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Here are a small sampling of third-person writing, recently created for clients while developing their and web presence.


About SunsUp

With 10 area locations- SunsUp Tan & Wellness Spa is the largest locally owned and operated (non-franchise) tan and wellness spa in the Portland/ Vancouver Metro area. What does that mean? Consistency in our products and services, control over what we sell, and creating a customer experience that is uniquely Northwest. We’ve been providing a top-notch, premium experience to our clients since 1995, making us the longest operating spa/salon in the Pacific Northwest!

A Signature experience like none other.

SunsUp’s vision is simple: Create a dynamic wellness spa that offers a wide variety of the finest products and services at the lowest prices possible. We provide a wide range of personalized, results-driven services for relaxation, weight loss, stress relief, and of course color. Whatever your desired goals are we are confident we can help you achieve exactly what your after. 

Our Equipment

No one offers a wider selection of products and services and we strive to maintain a customer experience that is above and beyond all expectations. We work tirelessly to offer products that match our customer’s needs and wants while maintaining a price point to match any budget.

With state-of-the-art equipment, top-quality products, and our highly trained staff, it’s no wonder why we have become the number one wellness spa in Portland and SW Washington.

We service ALL of our equipment in-house above and beyond the manufacturer’s recommendations….what’s this mean? That our services are consistent and more effective- saving our clients time and money. We know that this isn’t the most exciting thing about our spas, but it’s an important part of providing safe, quality, and consistent results to our customers. Ask your gym or salon about their equipment service schedule.

The SunsUp Difference:

Discover the SunsUp experience and why we mean every word when we say, “We Care Enough To Do It Right!”-That’s the SunsUp difference. Beautiful, clean facilities and friendly, knowledgeable staff with the absolute latest in products and professional equipment ready to provide you with an excellent spa experience from start to finish!

It’s no wonder we’re rated #1 in Portland since 1995!


Welcome to the Milwaukie Sunday Farmers Market! Starting in May and every Sunday through October, you can find produce, a wide variety of prepared foods, cut flowers, plants, and countless gift items at the Market the Oregonian called the Best of 2012. By foot, by bike, by bus, by car — however you come, you can find our busy Market at the intersection of Main and Harrison in Downtown Milwaukie, from 9:30am to 2pm every Sunday.

Every week we bring you music to enjoy while patronizing over 75 vendors, enjoying a meal, or just chatting with friends and neighbors. Beyond shopping and eating, there’s seated massage, face painting, and a Community Booth with information about projects around town, too.

Stay tuned to this website as the season progresses, and we’ll keep you up-to-date on what seasonal produce is coming in, what cooking demonstrations are being given, and other special events.

“The Best Farmers Market”

The Milwaukie Sunday Farmers’ Market started in June 1999. We began our first Sunday with 7 vendors and now have over 70 different vendors each week. We are the longest-running Sunday farmers’ market in Oregon. Two of the market’s co-founders, Market Master Brendan Eiswerth and Business Manager James Bernard have been with the market continuously since the market’s inception.


PACNWRS has been providing at the NW large vendor showcase for 12 years and we are proud to say that we have seen more than 250,000 attendees since we started. Our close relationship with vendors and exhibitors has allowed us to offer our guests a wide variety of products and animals that are sure to impress any level of enthusiasts.

As a family-friendly event, we try to provide activities and education for guests of all ages and interests. Check our Facebook page regularly and sign up for email updates to stay on top of our show events and programs. There is always something exciting happening at the Pacific NW Reptile and Exotic Animal Show!


PDXdesigns is a small, forward-thinking graphic design company located in Portland. We offer the full spectrum of design, web and marketing services for companies and organization of all shapes and sizes. Whether you’re building a brand from the ground up, maintaining an existing brand, or seeking to take your brand in a new direction, we can help.

Though small is size we are big on helping our customers build the right strategy to target the right groups of people through logo design, website design, package design, and other print and web marketing tools. Specializing in both consumer and B2B PDXdesigns offers a unique blend of marketing savvy, design expertise and technical ability that allows us to successfully execute projects ranging from collateral and web design to strategy and implementation. Let us help you look better!


A sampling of client writing for social media and direct email marketing.


SELF-CARE : 9/1/2021

Here it is! The ULTIMATE gift to yourself- the gift of Self-Care! This has been a crazy past several months, and as we ready ourselves for the Fall, you deserve a little time to relax and re-center yourself, and at this price, it’s also the best deal in town!! All month long in September, members can take advantage of our ULTIMATE self-care kit: One Novo Massage Lounge session or/Skin Hydration Lounge Treatment + One Sea Salt Foot Detox + One Red Light Therapy Treatment- All for just $29!! Yes, that’s right, a complete relaxation package for under $30!! No one has a wider selection of spa services, or more affordable services than SunsUp! There’s a reason we’re #1 in the Portland area for more than 27 Years!


25% OFF : 9/1/2021

Straight up savings in September at SunsUp! We have a great way for members to save on the stuff they use each day! Our September SunDollars Savings is just the beginning!! This month ALL SunsUp Members can take 25% OFF our most popular SunDollar Packs– 120SD, 240SD, or 360SD! That’s a sweet way to keep some of that money in your pocket for other stuff….like school clothes! Ha! That’s up to $47.50 OFF!!!


