Dundee, OR

Explore: Wine Tours via Horseback Riding

This heat is wearing on me. I know I shouldn’t complain because it will rain for 6 months but…it’s hot. Luckily for me, our new house came with AC (thank gosh). All this time indoors has given me some time…

Portland Events: PDX Monthly Country Brunch

A couple weeks ago, I attendedĀ a new (to me) Portland food event. It combines two of my favorite things. Brunch food AND bloody marys. I’ve been to many Portland food events and this one is one of my new favorites.…

Restaurant Review: Grano Bakery

I don’t think there is much better than a perfect pastry. With a cup of coffee and a bright spring morning- you are teetering on perfection. So when I read the review of Grano Bakery in the Oregonian, I knew…

Catch Up: Woodburn Tulip Festival

Spring is finally here in Portland. It’s been nice to feel the sun on my face. Seeing the days last longer. I’m excited to know summer is on the way. If you’ve been following me on instagram (@racheljanelloyd), you know…

Favorite Things Christmas Giveaway 2015

‘Tis the season for a giveaway. One of my favorite aspects of Christmas is certainly the giving spirit. While I love getting pretty packages, giving gifts is really my favorite part of the holidays. In the spirit of giving, I…