Tag: Oregon Coast


The “Itch”

A few years ago, right after I’d moved to the area, a friend of my aunt-in-law’s– who just so happened to be the editor of the local, small-town newspaper— asked if I’d be interested in writing a monthly column. She’d read my blog and thought I might be a good fit. Having just […]

52 Project


Suited up in his rain gear and ready to hike at the coast this weekend. A blogger I’ve long followed and admired has taken part in a year-long photo challenge where she posts one photo of her kiddos per week. One portrait from her nice camera that she’s taken the time to […]


Cascade Head Trail

You know how sometimes you just have a vision in your head of what something is going to be like? A perfect day. A monumental occasion. Introducing someone you love to something you love? Well, foolishly, this is how I was feeling about Emmett’s first time at the coast. We […]


Cash-ing In: 4 Months

This fourth month has truly flown by. I keep waiting for my baby to turn into the puppy monster that everyone has warned me about, but despite his usual spaz moments and a few chomps on my new hutch, Cash is still the sweet little guy he’s been since day one. […]


Oregon Coast Trip

The second day of the new year, Taylor and I took off for four days on the Oregon Coast. Our trip went like this: one little cottage on the beach. No phones. No computers. No TV (except the Blazers and Gonzaga games, obviously). No interruptions. No distractions. Just the ocean, […]

Comfort Food

Golden Flapjacks

There’s something terribly romantic about the Oregon coast. Especially in the spring, when it’s nothing but blustery rain. The slow drive through wine country, being swallowed by the deep green forests and finally, coming into the cool, coastal mist. Heading away from all your problems and straight for the humblingly […]