Portland: Our Adventure to Leach Botanical Garden

IMG_2892 IMG_2894 IMG_2898 IMG_2899 IMG_2901 IMG_2902 IMG_2903 IMG_2905 IMG_2907 IMG_2908 IMG_2909 IMG_2910 IMG_2911 IMG_2912 IMG_2913 IMG_2914 IMG_2915 IMG_2916 IMG_2917 IMG_2920 IMG_2921 IMG_2926 IMG_2929 IMG_2934 IMG_2935 IMG_2936 IMG_2938 IMG_2943 IMG_2946 IMG_2947 IMG_2951 IMG_2954 IMG_2957 IMG_2959 IMG_2961A beautiful gray early Spring day at Leach Botanical Garden, Portland's "secret garden". Filled with over 2,000 species of soon-to-be flowering flora, rushing water, a Giant Sequoia, Ichabod Crane, and a dinosaur! Another great family date, perfect for the 2 year old and nursing mama. Leach Botanical Garden 6704 SE 122nd Ave. Portland, OR 97235 503-823-9503

*They are having their annual Plant Sale on Saturday April 19 at Floyd Light Middle School.

6/ 52: Found This Week

We had an active week. Nate finished his second quarter of CPE at the hospital and had a few days off. So, we had our first date out since before Owen was born to Jimmy's Mak's Jazz Club on Wednesday. We went to Leach Botanical Garden on Thursday and to the Portland Children's Museum on Friday. I didn't spend really any time online, it was nice. But, here is what I did find that I'm currently obsessed with.

[vimeo 82567200 w=500 h=281] <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/82567200">AG SPRING 2014 CAMPAIGN</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/agjeans">AG Adriano Goldschmied</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>

AG Jeans: My old friend Cyndi has the best style! I kinda idealize her home and personal style. It echoes my own, but she has it down. Feeling in a style rut after the birth of Owen, I asked her what to wear. She pointed me towards AG. I so want!

thank-you-hands-free-mama-e1394984039119Hands Free Mama a book and blog about anyone who wants to let go of daily distraction and perfection to embrace what really matters. Um, yeah.

[vimeo 57166543 w=500 h=281] <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/57166543">The Producers - Yan</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/mrwalker">tiger in a jar</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>

Being a Turophile. The stinkier, the better! Here's a Huffington Post article on the subject.

Portland: Our Adventure to Pip's

IMG_2800 IMG_2803 IMG_2806 IMG_2807 IMG_2808 IMG_2809 IMG_2810 IMG_2813 IMG_2815 IMG_2817 IMG_2818 IMG_2822 IMG_2825 IMG_2826 IMG_2827 IMG_2829 IMG_2830 IMG_2831 IMG_2834 IMG_2836 IMG_2841Best donuts ever. Seriously. Uncomplicated. Friendly. Fun! A great place for a Family Date. My favorite was the Everything: Nutella, Honey and Sea Salt. We got one plate and then another, two dozen in all, plus two cups of coffee. We were super productive the rest of the day! Thank you Tiffany and Nate. We will be back, again. And again. Pip's Original Doughnuts 4759 NE Freemont St. Portland OR, 97213 (503) 206-8692