It’s December and we’re in a festive mood! There’s snow on the mountains, lights twinkling around us and we’re warming our toes by a crackling fire.

This month, we’ve got snowy hikes to lakes, holiday celebrations all over the state and a delectable recipe you’ll want to share with your friends and family this holiday season.

See you in Oregon, where we’re bundling up to play in the snow.

~ The Editors

About the Author: Rhiannon West Chamberlain

Rhiannon is a native Oregonian who grew up exploring the nooks and crannies of the Oregon Coast and daydreaming in Powell’s City of Books. She now lives in NE Portland with her husband and her new baby boy and looks forward to teaching him to love Oregon as much as she does. Rhiannon attended both the University of Oregon and Portland State University, where she studied Journalism and Mass Media. She claims to ‘bleed green’ and happily cheers for both the Ducks and the Vikings every chance she gets. In her free time, Rhiannon enjoys sipping Oregon Pinot, finding new restaurants, bargain hunting and trying new recipes – sometimes successfully. She has a child-like enthusiasm for trying new things and rediscovering old ones – such as skee-ball, mini golf, and big slides.

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  1. Daphne says…

    LOVE the recipe of the month!

    (But, hey, how about giving it a subtitle for us old timers:
    Pear and FILBERT Crisp?)


    Written on December 2nd, 2009 / Flag this Comment
  2. Grace says…

    You have a lot of good info on the site, but it is extremely difficult to read the light blue print. People with vision challenges (including me) cannot read light tones, especially against a white background. Another difficult combo is fine print against a dark background. Please remember that not everyone is blessed with good vision. Thank you, Grace

    Written on December 2nd, 2009 / Flag this Comment
  3. shirley Reynolds says…

    I would love to read more about Oregon as I am planning a vacation there in June. But, I can not download what you sent me on the internet. Could you please mail me any information that would be helpful. I am planning on visiting Portland and Pacafic Coasts. Thanks.

    Written on December 5th, 2009 / Flag this Comment
  4. peg says…

    I love your website, as I will be moving to OR, in May. I would like a link, to keep track of the weather patterns, from now, throughout the year. I would like to be able to see the different temps, snowfall & rain throughout the state. Thank you for your help.

    Written on December 5th, 2009 / Flag this Comment
  5. Lola says…

    One of the BEST represenations of Oregon online I ever seen .Your website is AWESOME! Informative and totally what Oregon is all about ,The old and new frontier.Awesome job on the web graphics and design layout-It ‘s Beautiful !

    Written on January 31st, 2010 / Flag this Comment

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