• Eastern Washington
  • #TravelTuesday Destination: Basel Cellars

    In 1997, a grand home was built in the Walla Walla Valley. This home, clocking in at a whopping 13,800 square feet, was designed to have the same awe-inspiring reactions that the grand American Lodges, such as Timberline Lodge, have. Double River Ranch was the name given to this grand home just south of the […]

  • Merlot
  • Merlot Month: #MerlotMe

    In the movie Sideways, Paul Giamatti’s character proclaimed, “No, if anyone orders Merlot, I’m leaving. I am NOT drinking any fucking Merlot!” The reason why he says that is not because he didn’t *like* Merlot, being that his prized bottle of 1961 Château Cheval Blanc is Merlot dominant. According to an article by Rick Bakas, […]

  • Clark County
  • FareStart Dinner in Pictures #IFBC15

    In the months leading up to IFBC, the Facebook group for attendees and alumni was buzzing with excitement. And who wouldn’t be excited? IFBC is one of the best conferences there is! One of the topics of conversation was a dinner at FareStart. The idea behind FareStart is really awesome. They train adults who are […]

  • Eastern Washington
  • #TravelTuesday: Five Essentials for Travel

    This weekend, I’m heading out to the beautiful Walla Walla Valley for wine tasting, testing my new selfie stick I got from Krusteaz while at the International Food Blogger Conference with my cousin, Mom and possibly Grandma, having an “open *that* bottle” night and just having a danged good time. To follow our adventures, make […]

  • IFBC
  • Keeping it Authentic, Storytelling and #goingrogue: A Recap of #IFBC15

    I just got home from a fun-filled weekend in Seattle and the International Food Blogger Conference.  To summarize the weekend into a blog post is, in all honesty, downright impossible.  This weekend always serves as a way to meet new people, like Shadi from Unicorns in the Kitchen, Angela from The Full Tummy, and Paula […]

  • IFBC15
  • #TravelTuesday: Why I’m excited to go to Seattle for #IFBC15!

    I love Seattle.  Not enough to live there, but certainly enough to spend a few days there. This weekend, I will be doing just that.  Granted, most of my time will be spent in the sessions of the International Food Bloggers Conference, but there will also be time for me to go out on my […]

  • Columbia Valley
  • Summer of Rosé: 2014 Renegade Wine Co. Rosé

    “Summer of what?” You ask. Rosé. Duh. My goal is to provide you, my dear readers, with a new rosé to seek out and try. Hence, the title…Summer of Rosé. Before I start, I have to apologize for my absence with this series.  Prepping to head out to the Wine Bloggers Conference was not conducive […]