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My Favorite Businesses in Bend Oregon

As 2018 quickly comes to an end, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the following people and businesses in Bend, Oregon. They have truly made a difference in my life by going above and beyond. As a thank you, I am shouting their names from the rooftops in...

Living in Bend Like a Local

Living in Bend like a local isn’t just about the duration of time you’ve been a resident. In fact, being considered a “local” and being welcomed into the community is much more about knowing, honoring, and abiding by Bend’s unwritten code of conduct than the duration...

Top 10 Budget-Friendly Things to Do in Bend with Kids

It’s no secret that Bend, Oregon offers a variety of free outdoor activities to do with the family. Whether it’s biking, hiking, floating the river, or kayaking on the lakes, Bend seems to have it all. But what if you feel like doing something other than the outdoor...

Living in Bend | Oregon: 5 Questions Answered Truthfully by a Local

My objective in writing these blogs is to help answer questions or shed light on issues from an insider’s perspective about living in Bend Oregon. I don’t get a kickback or referral fee from any place or any person mentioned in my blogs. Therefore, you can rest...

Why Are Pet Friendly Rentals So Hard to Find in Bend, Oregon?

I get these two questions about pet friendly rentals all the time. How can Bend, Oregon claim to be DogTown, USA when finding a dog-friendly rental is so difficult? Why are cats considered the “Antichrist” of Bend’s rental world? Dogs: Rental Friend or Foe? It’s true....

Are Craigslist Rental Scams Happening in Bend, Oregon?

It’s no secret that Bend, Oregon is on the map as one of the best cities in the US to live. People are moving from all over the country to call Bend their home but beware, the scammers on Craigslist are one step ahead! There are now more Craigslist rental scams in...

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