Holidays at the Capitol: The 35th Annual Grand Tree Lighting Ceremony

By Emy Sloan

 

The Oregon State Capitol is a magical place to visit during the holidays! There are many sparkling lights, trees and other various Christmas decorations on display throughout the building. The centerpiece is the giant ‘Grand Tree’ that stands high in the Capitol Rotunda. Continue reading “Holidays at the Capitol: The 35th Annual Grand Tree Lighting Ceremony”

Salem Health’s New Therapy & Community Play Area: The Let’s All Play Place

By Emy Sloan

 

The ‘Let’s All Play Place’ is a wonderful new therapy and community playground located on the Salem Health campus next to the Salem Health Rehabilitation Center (on the corner of Mission and Church in Southeast Salem.)  Continue reading “Salem Health’s New Therapy & Community Play Area: The Let’s All Play Place”

Music, Motion, Horses, Magic: Salem’s Riverfront Carousel

By Emy Sloan

 

Salem’s Riverfront Carousel is fun for all ages! We love it here. The rides are inexpensive and it’s just a beautiful place to be. No matter how many times we’ve been, we’re always so captivated by the beauty and magic of it all. Continue reading “Music, Motion, Horses, Magic: Salem’s Riverfront Carousel”

Costume Craft: Rainbow Zebra Masks

By Emy Sloan

 

Zeeeeebras!! My kids LOVE zebras. I don’t know what it is, there’s just something about them. They’re always a hot topic in our house. Especially with my son. I’ve been asking him what he wants to be for Halloween this year and he keeps saying “A zebra!!” Continue reading “Costume Craft: Rainbow Zebra Masks”

Day Trip: Northern Lights Tree Farm- Colonial Harvest Days in Pleasant Hill

By Emy Sloan

 

Northern Lights Tree Farm in Pleasant Hill, Oregon is well known for their Christmas trees…but that’s not all they have to offer! During the harvest season in October there is a great pumpkin patch, a giant corn maze and tons of family fun to be had during the Colonial Harvest Days Celebration! Continue reading “Day Trip: Northern Lights Tree Farm- Colonial Harvest Days in Pleasant Hill”

Pumpkin Patch Fun: Vince Woods Farm

By Emy Sloan

 

Honestly, what’s not to love about the fall? It’s such a comfy, cozy, spooky season. The air is cool and crisp, the autumn leaves are gorgeous, the apples are crunchy and the drinks are hot…ahhh. But one of the best things about the fall is that the pumpkin patches are in full swing!  Continue reading “Pumpkin Patch Fun: Vince Woods Farm”