Harry and David Blogging Event in Rogue Valley Oregon

Last week we traveled to the beautiful Rogue Valley in Oregon for a blogging event with Harry and David. This was my first time visiting Oregon and I loved every second. Oregon is such a special place and I am glad I could share my experience with my family and blogging friends (Rebecca, Amy, Jenna, Heidi, Jessica, Lori, Sandy, Kristen, Rachel, and Bridget). Thank you Harry and David!

When we arrived to the Ashland Springs Hotel we were greeted with a very special basket from Harry and David. It didn’t take us long to bust into the Moose Munch:) AndΒ Caleb has almost eaten all of the peaches and pears from our basket:) He is a Harry and David fan too!

The first night we all had dinner at the lovely Coughlin home. We’ve known Sandy and Paul for a few years now and having dinner at their home has always been a dream of mine. Not only are they the nicest, most genuine, inspiring couple, but they also know how to entertain. Sandy is the perfect hostess. The dinner party was perfect from start to finish. Sandy made everyone feel right at home, even baby Caleb.

We started the evening with drinks and appetizers and were able to relax and hangout in their flourishing garden. Dinner was served outside under garden lights. The food was amazing, but the laughter, conversation, and friendships were the highlight of the evening.

I loved watching Sandy throughout the night. She was calm, relaxed, and having a great time. I want to be like Sandy when I grow up! She is such a great wife, mother, friend, hostess, and person! I just love her!

I snapped a photo of this sign in Sandy’s house. So true. I will never forget the memories that were made that night. The dinner party was the perfect way to start our time in Oregon. Thanks Sandy, Paul, and family!

The next day we visited the Harry and David Orchards, had lunch in Jacksonville, did a little shopping, and visited Rogue Creamery.

Famous Harry and David pears! Β They have over 700,000 pear trees! WOW! They are the best pears in the world!

Jenna, me, and Jess on the Harry and David bus! Good times! πŸ™‚

Snack time! Harry and David peaches with Rogue Creamery’s Smokey Blue Cheese-AMAZING!

That night we had dinner at Red Lily Vineyards. The setting was gorgeous and the dinner was delicious. Thanks Chef Paul!

Look at that sunset!

Sandy captured this picture of Caleb and I dancing in the barn. It was a great night. I loved looking up and seeing nothing but stars. Oregon-I love you!

On our final day, we got to make chocolates in Harry and David’s candy kitchen. We loved working with Charlie!

We had so much fun painting our chocolates. I am no artist, but at least they taste good:) P.S.-love Rachel!

We also got to see Moose Munch being made. Oh, how I wish I could have went swimming in one of those big tubs! LOVE me some Moose Munch!

We also got to make a Harry and David gift basket to send to a special someone. Check your mailboxes, did I pick you? πŸ™‚Β It was so much fun! They have gift baskets for every occasion! I love them all! And they make the perfect gift for anyone and everyone!

We went out for one final dinner that night! Yes, we like to eat:) Look at these beautiful ladies! I just love them all to pieces. They are amazing and inspiring women! I am blessed to have such wonderful blogging friends!

And before we left Oregon, I made Josh pull over the van so I could pick blackberries. They are everywhere!! I was in blackberry heaven!

Thanks Harry and David for a fabulous event! The peas had a wonderful time! And a big thanks to Sandy-we love you!

Harry and David sponsored our trip to Oregon, but our opinions are our own. We love Harry and David!Β 

Maria Lichty

I’m Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. It was so, so nice to FINALLY meet you, Maria! Oh my goodness….I can’t believe it took me so long to meet the QUEEN of cookies!!! Your little family is so adorable…and Caleb is a total sweetheart. He did so great!

    Hope to see you again SOON!

  2. Oh Oregon how I miss you! We are from Oregon originally and living in Georgia now. Nothing beats the Rogue Valley!

    Next time this happens I totally need to be a cool enough blogger to score an invite!

  3. Maria it looks like such an awesome event and truly first-class from start to finish. What a great group of ladies were in attendance and your two dudes πŸ™‚ How great for you. Best of all worlds. Thanks for sharing the great pics!

  4. Maria! What a fun trip! I thoroughly enjoyed seeing the pics, both here and on instagram, and reading about it! Thanks so much for sharing! Oregon is GORGEOUS and I can’t think of a better way to experience it than what you did! How FUN! It looked like an absolute blast!

  5. You did it!!! I love that picture of you picking the blackberries! I’m so glad that someone stopped and picked some!

    This trip will stand out in my heart as one of the most amazing trips ever, the setting and Harry & David were amazing.. but it’s y’all who made it amazing.

    Love you, friend!

  6. Loved following the pictures on instagram and love love this post and all of the pictures. So glad you had so much fun!!! Can’t wait to see you, Josh and Caleb!

  7. I am from Medford! And I LOVE Harry and David too. Glad you enjoyed my home town. I have been enjoying your blog for a long time.

  8. i recently received some chocolate covered blueberries at work from a sales rep from harry and davids. wow, they were the most delicious snack ever! i looked to try to order more, but couldn’t find what i was looking for. every year we receive a harry and davids gift basket from a collegue and it is wonderful. glad you had a wonderful time!! lucky family! btw, caleb is amazing!! xo..sherry

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