Month: July 2013

Berries!!!

This is the best time of the year for berries. In the beautiful northwest you can pretty much find them anywhere, you just have to pull your car over… berries are so fantastic for you and they taste amazing! Eat them plain, with your oatmeal, on top of your pork chop (see recipe below), or on your Vanilla flavored […]

It Only Takes a Spark: Wildfire Tips to Protect Your Family and Your Home

  As you are probably aware wildfire season is upon us in the NW. WA and OR residents have already seen a large number of fires spark in the eastern portions of both states. Meanwhile, CO was hit with another deadly blaze and several other western states unfortuantely kick started wildfire season in early June. […]

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My Evening With Butterbean

I once spent time in a cramped dressing room with a 400-pound boxer. In 2003, you see, I drove to Lincoln City, Ore., to watch Tonya Harding in a “boxing” match. You can read about that here. But the most memorable part of the evening involved Butterbean, boxing’s heralded King of the Four Rounders. The […]

Guide Dog’s eye view – Angelina “speaks” out: how dogs help people

One of the places closest to our hearts -as people, dogs and dog people – and as Pac NW residents- is Washington State School for the Blind. The historic institution is right here in Vancouver, Washington. We started volunteering here and it has changed our lives in so many ways. The students, the staff, the volunteers- and […]

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Spuds Make Good Buds

Try swapping these out for your typical grain side choices like rice, pasta or even quinoa. They are super simple to make and incredibly versatile. You can bake, cube and stir fry. Heck you can even microwave em’! Try this mashed potato alternative. What you’ll need: -3 medium sweet potatoes -tablespoon ground cinnamon( or more […]

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