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    Travel: Three Days in Portland

    Spending three days in Portland is one of the highlights of the year. Thus far, anyway. The city offered more than I expected and had this chill vibe where you simply felt like you could be yourself, weird and all. Let’s check out some of the posts about our recent trip to this awesome city in Oregon. Three Days in Portland First, where we stayed. This beautiful bungalow was our second VRBO experience and we learned a lot – like how we like our privacy.…

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    Travel: Portland Eats

    Portland eats. It’s time to eat in Portland! Being a celiac it’s sometimes hard to find the perfect dive bar with good food. The White Owl Social Club is just that – gluten free friendly. Looking for something a little more refined? We visited one of Portland’s top dining spots – Imperial. Both experience wont’ be forgotten. Let’s eat! Portland Eats The White Owl Social Club opens at 3pm and we visited on a Friday afternoon – great way to end the week. Large tables…

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    Travel: Portland Market

    The Portland Market, well the Saturday Market. It’s open on Saturdays from March until the end of December. We left Portland, Oregon on Saturday morning and this was our last stop before heading home. Portland Market Perhaps I’ve been spoiled in the market area, yet this market wasn’t too exciting. We expected a lot of local grown fruit, vegetables and local eats. There were only a few food vendors and I couldn’t find a single tent selling local grown food. Odd. The arts and crafts,…

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    Travel: Oregon Zoo

    The Oregon zoo! I love the zoo and the Oregon Zoo is no exception. They run a humane system of working with experts and stand strong on many issues such as climate change, exotic pets and palm oil. Oregon Zoo The Oregon Zoo is relatively inexpensive at only $14.95 during the high season. The day we visited it was raining, yet not to worry – we had fun and saw so many animals! This mountain goat is all about playing in the rain. He’s climbing…

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    Travel: Downtown Portland

    Downtown Portland. So, have you been to Portland, Oregon? Well, if not, then visit. It’s weird, wonderful, and wacky. Not to mention it’s only a few hours drive from Seattle, Washington. Oh, and the area has some beautiful areas to hike. Here we’re exploring the downtown core. Check out some of our photos below. Downtown Portland The river walk – such great views. Pioneer Square and Powell’s Book Store are both located in downtown Portland. This huge book store spans a whole city block. It’s…