Throwback Thursday: {Windsor, CA – Part III}

We had officially conquered {Windsor wineries} and the beautiful & foggy {California coast}.

Even with all the Cali-goodness we had that week it would have been an absolute crime to go to North California and skip the forest scene.  With looming flights, departures and goodbyes later in the day my family decided to kill the sadness with a little trip to the {Armstrong Redwoods}.

They carefully plotted the trail…
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Throwback Thursday: {Windsor, CA – Part II}

{Windsor – Part I} was dedicated to our day full of winery tours and wine drinking.  And while I would have been content to spend the rest of my grandparents’ anniversary continuing to do the same, it didn’t seem fair to the rest of the fam.
(Plus…we could only fit 9 bottles in our suitcases.)

Given the fact that we were in California, it seemed only mandatory that we go explore the beautiful landscape.
A long and windy road trip later the whole family arrived at {Port Reyes}.
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Throwback Thursday: {Windsor, CA – Part I}


In August my grandparents celebrated their 60th anniversary.  Sixty years, y’all.  Intense and impressive.

They have spent the vast majority of their marriage in California so it seemed only fitting to enjoy the family’s company, great food, delicious wine and warm summer breeze in their home state.
And in the great spirit of celebration…we spent a week in northern Wine Country.  Heck. yes!

It seemed only fitting that Pete and I dedicate an entire day to wine.  That we did!

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