Holiday in Hawaii – Dec 2020 – Part 1

On Thanksgiving, I had the amazing privilege to travel to the island of Oahu in Hawaii. My parents moved there for my dad’s job a couple years ago, and I hadn’t seen them in nearly a year! I was so excited to be able to spend the holiday in Hawaii with my parents at theirContinue reading “Holiday in Hawaii – Dec 2020 – Part 1”

Apple Picking By The Mountains

It is officially Fall! And the one thing to rival pumpkin this season is APPLES! Gala, granny smith, jonagold, honeycrisp, ambrosia, you name it! Apple pie, caramel apples, apple turnovers, apple cider, applesauce, apple chips, and of course, fresh, crisp, juicy raw apples. Last weekend we drove about an hour and a half to KiyokawaContinue reading “Apple Picking By The Mountains”

Exploring Camp 18 in Oregon

the restaurant & the food Exploring Camp 18 is like walking through a nostalgic piece of history in Oregon. You can find it nestled at mile post 18 (hence the name Camp 18) on Highway 26 that connects Portland to the coast. It’s an impressive log cabin on steroids that serves “logger-style” meals (i.e. hugeContinue reading “Exploring Camp 18 in Oregon”