Wenatchee Day Trip

Back in May, I spent a weekend in Wenatchee, Washington. My friends got married by the beautiful Lake Chelan, and David and I decided to make a mini-break out of it. Of course, we only really had a day to explore the area, what with the wedding. So I can only share a day trip’s worth…

Tasty Thursdays: Hawaiian Breakfasts

I was in Kauai last weekend, taking a much-needed break from Seattle gloom and work stress. There’s something about Hawaii that instantly lifts the spirits. Perhaps it’s the sun. Or the chill, relaxing, “hang loose” vibe–the reason I would rather go there than Florida any day, despite the equal flying time. Part of it is certainly…

Portland Foodtrip Weekend (Part 2)

At the end of Portland Foodtrip Weekend (Part 1), it was Saturday afternoon and I was recovering from an exciting Friday night by going to brunch, then Powell’s, and getting a bite at PINTS. Now, my friend Jessica had been hinting all week that they had an awesome surprise for me. And finally it was time! We walked…

Portland Foodtrip Weekend (Part 1)

It was my birthday last Friday. Usually, David and I contrive to be overseas during our birthdays, which coincide with some beautiful travel times (mine in fall, his in spring, in April) and are also just far enough apart that we can manage to maintain our finances enough to splurge on two big trips a year. This year,…