Sunday, October 10, 2010 by
A month of so ago I introduced you to
, a celebration of food, foodies, and your
chance for an authentic Oregon Culinary Vacation. From the
wine crush in Applegate Valley to the chanterelles hiding in the
Coast Range to the fish and game that frolic in every nook and
cranny of Oregon, ten top chefs will chase after ten of Oregon’s
finest epicurean products. It’s ten weeks of foodie bliss, from one
end of Oregon to the other. And you’re invited to come
Oregon’s streams, lakes,...Read More
Thursday, September 23, 2010 by
up around horses didn't prepare me for this ride! Wanting to
find something fun to do in the Willamette Valley that involved
wine tasting, a horse and a beautiful ride through those gorgeous
vineyards led me to discover "Equestrian Wine
Seeing those black mares waiting for us as we pulled up to begin
our tour, got me itchin' to climb up and get going! The ride
through the vineyards of the Willamette Valley on this unique tour
was not only exciting but the perfect way to see and...Read More
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 by
OK. I saw this recipe on the Sandlake
Country Inn's Facebook page and it was just too darn yummy
looking to not share. Hope Diane and Ron, innkeepers at
the Sandlake Country Inn
don't mind! Let the quiet and relaxed atmosphere in this
comfortable Oregon coast B&B show you a lodging
alternative to a hotel or motel in Pacific City, Oregon. Relax
in your romantic private jacuzzi suite and enjoy a decadent 4
course breakfast & beverages delivered to your door each
morning. At this Oregon Bed and...
Monday, September 20, 2010 by
Guest Blogger:Read More
Freelance writer for the Cottage Grove Sentinel
Inn Bed and Breakfast in Cottage Grove, Oregon, provides peach
and quiet on 200+ acres of forest land with walking trails and
beautiful landscaping. Comfortable rooms with quality linens,
satellite TV, frig, microwave, cozy socks, heated neck wraps and
delicious food. Enjoy their great hospitality. In the country yet
close to services. Come be pampered! Plan your visit to Apple
Inn B&B and Cottage Grove around...
Sunday, September 12, 2010 by
Have you stayed at a B&B lately? The Professional
Association of Innkeepers International,(PAII), has created
the Better Way to
Stay campaign, the B&B industry's only
industry-wide, industry-supported grassroots campaign to promote
the B&B experience. Our goal is to educate travelers
on the unique offerings of bed and breakfasts, drive
awareness to B&Bs and associations such as the Oregon Bed
and Breakfast Guild and to ultimately convert hotel-stayers to
inngoers. The campaign will take a...
Monday, August 5, 2013 by
quirky little town on the Oregon side of the Columbia River, a
half-hour drive north of Portland, that is trying to discover
itself. St Helens Oregon has already been discovered by
Hollywood, for one. Recently numerous scenes from "Twilight"
were filmed here and each October Olde Towne recreated in the
manner of the popular 1998 Disney
movie, "Halloweentown".Read More
Dozens of fishing boats might be waiting in the harbor for the tide
to turn and the salmon to run. The local brewery,...
Friday, August 6, 2010 by
Apple Inn Bed and Breakfast
Cottage Grove, Oregon
It was determined by Kathe in 2001 that a project that required
physical labor and exercise was in order. So the garden at the
Apple Inn B&B began.
The Apple Inn Garden
discovered a delightful yard next door to my daughters family in
Creswell and in my curiosity was leaning over the fence and gawking
when the lady of the house came home. She gave me the tour and the
name of guy who had designed and created her...
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 by
The Willamette Valley, Oregon's largest AVA (American Vitaculture
Area), stretches 150 miles from Portland, Oregon. to
south of Salem and consists of
wineries and 10,000 acres of quality Oregon
wine grapes. The rich, diverse soil and relatively mild
climate make for ideal grape growing conditions. All
this combined with warm summer days and cool nights
allows the wine grapes to develop their flavor and
The inns of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast...Read More
Sunday, June 27, 2010 by
Submitted by guest blogger Kathe McIntire
Apple Inn Bed and Breakfast
Cottage Grove, Oregon
Saturday, June 16, 2010 by Cindy
Apple Inn Bed and Breakfast invites you to join us and
celebrate Cottage Grove’s rich history at our annual community
family-friendly event tranforms the city park into Bohemia City
featuring music and entertainers, demonstrations, contests, themed
meals and vendor booths offering food, beverages, community
information, unique gifts...
Saturday, June 26, 2010 by
We love our Berries!! Any one of them could be called our
favorite! There is nothing quite as delicious as a berry
plucked right from the plant. And the Berries of the
Willamette Valley are ripe for the pickin'. Here are but a
few of my favorites, really just a few!!
: The fragrantly sweet
juiciness and deep red color of strawberries can brighten up both
the taste and aesthetics of any meal..It is no wonder they are
the most popular berry fruit in the world.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 by
What do you think of when we say the word "Lavender"?
