Articles in the Memories Category
So I haven’t written a post here in over a year and I have missed this space terribly. Now that I’m a mom, my time is even more precious, so while I’d love to say I’m going to be writing here regularly, that may not happen! However, I’m currently enjoying some time off in between jobs, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to catch you all up on life.
As far as my local food expertise goes, I’m a bit out of the loop now that my regular bedtime is …
Adam and I recently went to San Antonio for a little one night getaway — well, not exactly recently — it was last Christmas Eve to be exact. It was my first time staying in San Antonio overnight and it’s been on my “to blog” list ever since. We stayed at the Liz Lambert owned Hotel Havana which was originally built in 1914 and opened in 2010 as a boutique, dog friendly hotel.
Our dog Lucy approved of the simple and evocative room decor.
Hotel Havana provides freshly laundered and bleached bedding for …Read the full post »
I like to celebrate milestone birthdays, well, all birthdays really, for a while. This year, I celebrated the actual day of my birthday at Utopia Fest. It was so much fun! Since I couldn’t be with some of my close friends, I decided to do something I’ve wanted to do since I read about it in the Austin Eavesdropper — host a wig party!
My wonderful husband was the only gentleman invited, and he graciously played bartender for the soiree, and took some great pictures of the crew as we got …Read the full post »
This post has been in draft format for over a year, and I completely forgot to publish it. However, I definitely recommend Timberline Lodge at Mt. Hood if you are planning a trip to Oregon. Here are some pictures from our overnight there.
A Northwest Artisan Cheese Plate at the Rams Head Bar.
We couldn’t help but order the famous Timber Toast in the Cascade Dining Room. This decadent dish, which could very easily be shared, is basically deep fried french toast served with hazelnut praline butter and maple syrup. It’s $15.95 …Read the full post »
A project that I started, but did not finish, before our wedding last October was to print out family wedding portraits to display on the welcome table. And since my parents and in-laws spent the time to find and scan the photos for me, I wanted to share them here in order of wedding date.
My mom’s parents, Joe and Betty Leitch, were married in St. Catharines, Ontario — Betty’s hometown — on May 24, 1937. Papa and Mama — as they were known to their grandchildren, met in early 1936, …