The Pattern of Her Dreams: Maya Mori of Frankie & Coco PDX

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the idea of realizing your dreams. Assuming you have identified what they are, (to be honest, I’m still working on that part), realizing those dreams can feel exciting, satisfying, maybe even a little intimidating at times, and it’s not without struggle or sacrifice. It takes hard work, belief, support from … Continue reading The Pattern of Her Dreams: Maya Mori of Frankie & Coco PDX

Pouring Your Heart Into It: Chelsea Arvesen of Bridge Nine Candles

The Whole Ball of Wax According to the National Candle Association, candles illuminate 7 out of 10 households to add light, warmth, relieve stress and set the mood. Doesn’t it make you wonder what’s going on in those other 3 homes? The warm glow from candles has been used to light the way for the … Continue reading Pouring Your Heart Into It: Chelsea Arvesen of Bridge Nine Candles

Taking the World by Storm: Rob and Dan of StormBreaker Brewing

“If you’re friends with someone for seven years, it’s friends for life.” Rob Lutz and Dan Malech have a friendship that has stood this test of time. Originally from different parts of New York, they were brought together in Portland, Oregon over an unconditional love of Jets football and an appreciation for craft beers. They … Continue reading Taking the World by Storm: Rob and Dan of StormBreaker Brewing

A Way to Make it Work: Mount Burns of St. John’s Coffee Roasters

“There’s a way to make it work.” These honest and direct words resonated with us as we drove away from St. John’s Coffee Roasters, inspired by our recent conversation with Mount Burns. His story is a motivating one that blends life experiences, passion, and the ability to have zero doubt or hesitation. We had the … Continue reading A Way to Make it Work: Mount Burns of St. John’s Coffee Roasters