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It’s officially Summer! The weather in the Pacific Northwest has been incredible for the start of summer, and I’m here for it. I’m back with another travel post with my partner in crime Brittany, from Pumps and Plaid. We have been doing a ton of traveling lately, check out our posts for Walla Walla, Bend, […]

Oregon, reviews, travel

Our Stay: Skamania Lodge

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Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day etc. All of the holidays that pair best with a good brunch, buffet, or special occasion meal are upon us. If you want the perfect place to spend time with your family, I have the place – Line and Lure.D and I love seafood and going out to eat, so […]

portland, reviews

Review: ilani’s Line and Lure Seafood Restaurant

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D and I recently began a Whole30. It is an elimination diet, focused around eating whole foods. This means no sugars, carbs, dairy and importantly alcohol. The diet really makes you focus on whole, healthy eating. I’ve really enjoyed this refocus on the food I’m putting in my body. A couple weeks ago, I was […]

portland, reviews

Explore: Canning Class with Sarah Marshall

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Brunch in Portland is quite the event. There are SO many tried and true brunch favorites in town. I always am looking to try the newest brunch menus, but that comes at a cost…waiting in line. Trust me when I say D is reluctant (at best) to wait in line for breakfast. It’s never an […]

portland, reviews

Review: New Brunch Menu – Circa 33

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If you didn’t know- Valentine’s Day is this week. While there are parts of Valentine’s Day I think are a bit cheesy, that said I do enjoy a good excuse for date night! D and I love a good date night dinner. Last week we were invited to try Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse at the new ilani […]

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Review: Date Night at Michael Jordan’s Steak House

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I love a restaurant with a great patio. I think sitting outside with friends & loved ones is one of my favorite things. D and I recently went up to Seattle to see some of our close friends. Seattle is such a fun town to explore. It’s so much bigger than Portland and there are […]

reviews, travel, Washington

Restaurant Review: The Innkeeper Seattle, WA

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A couple weeks ago, I attended a new (to me) Portland food event. It combines two of my favorite things. Brunch food AND bloody marys. I’ve been to many Portland food events and this one is one of my new favorites. The lines were shorter than expected. The portions were larger than expected. To top if […]

portland, reviews

Portland Events: PDX Monthly Country Brunch

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I don’t think there is much better than a perfect pastry. With a cup of coffee and a bright spring morning- you are teetering on perfection. So when I read the review of Grano Bakery in the Oregonian, I knew I had to try it. D and I moved to the Oregon City area about […]

portland, reviews

Restaurant Review: Grano Bakery

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As you can imagine, life has been a bit crazy lately. We are 2 months away from the wedding. In the past, D and I have taken an early spring vacation. Las Vegas, Palm Springs etc. This is why we chose our wedding date- to keep that tradition alive. Well this Portland weather is making me […]

portland, reviews, travel

Our Stay: AC Portland Hotel Staycation

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Welcome to the first post of 2017! As some of you know, big things are ahead for me in 2017, but more on that later. I’m here to bring you a post about one of the most famous places to eat in Portland. Pok Pok.  It’s a staple watering hole for locals and tourists alike. Pok […]

portland, reviews

Food: What Locals Eat at Pok Pok PDX

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