Monthly Archives: July 2016

Do it Yourself Link Party!! #16

Can you believe summer is already 2/3 over?  That has sure gone fast!  But we still have one glorious month to play. What fun things do you plan on doing? Thank you to everyone who joined us last week!! There … Continue reading

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On my way home from work I drive the winding hwy 99E along the Willamette River.  A few months ago I notice a bird of prey (not sure what kind of bird it is, so if you know, please tell! … Continue reading

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Do it Yourself Party #15

Welcome to the Do it Yourself Party!  Here is your go to for finding great projects for your home, as gifts or simply just for fun!  Come on in!  The more the Merrier! We’re still a small party so we’d be … Continue reading

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No Churn Lavender Ice Cream

While we were out on our road trip, I picked up some culinary lavender.  I’ve been seeing “no churn” ice cream recipes all over the place and decided to give one a try – and here is what I came … Continue reading

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Hood River and The Columbia River Gorge

We decided to take a mini vacation this last weekend.  We headed out from Woodburn, around Mt. Hood to the Hood River Fruit Loop.  We stayed the night in Hood River and headed home down the Historic Hwy 30 along … Continue reading

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