Hawaii Collection – Oh my, Hawaii!

I've been blessed to have been to Hawaii four times in the last couple of years (and I am due for another trip).  There is nothing quite like this island paradise. It breath-taking, relaxing, fun, tasty.  You can be adventurous as you want, explore the local cultures and foods, or do absolutely nothing and just enjoy the tropical breezes. I know the East Coast has the Caribbean and I've … [Read more...]

Project Discover Week #11

Have you ever dreamed of living on a houseboat? I have! I love the water and for most of my adult life, I have lived very close to some water source.  When we go on our walks along the Columbia River we pass a slew of houseboats, including the one above. However, we didn't have the clear weather shown in the photo. Instead this week, we had days and days of rain. We did manage to get in three … [Read more...]

J’adore #69 – Travel Gear Edition 3

I'm thrilled to bring you a new edition of J'adore, my series on my favorite internet finds. This one is focused on travel gear and travel related products.  Who would have thought when I published my first J'adore in 2010 that I'd ever get to #69! It's a testimony to the ingenuity of people and the entrepreneurial spirit that continually creates products we must have! Travel Gear that Protects … [Read more...]

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Currently April 2017

Currently | 4.18.17 Watching | Fate of the Furious. > Anyone who knows me really well knows that I am a Fast & Furious fangirl.  I have loved this franchise since the beginning and can't tell you how many times I've watched all the series. No joke I even assigned it to my team at my last job. I love the action, the stories, the family.  Fast & Furious 7 was tough, with the death of … [Read more...]

Project Discover Week #10

Project Discover is my weekly series originating from my 2017 word of the year, discover. Besides looking for a job I am focused on three things: Discover(ing) Portland Discover(ing) Exercise (re)Discover My Blogging Mojo You can follow along every week in my Project Discover Weekly Updates. It's been such a good week, I don't know where to start! Let's go with the fitness regime … [Read more...]

My Blog Income

At the beginning of the year, I shared my blogging tools. These tools are the ones I have been using over the past eight-plus years, both free and paid. I think bloggers are always experimenting with what works best for them and it is my intention to keep that post up-to-date and relevant so that it can be a resource for you. Now I'd like to share my blog income, how I earn money blogging on … [Read more...]

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10 Reasons to Date a Guy who Loves to Travel

Think you’re unlucky when it comes to love? Guess what? Maybe, you should start looking for guys who thrive on adventures and new experiences. While these fellows may not be as dashing as Disney’s version of Prince Charming, a guy who travels will make you feel grateful for every moment and breath of this beautiful journey that we call life. Passionate, hopeless romantic and deeply in love with … [Read more...]

Top 5 Things to Eat in Richmond

Disclosure: This post was created in collaboration with Hotel Planner. As always, all experiences and opinions are my own. Richmond is steeped in American history. Patrick Henry shouted his famous declaration, "Give me liberty or give me death!" during a speech he made at the Second Virginia Convention while trying to persuade the convention to send troops in support of the Revolutionary War. … [Read more...]

Project Discover Week #9

We spent most of the week boiling in Phoenix. There was a 40-degree temperature difference between Portland and Phoenix and that's way too much for Mr. Misadventures and I! Also, we arrived on Monday, the day the NCAA championship game was taking place so it was a little bit nutty. Bonus though, being that we were at my parent's house, I actually got to see the game. Although it was not a great … [Read more...]

Monthly Blog Goals: April 2017

The fact that my only priority right now is focusing on my job search, I'm left with plenty of time to work on the blog and all the things involved with keeping a healthy blog going.  Over the nearly nine years I've been blogging, I haven't written a lot about blogging in itself, but I figure I've been doing it long enough and well enough to start doing a few posts. Take it from someone who has … [Read more...]

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