one year

One year today.

That's how long this blog has been in existence.
When we first started this blog, it was just a place for us to document our travels around North America and Hawaii for our families. We didn't want to bombard Facebook with billions of obnoxious selfies, photos of ugly (but cool at the time) statues and snaps of our dinners every night of the week. We didn't want to be those people (you know the ones).

In one year, this space has grown to be so much more than that. It has become a journal of this life we are living - The good, the bad and the normal. Tim doesn't really post on here anymore, but the transition of this blog from 'ours' to 'mine' has been a natural one. I have no doubt that the next time we go overseas, he will jump back on board in a heartbeat, so in some ways this blog is not mine at all. This blog was born at the very start of what turned out to be the best year of our lives, and to have that documented is something that we will always hold close to our hearts.

Really, all I want to do is say thank you. To you, the reader, for allowing me to grow this little community and for shaping it into whatever it is today. For those loyal ones who comment on every single post. For those of you that pop in every now and again just to say hello. Whether I know you personally, whether you have been following along since the start of our travels, whether you have come on board via instagram, or whether you stumbled across this blog by complete accident - thank you.

I follow a lot of different bloggers, from a newly married woman in America to a single mother in Australia, but to think that somebody might be interested in observing the happenings of our lives and be willing to encourage us the whole way along this unpredictable rollercoaster of life is so crazy.

You guys are awesome.
Thank you.


  1. your life is awesome, so thank YOU for posting cool, inspiring things.

    1. comments like yours put the biggest smile on my face. thank you! :-)

  2. love, love, love reading your posts and seeing your beautiful pictures.
    can't wait to see what the next year has in store for your blog! :)

  3. I love your blog, and all your photos are always so perfect

  4. Aww I wish I'd discovered your blog before <3<3 You have an amazing style :)

  5. Love you sweet girl <3 So glad that our blogs brought us together x


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