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January 14, 2022

Voodoo Doughnuts

What could be more iconic to Portland than Voodoo Doughnuts? This unique doughnut shop often has a line that stretches far beyond their entrance. Don’t expect […]
December 15, 2021

How Did Mice Get Inside My Home?

There is nothing more disheartening than noticing a mouse run across your pantry floor. If you’re anything like me, that’s the point when you take everything […]
December 15, 2021

Box Elder Bugs – They’re Everywhere!

These bugs are iconic for their red markings along their back and sides. Sometimes mistaken for stink bugs, these pests can often emit a foul stench […]
December 15, 2021

Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

The longer name is The Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. This refuge is the perfect outdoor getaway. Vast trails go through the estuary, providing […]
December 15, 2021

Lattin’s Country Cider Mill & Farm

Lattin’s Country Cider Mill & Farm provides not only delicious products but is a destination for locals, especially in the Fall! Enjoy a variety of fresh, […]
December 15, 2021

Hands On Children’s Museum

Need some kid-friendly time outside of the house? Hands-on Children’s Museum is sure to make for a fun day with your little ones and will hopefully […]
December 1, 2021

Gresham Farmers Market

If you are in Gresham on a Saturday in May through October visiting the local Farmers Market is a must! This market offers a variety of […]
November 16, 2021

Tips and Tricks to Minimize Slugs

It wasn’t until I lived outside of the Pacific Northwest for a time that I realized how common slugs are in Washington and Oregon. Banana Slugs, […]
November 16, 2021

Facts about Earwigs

Introduction Iconic for a pincher at the end of their abdomen, earwigs are a well known pest that can commonly be found in homes, and outside. […]