Catalina Island

2 months ago, Nate and I went on a short vacation to Catalina Island for his 26th birthday. We had the getaway planned for a while, not knowing at the time that we would be moving to New York City just a day after getting…

Austin, Texas

TEXAS! This was both Nate and I’s first time visiting the lone star state. We’ve heard (like every other 20 something year old) Austin was a cool city to explore so we planned a trip there with our good friends, Nikki and David! : )…

San Franciscooooo!

Hey blog world! Life has been full lately but we’re finally back in Orange County for at least another month and soaking up this summer weather (no more June gloom, yeeeeeeaah!) So here’s short photo blog on our weekend up north! Last month Nate and…

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…

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…

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…

Days of Summer: Middleton Place

Since today is the last day of summer (sobs), I thought it appropriate to post some photos of one of my very favorite summer evenings. When my family was in Charleston, we took a “wine stroll” through Middleton Place. Middleton Place is a historical home…

My people.

Today I am missing my people. My family. So I thought it an appropriate time to finally post our family photos from this year in South Carolina. I took most of them, with the help of Nate and Honey (my sister, Jillian’s, nickname). Oh and…