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Buying the Best Gift in the Best Way

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Buying the Best Gift in the Best Way
A 3 step guide to getting the best gifts for your loved ones this holiday season.

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Places Around Portland to Buy Tolly

Posted by Emily Hagenburger on

Places Around Portland to Buy Tolly

Tolly has a special place in our hearts. Thankfully, retailers around town have also found this artistic and inspiring children’s book to be treasure, and stock it on their shelves. We’d like to give a shoutout to these wonderful Portland shops and bookstores that stock Tolly, among other great books and products. Green Bean Books is a whimsical children’s bookstore in the Alberta Arts District. They have story times in multiple languages, summer camps, and even a deck and a garden! If you and your children haven’t visited this adorable bookshop, put some of their events (such as their monthly “Read to...

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Book-lovin', all day, every day

Posted by Julie Swearingen on

Book-lovin', all day, every day

Here’s a funny thing about theme days on the calendar: most of us don’t know about them. There’s a Watermelon Day, Left Handers Day, even a Rollercoaster Day. If these were on your calendar already, would you make a special effort to celebrate them? Well, August 9th is Book Lovers Day and as a proud bibliophile, I don’t need a special day on the calendar to love books. I have bookshelves full of them. From books about writing, biographies, literary fiction, mass market fiction, lots of young adult, and even a few children’s books I read yearly. Let’s talk some...

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The Cocktail Club at Blue Bicycle Books

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The Cocktail Club at Blue Bicycle Books

Jeremiah Schenzel at the Cocktail Club in Charleston, SC offered up this recipe for the cocktail served at the Field Guide launch event last week at Blue Bicycle Books. It's a perfect sipper to accompany some armchair traveling.  What the Doctor Ordered  1 ½ ounces Silver Rum¼  ounce grapefruit juice¼ ounce lime juice¼ ounce pineapple juice1 tablespoon brown sugarFloat of Blueberry Cheerwine GrenadineBlueberries as needed Combine all ingredients except grenadine into a shaker with ice. Shake and double strain over a large ice cube. Top with a float of the Blueberry Cheerwine Grenadine. Garnish with fresh blueberries.

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