Montana

tent it up

As I write this we are en route to a campsite in Michigan. I am so excited!!!! It's been too long since we did legit tent camping instead of 5th wheel/RV "camping", (as in, not camping at all). I think it's been almost 10 months in fact. 

We have declared this summer to be the summer of all awesomeness and I will keep you updated on what exactly that means. For today, it means we'll set up camp in a beautiful place on the lake and enjoy eating out of a tin can. 

 

Pictures from Missoula, Montana. 

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Glacier

People ask us every day what our favorite place we've visited is.  Each of us says something different-  and this year my favorite place has been the Canadian Rockies, closely followed by Glacier National Park. These places are just stunning- they have a strong effect on me, and I think the rest of my family too.

For example, when I go to Glacier I feel like I never want to leave. I feel like I need to hike every trail, eat only natural things, never brush my hair, just be a hippie. I love the sense of wide-open-world we find there, the friendly, helpful people, the clean air, the insane beauty. 

While we were in Glacier this year we met up with

Angie Monson

and her family, and camped for a few days, and did a photo/video shoot, hippie style.

Check out the video and photos below- and tell us where your favorite place in the world is! 

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Best idea session #1

We've done one Best Idea session so far!  

Michelle wrote from Montana that she had a lovely river near her house that her family loved to play in. Her idea was to make little mini rafts and boats that they could float down the river in beautiful Missoula. Since we were headed to Missoula about 2 weeks after we received this entry- we chose them as winners.  The day was warm, golden, sunny, and all in favor of Michelle's best idea.

Enjoy the images below!  Sheesh. Montana.  Beauty with a capital B.

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Oh, and friends, if you sent in an entry for a Best Idea Session, and never heard back from us- never fear. We got tons of good ideas and will draw from the best as we pass through different areas of the country/world. We have a few more scheduled and know we can also do some next year as well. 

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the best idea session update

We need to say a huge thank you- to all of you who submitted your awesome ideas for the Best Idea photoshoots we will be giving away.  So many great ideas.  Tyler and I are going to pick a lot of winners and carry out your dream shoots!  

We already did one- because we happened to be coming through town the very next week. We will share soon.

So- the window is now closed for getting us your ideas- thanks a million!

iphone photos from the whirlwind week we had- spent time in 4 states.

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