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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 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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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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Frolicking in the Snow at Snoqualmie

One of the things I love about Seattle is that within just a short drive I can be frolicking in the snow. I’ve always been a winter girl through and through, and you won’t find me any happier than when…

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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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Where to Eat: Oahu

Breakfast Goofy Cafe & Dine: Our favorite breakfast spot! We tried nearly everything on the menu, the smoothies, fresh juices, eggs benedict, and french toast were our go-to’s! Island Vintage Coffee Company: Great place for a Macadamia Nut Latte and…

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Where to Hike: Oahu

Vacations with me are never really overly relaxing… I always have to be on the go, whether that means hiking, biking, shopping, or trying a new workout class. For our Hawaiian vacation, we opted for a lot of hiking since…

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What to Pack: Oahu

The hardest part of any trip – whether for work or vacation – is packing, am I right? I’m admittedly an overpacker, but even more so when I’m traveling to a place I’ve never been, especially one that’s warm! This…

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