The Enchantments

The Pacific Northwest Summers are absolutely incredible. Although we get only four months of consistent sunshine, those four months seem to make up for the rest of the year. My husband and I told ourselves that this Summer, we would spend more time backpacking in the wilderness areas of Washington. On the top of that list was the Enchantments.

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A Silverton Colorado Engagement

This post is near and dear to my heart. Months ago, my best friend’s boyfriend, Billy reached out to me. He wanted to surprise my best friend with a mountaintop proposal during their annual 4th of July trip to Durango Colorado. Without hesitation, I knew I wanted to be there to see my childhood best friend get engaged! Snapping a few photos was just a bonus.

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100 Years: National Parks Conservation Association

Do you remember your first step into a national park? I was an awkward 12 year old just beginning to appreciate what the word “travel” meant. My parents didn’t like to travel much, so I frequently tagged along with my best friend, Alessandra on every opportunity I could when her parents took their Summer road trips. My first visit to a national park was Biscayne National Park in Southern Florida just outside of Miami. I  remember the aromas of the emerald river canals…

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A Rowena Plateau Wedding

Rebecca + Aaron’s Columbia River Gorge elopement was one for the books. The couple shared a small ceremony overlooking the Columbia River on the Rowena Plateau Trail at Tom McCall Preserve just over an hour outside of Portland, Oregon. The Rowena Plateau is a piece of majestic public land is managed by the Nature Conservancy, Mayer State Park and the forestry service.

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