Rogue Pearl Public House, Portland

Rogue Pearl Public House, Portland

I've been drinking Rogue as my special occasion beer for a couple of years now and it's become one of my favorite breweries. But I don't live near a physical pub, so to be able to visit the Rogue Pearl Public House in Portland was a thrill. It did not disappoint, in...

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6 Best Places to Eat & Drink in Lincoln City, Oregon Coast

6 Best Places to Eat & Drink in Lincoln City, Oregon Coast

Lincoln City has some of the best food on the Oregon Coast. I was not expecting to be so wowed by the food, it was a wonderful surprise and we will be talking about specific meals for years to come. We ate a lot of seafood there because it's a coastal town and it just...

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Top 6 Things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon Coast

Top 6 Things to do in Lincoln City, Oregon Coast

Lincoln City is one of those places that surprises you. It's only seven miles long and a quarter of a mile wide with a population of just 8700, but it's packed with unexpected delights. Most people encounter Lincoln City while they are driving the 101 along the Oregon...

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Ultimate 48-Hour Guide to Boise, Idaho: Summer Edition

Ultimate 48-Hour Guide to Boise, Idaho: Summer Edition

Boise, Idaho is one of those places you discover and almost want to say, "Shhhhh..., don't tell anyone." It's kind of one of the best kept secrets in the Pacific Northwest. Easy airport, easy going people, and easy everything. And when I want a quick getaway, easy is...

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Turn Your Patio into a Luxury Lanai

Turn Your Patio into a Luxury Lanai

  When I'm traveling and staying at a luxury hotel, one of my favorite things is the outdoor living space that often comes with the room. Patios, balconies, lanais...these are magical little spaces of rejuvenation and respite for me. Every year when Crate and Barrel...

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Summer Cocktails Anyone?

Summer Cocktails Anyone?

This year I am obsessed with summertime patio living and what better way to celebrate the season than to make some pretty cocktails, light up the fire pit or tiki torches, and chill out with friends? I was never really into cocktails until a couple of years ago. I...

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Camp Chef Monterey Fire Table: Make Your Patio Luxurious

Camp Chef Monterey Fire Table: Make Your Patio Luxurious

One of my favorite things to do when I am traveling is hang out by the fire pits and fire tables at the hotels I visit. It's such a luxury to enjoy a fire with a cocktail or cup of tea, I've always wanted one for home. Well check this out, the Camp Chef Monterey Fire...

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