Sunday, July 20, 2014

Abby B. Wilde | Port Townsend, WA


I totally adore Port Townsend. What a beautiful, serene and friendly place. Don and I are finding ourselves there more and more on the weekend. I found Abby on Tyler St. Her playful style caught my eye from down the street. She is an artist in Port Townsend and, just like everyone I've talked to in the town, she loves living there.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

LOVE

Today is my parent's 44th anniversary. This is them setting off on their honeymoon, super stylin' travel bags and all. 

These two have set an incredible example for me of how wonderful life can be when you marry your best friend. Watching them as I grew up I was always so excited to meet my other half because their life together looked so effortless and full of fun. They are always on each other's team and enjoy every moment they get to spend together. 

Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad! Thank you for showing me how to love.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Lefts and Rights


Don and I do road trips in a way that would probably drive most crazy. We pick a very open ended destination and we make our way there eventually but along the way if we see a sign, a road or a town that grabs our attention we turn. Sometimes we never even get to where we originally planned to go but we always find something wonderful. On our most recent drive to Portland we exited at Chahelis for gas and both decided that we were curious what we would find if we headed west on Highway 6. This highway winds through green farmland and hugs the edge of a beautiful lush river. We passed a cheese maker, the adorable town of PE Ell and finally this unbelievable swimming hole.  

We call this way of getting places The Lefts and Rights Route. It's never regretted and many great hole in the way restaurants and diners have been discovered along the way during these adventures. We live in a pretty magical place. I know its not possible to see it all but I like trying.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Kayla Bohme | Pipe and Row


Kayla recently opened Fremont boutique Pipe and Row just down the street from Lambs Ear and Essenza and around the corner from Les Amis... This block is a getting to be the perfect shopping destination. Make it a Sunday with my favorite underground flea market in full swing and I'm set!  Pipe and Row is so beautifully arranged and completely calming to shop. The shelves and wracks are artfully arranged with a precise selection of Kayla's favorite finds for the season. Think minimalistic but with a modern quirkiness. And with much of the store under $100 it is also remise of the usual guilt that comes with a boutique shopping spree. 

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