Portland Girl Spotlight: Holly Sackett

Portland Girl Spotlight: Holly Sackett

Hello Portland beauties! This week on the blog we are SOOOO excited to be featuring our friend Holly Sackett. She’s a mom, a baker, a business owner and a total crafter! She has been brightening our life here at The Portland Girl since BEFORE our shop opened! Whether she and her son Ben are dropping off baked goods, encouraging me to take “breaks to play outside” or leaving beautiful painted rocks outside our door; they are always doing something special that makes me feel like a part of our little Woodlawn community. There is something about Holly that reminds me to stop and smell the flowers and take time to enjoy the little things. We are so pleased to get the opportunity to tap into Holly and Ben’s joyous spirit via this post and the accompanying photos from Shelby Bracken (our new photographer!) Tell us a little bit about yourself: I was born and raised in Salida California. After college and a few years of teaching middle school in Illinois, I made my way out to Oregon. I met my husband in Seaside and eventually we made our way to NE Portland. I love making, traveling, exploring new places, eating all types of food, being a mom, and my dream job would probably be a tour guide. I did that once; I led a bus tour through Astoria for the Goonies 25th Anniversary. It was so awesome and crazy and I’d only half seen the movie once.   What kind of a “Portland Girl” are you? I love living in the city and do everything I can to get...