What is it Like to Live in St. Helens, OR

Downtown St. Helens Historic Building with American Flag

Located in the Pacific Northwest, St. Helens, Oregon, is a small town with a big heart and a rich history. Known for its vibrant community spirit, closeness to Portland, and claim to fame as the filming location for the movie “Halloweentown”. St. Helens offers a unique living and working experience. St. Helens is a beautiful … Read more

How to See Portland in One Day

city of portland at night on river

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

oregon city with trees in mountain during the day

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

Best Things to Do in Eugene, OR

Aerial image of Eugene during a sunrise

In Eugene, Oregon, you’ll find two large rivers converging and a convergence of visionaries, artists, and adventurers. A true Renaissance city, Eugene has become an incredibly popular destination over the last few years, with many moving there to take advantage of everything the city offers. If that’s you and you want information on the best things … Read more

Storing Your Summer Toys

Kayak on the shore with Mount Hood in the background

Although summer might sometimes feel like it will last forever, the season ends sometime around September in most parts of the United States. If you’ve got many big summer toys like boats, kayaks, paddleboards, canoes, Jet skis, Sunfish sailboats, and more, storing those big, expensive toys is critical. The last thing you want is to … Read more