Monday, April 27, 2009


That's the sound of relaxation. I have been bad in my blogging skills, but that is because I have been so incredibly busy. That is exactly why Jason and I needed a weekend away at Sandlake Country Inn. I last posted about this B&B in November of 2007 for our 1st wedding anniversary. It has been far too long since we visited (Sorry Diane and Ron!), so we packed up the car and headed to the beach.

Whenever we head to the Oregon Coast, we always stay at Sandlake. I have lost count, but I believe this was our fifth time spending the weekend there.

Here is why we love it:

1. Great food
2. Warm, inviting rooms
3. Very kind and personable innkeepers
4. Cookies at midnight, or any time of the day really
5. Special extras (robes to wear, cozy slipper socks, homemade bubble baths, etc.)
6. Ron's own roasted coffee
7. Cozy beds

This was the deck off of our bedroom. I spent a lot of time sitting out here watching the birds. It was heaven. To see pictures of the rooms, you can check out their website, or actually, just go there and stay a weekend.

I could go on and on. Seriously. We love this place and have recommended it to several friends. The people that we have sent have NOT been disappointed.

Yes, I take pictures of food. My husband thinks this is hysterical.

What arrives at your door an hour or so before breakfast:
Some of the best coffee we have consumed. Ron roasts it himself. I should have bought some before we left but I forgot. Do you guys ship?

Breakfast Day One:
It all comes bundled in a basket to your door. You get to eat privately (in your pajamas if you choose) in your room.

Here is what was on the menu:

Orange Pineapple Juice
Fresh Fruit with Sweet Cream Sauce
Baked Apple Oatmeal with milk
Sandlake Breakfast Pie
Strawberry Filled Muffins
Breakfast Day Two:
I took a bite of the coffee cake before I snapped this picture (I couldn't resist, it looked so delicious).

Here is what was on the menu:

Orange Strawberry Banana Juice
Strawberries and Cream
Diane's Homemade Granola and milk
Italian Eggs
Blueberry Coffee Cake

Now, it's back to reality and real life. I have to cook again, and not have someone else make it. Can I just order pizza for the rest of my life? Better yet, can I just go move to the coast and order pizza there?