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Musicfest Northwest – Day 2

Musicfest Northwest – Day 2


Posted on Sep 13, 2011

  We headed to Doug Fir for day two.  We arrived early to eat dinner first.  This allowed us to keep an eye on the door to gauge how long the line for the concert would get.  We knew that this show would most likely sell out and the only band we set out to see was going on at 12am.  Doug Fir doesn't have many seating options, so it was a priority for us to get there early so we could camp out and save...

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Musicfest Northwest – Day 1

Musicfest Northwest – Day 1


Posted on Sep 12, 2011

  Another year of Musicfest Northwest has come and gone.  I spent last Wednesday through Saturday attending concerts at different venues across town.  I was planning on a one post re-cap, but I'm going to break it out into days because I experienced too much fun stuff to cram it into a single post.  I made a conscious decision to only use my iphone for pictures.  My focus was to have a great...

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Art in the Pearl

Art in the Pearl


Posted on Sep 9, 2011

  Art in the Pearl is one of my very favorite events.  It is held during Labor Day weekend in the North Park Blocks.  I’ve been out of town the past couple of Labor Days, so it was such a treat to be able to attend this year.     The quality of art at this juried show is just astounding.  Every booth was more amazing that the one before it.  I was so inspired by how creative people are.  This show is more geared...

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Plucky Maidens

Plucky Maidens


Posted on Aug 23, 2011

  Last Thursday, was the inaugural Plucky Maiden’s Junk Fest at Edgefield.  This quarterly event will be held at different McMenamins which seems like the perfect fit for this event.  50 vendors set up their junk and upcycled creations outside on the Edgefield’s beautiful lawn.     My good friend, Karen, and I had a great time at this event.  Happy hour prices on beer made it even more fun to explore amazing...

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  Ever since I heard about House Spirit's coffee liqueur, I knew I had to try it.  Booze and coffee are two of my most favorite things, so combining them is a match made in heaven.  I bought this bottle a few months ago and I've been remiss in blogging about it.  This, of course, hasn't stopped me from consuming this nectar of the gods.  You can see the ingredients: sugar and coffee. ...

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