Unexpected Adventure in Troutdale- McMenamins Edgefield

One of the most exciting things for me about being in a new city is that almost everything is a new adventure. Even something a simple as grocery shopping or finding a dry cleaner brings you to a new part of town with new shops, restaurants and historical spots to explore. This past week was […]

We Made It to Portland!

We successfully navigated over 1700 miles across country and are now sitting in what will be our home for the next 6 months, drinking a local beer and just relaxing for a few minutes—until the next errand or chore needs to be done.

The drive was great at some points (seeing the Columbia River Gorge […]

Not Your Mother’s Goulash- Managing Your Pantry

Managing your pantry, fridge/freezer and liquor cabinet is one part of planning and executing on your move. I managed mine in a few steps.

Step One: Determine how much time you have to before your move. Can you consume all of the items during that timeline? Is the timeline very quick? Are you moving locally […]