Cranberry Almond Chicken Salad Wrap

My partnership with Blue Diamond Almonds provided a great snack for my recent kayaking adventure, delicious in a Cranberry Almond Chicken Salad Wrap!

Cranberry Almond Chicken Salad Wrap

There are many ways to define adventure. Where we live here in central Oregon, there’s so much to do! But this time of year, kayaking is our all time favorite. My friends came to visit me this past weekend for a girls’ weekend, and and we picked the perfect day to kayak the Deschutes River.

Broccoli Bacon Cashew Salad Recipe

Broccoli Bacon Cashew Salad Recipe

A crowd-pleasing potluck or summer side dish, enjoy this Broccoli Bacon Cashew Salad Recipe, made with a delicious, sweet dressing. For me, hospitality is all about love. If you don’t have love in your heart, then it’s hard to be genuine and real and want to give to others.  Hospitality is also more...

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Downtown Seattle

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Downtown Seattle

Enjoy this Kimpton Hotel Monaco Downtown Seattle review, next to the Outlier Restaurant, with places to eat and things to do in Seattle, Washington! This past weekend, my family and I enjoyed a fabulous stay at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Downtown Seattle, along with great food, gorgeous weather, and an...

Southwest Avocado Chicken Salad

Southwest Avocado Chicken Salad

A savory, delicious, fresh Southwest Avocado Chicken Salad for lunch, brunch, dinner, or a potluck or holiday party dish! Our recent trip to Seattle was an all time high for me. Having our kids with us for the weekend, in a very fun Seattle, with the gorgeous sun shining,...

Romaine Wedge Salad with Meyer Lemon

Romaine Wedge Salad with Meyer Lemon

Romaine Wedge Salad with Meyer Lemon is delicious paired with Shrimp Lemon-Leek Linguine, and hot crunchy bread, for a scrumptious dinner party. Friends, with our kids raised now (but not married), we’re sort of in that in-between stage of having our kids partially launched and being empty-nesters. Two are...