Monthly Archives: November 2011

Dependable, Quality Childcare.

Without help (paid or otherwise) with our girls, our world would stop. I would not be in school. I would not be the best mom I could be. Without good childcare, I would not be able to breeze through my … Continue reading

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Portland, Oregon: Put A Bird On It

I love Portland. I love that I grew up here. I love that I’m raising my kids here. I love that it’s weird. I love the small town-big city vibe. I love the people. I love the local businesses. I … Continue reading

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Starbucks Via + Heavy Whipping Cream = My Get-Up-and-Go

I think the day during which we “gain” an hour is appropriate to express my thanks for number one vice: caffeine. At the moment it most often takes the form of instant coffee with a generous helping of heavy cream. … Continue reading

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Quiet weekends.

You know that feeling, when your Saturday is coming to a close, and your stomach drops a little at the thought of another crazy week? And then you remember that tomorrow is Sunday. And that your Sunday is free!* That. … Continue reading

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Four Oregon Seasons.

It seems each year I am more appreciative of the ebb and flow seasons give to life. I couldn’t imagine living somewhere without green, without color, without change, without rain. I am an Oregonian born and bred. My lineage in … Continue reading

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Reliable Transportation.

With our current here-there-and-everywhere lifestyle we truly would be lost without our two cars. I am so thankful that we own two cars we can count on. Before the purchase of my beloved Passat wagon, I drove a fifteen year … Continue reading

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25 Things I’m Thankful For.

This November, despite (or maybe because of?) any current trials, I want to really take some time and space to acknowledge the plethora of people, places, experiences, opportunities, truths and, yes, things that I am thankful for. My goal is … Continue reading

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