For many of us, how we live, is as important, as where we live.

Below you'll find links to some of my favorite restaurants, coffee shops, outdoor adventures, entertainment hot spots, and much more.


Portland's food and drink scene is outstanding.

Click here and you'll find some of my most recent obsessions. This list changes regularly as new restaurants and bars are opening all the time around town.

If you're looking for a specific recommendation send me a text at 503-360-5218. I have a go-to for pretty much every style of food and drink in the area.



I have a confession to make. I love coffee...

I know a lot of people say that, but I really do. In fact I love it so much that my best friend and I opened our own coffee shop in the neighborhood of St. Johns. It's called The Great North after the incredible folks who live in the great north Portland.

Click Here and you'll not only find our shop, but many of the hands-down best that have made Portland the number one city for coffee in the United States.



I'm going to quote Travel Portland here, because they said it best:

"Portland is the perfect launchpad for outdoor activities and adventure."

Follow the link and discover for yourself what it means to fully LIVE PACIFIC NORTHWEST



In my opinion the Pacific Northwest gets a pretty bad rap for it's rain season.

It's really not that bad, but if you do find yourself needing something to do inside here's an excellent starter list.