Blog Posts - Pacific Northwest



Glimpse New Orleans History From a 1901 Creole Cookbook

I recently got a cookbook in the mail that I was asked to review The Picayune’s Creole Cook Book from the American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection, a company founded in 1812. This thing is a reprint from a cookbook that came out in 1901 as a co...
by Notes On New Orleans on Sep 17, 2013

Looking For a Business Website? Why Your Company Needs it To Succeed

The latest from Rabid Office Monkey:Let this writer begin with stating that one need not have a website to succeed in business; however, today this is one thing a business should not really be without. Gone are the days when customers simply strolled...
by Rabid Office Monkey on Sep 14, 2013

Discuss: What’s the Worst Part of Travel Planning?

As my regular readers know, I’m a big proponent of planning your travels. However, even for those that love travel planning as much as me, there’s always something about the planning process that is frustrating. So, for this week’s...
by Tripologist on Sep 13, 2013

Odesza-Summer's Gone (Album Review)

Even though Odesza's debut Summer's Gone came out in September 2012, it's the perfect electronic LP for August 27th 2013. Nights are finally getting colder here in Madrid, offering temporary respite from the blazing hot days and teasing coo...
by Jam and a Half on Aug 27, 2013

Odesza-Summer's Gone (Album Review)

Even though Odesza's debut Summer's Gone came out in September 2012, it's the perfect electronic LP for August 27th 2013. Nights are finally getting colder here in Madrid, offering temporary respite from the blazing hot days and teasing coo...
by Jam and a Half on Aug 27, 2013

The Everett Estuary: A Photo Essay

Everett, WA is not a huge city–but it has a population of over 100,000 people, and it’s proximity to Seattle makes it seem bigger. So it’s kind of strange to realize that just seven miles out of this city, you can find this: The gor...
by World Walk About on Aug 20, 2013

The Yogi’s Curse Book Review & Book Tour

Author Bio: Prior to writing novels, Lars Guignard wrote for film and television. As a teenager he attended boarding school in the Indian Himalayas and his experiences there provided the inspiration for the Zoe and Zak series which now include: Zoe &...
by Women's Intuition on Aug 15, 2013

Fresh Cut roses

Really, it was a just a trip to put one fresh bouquet, but I couldn't resist. My roses are having a second go around after resting for a few weeks, So I gathered some of my favorite vintage and new vases and got busy.This is what I actually set out t...
by All in my Cottage on Aug 1, 2013

Summer on the front porch

Over at Etsy Cottage Style, I joined in on a creativity challenge that was to create an "outdoor space" be it for dining or relaxing. Since we spend most of our outdoor time on our backyard patio were I have always focused my decorating, I decided to...
by All in my Cottage on Jul 22, 2013

Kroger to buy Harris Teeter chain in $2.4B deal

W.T. Harris opens his first grocery store in Charlotte. Harris Teeter stores will keep their names and personalities, as with the nearly two dozen other regional chains owned by Kroger, including Ralphs in Southern California, Fred Meyer in the Pacif...

The Break-Up

Summer has so far proved to be amazing…as usual. It’s my time of year. My season. It never disappoints. Well…OK, I retract that as sometimes living in the Pacific Northwest our summers are more of a quick blip on the calendar in Aug...
by SportyMamaLife on Jul 9, 2013

The Break-Up

Summer has so far proved to be amazing...as usual.  It's my time of year.  My season.  It never disappoints.  Well...OK,  I retract that as sometimes living in the Pacific Northwest our summers are more of a quick blip o...
by Adventure Junkie Mom on Jul 9, 2013

It’s Always Hard Saying Goodbye

Summer has so far proved to be amazing…as usual.  It’s my time of year.  My season.  It never disappoints.  Well…OK,  I retract that as sometimes living in the Pacific Northwest our summers are more of a quick blip on the calen...
by SportyMamaLife on Jul 9, 2013

It's Always Hard Saying Goodbye

Summer has so far proved to be amazing...as usual.  It's my time of year.  My season.  It never disappoints.  Well...OK,  I retract that as sometimes living in the Pacific Northwest our summers are more of a quick blip o...
by Adventure Junkie Mom on Jul 9, 2013

Pacific Northwesterners and the Weather

If you grew up in the Pacific Northwest, you have a pretty good understanding of how the seasons work. The winter is long, rainy and wet, SAD (seasonal affective disorder) runs ramped from household to household and you often find yourself questionin...
by Bullfrogs and Bulldogs on Jun 7, 2013

Pacific Northwesterners and the Weather

If you grew up in the Pacific Northwest, you have a pretty good understanding of how the seasons work. The winter is long, rainy and wet, SAD (seasonal affective disorder) runs ramped from household to household and you often find yourself questionin...
by Bullfrogs and Bulldogs on Jun 7, 2013

Pacific Northwesterners and the Weather

If you grew up in the Pacific Northwest, you have a pretty good understanding of how the seasons work. The winter is long, rainy and wet, SAD (seasonal affective disorder) runs ramped from household to household and you often find yourself questionin...
by Bullfrogs and Bulldogs on Jun 7, 2013

Vegan product reviews (Vida Vegan Con swag) | Giveaway

My morning smoothie tastes so much better now that I can have it in a VVC mug. The mug was part of the enormous amount of swag we were handed when we signed in for Vida Vegan Con at the art museum in Portland. The bag was just the first collection of...
by Andrea's easy vegan cooking on Jun 7, 2013

My Newest Original Beach Sailboat Painting

MY PINK HIBISCUS TREE16 x 20 x .75" Original Painting by Karen Fields...
by Karen Fields on May 20, 2013

America's Pacific Northwest- The Klamath-Siskiyou Bioregion

A Wild American Forest Explore the Klamath Siskiyou Region with this weblink:  Exploreklamathsiskiyou.org/ The Tallest Trees on Earth... The greatest concentration of wild and scenic rivers in America… Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon narrate...
by Troubled Biologist on May 19, 2013


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