May 24, 2022
Hood River

Is It Really Just the Water? Hood River, Oregon, along the Columbia River, has been declared the...

May 17, 2022
reuben sandwich

Part 1 South Whidbey: Clinton to Langley to Greenbank We left our home in Redmond, Washington, and...

December 3, 2021
Hood Canal trail

Part 2: Outdoor Fun Along the Hood Canal in the Fall and Winter: Don’t Whine About the...

November 8, 2021
Alderbrook Resort

Part 1: Fall/Winter Comfort Food, Outdoor Fun, and Tranquility Awaits A room with a view of a fjord...

November 2, 2021
Des Moines Park

The weather forecast for the day called for rain and wind. What a surprise for a fall/winter...

September 22, 2021
Gazpacho

Part 3 of Salem, Oregon: Grab a Bite to Eat, a Sip of Wine, and Unwind in the Outdoors (Read Part 1...

August 31, 2021
kayaking in Salem Oregon

Part 2 of Salem, Oregon: Grab a Bite to Eat, a Sip of Wine, and Unwind in the Outdoors. With...

August 26, 2021
korean 5 spiced shortribs

Salem, Oregon Part 1- Eating Your Way Through Downtown Salem The main goal for our trip to Oregon...

July 12, 2021

Part 2 of 47 Hours of Bliss in Spokane: -Riding the Waves, Dining, Wine Tasting, and More (read...

July 8, 2021
Cocktails

Part 1: Riding the Waves and More We headed out for our adventure early one rainy day. As we left...

June 22, 2021
dining with kids

As we enter the summer months, many states are lifting pandemic restrictions and allowing indoor...

May 12, 2021
 Walnut Nettle Pesto

Stinging nettles are one of the most abundant and nutritional plants to forage this time of year....

May 6, 2021
Krista Patterson

Our adventure started early from Redmond, Washington, and we hit the road to Richland to purchase...

October 27, 2020
Red Mountain AVA

Part 2: Tri-Cities. Read Part 1 here. While the Red Mountain AVA is the second smallest AVA in...

October 19, 2020
Duck breast with Cabernet jam

Part 1. It’s the weather! Not only are the dry, warm summers great for growing grapes, but...

August 19, 2020
Steamed clams

Read Part 1: A peaceful stroll in the woods paired with dining in Langley here. Views of Mt. Baker...

August 1, 2020
View from Whidbey Island

Part 1: A peaceful stroll in the woods paired with dining in Langley. Just a short, beautiful...

July 17, 2020
breakfast spread

Have you ever wondered how we ended up with breakfast? Whether you choose a sausage, egg, and...

June 23, 2020
Cedarbrook Lodge, Washington

While located minutes from Sea-Tac International Airport, Cedarbrook Lodge is far from your typical...

May 21, 2020
macarons

Finding the right gift for someone you love is either incredibly easy or a challenge. Sometimes you...

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