Month: December 2013

A pampering massage

All my life I’d never had a professional massage until about four weeks ago. I’ve been to Europe three times, traveled all over the U.S. and Mexico but something about […]

A walk around Green Lake

“The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” Don Millman My husband and I spent Sunday night in Seattle […]

Taking time out for Christmas

My husband, niece and I went to Old Town Battle Ground’s Christmas Sing-a-Long last night. It was an intimate gathering of about 30 people inside the cozy coffee shop that […]

2011 The Spellbinder

Sleight of Hand Cellars was created by a couple who met a talented wine maker at a Sun Valley wine tasting which launched a friendship and a winery. Theirs is a […]

Amber Sweeney’s Christmas Time Special

My husband and I were graciously invited to attend Amber Sweeney’s intimate Christmas concert last night. Galeotti’s Wine Cellar all decorated with twinkly lights and a Christmas tree busting with […]

Durant Vineyards at Red Ridge Farms

  It’s been six weeks now since my husband and I spent a couple days in the Willamette Valley for my best friend’s birthday. I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention what […]

Artichoke Spinach Dip

A couple weeks ago my husband felt the need to make artichoke dip to go with left over homemade bread from Thanksgiving. With two different Artichoke Dip recipes from all […]

Screen Door in Portland is committed to local and organic

Last night we took my local nephew (he’s a lucky kid to be the only one that lives in Vancouver) to Screen Door in Portland for dinner. I had heard […]

Still in a melancholy mood

I’ve had a lot of cats in my life time. Growing up, there was a point when we had 20 because two of our female cats had 5 babies within […]

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