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Albee’s NY Gyros

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One of our favorite things to do together on a Saturday is go for a drive. Spending some quality time together in the car always reminds us of that first date drive we went on.

These days our drives typically result in a short jaunt on I-5, 99, or Peoria Road to Eugene with a great podcast on (current favorite); simply for the sole mission of Starbucks Reserve Coffee and to go to one of our favorite Eugene restaurants.

On one of our more recent adventures we returned to Albee’s NY Gyros. We discovered Albee’s on a desperate search for gyros about a year ago. We love returning as the gyros are incredible. As I type this I’m now craving another drive with my husband simply to have another one.

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Burrito Heaven

My love of Mexican food started at an early age. It was our first trip to California (I was 10) and Great-Uncle George had introduced us all to the New Mecca in Pittsburg, CA. Ever since I have compared every…

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Davis Family Farm Pumpkin Patch

An adventure to the Davis Family Farm Pumpkin Patch is a fabulous fall activity with friends. Davis Family Farm has a fantastic hayride to the pumpkin patch, seasonal produce, and the famous fresh cider doughnuts. We went this past weekend…

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Crater Lake

Crater Lake was breathtaking. There truly really aren’t many words to describe it other than… it’s a giant lake that’s incredibly beautiful. It’s one place that pictures just don’t do it justice, but I snapped a whole bunch on…

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Sisters Quilt Show

When my parents came to visit we were able to check an item off my mom’s bucket list, the Sisters Quilt Show. This quilt show has been on her bucket list for over 20 years, so it was incredible…

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Beazell Memorial Forest

Our other hiking adventure this weekend (see yesterday’s here) was at Beazell Memorial Forest with our dear friend Hailee. This place is near and dear to our hearts because we got married in the beautiful barn on July 31, 2014 and…

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Jackson-Frazier Wetland

We are so fortunate to have so many beautiful places to get out and explore nature near our home. A favorite of Peter and I’s is the Jackson-Frazer Wetland. It’s a 2/3 mile loop of boardwalk that is perfect…

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Willamette Valley Wine Tasting

A wonderful way to spend a Saturday in September in the Willamette Valley is to go wine tasting with friends. We visited three of the many wonderful wineries in the Valley on our adventure. Today I’ll share what we…

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