Catch Up: Woodburn Tulip Festival

Spring is finally here in Portland. It’s been nice to feel the sun on my face. Seeing the days last longer. I’m excited to know summer is on the way. If you’ve been following me on instagram (@racheljanelloyd), you know…

Explore: Oregon Hikes: Tamanawas Falls

Fall is the perfect time to be outside. Anyone in the Pacific Northwest knows fall reigns supreme.┬áThe sunny days are becoming few and far between. A beautiful Saturday was in the forecast so we planned a trip to the Mt…

Explore: Oregon Hikes: Cape Lookout

If you are located in the Pacific Northwest, you know about the heat wave we’ve been having. Our current living situation (more details coming soon!) has AC (thank GOD) so we’ve been able to cope with this heat. Many of…

Top Knot Travels: Abiqua Falls

If you’ve followed my blog or instagram, you’ll know, I’m always in for a good adventure. But Abiqua Falls was different. It was a last minute decision, a plan b if you will. My friend Kelsey, her husband Ben and…

Travel: Mt Hood: Birthday 2015

My trip to Mt Hood for my birthday got a little lost in the blog redesign, but I loved it so much I had to still share it. D and I are big into “birthday trips.” Rather than getting big…