Say so long to the snow boots, sweaters, and scarves because spring has sprung across Utah. While the ski bums may be sobbing as they watch the snow melting, for the rest of us, it signals a new season and new sport – it’s hiking season! To warm up your legs hit one or moreContinue reading “4 Hikes to Celebrate Spring in Utah”
One of the Seven Wonders of Oregon, the Painted Hills in eastern Oregon near the John Day Fossil beds are ablaze with fall colors year round. While its quiet a drive to this scenic wayside from Portland, I can’t recommend it enough. Put on your Indian Jones hat and make a wild west day of it!
My mom found a bag of Bob’s Red Mill Cinnamon Raisin Bread on sale the other day so I finally decided to bake it up this afternoon. To add something a little special, I added white chocolate chips to the batch. Nom…Nom! All you need for this easy bread is the pre-mixed bread mix madeContinue reading “Gluten Free Cinnamon Raisin Bread”
After enjoying a warm, egg omelet with chocolate chip bread and a round of mind, rejuvenating coffee we hit the road for the final leg of the #BuickTweetHouse road trip to Napa. Getting behind the wheel of the Buick Enclave it was finally my turn to drive – and what a section of Highway 101Continue reading “Buick Tweet House Road Trip: Eureka to Napa”
If you combine comedic Simpson’s quotes, twitter tools talk, and a collegiate Econ lecture together and blend and pour over ice – then you have the drink of choice on the Buick Tweet House road trip to Napa. After an efflorescent tour of King Estate’s wine production facilities and cellar, we departed Eugene. South bound,Continue reading “Buick Tweet House Road Trip: Eugene to Eureka”
Last night I attended the Northwest Food and Wine Festival hosted at the DoubleTree Inn at the Lloyd Center in Portland, Oregon. Featuring hundreds of different wines from Washington and Oregon along with 50 restaurants best finger foods, the festival buzzed with happy sippers. Roaming the aisles of wine and food merchants, I scooped outContinue reading “Northwest Food and Wine Festival”
On Wednesday I went out to help celebrate harvest with Abbelone Winery in Eugene as they picked their 2011 crop.
Another restless night sleep as if my brain couldn’t stop pedaling through the night and then we attacked the third and final day of our Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway adventure. After two days of 40+ mile rides, my legs were no longer tired, my arms no longer sore, and my brain on overdrive – yetContinue reading “Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway, Day 3”
The big ride is finally here. Starting tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. PST I set off on my three day trek along the Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway. Follow the ride via my Instagram & Twitter account @KelseyIvey. I will also be, wi-fi willing, give an evening update at the end of each day. Wish meContinue reading “Follow the Ride”