Category Archives: adventuring

Feeling refreshed! (A good old fashioned weekend recap)

It was a good weekend full of everything I love. Friends, nature (and adventures), coffee, pizza, family, football, the Cubs, church, a good book (The Sound of Gravel), more pizza, a few episodes of my new favorite show (we just … Continue reading

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Advice For Your First Backpacking Trip

Two weekends ago (wow, how has time gone by this fast?!) I went on my first backpacking trip, and I can’t stop thinking about it. It was a great trip. I loved seeing the wildflowers, alpine lakes, gorgeous basin, and … Continue reading

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I survived my first backpacking trip!

Well, I lived to tell the tale of my first backpacking adventure! There were so many things I learned this past weekend… so many. The main one being that I have zero survival skills. I feel like I could never possibly recap the … Continue reading

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Embarking on a mini-adventure!

I’ve had a lot of nervous/excited energy this week because I’ve been planning a not-so little adventure this weekend… backpacking! A friend and I will be hiking about 30 miles in 2.5 days and 2 nights. We’ll be near Mt … Continue reading

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Escaping to the mountains (Winthrop, WA with toddlers!)

One of the reasons we moved to Seattle was because I had this vision of Tim and I being able to take roadtrips with our little family to truly wonderful places, and we have LOVED exploring this gorgeous area of … Continue reading

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