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Olalla Reservoir, Where We Kayak as a Family

A couple of years ago, on a whim, we bought 2 of these Intex Explorer K2 Kayaks. We had recently been camping at Loon Lake and had rented a little boat to float on the water in and oh my goodness, was it fun! We decided that while we had a blast, we weren’t quite …

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How to Pick the Perfect Produce

Did you know that June is fresh fruit and veggie month?  I have seen countless photos on my social media timeless of my friends out picking fresh berries and fruits.  Sometimes picking fruit is pretty obvious. I mean, no one wants a smushed (according to spell check, smushed is not a word.  I’m still going …

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Thor’s Well, Cape Perpetua, Oregon

Have you ever heard of Thor’s Well? Well, my friends, you are just about to be introduced to one of Oregon’s most unique tourist attractions. THOR’S WELL On on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, near the beautiful town of Yachats, Oregon, you will find Thor’s Well. A wondrous sinkhole that is busy swallowing up …

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Recipes

20 Colorful Sunny Day Recipes

The weather is getting warmer, the sun is shining and it’s time to start seeing everything a little bit brighter!  I don’t know about you, but once spring and summer hit, I just love to start making brightly colored food to go along with the weather and my mood.  I decided to put together a …

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Restaurants

20 Boozy, Fruity Drinks to Cool You Off This Summer

I don’t drink often, but when I do I like for my drinks to taste amazing and be fun! I’m celiac so beer is off limits, as is many wines (oftentimes the cork is sealed with a gluten paste or the wines are stored in barrels that are sealed with that same paste). I prefer …

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8 Tips to Help You Throw an Awesome Summer BBQ

I don’t know about you, but Winter can not end soon enough for me!  I am so beyond ready for the sunshine and flowers of Spring and the warm nights of Summer.  We have big housework plans for this Spring and I fully intend to have some awesome Summer BBQs here at our humble abode. …

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Our Visit to Oregon’s Painted Hills

Have you ever been to the Painted Hills in Oregon? We have now been there twice. The first time though, it was about 100 degrees outside and we really couldn’t spend too much time outside enjoying the view. The second time though, wow. This past weekend, we got the chance to visit the Painted Hills …

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Our Visit to SEA LIFE Aquarium in Tempe

I received complimentary tickets to SEALIFE Aquarium for my review, however all opinions herein are my own. On the same day that we got to visit Lego Land in Tempe, we got to go right next door and check out SEA LIFE Aquarium. Who would have thought that some place so cool could be right …

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