Lopez stop motion

Tommy & Morgan celebrated their 4 year anniversary on August 11. To celebrate, I created this stop motion video of them seesawing on Lopez Island. It’s my first stop motion and I love how it turned out!

Happy anniversary Mo & To! Love you two! xoxo


a peek into my summer

The last month has been full. Just the way summer should be.

Camping on Lopez Island

Hiking Northrup Canyon

Celebrating Ice Cream Sandwich Day! Read more here.

Exploring the Ozarks

Downtown Charleston, South Carolina

Sister time in Asheville, North Carolina

I’m back home now, savoring my time before the new school year starts.

August Kiva Loan

August’s Kiva loan goes to Cecilia from Mexico. She owns a stationary shop full of school and crafting supplies: two things I love! Read more about her below:

photo from Kiva profile page

Cecilia is a hardworking and enterprising woman. In order to have an income, six years ago she started a stationary store in her house which is located on one of the busiest streets in town. The business is called “Papeleria UPS2” and offers a variety of school supplies like pencils, pens, hole-punchers, notebooks, backpacks and more. The requested loan is to stock her store to be prepared for the new school year when they will have lists of supplies needed for kindergarten, primary school and high school. This way she will make more money.