Travel

A Weekend Getaway to Vashon Island, Washington

Vashon Island is located just a short ferry ride from Seattle or Tacoma and is a charming day or overnight trip from the greater Seattle area. The island is just 37 square miles and is only accessible via ferry. Jon…

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A Springtime Weekend Getaway to Whistler, Canada

Living in the Seattle area, British Columbia is a quick weekend jaunt for us. Despite the close proximity, I’ve never spent much more than a few hours north of the border, so for my 29th birthday, Jon and I took…

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Our First Ski Experience

Our Experience TL;DR: Within 48 hours of our first ski lesson, we bought our own ski gear. We’re gonna be hitting the slopes this coming season! I was sooooo excited to try skiing for the first time over my birthday…

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A Weekend Getaway to Whidbey Island, Washington

If you’ve ever been to the Pacific Northwest, you know that there is no place on this earth that is quite like the great PNW. And one of the unique features of Washington are the islands. Washington-state has hundreds of…

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Explore

Explore. Explore more. Explore always. Explore nature. Explore your city. Explore the world. I wasn’t always the explorer that I am today. I used to be content with sitting at home, watching TV, and just doing things close to home….

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The Importance of Jewelry Insurance for Travelers

Created in partnership with Jewelers Mutual When Jon proposed in May 2017, he had nearly everything planned. He’d discreetly asked me what I wanted in a ring without raising suspicion, not that I really knew. He’d done his research about…

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Snowy Winter Engagement Photos at Stevens Pass

Jon and I went on a little adventure with our wedding photographer, Joanna Monger, to capture some snowy pics at Stevens Pass. I’d always wanted to capture some snowy photos with Jon and luckily Jon & Joanna were up for…

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Postcards from Iceland

In February 2012, Jon and I took a trip to Iceland with two of our friends. This was long before we started dating, but our shared love for travel and adventure knew no bounds. In fact, we had just launched…

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Postcards from Norway

In 2014, I traveled to Norway to visit Jon while he was in grad school. We spent 5 days traveling around the beautiful country of Norway. Here’s a few of my favorite photos from our adventures! Norway was one of…

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A Day Trip to Olympia, Washington

I was born and raised in Washington-state, but believe it or not, I’ve never visited our capitol city of Olympia! Hard to believe, right?! I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve driven past it, even through it, but…

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