 23, 2017

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There have been a ton of new coffee shops popping up around Portland and I couldn’t be more thrilled! Sipping coffee at cute, local coffee shops is one of my favorite past-times. In this installment of “Portland’s Best Coffee Shops”, I’ll be chatting about some of my favorite coffee spots; Guilder, Figlia Americana, Barista, and Prince Coffee. Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy!

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10 Unique Stores in Portland

By on June 23, 2017

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One of my favorite things to do on weekends is to explore unique, local stores in Portland. I love to browse through these shops, gather design inspiration, and support local businesses. Many of these stores support other local artisans and makers and focus on sustainable and quality made products. You can be assured that anything you buy from these stores will be unique and one of a kind! If you are visiting Portland soon, this is a great list to refer to for some great shopping spots. A few of these stores even have online shops for those who aren’t near Portland!

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8 Desserts You Can’t Miss in Portland, Oregon

By on June 20, 2017

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Portland is the hipster land of bridges, bikes, and the best desserts! If you are planning a trip to Portland then I have the perfect list of ice cream, donut, and cupcake shops to add to your itinerary. If you are a sweet lover, like me, than you are going to love these spots! You can’t go wrong with any of these delicious treats.

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Mississippi Avenue Guide

By on June 9, 2017

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Mississippi Avenue is a vibrant North Portland neighborhood with tons of cute shops and fun restaurants. Just a few years ago, the area had a bad rap, but many of the shop owners saw potential in the historic storefronts. With help from the Rebuilding Center on Mississippi, many of the storefronts were renovated with secondhand materials from old Portland buildings. In a short amount of time, Mississippi has quickly become a thriving Portland destination with a ton of foot traffic!

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Portland’s Best Coffee Shops II

By on May 19, 2017

Located in the lobby of the Society Hotel, this coffee spot is a total gem! The Society Cafe is also a lounge and bar that serves coffee, fresh pastries, beer from local breweries, and some of the best wine in the Chehalem Valley. I really love their chai latte; it’s not too spicy and not too sweet. It’s just perfect! The lounge is very roomy with sofas and window seating. I love the blue/grey cabinetry, marble counters and tables, and the wooden accents.

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Alberta Street Guide

By on May 7, 2017

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The Alberta Arts District is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon that stretches from Williams Ave to 33rd Ave. Since it is one of the oldest sections of Portland, it’s extremely independent and diverse. It’s lined with shops, restaurants, bars, and galleries. There is something for everyone! Walking down the street, you’ll see murals everywhere making this neighborhood colorful and vibrant. My favorite section is from 14th to 23rd! This is a guide to Alberta Street that I have compiled with all of my favorite spots.

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Best Donuts in Portland

By on April 10, 2017

Doughnuts are an American favorite and Portland’s selection does not disappoint! My favorite’s are Blue Star Donuts, Voodoo Doughnuts, Pip’s Original Doughnuts, and Coco Donuts.  At Blue Star Donuts, you will find fresh ingredients and unique, gourmet flavors. Voodoo Doughnuts is known for wild toppings and crazy shapes. Pip’s has the most heavenly mini doughnuts and Coco Donuts offers tons of classic flavors. First off is Blue Star!

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Portland’s Best Coffee Shops

By on April 9, 2017

Portland is known for many things; rain, bicyclists, and Portlandia to name a few. That being said, one thing Portland should absolutely be known for is it’s coffee! In all of my travels, I have yet to find another city that is a match to Portland’s aesthetically pleasing and (most importantly) yummy tasting coffee spots. Of course I may be a little biased 😉 There are so many great local coffee shops in the Portland area, but I’ve narrowed it down to a few of my favorites. Don’t you worry! This is only the first of many in this series; there are always plenty more coffee shops to talk about.

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