July 27, 2022
Sunset

The Kitsap Peninsula is home to a national treasure for kayakers, stand-up paddle board enthusiasts...

July 18, 2022
Breakfast at Caffe 11th Avenue Yakima

Part 2 Wandering Around Yakima’s Downtown and Beyond (read part 1 here). After a busy day...

July 14, 2022
Bacon Ranch Burger

Part 1: Upper Yakima Valley Waterfalls, alpine lakes, mountain flowers, and sunshine is what you...

July 14, 2022
Curbow

The Winemaker Picnic & Barrel Auction is back again this summer at the beautiful grounds of...

July 8, 2022
Walla Walla

Part 2: Yellowhawk Sparkling Wine (read part 1 here) Walla Walla is not a typical location for...

June 7, 2022

Part 3: Camano Island Camano Island, just a short drive north of Seattle, is connected to the land...

June 6, 2022
Rustica Italian Restaurant and Bar food and drinks

Part 2 Central/North Whidbey; Coupeville-and Beyond (read Part 1 here). Just 15 minutes from...

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...

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