THE PALMS, VEGAS

During our annual family road-trip to Malibu, my mom and I stayed in Las Vegas for a night. Seeing how I’m 21 now, it seemed like a necessary stop to make along the way.  😉 We booked a room in advance at The Palms Casino & Resort. We knew that we would be checking in late that…

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DAYTRIP TO REDFISH LAKE

Over the weekend we visited Stanley, ID, to camp for a night underneath the Sawtooth Mountains by Redfish Lake. It’s a place of immeasurable natural beauty. I was super excited to see the Sawtooth Mountains for the first time, and they look just as mean and rugged as they sound! The jagged mountain peaks tower above vast meadows and…

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CAMPING THE COAST

I’m currently writing this post as I’m curled up on my couch, recouping from a week of camping and non-stop excitement on the Oregon Coast with my family. We spent four nights camping at Honeyman State Park just south of Florence, Oregon. Honeyman is completely surrounded by the lush coastal forests of the Siuslaw National Forest,…

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BOISE LIGHTS

A few nights ago I wandered around downtown Boise taking long exposure night shots. Living in downtown has nurtured a love for Boise inside of me that I never knew I had. It’s the perfect combination of (not too big) city life and the outdoors, with access to hundreds of miles of foothills and hiking spots…

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SAN FRANCISCO TO SUCCOR CREEK

We spent last week in Northern California in celebration of Kristen graduating from San Francisco State University with her graduates degree in Biochemistry. Kristen almost single-handedly put together the graduation ceremony for the Chemistry and Biochemistry department, which was held at the beautiful Palace Of Fine Arts. And a couple of days before her graduation, Kristen’s…

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