Mount Rainier National Park

Did you know you can find snow in Paradise? After staying in Olympic National Park for a few days we headed over to Packwood and found this adorable AirBnB to make our home base for our stay at Mount Rainier National Park. Distance from Olympic National Park to Packwood: 180 miles Elevation of Mount Rainier:…

Hole in the Wall at Rialto Beach

This beach was awesome! I found a few photos of it on IG and knew it was a spot I wanted to check out while we were exploring the Olympic Park area. Thankfully it was on the side closest to the Hoh Rainforest so spent the afternoon here after a quick catnap in the car. Getting…

Olympic National Park

West Coast here we come! In Dec 2016 I went with my mom to St. Augustine, Florida for my cousins wedding and reconnected with her side of the family. It had been way too long and we spent the weekend hanging out, visiting, eating and celebrating. In particular it was really awesome to reconnect with…

Rocky Mountain National Park

Hello Mountains! Part three of our annual road trip last winter was a stop in Rocky Mountain National Park! The park has been on our todo list for years and after several failed attempts we made it! This was my first time visiting the park and Tre’s first time back after about 15 years. The most notable disaster was…

Grand Teton and Mormon Row

Part two of our winter adventure took us on another snow trek. While we were heading home from the family winter trip that took us to Big Sky and Yellowstone in the winter, we stopped by Grand Teton National Park and decided to hike our way to Mormon Row in the snow.  Mormon Row is…

Winter in Yellowstone National Park

What a year 2017 turned out to be. Last summer was pretty hectic with our news of being pregnant, travel plans to Seattle and the Olympic Northwest, a road trip from New Jersey to Texas and then another trip from Texas to Banff, Canada. (Blogs coming soon!) One of the highlights for us was that we…

Life as a Momma

A lot has happened over the past year! I am way behind on my posts and for one big reason, we had a baby boy! He is so precious and adorable, he hogs all my time and all the good photo ops. Now that he’s almost 3 months I hope to start posting a back…

Hawaii

When I was in 7th grade my Dad received orders to move us from a small town in Maryland on the Chesapeake bay to the North shore of Hawaii. As a kid on the edge of teenager-hood you can imagine I was devastated to leave my new friends of just 2 years, but also excited…

Backcountry Big Bend NP

The stars at night are big and bright, deep in the south of Texas  Fact! Big Bend National Park is the only National Park in Texas. At just over 800,000 sq miles of beautiful desert and mountains, it includes the entire chain of Chisos mountains, Santa Elena Canyon and a simple but relaxing natural Hot Springs…

Pools of Iceland

The gorgeous geothermal pools of Iceland are by far one of the best perks when traveling around this amazing country. The pools range in a variety from off the beaten path swimming holes to clean public city pools, rest in the luxury of the Blue Lagoon Spa & Resort types or strip down and jump in a…

Ousel Falls, Big Sky Montana

Location: Ousel Falls Road Trail head is located off Ousel Falls Road in Big Sky, Montana and is part of the Gallatin National Forest Hike: 1.6 miles Easy out & back trail, elevation of 460 feet Tucked away in the small town of Big Sky, Montana, Ousel Falls is a precious gem that flows freely…

Women’s March on Austin

LOVE IS LOVE January 21st, 2017 Over 50,000 people from across the state turned up at the Texas State Capitol for the Women’s March on Austin to march in solidarity, to organize and participate and express their voice that we are all here together, we all deserve equal rights are we will not be silent….