Category archives: Personal

  • Casita Living | How I Minimized My Stuff

  •   So often when talking about our tiny home, people want to know “What did you do with all your stuff?”. We live in a 60 square foot camper, so the space is very limited. We probably only kept about 5% of what we originally owned. People say “I could never do that!” or “I have too many clothes” , “ I could [...]
  • Michigan | Kayaking the Upper Peninsula

  •   As I’m sure you’ve noticed, I have really enjoyed my Oru kayak. I am in no way sponsored by them, but they work well with my lifestyle. They fold up to fit in a large backpack, which lets me not only store them easily in the back of the truck, but also allows me to hike short distances to put-ins that may [...]
  • Michigan | Hiking Sleeping Bear Dunes

  •     Every year, I try to spend as much time in Michigan as possible. Those summers on the lake are so nostalgic. I also love coming up in the winter, enjoying the beautiful snow, and cross country skiing. This year I was fortunate enough to have two weddings in Michigan, a wedding in Chicago, and a sess [...]
  • Iceland | Afternoon at Skogafoss

  •   Skogafoss is one beauty of a waterfall. Its visible from the road, but you have to keep an eye out for it. Skogafoss is a very popular waterfall for wedding ceremonies. Being that you can walk right up close in front of the waterfall, it makes for the most beautiful backdrop. There also is plenty o [...]
  • Iceland | Svartifoss + Black Sand Beach

  •   The morning of these two hikes, I woke up at dawn to see the sunrise over the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. Seeing as my visit was in May and there were nearly 24 hours of daylight, that sunrise happened at three thirty am. But being one of our last days in Iceland, I didn't want to go back to sleep [...]