Thursday, June 12, 2014

photography | pretty house + more

During our Memorial Day adventures we came upon this beautiful house that is rented out for events. There were no people around, so we explored just a little bit. There was a picnic table right next to the house under some trees, so we stopped there for a rest. This was such a beautiful area!

I took these next two photos peeking through the windows of the house... :)

We also came across this cute little white chapel. There were so many special things in this area!

And when we saw this open grassy area we knew we had to take some fun running/jumping photos. 
While we were there we met a little squirrel friend. He was pretty cute.

And here is a GIF I made, just because it is fun! It sums up how great our day was!!

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

fashion | summer dresses & warby parker sunglasses

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Warby Parker asked me to help them announce this new collection that is officially available on their website today!! 
I was happy to do this, because I really love the look of each of these sunglasses. They are simple and effortless, but they also have an elegant look. So, they could easily be added to many different looks, dressy or casual. One of the things I love the most about this collection is that each style comes in silver and gold, and with different lens colors. The Julia glasses are my favorite of the three, because that style/shape has been my go-to for the past couple of year. Also, I love that the Julia glasses come in gold frames with copper lens. I feel that the lens shape and golden color is best for my face shape and skin tone. 

These sunglasses inspired me to make a few fashion boards, matching them with pretty summer dresses! 
So, I looked around ModCloth to pick out what I thought would compliment each pair of sunglasses best. 
Each look I made is one that I would love to wear! The first look is my favorite! I think the gold in the glasses 
goes so perfectly with peach and yellow for summer. And how pretty is that dress?!?!

CLICK HERE to learn more about these sunglasses and to read more about how Warby Parker will be donating to an organization called "Edible Schoolyard NYC" in celebration of this collaboration.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

photography | a white barn & horses

(( Barns & horses are two of my most favorite things to photograph. ))

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

photography | colorado hiking

On Memorial Day, my family and I went hiking around the "Garden of the gods" in Colorado Springs, CO. This is always a favorite place to go, because it is beautiful and only an hour from where I live. I love playing tourist in my home state! "Garden of the gods" is such a unique park, because of the many different rock formations and because it is a free park! The man who owned the property agreed to give it to the city in the early 1900s as long as it would be a free public park. I think that is such a wonderful and rare thing these days. If you are ever in the area this is something to check out.
Beautiful Pikes Peak, with a little bit of snow... the view just doesn't get better than this, if you ask me! 
This was such a prefect day!! After a long winter, I needed a day of being out in nature and sunshine!
Now I am so excited for summer time adventures with my favorite people!