Hood River + Halo Headband Giveaway

As I drove into Downtown Hood River last Wednesday, my breath stopped for just a moment and then I let out a sigh. It was most like a sigh of relief. It was the 4th Wednesday I made the drive from work in The Dalles, 20 miles along the Columbia to Hood River. This Wednesday…


Asian Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

So I’ve just moved to the most beautiful little town. Hood River, Oregon is just 45 minutes East of Portland nestled right along the Columbia River. I can see Washington from my front porch! I also have a lovely view of Mt. Adams (Washington) and if I run just down the street a bit I…


Kauai Ono – A Review

My parents gave me one of the best graduation presents ever, they took me to Kauai with them and we went on so many great adventures! This was my first visit to Kauai. In the past I’ve visited Maui and Oahu. I’ve been missing out. Kauai is such an amazing island. So many beautiful beaches…


Disney Cruise Recap Part III – What I Read

In case you missed it, here’s Disney Cruise Recap I – What I Did and Disney Cruise Recap II – What I Ate. Graduate school made me forget a little bit how much I love to read. Since I graduated one month and 9 days ago I have read 8 1/2 books. It’s been lovely. One…


#shesharestruth: Titus 2:1-5

Good morning from the beautiful island of Kaua’i! This morning I’m linking up with She Reads Truth. I’ve mentioned this incredible community in my ‘What I’m Loving Now’ posts. If you’re here from the She Reads Truth page, welcome sisters. You all mean more to me than you know.


Disney Cruise Recap Part II – What I Ate

In case you missed it: Disney Cruise Recap, Part I You guys. Y’all. This food was so so good. Even the buffet was excellent (in my opinion, buffets are typically mass-produced sub-par food that encourages over eating). I took less pictures than I planned to, mostly because I was too excited to eat whatever had…