If we might say so ourselves, blogs are often a valuable resource for inspiration, tips and a plethora of local insight. In the blogosphere, you can find inspiring lifestyle blogs detailing the ins and outs of life as a world traveler, or hyper-niche content on urban farming or DIY home projects, and just about everything in between.
There are a number of talented bloggers residing in the Pacific Northwest, covering a variety of topics, from outdoor adventure to parenting. Some are known across the globe and others have a loyal following in their communities. Get to know some of our favorite Pacific Northwest bloggers and make sure you hit that “subscribe” button so you don’t miss a post!
Sam Landreth | Portland, OR
Sam Landreth is a blogger based in Portland, which she calls her “ultimate happy place.” She is passionate about ethical and sustainable fashion in addition to clean beauty brands. You’ll find a mix of that — plus travel and general lifestyle inspiration — on her beautifully curated blog.
Mom Life in the PNW | Vancouver, WA
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Based in Vancouver, Jenny Tate is the wife, mom and blogger behind Mom Life in the PNW, a fun and carefree blog focused on family, travel, natural DIY projects, kids activities and more. In addition to the content tailored to a wider audience, you’ll find hyper-local guides about food and various activities in Southwest Washington and the Portland Metro.
Girl & Grey | Bend, OR
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Courtney Equall of Girl & Grey has a passion for DIY, thrifting, and all things related to interior design. You’ll find gorgeous interior shots of her various projects, either in her own home or a client’s home. Her blog is an invaluable resource for design inspiration, DIY tips, project tutorials and more.
Arch Cape Inn & Retreat | Cannon Beach, OR
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While this isn’t exactly an individual blogger, Arch Cape Inn & Retreat runs one of the best blogs along the Oregon Coast. This luxurious bed and breakfast in Cannon Beach produces in-depth content to enhance your visit to this idyllic seaside town — or keeps you in the know if you are lucky enough to live here!
Brewed Blonde | Bend, OR
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Helen of Brewed Blonde is a SoCal girl turned PNWer, who now lives in Bend, Oregon. She is a wife, new mom, and dog mom to three. She also co-hosts the podcast “Balancing your Hustle” — your go-to podcast on balancing your career, passions, wellness and all of your hustles. You’ll find a variety of helpful insight on her blog, including casual style posts, wellness tips, and general updates about life as a mom.
The Mandagies | The PNW
The Mandagies are a husband and wife duo with a serious knack for adventure and photography. The two will inspire you to get outside and enjoy all that the Pacific Northwest offers in the outdoors department, sharing hiking guides, travel itineraries, camping insight and much more. Berty and Emily live in Spokane, Washington, but their adventures take them all across the Pacific Northwest.
Mommy on the Mound | Vancouver, WA
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Ashley Peavey is a wife to her high school sweetheart, mom to two boys, and blogger at Mommy on the Mound. The name is inspired by her husband’s baseball career, as he played professionally with the New York Mets and Minnesota Twins for five years. The Peaveys are now settled in Vancouver, where Greg coaches baseball and Ashley blogs and raises their two boys.
The Brew Site | Bend, OR
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Craft beer fanatics, rejoice! The Brew Site is dedicated to all things beer and brewing, with a special focus on Oregon beers. Active since 2004, The Brew Site features reviews of both beers and breweries, industry news and events, tips for homebrewing, and much more.
Create/Enjoy | Portland, OR
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Suzannah of Create/Enjoy is a new mom, serious DIYer, sewing and craft fanatic, health and fitness inspiration, and author of DIY Wardrobe Makeovers. Suzannah and her husband recently bought a 1937 Tudor revival-style home from a neighbor a block from the house she grew up in — and the renovations and design updates they’ve done are truly inspiring!
Gorge in the Gorge | Hood River, OR
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Hood River locals Kacie and Kate are the two food lovers behind Gorge in the Gorge, a blog focused on the incredible offerings in Hood River and the surrounding area. The two are passionate about supporting the community’s hardworking and dedicated chefs, farmers, bartenders, business owners, brewers, grocers and other valuable contributors to the local culinary scene. At Gorge in the Gorge, you’ll find everything you need to know about food, wine and beer in the Columbia River Gorge.
Pacific North Wanderers | The PNW
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Brandon and Stacy are the two adventurous souls behind Pacific North Wanderers. The two live just outside of Tacoma, Washington with a fantastic view of Mt. Rainier in their backyard. They inspire their readers to get outside and explore the beautiful region we call home. Utilize their well-documented online resource for biking, camping, hiking, snowshoeing, and more in the Pacific Northwest.
Minimalist Baker | Portland, OR
Cooking and meal prep can be an overwhelming feat — especially when you’re juggling a busy schedule. Portland-based Minimalist Baker celebrates simple cooking by sharing recipes that require 10 ingredients or less, one bowl, or 30 minutes or less to prepare. Dana, the recipe developer, content creator, and food photographer behind the brand, has been blogging in some form since 2010. And her experience shows on her gorgeous (and super helpful!) blog.
The Local Arrow | The PNW
We may be a bit biased, but following The Local Arrow is an excellent idea, whether you live in the Portland Metro, Southwest Washington, Central Oregon, Hood River or along the Oregon Coast. Our community-focused blog highlights local events, neighborhood guides, design trends, property spotlights and more.
Who Are You Following?
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