Category Archives: Portland

Stroller Hike: Short Sands Beach

One of the my favorite spots in Oregon is Shorts Sands Beach in Oswald West State Park. Short Sands, or “Shorty’s”, is accessed via a beautiful half mile trail through the woods. The trail itself is stroller friendly (and small kid … Continue reading

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Toddler Hike: Audubon Society

One of the first hikes we took with both girls was to the Audubon Society in the Northwest situated between Forest Park and Washington Park. Along with having an informational center and a bird sanctuary, behind the center is 4.5 miles … Continue reading

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Stroller Hike: Trillium Lake

Have you ever noticed how challenging it is to figure out if a hike is kid or stroller friendly? When you have a toddler who is too heavy to carry in a pack or walks slowly, a jogging stroller is a great option, … Continue reading

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I Survived My First Winter in Portland!

I survived my first winter in Portland and I have to say it was not all the rain and gloom it was chalked up to be. I’ve heard from locals that this last year has been unseasonably sunny and dry, … Continue reading

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First Summer in Portland: Food, Wine & An Island

Summer in Portland was a lot hotter than we had anticipated it would be. A lot of locals were informing us that it was an especially hot summer, and we spent the majority of it trying to figure out if … Continue reading

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