Fuel for the Road

Sometimes you just need to get away! It has been two years since Hubby and I had a “Chore Revolt”, so we decided to do it again and when there is a nationwide Shop Hop going on, it’s easy to manipulate   plan a course that meanders our way south to Jacksonville.

The goals for this weekend were simple:

1) Visit quilt shops participating in the Row by Row Experience
2) Eat fabulous food
3) RELAX!

Our first stop…One of our favorites.

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About 20 minutes south of Eugene, the Creswell Bakery is the brainchild of culinary expert Heidi Tunnell and her husband. It is local, local, local! And delicious. 🙂

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In addition to bakery items, you can buy meat raised on the owners farm.

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They also carry some unique gourmet treats – locally made ketchups, oils, and these finishing salts harvested on the Oregon coast not too far from Lewis & Clark’s salt works.

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The bakery is located in an old church and serves a lovely breakfast. Hubby had an egg scramble that included a roasted chili paste and I had lemon curd/blueberry French toast. Unfortunately, I was so excited to eat I forgot to take photos. (And I call myself a foodie! 😦 )

We did get a dozen donut holes for the road. Warning – they really are closer to the size of donuts! Here is the lone survivor:

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We actually brought five of them home to share with our son, but the dog thinks they are bites of Heaven, too!!

Next stop…quilt shops!

Until then,

Happy Quilting!

 

 

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