How to Build a Library in Your Home

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Looking to transform that extra room in your home into a literary haven? Amid the excitement of upcoming events like Portland’s renowned Wordstock literary festival and the much-anticipated Book Lover’s Day, there’s never been a better time to immerse yourself in the world of books. Known for its rich literary traditions such as the celebrated … Read more

How to See Portland in One Day

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Portland, Oregon, is an incredibly vibrant, interesting, and exciting city with much to offer. There’s so much to see and do in the City of Roses (Portland’s catchy nickname) that seeing everything in 1 day is almost impossible. However, if you’re going to pass through Portland or make a 1-day trip to check out the … Read more

Differences Between Living in Eugene, OR, vs. Portland, OR

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While many people have heard of Portland, Oregon, a town affectionately nicknamed “The City of Roses,” fewer have heard of Eugene, Oregon. Both cities are relatively large, although one is much bigger than the other. There are a lot of other significant differences between Eugene and Portland, also. If you’re considering moving to this lovely … Read more

Comprehensive Moving Guide to Tacoma, Washington

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Tacoma, Washington, is a vibrant city and home to a wide variety of creative people, including writers, musicians, photographers, and entrepreneurs of every stripe. If you’re moving to Tacoma, WA, and need detailed information about this phenomenal city, the information below will be just what you’re looking for! It’s a comprehensive moving guide to Tacoma, … Read more

Storage For Music Lovers

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You always know who’s headlining at the Aladdin. The crew at Beacon Sound greets you by name. You collect vintage vinyl and sometimes even play local gigs. You’re a music lover living the good life, but you can always use a little more space here in Portland, OR. If you’re looking for how to store … Read more

How to Store a Mattress: Tips and Tricks

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When storing household goods, you must prepare some items well. Delicate crystal stemware, for example, must be packed correctly in double corrugated boxes to get the best protection. Other items, including mirrors, collectibles, flat-screen TVs, and more, must also be packed well to survive the rigors of being moved and stored.   One item that should … Read more