All posts by whatstirsyoursoul

Lifestyle Blogger, Photographer and Social Media Manager. I am passionate about the small things that make life big. I love living in Minnesota. The North has a thriving arts scene, amazing restaurants and the perfect combination of nature and city life. I hope to stir your soul with inspiration all the best life has to offer from the Twin Cities and beyond. Connect via social media @usoulphoto or email me at usoulphoto@gmail.com.

Guthrie Theater – Rockin’ the Boat Gala – Photo Shoot

I had the honor of shooting the Guthrie Theater Rockin’ the Boat Gala in June. It was such a beautiful evening and fun to see the Guthrie transformed for the event. Here are a few of my favorite shots!   www.guthrietheater.org ©Tracy Blowers      

Tag Responsibly, Keep Jackson Hole Wild

The best part of travel is discovering something new. A new place, a breathtaking view, meeting a new friend, tasting different local food, or even challenging yourself to step outside your comfort zone to experience a new feeling. The Jackson Hole Travel & Tourism Board started the “Tag Responsibly, Keep Jackson Hole Wild” campaign after ...

Devils Tower – KOA Campground – Wyoming

Devils Tower National Monument offers so many perspectives. It is America’s first national monument established in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt. There are many theories about how the tower was created. Most believe it was formed 65 million years ago as volcanic magma and lava cooled. You can learn more about the history of the ...

Simplify Continued…

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. – Hans Hofmann This week I’m continuing to focus on keeping it simple. When our mind is cluttered, it’s almost impossible to be creative or to know what we truly want. When we don’t know what we want, we get ...

Keep It Simple – Westwood Hills Nature Center – Minnesota

Keep it simple. The best things in life are right in front of you. I hear people say all the time that they wish they could do this or that based on what they see on social media. Today’s “Mondays are for daydreaming” post is a reminder to put your phone down and see the inspiration ...

Visitors Passing Through

We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love, and then we return home. -Australian Aboriginal #QOTD #WHYIHIKE ©TracyBlowers        

Restaurants – Driggs, Idaho – Teton Valley

Big Hole Bagel & Bistro was our first stop for breakfast in Driggs, Idaho. It’s so cozy and offers 100% organic locally roasted coffee from around the world! I loved the veggie omelet with the addition of avocado. The building is historic and has been part of Main Street for over 100 years. There is ...

Teton Valley – Grand Targhee – Bluegrass Festival

Driggs, Idaho is a hidden gem! ✨ We always travel through the Teton Mountain Range on the east side and stay in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. We started hearing great things about the west side and the Grand Targhee Resort music festivals. Their annual bluegrass festival has been happening for over 30 years. We couldn’t wait ...

Jackson Lake Lodge – Breakfast Cruise – Grand Teton National Park

Jackson Lake Lodge is located in Grand Teton National Park. A full-service hotel with incredible views, activities for the whole family and many dining options. Our favorite breakfast experience was the Jackson Lake Scenic Breakfast Cruise.  The boat departs at 7:15 a.m. from Colter Bay Marina so it’s the perfect opportunity to capture some photos! ...

Force of Nature

Be like the river. Create your own path. People will doubt you but they don’t know what you’ve been through or your strength. Many have doubted the water but she always finds her way. xo ©Tracy Blowers