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How to ease your kids into incredible adventures: camping

How to ease your kids into incredible adventures: camping

Camping memories are not hard to come by in my memory banks. It’s truly magical how many times I remember going camping. The things we brought “to do” and the fun we had with friends. It was rare to go alone. As a matter of fact, I don’t remember going alone EVER....

The 6 ways you can immediately save more memories

The 6 ways you can immediately save more memories

Sitting in the one-room movie theater as a 7-year-old, all by myself, was very scary. My sister and her friends decided to leave me in charge of saving seats in the very back row at a repeat showing of E.T. while they went to buy yummy snacks. That feeling of telling...

Childhood Amnesia and what you need to know

Childhood Amnesia and what you need to know

A while back I wrote an article for my blog titled Age 0-8, the best time of your life. The article describes some of my best memories as a kid. And really I have a lot of memories if I give myself a good time to think about them. What's interesting is that I have...

A family day: our walk with an adventure photographer

A family day: our walk with an adventure photographer

I know what you are thinking “adventure photographer”? So, you went on some epic hike through a forest or climbed a giant mountain. Well, no, not exactly. That is not entirely possible with a just turned 3-year-old and a 5-month-old energetic pup. Let me be honest, I...

We are an adventure family

We are an adventure family

We love to take our kids on hikes, explore the backcountry, camping, swimming. If the weather is warm, we’re outside. The day Heather went with us, we wanted to go out exploring the Owyhees near Silver City.There are some pretty rough roads that we wanted to go...

What happened to the cruel bravery of family Christmas Tree hunting?

What happened to the cruel bravery of family Christmas Tree hunting?

If you have ever seen the movie National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, you know that there is a cruel sense of fun when it comes to finding your own Christmas tree. Going out into the forest and finding your dream tree is like something out of a movie for sure. So why...

Snowy day Christmas tree hunting

Snowy day Christmas tree hunting

Smack. Right in the face and down my shirt, the snowball was really cold. It never ceased to amaze me as a child how much fun the snow could be when it was new. It was always so fun to make snowballs for throwing, snowmen for displaying and travel up our backyard...

More stunning views for family adventure photos

More stunning views for family adventure photos

Recently I was asked what got me into photography. Why did I start learning and did I always want to make it a business? I have written about this before. My mom was an amateur photographer and she sparked my love for it, but I never considered making it a degree...

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