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Montezuma Well – National Park Service

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., the National Park Service celebrates his birthday by offering the first of five in 2020 no-fee days at National Parks and Monuments. This inspired us to visit the Montezuma Well today. It was so cool to see this much water in the middle of the desert. 1.5 million ...

Fort Snelling State Park – Twin Cities – Minnesota

There are so many beautiful winter trails in the heart of the Twin Cities! We visited Fort Snelling State Park the day after Thanksgiving (we needed the exercise after eating so much food). šŸ™‚ Minnesota state parks waive the entrance fees on Black Friday to encourage people to get outside and explore. Fort Snelling State ...

See Things How They Are…

This quote! It always opens my eyes. We navigate our days and interactions based on how "we are". We make assumptions without realizing we are doing it. There's no way we can know what it's like to walk in someone else's shoes. Our hard might be easy for someone else OR our hard might be ...

One Blanket, Two Hearts

The human connection.Ā  Traveling always offers the most interesting conversations and connections with strangers. Each encounter teaches us something and leaves an imprint. While staying atĀ Jackson Lake Lodge, on a brisk early morning, we met Adel. One of our favorite things to do is to take theĀ Jackson Lake Breakfast Cruise to Elk Island. We've learned ...

See Them Shine – Art Gallery

It's been so inspiring to work with Art of Edina and Jill Emmer. Jill is the Director of Art of Edina which provides public space and funding for rising and established artists to display their art. I am the social media manager and event photographer. Here are a few photos from our recent "See Them ...

Getting Plowed: A Holiday Survival Guide – Brave New Workshop – Minneapolis

"If we couldn't laugh, we would all go insane." - Robert Frost If you're looking for a fun way to kick off the holiday season, check out "Getting Plowed: A Holiday Survival Guide" at the Brave New Workshop (BNW). It's the perfect way to keep the holidays in perspective and release some stress through laughter. ...

An Irish Engagement

It was an incredibly humid day and I was so impressed with how this couple kept their cool. Every photoshoot has a challenge but those challenges are what make perfect moments. xo Ā© Tracy Blowers

Best Friends Roadhouse & Mercantile – Kanab, Utah

If you love animals, then this hotel is for you! I've written about Best Friends Animal Society many times. We adopted our two dogs from Best Friends and we go back every year to volunteer at the sanctuary. (Which we highly recommend!) We are so excited that they recently built a hotel in Kanab, Utah ...

Gala for Good

Highlights from the Gala for Good! I always enjoy working with Ann Plans. Ann and her team create amazing events for non-profits. They are organized, supportive, and there's always a creative surprise. At the Gala for Good, my favorite surprise was the Champagne Dress Performer. (see below) Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota celebrated 100 years as leaders ...

Sometimes You Just Have To Dance

Most littles don't want to sit for a photo. This sweet little girl just wanted to dance, run, and play so we lived in the moment and captured the fun! Try not to over-plan your photos if you have little kids. The majority of the time, if you have too many expectations, you will be ...