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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.

Visiting Naturescaping’s Wildlife Botanical Garden

Tucked away on a small side road in Brush Prairie, WA is a haven for birds and butterflies, dog walkers, small children, and gardeners. A wide gravel path is lined with rooms of small themed gardens on either side. Wander the winding gravel paths and bark paths to explore each… Read More

Bouquets of Flowers in Bloom

Bouquets of Flowers in Bloom

There is something special that happens when you bring a bouquet of freshly picked flowers into your home. Flowers have a special way of lightening the mood and bringing a smile to your day. In the heart of summer, there are many flower farms that offer u-pick or pre-picked bouquets… Read More

The Vancouver Waterfront Wine Scene

The Vancouver Waterfront Wine Scene

The Vancouver Washington waterfront is being reimagined. It has long been more of a utilitarian area set on the edge of downtown, but the city has been having a renaissance lately. Having completed the waterfront area south of the I-5 bridge that bisects downtown Vancouver several years ago, the city… Read More

Sunset on the Gorge

Sunset on the Gorge

Can you hear the soft paddle as it pulls you gently through the water? Being on the water is a way of life here, and one of the more historic spots to go for a kayak ride is along the edges of the Columbia River – traveling the very waters… Read More

Strawberry Lake

Strawberry Lake

Aptly named, Strawberry Lake sits not far from Strawberry Mountain in the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness. Sitting in the heart of eastern Oregon roughly about half way between The Dalles and Boise, as the crow flies. The lake is a naturally formed lake fed by winter snowmelt, is relatively shallow, and… Read More