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DINING AT RED RABBIT FARM

Greeting! Today we will be dining at Red Rabbit Farm. Every Sunday during the summer season internationally acclaimed Chef Christina Orchid invites guests to the Farm-To-Table dinners she hosts. After 30 years as the Chef/Owner of a beloved Orcas Island institution, Christine’s Restaurant in Eastsound, Christine sold her restaurant and planned to retire. It wasn’t […]

DINING AT RED RABBIT FARM | Orcas Island | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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COCKTAILS WITH DONKEYS

Hello dear readers. Thanks for stopping in today for Cocktails With Donkeys. Yes, that’s right, every evening of our stay at the lovely Orcas Island retreat, Rutabaga Farm, we enjoyed our evening cocktails with donkeys. The 2 resident donkeys who live on the 5 acre property were anxious to greet us humans, who along with […]

COCKTAILS WITH DONKEYS | Rutabaga Farm | Orcas Island | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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THE PRETTIEST VACATION RENTAL COTTAGE I’VE EVER SEEN

Greetings from Orcas Island where I found the prettiest vacation rental cottage I’ve ever seen: Rutabaga Farm. This 5 acre country farm is home to a collection of simply adorable renovated historic buildings that are available as short term vacation rentals. Beautiful Orcas Island is the largest island in the San Juan Archipelago in the Puget Sound, […]

THE PRETTIEST VACATION RENTAL COTTAGE I'VE EVER SEEN | Rutabaga Farm | Orcas Island | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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DINING AT THE ACCLAIMED HOGSTONE’S WOOD OVEN

Greetings and thanks for stopping in. Today’s blogpost is going to make you hungry because we will be dining at the acclaimed Hogstone’s Wood Oven restaurant on beautiful Orcas Island. Recognized in 2015 & 2016 as a James Beard Foundation “Rising Star Chef” Semi-Finalist, chef/owner Jay Blackinton is both a farmer & a chef. His menu changes […]

DINING AT THE ACCLAIMED HOGSTONE WOOD OVEN | Oysters From 344 Yards Away |www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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A VISIT TO BEAUTIFUL ORCAS ISLAND PART 2

Hello there! In my last travel post I shared with you our weekend on Orcas Island. But, there was just so much beauty, things to do & see, and places to eat that I just have to share more. So today I bring you, A Visit to Beautiful Orcas Island Part 2. Our first morning […]

A VISIT TO BEAUTIFUL ORCAS ISLAND PART 2 | Moran State Park |www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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A WEEKEND ON ORCAS ISLAND

Hi there and thanks for stopping in today. In this previous post I took you to the beautiful Butchart Gardens which was the final port of call on our recent cruise to Alaska. Not wanting our trip to come to an end just yet, we decided to spend a weekend on Orcas Island, one of […]

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