Create a functional space where people want to congregate

The back-up camera. A simple addition to the car dash, but it has saved lives, … Read more

Get ready — fall into your coziest bed

Long summer days are giving way to less daylight and the start of that desire … Read more

Powder room pow!

Typically smallest room in the house, the powder room is where you can add the … Read more

Lovin’ your outdoor space: creating a space that flows from inside to out

Summer is short and oh-so-sweet in Central Oregon. We like to make the most of … Read more

Color — how it makes us feel

Why is it when you walk into a room that has that just-right color you … Read more

Create a home recharging station

Having a quiet space in your home is essential to recharging yourself. After an especially … Read more

Taking your home from comfy to chic

Has your home become a little too comfy for your own good? Does your sofa … Read more

Geological Wonder: The Painted Hills

Hike through one of the 7 Wonders of Oregon

One of the most beautiful and unusual sites in Central Oregon is the Painted Hills, … Read more

Remodeling your home: floors — hardwood or tile?

In Bend homes, floors are mostly hardwood in the living areas, usually carpet in the … Read more

Physical therapist and horse lover Wes Rau

As a physical therapist and horse lover, Wes Rau finds satisfaction in knowing he can make an impact for both the animal and the rider.

Wes Rau is checking out the patrons of Wild Ride Brewing as they wander into … Read more

Jumpstart your metabolism

It is known that having a good metabolism is ideal. It is also generally known … Read more

The One-Stop Resource for Central Oregon Real Estate

Find Central Oregon real estate listings and the Central Oregon lifestyle all in one place.

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO From the start, The Bulletin wanted to make … Read more

Relieve the stress of being a caregiver with self-care

Caregivers at home manage much more complex health issues that used to be handled by doctors and nurses

Frank and Helen have been married for 57 years — college sweethearts who raised three … Read more

Give your bathroom a magazine spread-worthy update

The Basics: Your Master Bathroom

This is the year of master bathroom remodels. It’s a … Read more

Unique to Central Oregon, the Family Access Network improves lives

The thin walls of a 10 by 40 foot building shell don’t provide much protection … Read more

Bend-based Metolius Artisan Teas can now be found for sale online

Amy Lee Stahl has evolved from an herbalist to a tea maker

“Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the … Read more

Helen Skjersaa made history as a WASP Pilot during World War II.

“Ever since she was a little girl, mom always looked skywards. She wanted to fly,” … Read more

Estate Planning

Why You Should Have a Revocable Living Trust

As an estate planning and elder law attorney, my clients often ask me if they … Read more

Happy Heart

Incorporating more whole foods throughout the day is the best way to improve cardiovascular health.

“Eat more fruits and veggies!” That’s the advice that Lori Brizee, registered dietitian and owner … Read more

Back on Track

For women who have survived or are battling with breast cancer, physical therapy can have a major impact.

As increased early detection of breast cancer improves treatment outcomes, so does the incorporation of … Read more

Will or Trust?

Which do I need to Complete My Estate Plan?

Most of my clients know that they need to have an estate plan so that … Read more

The Very Best Listeners

Dogs help hundreds of children develop their reading, writing and social skills.

Portraits of respected and beloved teachers line the wall in a hallway at Elk Meadow … Read more

The Skill of Movement

Align Therapy combines body work, functional movement and self-care training.

As we age, everyone knows that our bodies require a little more help than they … Read more

Where you live matters

A focus on end-of-life planning.

As the pages of the calendar keep turning, and months become years, and years become … Read more

Spirited Infusions

Creating your own flavorful combinations can add a fun twist to classic cocktails.

At the end of a long working day, as the sun sets gently into the … Read more

Lift up your Holiday Spirits

Warm up your taste buds with a glass of these cocktails, mocktails, toddies and martinis.

From cocktails to mocktails, martini glasses to mugs, the holidays are a perfect time to … Read more

Simply Asian

With just a few ingredients and the right noodles, a tasty Asian meal is no longer a scary endeavor.

Until recently, I found cooking Asian food incredibly intimidating. This unreasonable fear may have originated … Read more

Authentic Italian Pizza On the Grill!

There’s no need to preheat the oven for pizza night!

Anyone who has ever traveled in Italy knows the pizza there is incredible, and entirely … Read more

Feeding Kids’ Bodies to Nourish Their Brains

There are many barriers to learning. Hunger should not be one of them.

It’s no secret that nutrition and wellness go hand-in-hand with learning. But when it comes … Read more


With allergy season upon us, there are tricks to avoid the sniffles — and the suffering.

About half way through winter most of us start looking forward to more sunshine and … Read more

What’s Always in Your Refrigerator?

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The Ultimate Escape

Local builders take treehouses to new heights.

For most of us, the word “treehouse” conjures an image of a piece of wood … Read more

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