Category Archives: Travel

NYE Hike: Raven Rock State Park

As I mentioned in this post, we went to a State Park while my sister & her family were visiting over New Year’s. It was a beautiful 60° day, and only an hour away from Fayetteville, so it was really nice to enjoy the outdoors! The girls were getting a little stir-crazy anyway. Jon wore […]

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Abandoned.

I’ve always had a thing for run-down, abandoned structures. On the drive from Madison to Milwaukee there are a couple, and I always wanted to photograph them (but I never did). Here in North Carolina there are abandoned buildings EVERYWHERE. Some barns, some trailers, some churches, some random shacks. I find that there’s something hauntingly […]

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We’ve arrived!

After a very long 16-hour car ride with two kids and two dogs, we’re finally in North Carolina! I have never actually been here (other than our quick weekend trip to Charlotte in September), and it’s pretty intimidating moving across the country to a city you’ve never lived in…Fayetteville in this case. Not gonna lie, […]

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We’ve got Daddy back!

Jon flew in Thanksgiving Eve! It’s been SO wonderful to have him back. McKenzie and Bennett spent the Thanksgiving weekend enjoying their Daddy’s company. I think it’s pretty obvious what I was thankful for this year. =) Bennett also got to meet his great-grandma (aka GiGi–get it? Great Grandma?). She’s 98 years-old! He also got […]

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A Wonderful Whirlwind Weekend.

My time with Jon always seem to fly by wayyy too quickly, but we had a great time just being together alone with Bennett. For me, it was amazing to see Bennett and Daddy connecting. Jon had the magic touch with him, which is great because I was nervous that he would cry when he […]

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