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A Christmas Tree with a 53-Year-Old History

“All those years ago, they never could have imagined what Christmas 2020 would have in store for them—but every single one of those years, they’ve spent Christmas surrounded by love and light. And it may look a little different this time around, but that hasn’t changed.”

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Magical Places to Meet Up with Santa (& Mrs. Claus, Too!)

Your kids can’t wait to rattle off their wish list. You can’t wait for the priceless photos. Here’s where you can track down the man that’ll make it all happen.

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Spook-Tacular Books to Read for Halloween

“Grab a cup of hot apple cider, some kettle popcorn, and one of these books for an adventurous, dare we say boo-tiful evening filled with a supernatural dose of mystery and adventure with your children!”

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New LEGO Elf Club House Is Fit for the Holidays

The 1,000+ piece set even has a waffle maker!

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Parks for Kids & Pups You Can Visit Now

Beat the cabin fever by taking your kids and pups to one of Portland’s many kid-friendly dog parks.

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Mary Poppins Is Getting Her First Disney Parks Attraction

It’s sure to be practically perfect in every way.

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Amazon Extends Free Holiday Shipping Deadline for Your Last-Minute Gift Scramble

Amazon knows how busy you are this time of year. Amazon gets it. Amazon understands.

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Halloween Trees Are the New Hotness & It’s Actually Pretty Clever

It’s never too early to put up the Christmas tree…you just have to get creative!

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This Innocent Lie About Santa Caught up With Ryan Reynolds in the Most Hilarious Way

The mega star wasn’t necessarily trying to get a laugh when he shared the biggest lie that us parents tell our kids.

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“The Nutcracker” Gets a Lavish Reboot from Disney & Here’s Your First Look Teaser

Next year, you can experience “The Nutcracker” in a whole new way.

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My 4-Year-Old Makes a Pretty Good Case for Her Epic Christmas Wish

Lately when I pick my 4-year-old up from preschool, she doesn’t run and jump into my arms excited to tell me all about her day. This is what I get instead: “MOMMY! Can we go play in Abby’s dad’s minivan?…

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Target Just Revealed Its 2017 Holiday Plans and We Can Hardly Contain Our Excitement

Target is ready to make your holiday season a whole lot merrier and brighter with its newest offerings.

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11 Festive Stockings for Baby’s First Christmas

Looking for a special stocking for your little one’s first Christmas? We’ve rounded up a festive assortment, from traditional to modern, simple to ornate, all just perfect for decking your halls.

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Making Strides: 9 Fall Walks for Families

These nine awe-inspiring walks are just the thing to ward off cabin fever.

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Grab Your Binocs! Best Places to Bird Watch

Grab your binoculars and get ready, because we’re about to share the top spots for birdwatching in Portland.

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The Complete Guide to a Stress-free Holiday Season

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Let’s face it, you are super busy with life, children, jobs, family. Life is pretty hectic as it is. The last thing you need this fall is extra stress because your furnace suddenly stops working or because tree…

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Take Flight: Inside Portland’s Best Bird-Watching Bash

Thousands of Vaux Swifts are all set to create their swirling bird tornado as they drop into the chimney every evening in September.

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Weekend Warriors: 7 Quick Trips Close to Home

This weekend marks the official end of summer. If you feel the urge to squeeze in one last blast, read on for three quick trips to send off the season in style.

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High Times: A Family-Friendly Guide to Asheville

From outdoor adventures to the behemoth Biltmore Estate, Asheville is tops for traveling with tots. Read on for our picks for this pinnacle of family fun.

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Parks and Playgrounds that Rule in the Rain

For those dreary, drizzly winter days when you just need to get outside, here are some of our fave parks and playgrounds that rule in the rain.

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Snuggle Up: 10 Cozy Christmas Jammies for All

Whether you present them on December first or wait ‘til Christmas Eve, there’s no denying the magic from new pair of cute pj’s.

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Protected: This Device Will Help Your Child Track the Days Until Christmas

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Go Victorian at The Great Dickens Fair!

Do you have a young lad or lassie who loves music, puppet shows, theater, costume characters and games? Look no further than The Great Dickens Fair, a full-scale reproduction of 19th century London streets complete with decorated shops, tea houses,…

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