Hood River, Oregon is known as the wind-surfing capital of the world. But, after determining that wind surfing has a serious learning curve, and realizing that we were in Hood River on a rare windless day, we decided to try stand up paddle boarding instead.
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I like to think of myself as an ice cream connoisseur. Here are what I deem my qualifications: I’m willing to try any flavor, but I’m very picky about my favorites; I have made my own chocolate-covered bacon ice cream before; and I’ve thoroughly evaluated and rejected two of my local ice cream parlors. (FYI- [...]
Oregon is home to many wineries, and during our trip to Hood River, Oregon, we visited The Gorge White House. While they didn’t offer a winery tour, which I would have loved, there was still plenty to enjoy on site.
While my husband was away, the Trailing Baby and I took our first road trip. I was definitely nervous to hit the road with a six week old, especially since I hate road trips without a six week old. The trip went well though, and it was worth it to meet up with my sister [...]
One of my favorite parts about living in the South is the wide selection of barbeque restaurants. I love Southern barbeque, and rarely ate it when I lived in New England. Now it’s a dietary staple. Plus, whenever we have visitors, going out for barbeque food is a fun way to show off the local [...]