Yosemite Hike: Lower Cathedral Lake

Yosemite Hike: Lower Cathedral Lake

During the first week of June, Jason and I spent four full days in Yosemite National Park. We made the drive up from Las Vegas for our fourth visit to the park. It’s our happy place! Every time we visit Yosemite, we aim for one epic hike. This year, we completed one that we had […]

Things I’m Loving Thursday

Things I’m Loving Thursday

Our household has been hit by the summer flu. Jason was down and out most of last week. This week, I came down with a milder version of what Jason had. I’m writing this as I recover on the couch. Thank God for Law & Order: SVU marathons. Here are three things I’m loving this […]

Our First Visit to Grand Canyon National Park

Our First Visit to Grand Canyon National Park

This summer, Jason and I did almost an exact repeat of last summer’s vacation: Vegas → Yosemite → Vegas Last summer, we took a detour through Death Valley National Park en route to Yosemite. This year, we day tripped to Grand Canyon National Park instead of spending a whole second day in Vegas. The drive from Vegas […]

Things I’m Loving Thursday

Things I’m Loving Thursday

Who doesn’t love a good blogger list? Every week, I want to share what I’m really loving – things, people, places. You get the idea. Welcome to my first Things I’m Loving Thursday! I am loving this Wisconsin summer! We have had the BEST weather in Wisconsin this summer! Daytime temps in the 70s. Low […]

A Blog Is Born!

A Blog Is Born!

Change can be fun. Change can be scary. Change is inevitable. I started my journey as a blogger when I launched a blog about internships as a college career counselor. I loved it so much that I decided to create a blog of my own. First Class Great Outdoors was born. Then… I wrote in […]