Category Archives: Travels

He’s an Oregonian Now

I’ve come to impression that being an Oregonian is kind of like happiness: it’s a state of mind. Most “Oregonians” you’ll meet are actually FROM somewhere else. I was actually born in CT, but consider myself an Oregonian, having grown … Continue reading


Filed under Dogs/ Corgis, Eat Real Food, Fishing, Travels

Travel Spotlight: The Clown Motel

Today’s review is a re-post from last July when we were moving from Austin to Oregon. All the recent mental strain over our future housing has made me wish for simpler times…. booking a night at a quaint motel in … Continue reading


Filed under Local Spotlight, Review, Travels

Storing Onions using Pantyhose!

This post is one of my faves from the last days of An Austin Homestead. I miss those lovely ochre walls, sigh. Storing onions in pantyhose is a great way to affordably pack up your onions to prevent them from … Continue reading


Filed under Preserved Food, Travels

Walk in the Wild

The hubs and myself FINALLY got our much sought after 2 day weekend off together to go camping, and what a glorious trip it turned out to be. Overcast with patches of sun, a morning shower signalling the entrance of … Continue reading

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Filed under Hiking, Travels