Weekly Rustlings


Random thoughts on a Sunday:

  • The above was my view a year ago this week. You can read about it here and here. I miss Denver on a regular basis.
  • The only movie I think Ryan Gosling is attractive in is Crazy. Stupid. Love. and I’m pretty sure it’s because of the suits.
  • Infant gas drops are my new BFF.
  • I accidentally became addicted to Hansen’s Natural Root Beer.
  • Our first giveaway is live! Go enter here now!

Have a great week! — Annie

2014 Roundup: Raleigh + Travels

2014 RaleighTravel Roundup

In 2014, we had a good mix of travel out of state and local day trips. We spent a lot of time exploring new places in some of the larger towns around Raleigh, trying new restaurants, and exploring a little deeper than we have before. Outside the Triangle, we both had some bigger trips and share our thoughts and recommendations on Savannah, Wisconsin, Chicago, and Denver. Here are a few of our favorite Raleigh + Travel memories of 2014:

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DIY Travel Photo Art

IMG_4315EDITEDIt’s been a long two months since Jason and I went on vacation to Denver and I miss it! I’ve had this travel keepsake idea in my head but couldn’t find the right time to get to it so I stuck the idea for this on the calendar and made it happen! I’m really happy with the way the finished product came out but I realized a few things: (1) it’s been a long time since I printed real photos and I was a little disappointed in the quality of them but I’m guessing that’s just because I’m super spoiled by a large screen and the ability to edit them how I want and (2) I need to always go bigger. I knew the photos would be 4×6 but I didn’t really think about what that meant so 15 pictures got printed and only 7 were used. I definitely overestimated the size of my canvas!

Here’s how I did it:

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