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Everything You Need To Know About Visiting Kitch-iti-kipi

Everything You Need To Know About Visiting Kitch-iti-kipi

Okay, let's get the most important thing out of the way first... how on earth do you pronounce this name?! The best way to learn is to head to Michigan.gov's pronunciation key, which you can find here. Click on letter 'K', scroll down until you find Kitch-iti-kipi,...

Northwest Wisconsin Waterfall Tour

Northwest Wisconsin Waterfall Tour

Last spring, we went on a day-long "waterfall tour" in northwest Wisconsin. The route I created ended up being about 75 miles long and brought us to seven different waterfalls (Gile Falls, Upson Falls, Copper + Brownstone Falls, Potato River Falls, Superior Falls, and...

Washington Island Lavender Fields

Washington Island Lavender Fields

This past weekend, I traveled to Washington Island in order to photograph a wedding. The following day, I decided to take advantage of my time here and headed to the lavender fields - something I've always wanted to do! The fields were in full bloom and absolutely...

Big Rig Pasta | Oregano’s Copycat Recipe

Big Rig Pasta | Oregano’s Copycat Recipe

When Sean lived out in Phoenix, one of his favorite restaurants, Oregano's, served something called the Big Rig Pasta. It's a super tasty dish of rigatoni pasta covered in a spicy, chipotle-cream sauce. Since there aren't any Oregano's locations here in Wisconsin, we...

DIY Maple Syrup Evaporator on a Budget

DIY Maple Syrup Evaporator on a Budget

Last year, we boiled our sap over an open fire; you can see a photo of it in this blog post. The problem with this setup was that the smoke would swirl around our pots of sap, which ultimately caused our syrup to have a smokey, campfire flavor to it. Not exactly what...

My Camera Gear

My Camera Gear

With all the different kinds of camera brands and accessories out there, it can be really overwhelming to decide what to buy. Over the past 5+ years, I've purchased various brands, tested things out, sent stuff back, and now have my go-to gear that I use every single...

Everything You Need To Know About Visiting Kitch-iti-kipi

Everything You Need To Know About Visiting Kitch-iti-kipi

Okay, let's get the most important thing out of the way first... how on earth do you pronounce this name?! The best way to learn is to head to Michigan.gov's pronunciation key, which you can find here. Click on letter 'K', scroll down until you find Kitch-iti-kipi,...

Northwest Wisconsin Waterfall Tour

Northwest Wisconsin Waterfall Tour

Last spring, we went on a day-long "waterfall tour" in northwest Wisconsin. The route I created ended up being about 75 miles long and brought us to seven different waterfalls (Gile Falls, Upson Falls, Copper + Brownstone Falls, Potato River Falls, Superior Falls, and...

Washington Island Lavender Fields

Washington Island Lavender Fields

This past weekend, I traveled to Washington Island in order to photograph a wedding. The following day, I decided to take advantage of my time here and headed to the lavender fields - something I've always wanted to do! The fields were in full bloom and absolutely...

Big Rig Pasta | Oregano’s Copycat Recipe

Big Rig Pasta | Oregano’s Copycat Recipe

When Sean lived out in Phoenix, one of his favorite restaurants, Oregano's, served something called the Big Rig Pasta. It's a super tasty dish of rigatoni pasta covered in a spicy, chipotle-cream sauce. Since there aren't any Oregano's locations here in Wisconsin, we...

DIY Maple Syrup Evaporator on a Budget

DIY Maple Syrup Evaporator on a Budget

Last year, we boiled our sap over an open fire; you can see a photo of it in this blog post. The problem with this setup was that the smoke would swirl around our pots of sap, which ultimately caused our syrup to have a smokey, campfire flavor to it. Not exactly what...

My Camera Gear

My Camera Gear

With all the different kinds of camera brands and accessories out there, it can be really overwhelming to decide what to buy. Over the past 5+ years, I've purchased various brands, tested things out, sent stuff back, and now have my go-to gear that I use every single...

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