Category Archives: Travel

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

The festival at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm has been going on for more than three weeks now – this weekend is week number four!  So there are only three more weekends for you to get out and see those … Continue reading

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National Take a Hike Day

Did you know tomorrow is National Take a Hike day?  Well, neither did I until a few days ago, but what a perfect day for the Pacific Northwest!  Yes, I know it’s raining right now, but when does that stop … Continue reading

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What is a Chanterelle?

Oregon has a lot of edible wild mushrooms. But my absolute favorite is the buttery sweet chanterelle. So how do you get them?  What do you do with them?  Well, read on!!

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It’s Pumpkin Season!

It’s that time of year when pumpkins are everywhere!  Porches are lined with the golden gourds – some of them spooky, some of them au natural!  Come join us at Pleasures of the NW for some Great Pumpkin ideas!

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Ninkasi Brewery

On our way home from Crater Lake we stopped in Eugene for some nourishment – and some beer!  My husband wanted to check out the Ninkasi brewery.

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