Great Sand Dunes National Park

A sandbox of epic proportions, the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve spans over 30 square miles and reaches heights of 750 feet! Its beauty is even further magnified thanks to breathtaking backdrop known as the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. If you’re ever in Southern Colorado, visiting this rural gem is not only recommended, it’s mandatory!

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El Rey Court | Santa Fe, New Mexico

El Rey Court is an iconic roadside adobe-style compound located just off of historic Route 66 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. One of the areas most famous hotels, El Rey Court was once a genuine slice of vintage New Mexico that’s now an eclectic boutique property oozing with coolness. Although we only spent just about 24 hours here, it certainly left an impression on all of us – including the kids.

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Salted Caramel Apple Pie Recipe

The holiday season is upon us! While celebrations of tidings and good cheer may look a little different this year, there are still so many ways we can make the holidays special at home. For my family, so much of our time together is spent in the kitchen during the holidays – and that’s exactly why I want to share a special recipe with you for our famous Salted Caramel Apple Pie!

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Hotel Luna Mystica

Situated a few miles east of the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge in Taos, New Mexico sits Hotel Luna Mystica. This gorgeous, starlight campsite is home to 20 beautifully renovated, vintage airstream trailers in every color of the rainbow. While reminiscent of our stay at El Cosmico in Marfa, Texas, Hotel Luna Mystica has magnetic energy all it’s own. Perhaps it’s the stunning scenery, rich history, and sheer magic that truly sets it apart. 

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Orange Sequin Maxi Dress

It’s been a minute since I’ve shared some fashion here. You know that is my heart and soul! So we’re kicking this thing off again with some short and sweet outfit posts! Lately, I’ve added a few things to my closet that are so worthy of a blog post or two. First up: this amazing…

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S’ Mores Cookies

Ever since Porter asked Smalls if he wanted a s’ more during the overnight campout in Sandlot, I’ve been hooked. S’mores are a quintessential good-time treat. Think about it: More often than not, when you’re eating s’ mores, you’re sitting around a campfire with good company at the end of a great day. Perhaps that’s…

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Current Favorite Children’s Books

Books hold such a special place in our hearts. They are full of adventure, discovery, and life lessons. I love watching my little ones’ imagination and curiosity grow with each new story we read together. In fact, reading books to children – even newborns – develops and strengthens their vocabulary, memory, and listening skills at…

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Vegan Strawberry Cream Donuts

  Calling all donut lovers! This vegan recipe will satisfy your morning sweet tooth without the guilt. And the best part? They’re on the table in less than 30 minutes with zero preparation time needed! Who knew baking donuts could be so easy? The flavor is bright and fresh, making them perfect for a little…

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The Caroline Cabin at Beavers Bend

About four hours southeast of Oklahoma City sits Beavers Bend State Park. It’s a beautiful stretch of mountains filled with picturesque cabins, outdoor entertainment and a lake that will quite literally take your breath away. The Caroline Cabin is situated right in the middle of it all – perfectly positioned between the park entrance and…

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