Category: Adventures


{Highway 101 Road Trip} Day 1 Pacific City to Lincoln City, Oregon

I haven’t shared some of our adventures in awhile, so I thought I would share some of the longer road trips and longer adventures that we’ve enjoyed as a family. My bucket list consists of visiting all the National Parks. I have been to quite a few, but my family hasn’t, so we starting planning our family vacations around them. My husband’s passion is … Read More {Highway 101 Road Trip} Day 1 Pacific City to Lincoln City, Oregon


No Reservation Camping Day 1 – Lake Quinault

For the last few years, I had gone through all of the routes we wanted to take on our road trips, made reservations, and kept a timeline. This year, we tried something different. No reservations, no plans, and no timeline. It helped that we were only about 6 hours from home at any given time, so if it didn’t work out, it was just … Read More No Reservation Camping Day 1 – Lake Quinault


{Wahclella Falls} The Scouting Mission

When I started in photography, waterfalls were my main subject. I loved just to sit by them and watch everything around them. Completely took me to a different world, which at the time, was exactly what I needed. My dad just passed and I knew I had to do something to help myself. I grew up camping and hiking with him, so I decided … Read More {Wahclella Falls} The Scouting Mission


Backpacking the Siouxon

When my husband asks me what I want to do for my birthday, I almost always say backpacking. I grew up hiking and camping with my family almost every summer and while sometimes it seemed I wasn’t enjoying myself, looking back, those are my fondest memories. My husband and I are just now getting back into it. I prefer backpacking and primitive camping compared … Read More Backpacking the Siouxon

Adventures in Camping – Forlorn Lakes

for·lorn fərˈlôrn adjective adjective: forlorn 1. pitifully sad and abandoned or lonely. “forlorn figures at bus stops” synonyms: unhappy, sad, miserable, sorrowful, dejected, despondent, disconsolate, wretched, abject, down, downcast, dispirited, downhearted, crestfallen, depressed, melancholy, gloomy, glum, mournful, despairing, doleful, woebegone; I don’t know who gave this place that name, but these lakes are anything but forlorn. Tucked into the hills in between Panther Creek … Read More Adventures in Camping – Forlorn Lakes


Off on Another Adventure! Oregon High Desert Ghost Towns

*Update You can see where I got the images on the interactive map on the gallery at this link here ** I go out shooting around my house from time to time, and I don’t consider them to be adventures, just outings. An adventure to me is traveling to a new place that I have never been before, seeing things for the first time, and of … Read More Off on Another Adventure! Oregon High Desert Ghost Towns

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