CHRISTMAS TREE HUNTING

While we were in Riggins over Thanksgiving, we all made it a point to wake up early and go Christmas tree hunting! I had never done anything like this before, so it was “first” for all of us. All bundled up, we drove into the mountains in search of our first family tree! Acacia loves…

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DRIVE TO THE MOUNTAINS

I’ve said from the very beginning of my pregnancy how important it is for me to raise Acacia to love and respect Nature. I want her to grow up camping, hiking, swimming in lakes, and getting dirty outside. Since Dustin bought his new Jeep and the air quality in Idaho has cleared up, we’ve been…

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FISHING THE SNAKE RIVER

To officially end Summer we took a weekend trip up to Riggins, ID to visit Dustin’s family. There is always something fun and exciting to do in that town. Whether it’s whitewater rafting, picnics on top of a mountain, or just hanging out with family and friends around the fire pit with some drinks at…

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DESERT SOLACE

  Dustin watched Acacia for the day so I could go out with a couple of friends to trek around the desert and take photos.┬áIt was much needed since I hadn’t been hiking in probably 6 months or longer and have been feeling anxious from being cooped up in the house. Getting outside and away…

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CRUISE TO MEXICO

This post is about a year overdue, but better late than never. Last year, the day after Christmas, my family packed up our bags and headed to Long Beach, CA to meet my dad’s extended family for a little holiday reunion. Normally our reunions are held at a cabin in Utah, but this year we…

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