A Different Kind of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving dinner has always been my favorite holiday meal to prepare. I enjoy trying new recipes and making changes to traditional favorites, to add a new twist. Sharing the meal with friends and family is the best part; the more the merrier. So it was hard not to get sad and discouraged as it became... Continue Reading →

Yamhill County Restaurants

Planning a trip to do some wine tasting in beautiful Oregon? If so, you may want to find some good restaurants to try. Not to worry, there are many fantastic restaurants in the area. I prefer independent restaurants that support the local farmers and offer fresh ingredients over chain restaurants, and this area is THE... Continue Reading →

The Thanksgiving Feast

Societies have been feasting pretty much since the beginning of time. It is a tradition that is held in every society, and unlike many traditions, is one that has not diminished over the centuries. Early societies feasted for practical reasons, a large animal was killed, and since the meat would not last very long, a... Continue Reading →

Rock Canyon Vineyards

A winery tour and tasting is always a great way to spend an afternoon. However, it's hard to top a tour and tasting shared with loved ones in a beautiful, rustic setting. Add to that some remarkable wines, rescued animals and a skinny-dipping three year old, and you have a perfect afternoon! That is exactly... Continue Reading →

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