LOOK GOOD : 9/1/2021

Heres’s a special that will make EVERYONE a little happier as we head back to school! This month Members can get 30% OFF iRenew™ Face& Body + Maintainer, PLUS a FULL MONTH of Red Light Therapy for FREE!! That’s a $217 Value for just $103.06!! Oh, and did we mention that you can GIFT your month for Red Light to anyone you want?? Yep! Friends, family, whoever! Imagine how excited they’ll be! All month long, ONLY AT SUNSUP!!


Can’t BEET an All-Natural Glow! : 8/1/2021

Are you ready to get the sun-kissed color you adore, instantly and safely?? Wee, this is a great time to take advantage of our 50% Off deal on our all-natural, 360º Micro-mist spray tan touch-up spray by Island Colour! Our Exact-Match touchup spray will let you add some extra color between full sessions, without the worry of mi-matched colors. Oh, and the smell you ask? Our BEET-based formula doesn’t smell like all the chemically created spray tan solutions out there…..and our can propellent is NON-CHEMICAL based so you’re not spraying flammable liquids onto your most important asset!

Try our Island Colour by Karrera Skincare for only $24, and see why it has become the most popular instant color solution we’ve found….and our customers LOVE it!



This weekend not only do we have our usual awesome gathering of the freshest produce, delicious foods, and incredible crafts, but PGE is also having a very special program that will be taking place! Originally planned for last month, the PGE Electric Tool Exchange will be taking place all day, right across the street at City Hall. This is a very exciting program that allows you to bring in your old gas-powered yard tools for gift certificates to Ace Hardware for the purchase of new electric ones! No more messing with gas, no more polluting the air (or your neighbor’s ears), and no more annual maintenance.


BACK TO SCHOOL : 9/5/2021

Here comes another beautiful weekend for YOUR Milwaukie Farmers Market! Have big plans for the 3 day holiday weekend? This Labor Day weekend make sure that your plans include a stop at the Market! We have everything you need for your backyard celebration or your picnic at the lake! Check out our huge selection of produce, fresh meats, and delicious ready-to-eat items from our 70 vendors! Did you know we have ICE CREAM at the market? Yep! Stop by and check out Garry’s Meadow Fresh for all your fresh milk and dairy needs….like ice cream, we all NEED ice cream!

Are you ready for the school year and packing lunches! Make sure you’re stocked up on all the fruit, veggies, cheese, and bread you need to make sure your seedlings have the healthy and delicious lunch they love!


CAReFREE SUNDAY : 8/28/2021

As we close out the month of August we must say we’ve had some interesting weather, to say the least, and we are so proud to have had such a successful summer! As families start getting ready to go back to school, we want to remind you that the Milwaukie Farmers Market will be going strong through October with the best selection of Fall produce in the area! Can’t wait to see you this Sunday at YOUR Milwaukie Farmers Market! 

Let’s end this month on a BANG! This Sunday (8/29) be sure to plan to make a day of it in Downtown Milwaukie! We will be closing out the August CAReFREE Sunday events in our beautiful downtown! The event kicks off at 9am with a LIVE Afrodance instruction followed by live music and shaved-ice at our newly constructed South Downtown plaza! At the Ledding Library, we have hands-on science fun with special guests from OMSI, or decorate a tote bag! At 12:30 musician Aaron Nigel will be performing live as well! Don’t forget to swing into City Hall for lots of activities! Help decorate a piano, check out artwork on display by Gabe Storm, decorate your own t-shirt, and much more! Main street will be shut down from Washington St. to Jefferson St. for a skateboard, scooter, and roller skate/blade obstacle course!  PLUS: Local businesses will open with specials and activities as well! This is going to be a great event so make sure not to miss it!! 



Like coffee? Like the freshest, best-tasting coffee beans available? Like supporting small farms and ethical production? Then, look no further than our very own Double Jump Coffee Roasters. Double Jump Coffee offers an incredible mix of fair-trade coffee, that is grown and roasted with great attention to every detail. They only use the best, in-season beans, don’t over roast and each flavor and roast is distinct and unique. These guys really know their stuff and roast for companies all over the country, but we get to have them here, at YOUR Milwaukie Farmers Market each week to share with us what great coffee should taste like. Stop by their booth at the market and get hip to Double Jump!



Well here we are in the middle of August and all the fruits and veggies we love are popping up and readily available! The warmer weather made for some interesting produce schedules, but it also made for some incredibly delicious favorites! Like most of us, we’ve been patiently waiting for bell peppers and melons and we should have a nice selection to choose from this weekend. Come early to try and miss the heat, but we will be open until  2pm like normal, so you won’t miss out on any of the things you love! Be sure to cap off your Market visit with a stop by many of our great downtown businesses including Rice Thai Cookery, Cha Cha Cha, Made in Milwaukie, or The Milwaukie Beer Store to name a few! We love Milwaukie and we know you do too! 🙂



Having trouble cutting your tomatoes? Are you having to saw through that watermelon? There is nothing more frustrating than trying to use a knife or scissors that are dull or have lost their edge. Well, treat yourself to having sharp knives by bringing them down to Sharpening 4U at the Market! One of our original vendors, Sharpening 4U can pretty much sharpen anything out there, from scissors to hedge clippers, mower blades to pocket knives, they’ll get them fixed up and working like new! It’s not only great to have sharp tools when you need them, it will also help them last much longer and keeps them out of the landfill! Protect your investment! | 347.683.3335 m.