Smith Rock State Park, Misery Ridge Trail – Explore Bend

Misery Ridge Trail at Smith Rock State Park is one of my favorite winter hikes! Smith Rock is located in Terrebonne, Oregon (30 minutes north of Bend) and it is a great spot to enjoy some sunshine along with stunning scenic views. Smith Rock offers a number of outdoor adventures, but today’s post focuses on … More Smith Rock State Park, Misery Ridge Trail – Explore Bend

Explore Utah – Queens Garden + Wall Street Loop Hike, Bryce Canyon National Park

We took a quick trip to Bryce Canyon National Park and searched for a hike that was kid-friendly while offering stunning views. The Queens Garden + Wall Street Loop fit the bill! Breathtaking views unfolded before us around every turn. The trail starts with the Queens Garden as you drop into the canyon. You’ll enjoy … More Explore Utah – Queens Garden + Wall Street Loop Hike, Bryce Canyon National Park

Explore Utah – Top Family Activities in Capitol Reef National Park

This past summer, we took a road trip with the kids and explored all over Utah. We took two days exploring Capitol Reef National Park and had a great time! It is extremely family-friendly and offers a lot of activities that all ages can enjoy. Here are our favorites! Hickman Bridge Beat the heat and … More Explore Utah – Top Family Activities in Capitol Reef National Park

Explore Bend – Crescent Moon Ranch Alpaca Destination

We LOVE Crescent Moon Ranch. It is one of our favorite spots to go as a family. If you love fresh air, scenic views, and ridiculously cute alpacas, then this is the spot for you. Adults and children alike will enjoy their visit to the ranch as they stroll down the grassy lanes and greet … More Explore Bend – Crescent Moon Ranch Alpaca Destination

Florence, Italy

Its beauty is intoxicating. The city itself is just the right size – large enough to keep a busy agenda but at no risk of losing its charm – and the surrounding Tuscany countryside only raises the city’s overall appeal. Florence continues to captivate the hearts of many and lucky for us, it was the … More Florence, Italy

How to Make a Mummy Wine Bottle – Quick and Easy!

Whether you are hosting a party, gifting some wine, or simply immersed in the Halloween spirit…this mummy wine bottle is the perfect touch for adding some ghoulish flair to all of your spooky festivities! Pinterest worthy in less than five minutes – these spooky little bottles are my go-to when bringing wine to a Halloween … More How to Make a Mummy Wine Bottle – Quick and Easy!

The Bend Ale Trail

Ah, Bend. The outdoorsy little town nestled in sweet central Oregon. Its intoxicating vibes and surrounding beauty will have you head over heels the moment you arrive. It is also home to the Bend Ale Trail, what is claimed to be the ‘largest beer trail in the west’. If locals aren’t out exploring the endless … More The Bend Ale Trail