Lotus Naturals

Lotus Naturals ~ All-Natural Health and Wellness Products Made in Bend

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Local Favorites

It’s no secret that shopping in Central Oregon can be a challenge.  One of my first concerns when I moved to Bend was how on earth would I ever survive without a mall?  Heck, the Target in my old neighborhood was bigger than the Macy’s here! It was a bit of an adjustment to say the least. Once I really …

EMW Fusion ~ Bend’s Premier Korean Fusion Food Truck

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Eats & Drinks, Local Favorites

For being a small town nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, Bend has no shortage of food trucks. You will find them at The Lot, a beer garden anchored by a bevy of mobile eateries, at the various festivals in the warmer months, and parked in a multitude of random parking lots around town. However, one food truck …


ATLAS Cider~A Passion leads to the BEST Cider in Bend

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Local Favorites

Living in small town Bend, it seems like everyone knows everyone, and you certainly run into someone you know just about everywhere you go. So it was no surprise when my daughter started Kindergarten and one of her little classmates was named “Atlas”. Coincidence? I think not. I was sure he was the son of the owner’s of ATLAS Cider, …