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Explore Portland: Brewcycle Old Town Brewery Tour

Explore Portland: Brewcycle Old Town Brewery Tour

A chilly, damp November evening is not particularly a time one would think of when booking a brewery tour around Portland, Oregon on a bicycle built for 15. Yet that’s just the time our group chose and it turned out to be an incredibly fun […]

Explore Seattle: Wild Ginger Restaurant

Explore Seattle: Wild Ginger Restaurant

After searching for a restaurant in downtown Seattle in which to enjoy a celebratory birthday lunch, I happened upon some reviews for Asian Fusion restaurant Wild Ginger, and everyone in the family agreed it sounded fantastic. Our son is attending college in Seattle, so we […]

The Highs and Lows of our October 2017 Las Vegas Trip

The Highs and Lows of our October 2017 Las Vegas Trip

When we embarked on our five-day getaway to Las Vegas, it was a cool day in the Pacific Northwest and we were looking forward to a few days of sun, shows, food, drinks, and hanging out with friends. The first part of the trip delivered […]

Top Five Newport, Oregon Family-Pleasing Restaurants

Top Five Newport, Oregon Family-Pleasing Restaurants

When traveling to the Oregon Coast, there is so much to explore, and so many restaurants to choose from! It can be overwhelming, but don’t fret, here are the top five eating establishments sure to please your entire family with atmosphere and food choices. 1. […]

Looking for a great date night? Try Roland Wines

Looking for a great date night? Try Roland Wines

We started hanging out at Roland Wines a number of years ago when they were just a small place on the top of Columbia Heights in Longview. We were immediately drawn in by the owner, Marc and Nancy Roland, and their love for all things […]