Aromatic, fragrant, relaxing, soothing are a few
adjectives that come to mind. Leave the hustle and
bustle of daily life behind, visit an Oregon Lavender
Farm and prepare to relax. During the weekend
of July 9-11, 2010, over 30 Lavender Farms in Oregon
will open their farms to tours, workshops and celebrations, many
including food and music, during the peak of the lavender
season. Read More
I may be a little bias but my favorite lavender farm is
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 by
spring snows have been making for great late season snowshoe
adventures but have delayed the opening of the North Entrance
Road to Crater Lake National Park for a couple more weeks.
But open it will and then visitors can experience one of the most
scenic National Parks in our nation, Crater Lake, while on an eco
With a depth of more than 1,900 feet, Crater Lake is the deepest
lake in the U.S. It's setting, in a massive caldera atop
the Cascades, and beauty makes the lake...Read More
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 by
As a bed and breakfast innkeeper I am always looking for
unique breakfast recipes to serve guests, one that will provide a
true Oregon Culinary experience.Read More
I found one such recipe on
Rogue Creamery's Facebook page. You see I am a true fan
of the Rogue Creamery both on Facebook and in really life. The
Rogue Creamery, in Central Point, Oregon, is a “artisan cheese
company, with people dedicated to the sustainability and the art
and tradition of making the world’s finest handmade
Thursday, April 12, 2012 by
FARM to FORK is a "traveling farm-to-table restaurant,
local food fundraiser, and community celebration rolled into one!
Our unique FARM to FORK dinners are designed to reconnect people to
the source of their food, and to honor the talented farmers, food
artisans, winemakers, and chefs that contribute to the growing
culinary reputation and local food community of Southern
Scheduling for the 2012 FARM to
FORK events scheduled have begun and the promoters of
this event invite you to "meet...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 by
Congratulations to Oregon B&B Guild member Abbey
near Carlton, Oregon, for their mention in Bonnie
Tsui's recent New York Times Travel section article, "On This
Oregon Trail, Pioneers Embrace Organic Wine
" (NYT Travel, April
Bonnie writes:. . .For those on the eco-trail, there are also inventive
places to stay, like Abbey Road
Farm, a five-room bed-and-breakfast on a
working farm with modern rooms inside converted grain silos.
Circular rooms have floors warmed by radiant...
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 by
Yes, there are homes for sale in
Oregon...vintage homes in a town that boasts the most in the entire
state! Albany, Oregon has over 700 historic homes and
buildings and they are all within four historic districts.
Each year, some of these gorgeous dwellings are open for the Annual
Tour of Historic Homes and Gardens Tour. This year that
happens to be on July 31st! Join hundreds of visitor's to
and The Willamette Valley to get a glimpse of some of the most
unique homes in the country.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by
located in the heart of the Willamette Valley,
Lobenhaus Bed and Breakfast and Vineyard has sent us this very
tasty recipe to share with our readers.
This muffin recipe looks easy and we love that! We can't wait
to try it.
Thanks innkeepers Shari & Joe Lobenstein for sharing.
You'll find the Lobenhaus as one of the unique inns of the Oregon
Bed & Breakfast Guild.
If you happen to try this recipe, be sure to let us know how it
3/4 cup brown sugar
Sunday, April 4, 2010 by
April 23-25, 2010Read More
Astoria-Warrenton Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival
is one of
Oregon's most popular spring events. The festival focuses on the
bounty of the Pacific as well as on the
region's famous wines. Seafood lovers can savor shrimp, salmon,
oysters, halibut, and clam chowder. The Northwest's awesome
microbrews and and wines are also featured. In addition to the
freshest of seafood, you'll be able to enjoy live music and crafts
booths. The highlight of the three-day festival is...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 by
Here are two things that don't fit together: "generic" and
"bed and breakfast accommodations" Ask any bed and breakfast
traveler and they'll tell you. But, there are people out
there who think the old stereotype still exists. Thanks
to Fox News' Paul Eisenberg for helping to clear out the
"If your idea of a bed
and breakfast experience involves antique furniture, creaky floors,
and sharing bathrooms and meals with strangers, well, you have the
However, this is just one...
Friday, March 19, 2010 by
Kick off the 25th Annual
Tulip Festival, March 25 - April 25
, with a weekend of
Oregon-grown craft brews, clogging, tulips, and family fun! Wooden
Shoes and Tasty Brews will run opening weekend: Saturday, March
27th and Sunday, March 28th from noon to 6pm.
The event will feature Willamette Valley craft brewers,
Bavarian-style food, clog dancing, and live music. Wooden Shoes
& Tasty Brews is family-friendly and as always, children are
Brewers featured: Seven Bridges Brewing of Silverton;...Read More