This Week’s Small Pleasures #46

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Last week I was in Mexico, and this week I ended up in Canada. It’s been a crazy few weeks traveling to Mexico City for a week, then coming back to the US and traveling to Astoria, Oregon and then spending a night in Long Beach, Washington last weekend.

This week was my birthday, on the 21st. The day before, hubby was asking me what I wanted to do for my birthday. I was thinking maybe we could hang out in Portland. Instead we spontaneously ended up booking an airbnb in Victoria, BC for two days! It turns out Victoria is about a 3 hr and 40 min car drive plus 1.5 hours of riding the ferry from us. Not too bad. Continue reading

Motion Around The World

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Capturing motion is fun because it can easier tell a story than a still object or person. I have captured a few moving moments across my travels. Enjoy! Continue reading

15 Top Documentaries To Watch On Netflix

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Ever since my first time volunteering at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, North Carolina I fell in love with documentaries. I used to think they were boring but now I think they’re fascinating. The fact that it’s real people, real events and real places makes these films so interesting.

I gathered a list of 15 of my favorite documentaries available on Netflix for your streaming entertainment: Continue reading

¿Por Qué No? Taqueria in Portland, Oregon

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The ¿Por Qué No? taqueria in Portland, Oregon is one of our favorite places to eat because it’s prices are good and the food is really tasty. They have two locations, in N and SE Portland. Continue reading

This Week’s Small Pleasures #45

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This week was full of small pleasures because I was traveling the whole time.  Continue reading

Blueberry Beet Smoothie

This cheery smoothie will knock your health socks off.  Continue reading

McMenamins Edgefield Brewpub, Winery & Theater

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On a random weekday we spontaneously decided to take the day off and go play. We decided to go somewhere we had never been and drove ourselves 1 hour to Edgefield in Troutdale, Oregon.

The McMenamins Edgefield is a historic 72 acre farmland turned into a destination resort encompassing a hotel, restaurants and bars, a movie theater, spa, a winery and more.  Continue reading