Foster Parenting, Vancouver/ Portland

Portland: Waffle Window

It's been a while since I've had a Portland adventure.  It's hard to do with the little ones.  Now that I just have Tiny/SmileyPants, it's possible to adventure again.  Anyhoo, recently I went with a few friends to Waffle Window on Alberta.  They're open till 10:00pm on Fridays and Saturdays.  The best thing about hipster… Continue reading Portland: Waffle Window

Family, Foster Parenting, Mina, These Lying Eyes, Vancouver/ Portland

The Crazy Train

Here's the thing about the mass, mound, bunch, lot, assemblage, mess, pack, and swarm of crazy ruling my life.  It's too much.  It's just too much.  Somehow I haven't yet collapsed.  My mom and I have a no break-downs pact.  Here's what I have going: 1) My FiestyPants and BoyBlue are being transitioned home to… Continue reading The Crazy Train

Family, Mina, These Lying Eyes, Vancouver/ Portland

Do you ever feel like you wandered into an episode of Portlandia?

You've probably figured out that I love to try new places to eat.  I especially love new places in Portland as there restaurants kick the pants out of Vancouver's.  This is truly a foodie town full of funky little places that make amazing food.  Sometimes, however, my utterly normal style stands out like a frickin'… Continue reading Do you ever feel like you wandered into an episode of Portlandia?