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Brewery Hopping!

Here are a couple of really good breweries –  One in Oregon City and one in Salem! Let’s start with Salem – The Santiam Brewery is hidden away on 19th Street – an unremarkable building you could pass right by … Continue reading

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Casa Marquez – Great Home Cooked Mexican Food!

Looking for a great place to have lunch or dinner?  Want some authentic Mexican cuisine?  Check out the Casa Marquez Mexican Grill in Woodburn, Oregon.     We were in the mood for a good taco and a beer and … Continue reading

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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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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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