Things I’m Loving Now (November)

Okay, I realize it’s been months since I told you what I’m loving. I took a little break from my blog for a few reasons and the most important reason was to focus on relationships. It’s been a beautifully exhausting journey building relationships in Hood River. This place is special and I’m thankful daily that the Lord…

Sea Salted Caramels

The Oregon coast is truly lovely! I’ve just been for the first time. It reminded me of the East Coast in its slower pace and simplicity. The coast has been talked up since I’ve been here [in Hood River] and it definitely did not disappoint! It was even lovelier with these amazing caramels.   I am…

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…

On the Road with Paleonola

Oh goodness, life is moving so fast y’all! I finished my final clinical placement, passed my licensing exam and I’m on my way to Abilene to graduate! These last few weeks have been insane and I truly believed that Paleonola helped me survive! I had the pleasure of sampling their Apple Pie and Pumpkin Pie…