Category Archives: Outdoors

Naked Falls

We learned about these falls in Washington from some friends. We invited Jeana’s family to join us for anView full post »

Captain Adorable’s Splash Party

Captain Adorable is my only summer baby, so I am happy to do an outdoor party. I groan inwardly whenever CaptainView full post »

Water + Cousins

In preparation for Captain Adorable’s splash birthday party, we bought a slip n slide. We had to make it wet inView full post »

Oneonta Gorge

After camping we drove into the Columbia River Gorge to hike to Oneonta Falls. I brought my phone in a waterproof caseView full post »

Ward Campout: Oxbow

We were excited to check out a new campground and hang out with our ward. This campground is very woody and we hadView full post »

Tolovana Beach

Even though we just went to the beach a couple of days ago, we headed back out to the coast so that Handsome HusbandView full post »

Punch Bowl Falls

We have been trying to make the best use of our summer weekends by exploring the beauty of Oregon. The last time weView full post »

Wahclella Falls Hike

Some friends recommended this hike and it is a new favorite! We couldn’t believe that we had never tried itView full post »

Independence Day 2017

We went to our annual family gathering to celebrate the 4th of July. Baby Dragon enjoyed reading homemade comics withView full post »

Keenig Creek

We drove out to play in the river. The water was a little chilly, but that was nice with the day being hot. SweetieView full post »

The Coast Calls

Whenever we see upper 70’s in the forecast at the coast, we arrange our schedules to make a trip to enjoy it!View full post »

Erika’s 35th Birthday

My birthday fell on a Sunday and it was fun to have so many birthday wishes at church from my friends. So much betterView full post »

The Cat

We have had our cat for almost four years. She is very fat. She has been on a diet for over a year and hasn’tView full post »

Hot Dogs!

We had our first fire of the season. Handsome Husband and the kids roasted themselves some hotdogs. Handsome HusbandView full post »

Crashing Waves

We went to the coast to meet up with Handsome Husband’s parents at their timeshare. We got there early to enjoyView full post »

Exploring the Coast

For years we have driven past this spot along the Oregon Coast and told ourselves that we would stop and explore itView full post »

Rainy Beach

After staying the night in the beach house, we went to the local ward for church. It was a great opportunity to teachView full post »

Easter Egg Hunt

We went to Handsome Husband’s parents’ house to watch General Conference. In between sessions of listeningView full post »

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