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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2016: YEAR IN REVIEW

2016 was a year of incredible highs and lows. We had some losses as a family, like the death of my grandfather. But we also had some surprise blessings, like finding out I’m pregnant with my first. We ran wild in Thailand for 3 unforgettable months, roamed the Idaho mountains all summer, and spent a…

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MAP ROCK PETROGLYPHS

On Saturday we went for a drive. Our destination was a spot close to the Owyhees that I had hiked a while back. The only problem was I had no idea where it was, what it was called, or how to get there at all. I basically told Dustin to drive “that way” and pointed towards…

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HIKE IN THE FOOTHILLS

I don’t know about you guys, but here in Boise it feels like spring in the middle of November. Last year around this time there was already snow on the ground but lately it’s been in the 60’s! And climate change is just hoax made up by the Chinese, eh Mr. President-elect? But seriously it’s…

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HIKING CASCADE, IDAHO

In order to forget about all the stress from mid-terms and get away for a while I went hiking Friday and Saturday. We drove up to Cascade, Idaho and hiked a mile to Blue Lake, which was absolutely breathtaking! I can’t even count how many people from California and especially states on the East coast, ask me if…

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