Contributors to Where's Your Living Room?


Jen Bell, Premier Mortgage Resources:

As a loan officer, ex-naval instructor, CrossFitter, and horseman—Jen knows that all of these things take hard work, knowledge, problem solving, perseverance, passion, care, attention to detail and integrity. She cares about people and sees herself as a teacher rather than a salesperson. It’s  important to Jen that how she makes her living makes a difference.


Lauren Chandler, Lauren Chandler Cooks:

Lauren works one-on-one with clients, bridging the gap between the health care provider and the healthful plate. Amidst the conflicting definitions of what constitutes a nutritious diet, she stays out of the food fight and focuses on the individual's unique cooking and dietary goals. She develops and teaches culinary classes in the Master of Science in Nutrition program at the National University of Natural Medicine and has been teaching cooking for 20 years.


Mickey Deagle, Founder and creative director of Isolary:

Isolary is a small group of artists and geeks from Portland, Oregon who work together to build beautiful, functional websites every day. They are real people—professionals with decades of experience in web design, application development, and marketing strategy.


Slowing Down and Looking Closely:

Jess Graff is an artist and educator who has been working professionally in the arts for over a decade. Currently the Residency Manager at Portland Children’s Museum, Jess enjoys supporting creative inquiry and play through open-ended art projects. For more information about Jess’s artistic adventures or to inquire about contracting the artist please visit To learn more about the Artist in Residence Program at Portland Children’s Museum please visit


Ashton Ford Horejs, founder, Ashton for Design:

Design is to improve. Ashton creates an environment that caters to the needs of the client. Your style, balanced with the design, knowledge, and originality of Ashton’s work produces beautiful custom interiors. Whether you prefer minimalism, victorian, modern, or vintage, Ashton understands the period vocabulary and will bring the vision and skill to enhance your space and your quality of life.


22 Pages Photography: 

Jillian Lancaster’s  photography projects include real estate, business portraiture, design portfolios, promotional photography for musicians and artists, commercial photography, food photography, retail images, and a variety of special events. Booking Inquiries:


Davia Larson:

Content writer, podcast producer, and realtor. Davia is a Portland native who looks at her home town with wonder, skepticism, and familiarity. She’s the girl next door who is always up to something new. Contact:


Sarah McBee:

Living Room Realty Agent Services Manager: Sarah handles multiple aspects of running the company. She ensures the agents are well served and oversees the millions of details involved in managing an award winning real estate brokerage. Though much of her work is behind the scenes, her oversight of 89 agents, 11 staff members, 6 offices, and leadership role on many projects, including Where’s Your Living Room? magazine is a crucial contribution to Living Room’s success.


Johanna Palmieri, Photographer & Artist:

Johanna is an independent artist located in Portland, OR. She graduated from Indiana University in 2013 with a B.A. in Art History. Her photography has been published in Canvas Creative Arts Magazine in five volumes between 2009-2013. She finds inspiration in her travels and the allure of an earlier time.


We gratefully acknowledge the many neighbors, makers, artists, business professionals, and community members that have given generously of their time and energy to make this magazine possible. We especially wish to thank,

Lents residents, Tami Butterfield, David Gonzo, Seann, Kate, and Julianna, for opening their homes to us. We are honored by their willingness to share their homes and lives with us.

Sean and Kelly Stevens, who we learned of through Sean’s work at Oregon Wild, a participant in the Loving Room Fund.

Lents Tool Library. You guys rock! Thanks for showing us around and giving us great insight into your neighborhood.

Mike Wenrick, Executive Director of Zenger Farms, with gratitude for an in-depth tour of the farm and his deep understanding of the community.

Living Room Realty staff and agents who go above and beyond: Brad Twiss, Carson Mead, Bianca Rios, and Kevin Pozzi.