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Cold Out? Head to These Hot Spots for Warm Drinks

Shake off the winter weather chills with a cup from one of these hot drink shops perfect for Portland families.

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Dunkin' Holiday

Spread Some Cheer with Dunkin’ This Holiday Season

Peppermint latte season is almost here.

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Dunkin’s Fall Menu to Debut Extra Early This Year

Get ready to sink your teeth into a maple sugar bacon breakfast sandwich!

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10 Local Father’s Day Gifts to Wow Dad

Treat your special dad to a Father’s Day gift from one of these local Portland shops.

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All the Secret Menu Items at Starbucks That Debuted in 2019

If you plan on ordering off of Starbucks secret menu, be prepared to know, pump by pump, how to create your order. 

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Dwayne Johnson Has a Holiday Ice Cream Line with Salt & Straw

Dwanta Claus is bringing you a whiskey-flavored ice cream this Christmas!

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These 7 LA Restaurants Go All Out for Christmas

Don’t miss the glittering, over-the-top decor (plus Christmas carolers!) at these kid-friendly eateries.

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Find the Best Spot for a Holiday Tea with the Kids

Ready for a spot of tea? Take the kids to these winning spots for great flavors and tasty treats! Chai, bubble, green, or black, it’s all here!

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11 Pumpkin Pie Recipes to Cap Off Your Thanksgiving Feast

From brilliant no-bake to amazing three-layer creations these takes on pumpkin pie will be sure to wow everyone at your gathering.

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Your Guide to Sellwood-Moreland Fun!

Sellwood-Moreland is brimming with fun things to do all year long! Soak up the sun in the city parks and rivers, escape the rain inside a theater or cozy cafe, and stroll the streets of restaurants and shops full of fun things for kids!

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This New Starbucks Holiday Drink Might Be Its Best Special Drink Yet

This limited time, holiday drink is only available at participating Starbucks from Dec. 7-11.

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Easy Eats: Tava Kitchen Opens in Alameda

Alameda has a healthy, affordable new option for an easy family meal out. We give you the full and flavorful scoop on the latest location of Tava Kitchen.

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Inside Hoot-n- Annie Children’s Resale with the Totally Awesome Awards 2016

Hoot-n- Annie Children’s Resale just won a Totally Awesome Award for Most Sensational Resale Store in Portland. We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and more. Hear what they…

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Inside Gather with the Totally Awesome Awards

Gather just won a Totally Awesome Award for “Most Ideal Indoor Play Space” in Chicago. We recently spoke to them about their experience as a business owner, the best advice they’ve ever received and more. Hear what they have to…

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Beyond Burgers and Fries: 5 Kid-Friendly Culinary Adventures

Remember back before you changed diapers on the daily? Restaurants used to be an adventure. You might drop by try the new Persian place, or causally sip ouzo at your favorite Greek tavern. These days, dining out offers an entirely…

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Just Opened: Quin Candy Shop

Local. Check. Sustainable. Check. Small batch. Check. Totally Awesome. Check. High fructose neon brights? Uh, no thanks….Not at Quin, a new candy shop designed for discerning Portland kids and parents.

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You Need a Shot…Of Espresso

Jet fuel. Morning thunder. Jitter juice. Whatever you call it, a lot of us lean pretty heavily on coffee to get through the morning. While you might not be desperate enough for caffeine to order a latte from a bikini-clad…

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Carefree Crafting: Make a Countdown to Hanukkah Calendar

Christmas isn’t the only holiday that deserves a countdown calendar. For those celebrating Hanukkah (or for non-jewish families looking for a fun craft to learn about a different culture), we stumbled across this awesome, and oh-so-easy Hanukkah countdown calendar, courtesy…

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4 Tasty Ginger Treats

This peppery yet citrusy treat may not appeal to everyone’s palate, but for those who don’t mind the complex flavors of this pungent root, our friends over at Seattle Magazine have scoured the city to find four tasty ginger treats…

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Delicious Pancake Stacks for Your Short Stacks

Even the most finicky eaters are likely enraptured with pancakes — a veritable foolproof meal for the under 5 set. Pancakes are such a simple dish, yet they can be jazzed up in so many tasty ways; and kids are…

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An Easy Weekend Outing Fit for Summer

A little weekend outing with the kids doesn’t need to mean sacrificing your day to chasing over-stimulated monkeys in the big city or vacuuming crushed Goldfish crackers out of the car. Piedmont Avenue in East Bay is quirky, quaint and…

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Explore: Berkeley’s Aquatic Park

You’ve seen it in passing—driving along 80, the lagoon may have gotten your attention a couple of times, especially if you caught a glimpse of a water skier zooming by. But next time, exit at University and make some time…

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Best Bay Area Hikes: Lake Lagunitas

This scenic, kid-friendly trail is practically in your backyard, but we promise you will feel a million miles away.

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Explore: Berkeley’s Aquatic Park

You’ve seen it in passing—driving along 80, the lagoon may have gotten your attention a couple of times, especially if you caught a glimpse of a water skier zooming by. But next time, exit at University and make some time…

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