Book Recommendation – Cherish Me (A Chapel Cove Romance Book 3) by Autumn Macarthur

Book Description: All she ever wanted for herself was to be loved. When her beloved aunt’s sudden illness sends Nai back to Chapel Cove to manage the town’s bookstore, her successful, independent, organized life in Texas seems a million miles away. Between a book-hoarding aunt, a leaky roof, unruly pets, wobbly faith, and flaky bookstore …

Book Recommendation – Remember Me (A Chapel Cove Romance Book 1) by Marion Ueckermann

Book Description: What she most needed was right there in front of her all along. At the age of thirteen, Clarise Aylward and her two best friends each pen a wish list of things they want to achieve. Deciding to bury a tin containing their life goals, the friends vow to unearth the metal box …

Book Recommendation – Finding Love in Seaside, Oregon by Angela Ruth Strong

Book Description: Five brothers find love where they least expect it in the Resort to Love Series. Oregon Coast – Christina Lovejoy finds herself honeymooning alone when she leaves her fiancé at the altar. Dave Lake prayed for a wife and has a bride show up at his bed and breakfast. When she agrees to …

USA Trip: Oregon – Multnomah Falls

A few weeks ago I shared my highlights from my visit to Mount Hood, Oregon. Today we’re heading west, down the mountain and back toward Portland. I loved the drive along the Columbia River Highway, looking out over Washington State on the other side of the picturesque  Columbia River. We pulled off the highway at …

USA trip: Oregon Mountains – Mount Hood

A few weeks ago I shared my highlights from the second part of my trip to the Oregon Coast. Today we’re heading east to the mountains. We drove north-east, via Portland, to Mount Hood. The mountain drive and surrounding scenery was spectacular, and different to the gum (eucalyptus) trees I’m used to seeing back home in …

USA trip: Oregon Coast Part 2

Last week I shared my highlights from the first part of my trip to the Oregon Coast. Today we’re heading south from Seaside to the lovely little town of Cannon Beach. A few surfers braved the cool temperatures in the ocean. I find it fascinating that the Pacific Ocean, as far south as San Francisco, …

USA trip: Oregon Coast Part 1

Last week I shared my highlights from Chicago and my road trip to Indy. I attended the ACFW conference in Indy and flew from Indy to Portland, Oregon, via Chicago. I visited for a few days with my husband’s uncle and aunt in Oregon, not far from Portland. Allan and Norma were generous hosts, and we …