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    Cacti from Arizona: Then & now

    Guest blogger Katie, along with commentary from Mary on cactus #4, #10, and #11, share updates on their beloved Arizonian souvenirs in Week 4 of Day in the Life: Katie Shelters At…

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    Two weeks in Thailand: Chiang Mai & Phuket (1/2)

    Chiang Mai → Phuket → Krabi → Bangkok. 15 days of coconuts, beaches, elephants, good food, massages, massages, and more massages. Here are some snapshots from 4 days in Chiang Mai and 4 days…

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    Costa Rica on a whim

    Earlier this year, Lauren and I were really stressed out from work. We found ourselves in Costa Rica 2 weeks later. Markings of a spontaneous trip: being upgraded to a two…

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    Iceland is breathtaking

    5 days, 4 girls, 1 SUV exploring the southern coast of Iceland. We did a lot in 5 days – soaked in picturesque terrains & hot springs (Blue Lagoon is a must!), witnessed the…

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    Aurora watching in Iceland

    1.5 years later, I finally start editing my favorite Iceland pictures out of the ~1000 taken in Sept 2015. I think that’s why I dread organizing & post-processing pics.. there’s always too many…