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F is for Florence

I bet you thought I was going to talk about Florence, Italy. But…I’m not. There is a beautiful spot on the Oregon coast that shares a name with the famous town in Italy. It’s a quaint small ocean town right next to the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Most people know the area from the […]

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C is for Carmel

The ocean is my happy place. I go a little stir crazy if I can’t get my toes in the ocean every so often. Carmel-by-the-Sea is one of the spots on the California coast I enjoy. My husband and I had reservations to go last week while our daughter was supposed to be on choir […]

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A is for Apple Hill

I really enjoy visiting places that are in my own backyard. One of those spots is Apple Hill located about an hour east of Sacramento on Highway 50. For over 50 years, 50 local families have invited the public into the hills to their farms to enjoy days full of fun, from apple picking, touring […]

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Z is for Zucchini Bread and the Zoo

When I was growing up, my grandmother had a house on the Oregon coast in a small town called Arch Cape. Arch Cape is a beautiful spot, just south of Cannon Beach (famous for it’s Haystack Rock). Every summer until I was in 8th grade my sister and I spent a month at her house. […]

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Y is for Yens

If you are a Gilmore Girls fanatic like I  am you will certainly recall the episode where Rory goes golfing with her grandfather. As they are walking along, Richard says to Rory, I suppose you have a yen for travelling. To which Rory responds,  “I am up to my ears in yens.” With the publication […]

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