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Our blog is updated regularly with Faces of the Northwest, interviews with creative Northwest business owners, and Northwest Moments, photos of some of our favorite places in the Northwest.

Air travel has become an experience that needs a little planning ahead.  Traveling in a small, confined area can be improved with multi-use, small and compact, well-organized, and light weight items.  We’ve found 12 great products to help you navigate the joys of traveling by airplane: Cooling Eye Sleep Mask… Read More

Portland, Oregon is the perfect climate for rhododendrons, and mid-Spring is the perfect time to see them. In east Portland, near Reed College, is a 9.5 acre garden with over 2,500 rhododendron, azalea, and companion plants to admire. Set in a botanical garden with small lakes, ponds, and walking paths… Read More

There is nothing like a good bbq sauce, and Buster’s does it right. I made a point to stop in at Buster’s in Tigard last week for lunch and love it. I’ve loved it for a long time. They do the whole western theme well – from the western decor… Read More

Hulda Klager Lilac Garden

Woodland Washington is home to the most wonderful display of hybridized lilacs in their many colors. But oh, the fragrance!

In honor of National Small Business Week, we’re spotlighting a local small business. For Tuesday, it’s donut time! BigWig Donuts has been serving up specialty donut holes at regular pop-up shop inside Archive Coffee in Salem and running a made-to-order business. Last week they opened their own store front in… Read More