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Recipe for a Family Spring Breakation in Oregon Wine Country

This recipe has been in my family since my kids started going to school. I tend to whip it out a few days before the fortuitous calamity of Spring Break takes hold: one week of no-school, with its free-form days, lingering cabin fever and dreary, unpredictable Oregon weather. I’ve tweaked the recipe a bit over…

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McMinnville Tiny Travels

For a Galentine’s Day retreat in Oregon wine country, these places shine The first rule of Galentine’s Day is you have to talk about Galentine’s Day. As in, what the heck is it, why should I participate in this made-up holiday, and what’s the real reason it’s worth conflating your best friends with what could…

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Thanksgiving Weekend in the Heart of Oregon Wine Country

Thanksgiving Weekend is a special time in McMinnville.  Wineries open their doors with special wines and offerings, restaurants offer seasonal dishes, retail shops celebrate the season, and did we mention the day-after-Thanksgiving parade with Santa? Below are McMinnville area winery events during Thanksgiving Weekend (for more details on events and special offerings, click on the…

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