Tag Cloud: travel

  • Trip to Kenya, Part 4

    Catch up with the Kenya Series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Here are some animals we saw at Lake Nakuru: A white fronted bee eater ▼ Lake Nakuru had A LOT of monkeys and baboons. I haven't liked primates ever since one stole my dried mango one time, but I ...

    Marisa Lerin - 02/22/2017 - 00:10 - 3 comments

  • Trip to Kenya, Part 3

    Catch up with the Kenya Series: Part 1, Part 2 Our safari was two parts: first in Naboisho, and then to Lake Nakuru National Park (where unlike Naboisho, we did have to stay on the roads). Lake Nakuru is famous for being one of the few places where you ca ...

    Marisa Lerin - 02/18/2017 - 00:10 - 6 comments

  • Trip to Kenya, Part 2

    Catch up with the Kenya Series: Part 1 Here are some photos of the animals we saw in Naboisho. Hippo + baby ▼ Elephant + baby ▼ Zebra ▼ This is a dik dik, a very small antelope. They are exceptionally cute because they are both small and always with their ...

    Marisa Lerin - 02/15/2017 - 00:10 - 14 comments

  • Trip to Kenya, Part 1

    Over Christmas we traveled to Amman, Jordan to see Jordan's family, and since we were so "close" we decided to also visit Kenya, something we've wanted to do for a while since Jordan's sister has been living and teaching there for ...

    Marisa Lerin - 02/10/2017 - 10:20 - 19 comments

  • December 2016 in Photos

    December was a busy month as we were lucky enough to travel to Amman, Jordan to spend the holidays with Jordan's family. We had a great and festive time being with family and eating both Christmas food and Jordanian food. Can't ask for much more ...

    Marisa Lerin - 01/06/2017 - 00:10 - 13 comments

  • Pockets in Real Life: Korea Edition

    I recently finished up a new paper pocket album, with photos from the 2 years we lived in Korea. It was enjoyable and a little bittersweet to go back and revisit these photos. Korea for some reason is the only place I actually get homesick for, and lookin ...

    Marisa Lerin - 11/25/2016 - 00:10 - 2 comments

  • 2016 Summer Road Trip: Part 6

    Summer Road Trip: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 Once in Minnesota we had to decide on the route home. Because of family, we are quite familiar with the route between Oregon and Minnesota. But the thrill of the road won out, and our desire to get ...

    Marisa Lerin - 07/08/2016 - 00:10 - 3 comments

  • 2016 Summer Road Trip: Part 5

    Summer Road Trip: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 Tennessee was the main destination for us on the trip, the impetus for going on the road at all. Jordan's youngest brother graduated from Union University, and we wanted to be there to join in the fest ...

    Marisa Lerin - 07/06/2016 - 00:10 - 5 comments

  • 2016 Summer Road Trip: Part 4

    Summer Road Trip: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Our next stop was the beautiful town of Santa Fe in New Mexico. We enjoyed walking the streets and checking out all the cute shops and galleries. Who knew there could be so many galleries in one place? Santa Fe was ...

    Marisa Lerin - 06/29/2016 - 00:10

  • 2016 Summer Road Trip: Part 3

    Summer Road Trip: Part 1, Part 2 The Grand Canyon started our tour of a lot of red rocks, so prepare yourself. Our next stop was a drive through Monument Valley, in Southern Utah, a place full of large, lonely rock formations. ▼ The following day we visit ...

    Marisa Lerin - 06/24/2016 - 00:10 - 4 comments

  • 2016 Summer Road Trip: Part 2

    See the first part of the trip here. On our way out of California we drove through Death Valley, the only national park we visited where the ranger urged us to stay in the car and not wander around too much. Summer was apparently in full swing. By the tim ...

    Marisa Lerin - 06/22/2016 - 00:10 - 2 comments

  • 2016 Summer Road Trip: Part 1

    Jordan and I are just back from a decently epic road trip around the US. The trip came upon us as a kind of surprise, we had been planning to drive to Tennessee for the graduation of Jordan's brother, but time got away from us and suddenly we had to ...

    Marisa Lerin - 06/17/2016 - 00:10 - 15 comments

  • All Aboard!

    Both Jordan and I love riding on the train. Often, the train trip has been a highlight of our travels in the past. If you have the time, there's nothing better than the view out the window as you watch the terrain change as you travel from one place ...

    Marisa Lerin - 02/19/2016 - 00:10 - 12 comments

  • On the Road: San Francisco

    A few weeks back Jordan and I took a trip down to San Francisco to see Jordan's brother and sister-in-law. We enjoyed a leisurely trip down the coast and through the Redwoods. A very scenic route! ▲ Setting up camp among the Redwoods. ▲ A pretty nice ...

    Marisa Lerin - 10/16/2015 - 00:10 - 9 comments

  • New Bundle: Scotland

    A new location themed bundle for you today, this one created for a special request from our request forum. I hope you like plaid;) Some inspiration from the CT: ▲ By Marlyn ▲ By Krissy ▲ By Melanie ▲ By Marlyn ▲ By Brenda ▲ By Tina new, travel ...

    Marisa Lerin - 11/07/2016 - 11:11 - 6 comments

  • Trip to Victoria in the Scrapbook

    I love being able to mix the pocket pages with some regular style layouts. It takes the pressure off trying to make layouts for all the pictures from a trip, and lets me focus on the photos I most want to scrap. Also, it's just so much easier to incl ...

    Marisa Lerin - 07/24/2015 - 00:10 - 8 comments

  • Victoria, Canada

    In May we had a great chance to go with some friends to Victoria, Canada. I had never been to Canada, and I'd been real keen to go, so I was quite excited about this opportunity. Plus, the more I heard about Victoria, the more it sounded like my kind ...

    Marisa Lerin - 06/17/2015 - 07:30 - 20 comments

  • A Photo Book: Away We Go

    On Monday I mentioned that I had realized I didn't have a proper travel bundle. What ultimately prompted me to remedy this was the decision to make my parents a photo book for Christmas. If you've been reading this blog or been around the site f ...

    Marisa Lerin - 03/13/2015 - 06:40 - 25 comments

  • Eastern Oregon: Painted Hills

    A few weekends ago we took a long day trip to Eastern Oregon to see the Painted Hills. Declared by some to be one of the seven wonders of Oregon, I didn't know anything about them myself, but was, as they say, along for the ride. I can confirm that t ...

    Marisa Lerin - 03/11/2015 - 06:30 - 22 comments

  • New Release: World Traveler

    A good chunk of my designs are travel inspired. But in the past I've tried to keep things more generic because no one really wants the travel theme interpreted 500 ways. But then I realized I don't actually have a proper travel bundle. By doing ...

    Marisa Lerin - 11/07/2016 - 11:11 - 12 comments

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