Favorite Camping Spot in Oregon with Red, White, and Blue Apricot Appetizer

This gluten-free Red, White, and Blue Apricot Appetizer is perfect for Memorial Day or Fourth of July entertaining!

Red, White, and Blue Apricot Appetizer

Happy Memorial Day weekend!

This past week my husband and I camped at what we think is one of the best-kept secret camping places in Oregon. It was peacefully heavenly, the perfect fly-fishing waters, clean, quiet, beautiful campground.

Favorite Camping Spot in Oregon and Red, White, and Blue Apricot Appetizer

Favorite Camping Spot in Oregon.

We happened upon it when a young barista in Lincoln City told us about this private get-away, on our way from the coast inland.

The perfect place to sit and enjoy the evening, before Paul went out fly fishing.

Grilling Season OXO Menu and Grilled Garlic Pepper Tri Tip Recipe

Grilled Garlic Pepper Tri Tip

Today I’m sharing a delicious Grilled Garlic Pepper Tri Tip recipe, easy to prepare, grill, and serve at a casual or Memorial Day dinner party! This post is sponsored by OXO. Warm weather and grilling season have arrived and we couldn’t be happier! Outdoor entertaining is all about the food,...

Oregon Coast Camping with Strawberry Crumble Dessert

Strawberry Crumble Recipe

This Strawberry Crumble Dessert is perfect for camping or any summer evening dessert. It’s tart, and delicious served with Vanilla ice cream. Double the recipe for Memorial Day! Friends, my husband and I are out camping in our Westy (1987 VW Westfalia camper van)! It’s delightful on the Oregon coast,...

A Sacred Space with Toasted Pea Crostini

Toasted Pea Crostini

This Toasted Pea Crostini appetizer is lovely to serve for any spring or summer dinner party. Dinner parties aren’t just about food, they are about socializing. We love having our friends over for dinner, and it’s even more lovely when we get to eat outside. Last week we had one of...

Friendship Talk with Summer Avocado Pasta Salad

Summer Avocado Pasta Salad

This Summer Avocado Pasta Salad is perfect for any picnic, lunch, dinner, or a Memorial Day or Fourth of July potluck dish. Today I’m writing about friendships, something most of us do not take lightly. If you’re lucky enough to have a circle around you of close knit friends...