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Our Colorado + New Mexico Road Trip (During Covid-19)

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🚙 STORY TIME⛰ We just got back from our annual vacation, and I’m pumped to share the stories and photos from our trip… PLUS tips for traveling during Covid-19 Coronavirus. This is the third summer in a row we’ve taken a big road trip. Because of Matt’s job, we have a short window in the […]

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The Print Shop is Open! Shop Landscape Art for Your Home

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Big news!! The PRINT SHOP IS OPEN! 🥳 I’ve gathered my favorite landscape photos from my travels and made them available to YOU. The collection includes iconic sights like Horseshoe Bend, as well as America’s most remote and magical landscapes, like the glaciers of Montana. U.S. National Parks – Nine parks including Yosemite, Yellowstone & Zion Southwest – […]

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Telluride, Colorado Snowy Winter Engagement Photos | Alyssa & Zach

Filed in : Destination, Engagement, Travel

An incredible sunrise, endless snowy mountains, and an awesome couple (who happen to be my brother-in-law and future sister-in-law, Alyssa & Zach)! Two years ago, we celebrated Matt’s parents’ anniversary at Purgatory Ski Resort in Durango, where they went on their honeymoon over 30 years ago. This year, they invited us on another ski trip […]

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Adventurous Rattlesnake Lake Washington Couples’ Photos

Filed in : Destination, Engagement, Travel

Emma & Joab have know each other since they were kids. They met in middle school choir class, were friends in high school, and secretly liked each other all along. Joab says he was super awkward and nervous around Emma, and based on their stories, he’s not kidding 😂 His friends set them up on […]

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National Park Trip to Glacier, Yellowstone & Grand Teton

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Last year, we road-tripped from Albuquerque to San Francisco, hitting five national parks along the way. We LOVED that trip and set a new goal of visiting every national park in our lifetime. So this year, for our three year anniversary trip, we choose three more parks to check off the list. Neither of us […]

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Sedona, Arizona Weekend Trip

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I’ve loved the desert landscape of the Southwest since my first family vacation to the Grand Canyon & Utah many years ago. And last year summer, when Matt & I drove across the country visiting national parks, that love for the desert was reaffirmed. When we decided to take short winter trip, we thought about […]

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Jamaica Destination Wedding Portraits | Talin & Russell

Filed in : Destination, Travel, Wedding

After 9 years of dating, Talin and my brother Russell are husband & wife! They were only 13 or 14 years old when they started dating. Like many of the best couples I know, including Matt and I, they met in the school band. I remember noticing them spending time together, but back then, I […]

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Road Trip Across the Southwest

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After two years in a row of easy, laid-back vacations (at an all-inclusive Sandals and a cruise to the Caribbean), we decided to take a more unstructured and adventurous road trip this summer! We flew from Austin to Albuquerque, where we rented a car to begin our road trip across the Southwest United States. The […]

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Vacation: On Board the Liberty of the Seas

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Around this time every year, my husband Matt and I plan to go on vacation. Last year, we went to Grenada for our honeymoon, and this year we opted for another relaxing trip – a cruise with Royal Caribbean to Roatan Honduras, Costa Maya, and Cozumel. This was my first ever cruise. I’ve always loved […]

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Durango, Colorado Christmas Vacation

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I’ve been on some pretty great vacations – to Hawaii, Jamaica, Grenada, The Grand Canyon, the East Coast, Florida beaches – and in my three or so trips to Colorado, it’s proved to be one of my favorites every time. Like Austin, there’s a lot to do and a lot to see. But there, the […]

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