Planning Ahead: Emergency Preparedness.

Planning Ahead: Emergency Preparedness.

Just when we think that 2020 was the wild year, 2021 brings a crazy ice storm and leaving a ton of homes without power. In conversation, some of us felt slightly prepared and others were putting together things trying to be creative to just make due, feeling very...
Are Roman Shades Right For You?

Are Roman Shades Right For You?

Custom, full-length drapery has a well-deserved reputation for richness and drama, but it isn’t necessarily the best choice for every room. Where a more streamlined look is desired or space is at a premium, Roman shades—fabric window coverings that stack neatly at the...
National Chili Day, Let’s Celebrate!

National Chili Day, Let’s Celebrate!

Homemade chili is so cozy and tasty, and much healthier than a canned chili and who doesn’t love to support our bodies with eating healthier versions of food. We love adding extra vegetables where we can for a bigger bang for our buck around here.  Recipe  Here’s what...
5 Great Places to Eat in Happy Valley

5 Great Places to Eat in Happy Valley

Now that indoor dining is open, we are doing a deep dive on good eats all over Oregon. Today we are focusing in on Happy Valley, Oregon. Happy Valley is a suburb of Portland with a population of 20,971. Happy Valley is in Clackamas County and is one of the best places...
Recipe: Giving Soup

Recipe: Giving Soup

When the weather turns cold and gray out, that’s when you want to huddle inside, staying warm, and comfortable. And what could be more warming or full of comfort than a hot bowl of soup? We wanted to share this quick and easy recipe for Giving Soup. It’s a...