Oktoberfest

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How many Oktoberfests can you pack into one weekend?

Here's to the weekend! A weekend full of fall celebrations and probably more drinking than the average person should partake in. Before I tell you all about all the merriment to be had, here's a little factoid about how everyone's favorite fall kick-off event got started. Courtesy of Wikipedia, of course. So apparently Oktoberfest began in 1810 when Prince Ludwig, later to become King Ludwig I, was married to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. They had a grand celebration in Munich that…

Fall Favorites

I know it's still 90 degrees outside (for now) but fall is definitely on its way. Last night it was dark by 7:30, the mornings are cool and crisp and on my way to running group I saw a tree starting to turn gold. So call me crazy... but I sense fall is near. I love the fall in North Idaho. I know I say this every year, but it is definitely my favorite season. I think because of its…

Oktoberfests Galore!

If you ask me, there's no better time to be in the Northwest than right now. Period. End of story. But, since I need to have a better post than that, here's a story for you :). This weekend there's two very fun Oktoberfests. Daanen's Deli hosts an awesome family event, with games, music and of course great food and beer. The kids can play, there's free admission and brats like you wouldn't believe. Like the photo says, it's from…