Made in the West

Old house hack: making old windows more efficient

If you have a historical home, you typically spend gobs of money replacing drafty windows. Portlander Sam Pardue wasn’t happy with that option, so the serial entrepreneur created the Indow window insert:

Our kind of porch swing

Jump into the hot seat with us: the IDV Love Seat, that is.

Joyeux anniversaire, Marin French Cheese Company!

Not only has Marin French Cheese Company been around for 150 years (that’s almost forever in Western terms), but it’s also still winning serious national and international awards. So maybe you should help them celebrate.

Airbnb this: cozy Bay Area treehouse

About 18 years ago, contractor and treehouse-builder Doug Studebaker began constructing this whimsical sky-high retreat. Over the last four years, the treehouse transformed from a kid-friendly headquarters to a vacation destination for travelers from all across the world.