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An Oregon Christmas

Christmas this year brought us to Sun River Oregon for an extended family celebration. We high tailed it out of Sacramento as soon as school was out and arrived to a beautiful Winter white blanket of snow. The kids loved playing in the snow, ice skating, and waiting for Santa to arrive. In the meantime…we […]

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Making a Holiday Pepermintini

I love holiday season entertaining and the fun things drinks one can create with peppermint. Cookies, fudge, hot cocoa, and of course adult beverages. This Peppermintini, is tasty & creamy with a cool peppermint finish. It’s fun, festive, and cheerful!  Ingredients: 4 peppermint candy canes 3 tablespoons sugar + 2 tablespoons water 4 ounces white chocolate […]

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Experience the Phantom

One of our favorite experiences over Halloween was with the Phantom.  Who is the Phantom you ask?  Well it all began from Scottish roots to our American soil guiding the hands that present to us an offering that bears his name The Phantom.  The Bogle Family has been farming in Clarksburg California for generations. In […]

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Lavender By the Yard

A week ago I posted  “my closet clean out“.   I still love walking into a clean and organized closet, and I love the way it smells!  I picked up a lavender sachet by-the-yard by Sonoma Lavender.  So easy to use!  Just cut the sections apart and place in your drawers, shelves, and any place you […]

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Apple Hill Road Trip

Apple Hill

  Come Fall we love  taking our annual  road trip to Apple Hill.  We plan and anticipate baking our mouth-watering classic apple pie and creating home-made applesauce for school lunches.  We begin our Apple Hill trek with a picnic at Jack Russel Farm Brewery then off to do a little apple shopping and tasting.  Our […]

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