Monthly Archives: November 2008

Winter Wonderland

While you were sleeping off your turkey induced coma, the Winter Wonderland at PIR opened. Surprise! It’s widely recognised as the biggest drive-thru Christmas Light display in all of the Northwest. It’s two miles long and loaded with new lights … Continue reading

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Uncle Steve’s “Better than pie” Pecan Bars

This recipe is from the Over The Hedge; visit there for more crafts and recipes! Crust: 2 cups of flour, 2 sticks of cold margarine, 1/2 cup of powdered sugar. Blend the ingredients with a pastry blender. Press them tightly … Continue reading

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Handmade Coasters – Great Gifts

Here’s an idea “stolen” from a message board, on how to create inexpensive coasters. You can use larger tiles to make trivets too. I took ceramin tiles (4×4) and decoupaged photos/prints on them. If you get them from a wholesale … Continue reading

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Turkey in the Oven? Animals in the House?

Get your flock of animals down to the Oregon Zoo while you wait for the Turkey to cook. the Oregonian reports that admission will be free, in celebration of the passage of their $125 million bond measure. That measure will … Continue reading

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Two Day Sale at Tiny Prints.com

Starting today, Tiny Prints is having a big two-day sale ! They are valid through 11/26/08. Tiny Prints.com is a great place to order your Christmas and Hanukkah cards from; they specialize in wonderful unique cards for friends and family. … Continue reading

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2008 Mindful Gifts Bazaar!

Want to give mindful gifts this year? Tired of commercialized Christmases? (yeah, I’m buying Barbie™ some friends too) Shop at the 7th Annual Mindful Gifts Bazaar, Saturday December 13, from 10AM to 4PM. It’s at the BridgePort UCC, at 621 … Continue reading

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Peter Pan Ballet

Peter Pan is being put on at PCC Sylvania, directed by Elise Ericksen. Come check it out December 6th!

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103.3 Christmas Music

It’s that time again: 103.3 has switched their programming over to 100% pure unadulterated Christmas saccharine. As usual, some good, some bad. But tune in and burn out for the next five weeks while we burn out on Christmas Candy, … Continue reading

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Where the heck is Kafooster?

The Queen of Kafooster is a wickedly funny mother of two energetic boys. Her post about the “insignificant booger” is a must-read. She’s a great Portland Parent who we’d love to keep tabs on. And if Obama doesn’t fix the … Continue reading

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Proposition 8

What is this to you? Nobody is asking you to embrace their expression of love. But don’t you, as human beings, have to embrace that love? The world is barren enough! It is stacked against love, and against hope, and … Continue reading

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