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Day Trip To Nehalem Bay, Oregon!

We recently went up the Nehalem Bay, our favorite crabbing spot here in Oregon.  We love getting outdoors to fish, clam, and/or crab.  If you're in Portland and looking for a dreamy day trip, I have nothing but incredible things to say about Nehalem Bay.  Maybe you're visiting Oregon and looking a unique experience! We like to drive up and head straight to Kelly's Brighton Marina.   You can rent boats for less than a 100.00 per two hours, they also sell shell…

Tuesday Top 10! Ten things I’m loving this week!

Guyssss! I'm so excited to be launching a new series every coming every week with my some of REAL life and virtual besties: Stephanie & Lynneah who will be hopping in next Tuesday!Every week, we will be sharing ten RANDOM things that we are loving. Each of us will have a different list, so check out everyone's page and get inspired! No rhyme or reason, just that they are giving us life that week. You'll see this is very casual,…

Thirty Days Of October Fun For 20.00 or less!

October is my favorite month!  Everything is burnt orange, pink and pumpkin scented.  I love seeing breast cancer survivors and their friends participating in 5k races, defying odds, and inspiring us.  I love watching the kids transform into their favorite characters and letting their imaginations run free.  Fall harvests bring about fall festivals and pumpkin pies. The apple trees are droopy from the bounty. You see a subtle shift in messages from spooky puns to thankful tidings.   October is a…

My Favorite FREE Resources For Christian Families!

We live in an age of constant information, it can be so overwhelming to distinguish between them all!  Today, I'm talking about our favorite freebies for Christian families. (or any family curious about learning a little more about Jesus.)  Of course, none of these resources are intended to replace your bible and your home church.  Plug into that community! These resources are for your car, your home, the worship worship moments  throughout the day.  I hope they will help spark…

Happy Thanksgiving!

When I was about six years old, my aunt took me to the community pool.  Up until that point, I was sure I could swim. Upon getting there, I immediately saw a friend from school and he suggested we jump off the low dive.   I had no reason to believe I couldn't swim adequately enough to get from the low dive to the ladder so I went for it.  The whole incident lasted no more than four minutes.  I jumped in,…

Simplify the holidays and enjoy them more this year! My tips!

I cannot believe it is November! Now, that Halloween is over with, it is time to start getting excited for the upcoming holidays. These are extra special for my family this year, because it is our last holidays in our Midwest village. Also exciting, we are hosting Christmas festivities in our house this year!! I'm sharing my hacks for making the holidays less stressful, and more enjoyable. Order your Christmas cards early to save time and money! Tiny Prints has…