Relief
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Relief

This morning was the first time I felt natural cool air on my skin in what feels like months. I woke up early to take Perrin for a jog and it felt so good! It’s nice to finally have some relief from the heat wave this past week. Fall will be such a ready break … Continue reading

Staycation
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Staycation

We took a staycation last weekend. In case you’re not on the up and up, a staycation is when you take a vacation…at home. Technically we weren’t at home. We were about 15 min away at my father-in-law’s cabin. But we felt a million miles away from everywhere. And everyone. A lot of people take … Continue reading

Brown’s Woods
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Brown’s Woods

Last weekend Perrin and I went exploring. He sniffed around and I played with the camera. It was a win win situation and we both enjoyed it thoroughly. Aside from the occasional airplane overhead it was really quiet. There weren’t many people on the trail and it made me feel miles and miles away from … Continue reading

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Raking Leaves

We finally got around to raking our backyard last weekend. Surprisingly it was one of the most fun days I’ve had. Definitely the most fun I’ve had doing yard work. I think Perrin loved it even more though. A couple hours of uninterrupted outdoor time with us, jumping in the piles of leaves and sniffing … Continue reading

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Trestle Bridge

The Trestle Bridge, named for the old railroad bridge that runs across the Des Moines River, sits 130 feet over the valley. The views are impressive but the most unique part about the bridge is the set of blue LED lights that highlight a section of the bridge at night. I’ve had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Weekend Fragments

1. Using summer fruits for… 2. …festive summer desserts 3. New maxi dresses with fun details like woven straps and stripes 4. Revived plants turned exploding shamrocks 5. Frozen treats showed up on my doorstep {thanks Allison!} 6. Finally found the black sandal I’ve been searching for – chic but┬ácheap Continue reading

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8200

*Approximate elevation of Conifer, CO {pike’s peak} I had the privilege of staying with some dear friends at their place in Conifer last weekend. It resides in the foothills of the Rockies providing both a relative closeness to Denver and an isolated location featuring breathtaking out-of-the-way views. It was a lovely stay: ebelskivers served on … Continue reading