Spring is in the Air

I love the Pacific Northwest in the Springtime – yes, it’s wet, but all that rain brings so much beauty!  The flowers begin to bloom, the trees bud out – and I start getting my deck and backyard ready for the warmer weather!  This weekend, cleaning the deck and planting flower and herbs.

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It’s the Weekly DIY Party #50

DIY – Do it Yourself

Creating art, decorating and remodeling your living space, doing it all yourself not only saves money, it’s fun and feels pretty good!

Come share your projects here –

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But remember – This is  DIY Party!  Make sure you include instructions~

This party is not for selling items, recipes or food posts or travel – it is only Do it Yourself projects WITH instructions.

But if you have a great recipes, please share it here:  What’s for Dinner Sunday Link up


And now – a HUGE thank you to everyone who shared last week!  There were some great ideas.  And here are the most visited posts!

 Please visit the featured bloggers and leave them a comment.  Let them know how amazing they are!


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It’s the Do it Yourself Crafty Party!! DIY #49

DIY – Do it Yourself

Creating art, decorating and remodeling your living space, doing it all yourself not only saves money, it’s fun and feels pretty good!

Come share your projects here –

april 13 - 6-9pmwoodstocks pizza416 broadway avenue

But remember – This is  DIY Party!  Make sure you include instructions~

This party is not for selling items, recipes or food posts or travel – it is only Do it Yourself projects WITH instructions.

But if you have a great recipes, please share it here:  What’s for Dinner Sunday Link up


And now – a HUGE thank you to everyone who shared last week!  There were some great ideas.  And here are the most visited posts!

 Please visit the featured bloggers and leave them a comment.  Let them know how amazing they are!


Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday

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Brewery Hopping!

Here are a couple of really good breweries –  One in Oregon City and one in Salem!

Let’s start with Salem – The Santiam Brewery is hidden away on 19th Street – an unremarkable building you could pass right by if you weren’t looking.  But don’t pass it up – it’s a great pub!  

Their signature beer is the Pirate Stout – aged in stout with just a hint of Continue reading

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