a bit of California’s central coast

Happy Earth Day ya’ll! (that always sounds better in your head) Here’s a little blabber and a few photos from one of my personal favorite places on earth. Last weekend, Nate and I drove up to San Luis Obispo, a beach city just 4 hours…

36 hours in Yosemite

Hello photo blog world! And if we’re being honest- hi mom, and various aunts and cousins. A few weeks ago, Nate and I took a short trip to Yosemite for the weekend! We spent a day and a half in the national park that all…

Portland, Oregon.

Last week I posted about our trip to the Pacific Northwest. We went to Seattle for the first 2 days, and the last three were spent in Portland. There was so much anticipation and expectation leading up to our days in Portland…and I have to…

Seattle: The Land of Caffeination

For Valentines Day weekend, Nate and I decided to take a 5 day trip to Washington and Oregon! We flew into Seattle first and spent 2 days there. The city was filled with unbeatable food and coffee, exquisite urban parks, and darling neighborhoods. I loved…

Anniversary Photo Shoot!

When Nate proposed, he had set up a mini engagement photo shoot to happen right afterwards with W + E Photographie, seen here and here (which was so fun!). Through the next 4 short months of wedding planning, we ended up not doing our “official”…

The Very Grand Canyon

Our month of weekend travel has been really really fun and also exhausting. But so worth it : ) The weekend after Vegas, Nate and I went on a short 2 day trip to the Grand Canyon! Our friends, Afton and Gerrit, met us in…

Las Vegas, baybay!

If you know me at all, Las Vegas seems like…sort of the last place on earth I would want to vacation. BUT we live 4 hours from it, I’ve never been, and it’s like an american past time! I had tried once before to road…

Malibu, Sugar, and Not Seeing Monica.

After the madness of the holidays this winter, Nate and I decided to make a little travel itinerary for the spring. Our first weekend destination was Malibu. We left OC at 7 that morning, grabbed some Stumptown pour over at Primo Passo and then headed…

After 365 Days of Marriage.

Today is Nate and I’s one year anniversary. In ways it feels like a life time ago, as if I can’t believe there was a time when I wasn’t married. And then part of me feels like it happened yesterday, and I just want it…

New York, New York

What can you say about the best city in the world, that’s not already been said? New York, New York, there’s a reason so many songs…movies…shows…and dreams have had you as their subject. Is it sad I just got butterflies writing that? We love New…