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7.21.2014

<<what marcus wore>>
sunnies//urban outfitters (buy here)
chambray top//j.crew factory (buy here)
jeans//levi's (buy here)
boots//last chance (buy similar here)
<<me>>
silk top//j.crew (similar here and here)
sandals//seychelles (buy here)

Family is the best. Who doesn't love some built in friends, am i right?
For the past week I've been surrounded by extended family and it's been so lovely.

We started off last weekend at our cabin in the mountains. Marcus, Poppy and I joined my sister, Leisel and her hubs Sterling for a weekend of hikes, pancakes and shooting.

The girls in our family have a long history of being naturally good shots, so it's always fun to show off our hidden talent to the boys.
<<what leisel wore>>
cali top//tj maxx (buy similar here)
jeans//old navy (buy here)
tennis shoes//tiger (buy here)
After a quick lesson on how not to hold a gun and how not to point it at people when you're talking to them, Leisel continued the tradition of being a naturally good shot. Her stance, on the other hand, had us all in tears...
B did her best with the BB gun, but I think she still needs a few years to develop some wrist strength before her talents can be properly judged :)
Marcus clearly looked smokin', so he gets the most photos in this post, because i love him, especially when he plays cowboy.
And I, although I much prefer riffles, held my own with this little revolver.
I gave Leisel the chance to reenact her stance to photo purposes. I think she looks much more intimidating in this shot.
 Sterling also jumped at the opportunity for more photos.
It was of course a lovely time in the forest.
 From the cabin, I alone, headed up to our family reunion in Utah. Marcus and Sterling couldn't get off work and Leisel dreaded driving twelve hours with a one year old, so she skipped out this year.
It was at a resort in Snowbird, and I've always thought Utah was gorgeous, but this place was insane! I felt like I was in Switzerland and also in a fairy tale, because chipmunks, and 'potguts' and weasels were constantly scurrying around my feet. We even had a few run-ins with a moose family and some raccoons!
It was so much fun to see all my out-of-town siblings and nieces and nephews, and taking the little one's on all the rides, but I missed my own little family terribly and Facetime wasn't a good substitute, so I was so happy to come home to them on Thursday evening--which just so happened to be Poppy's 2nd birthday!
For the second year in a row, she held onto her "Cutest Dog in the World" title. Boy, do I love her!

11 comments

Jessica Holly said...

This makes me miss snowbird!! It really is so dreamy in the summer!

Megan said...

I love Leisel's shirt and shoes! Where are they from? Snowbird is amazing, what a fun place to have a reunion!

Ria said...

Where is your shirt from? I have been dying for one like that!

Ashley Bagley Nielson said...

it was so much fun! i just added links under leisel's shooting pic, so you can find her stuff :)

Ashley Bagley Nielson said...

Thank you! Mine is old, but I just added links under that pic of very similar ones :) good luck!

Ashley Bagley Nielson said...

it really was insane! so much beauty!

Bridgette Nicole said...

These pictures are absolutely perfect!! Love the Utah pics, especially since I live here. It's hard to believe it is so foreign looking just on the other side of the mountain! ;

-Bridgette
http://bridgettenicole.blogspot.com

语涵江 said...

One family feeling too warm, go out travel is home! read more

Irene said...

wow i love the place! lovely views! i miss family gatherings, they're fun and a great opportunity to catch up!

Chelseabird said...

Happy Birthday, Poppy! xo

Cassie Nafziger said...

These photos are breathtaking! Such gorgeous color, so vivid.

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