Grifford Pinchot National Forest

This is among the most beautiful places to explore nature in Washington. Filled with gorgeous mountains, inactive volcanoes and luscious forests. This place is worth a long camping trip in the summer, or even the long drive to see some of it’s wonders in a day trip. The hikes and waterfalls in this area are […]

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Crater Lake, Oregon

Crater Lake is an absolute must-see location in the Pacific Northwest and one of my favorites! When I first saw Crater Lake with my own eyes, I could only describe it as heaven on Earth. This could have very well been because of the timing of which I was there, which I recommend to anyone […]

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Best Places To Travel In The PNW

So many times, I’ve heard of people wanting to travel outside of the U. S, before exploring the wonders of this very country. I was once that person, but I have discovered that there is so much beauty so close to our homes. I grew up in the Pacific Northwest and never realized that it […]

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Blessed To Live In The Pacific Northwest

Every state we’ve explored has been so different from the last, and each one is beautiful in it’s own unique way. But traveling further south through the hot, empty and beautiful roads of Nevada and to Idaho, I can proudly say that I am happy to live in the Pacific Northwest. Once we entered southern California, towards […]

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We’re Going Back To Cali Beaches – Update

As of about a week ago we have been in central California near Redding, and it is HOT! Every day since we’ve arrived has been a constant effort to escape the 110 degree heat. Our animals are huffing with their mouths open, I put Tux in the freezer to keep him cool and it’s his […]

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California, Here We Come!

The days have been counting down and today we are moving onwards towards California, stopping at many beautiful locations in southern Oregon along the way. I never thought that saying such a thing would spark a bit of sadness in me, but leaving the town of Sisters feels like leaving home once more. We have […]

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Our First Home – Update

I’m finding it necessary for some brief updates for all that are interested about my current state. This last week has been such a blessing. Though we intended to settle down for a few months in Bend Oregon, a small city by the name of Sisters, just 20 minutes outside of Bend, called our names. […]

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