Archive for the ‘The Great Outdoors’ Category

halloo from the snowy south

Posted on January 20th, 2018 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

It’s feeling a lot like home on our new farm–especially with the blanket of snow we got Wednesday. It was over 12″ here, and people are saying it is more than NC has had in a decade or so. When I ran out to take pictures in the morning, it was 11 degrees and so […]



like a dream

Posted on December 18th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

One year ago, we were snug as bugs in a rug in our snowy Colorado mountain home. We had no intention of moving, ever. But in March adventure came knocking, and we sold our house and moved east. Ever since then, we’ve been telling ourselves it will be worth it, we’ll find a place that […]



salt and sea

Posted on June 27th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

Friday the kids and I drove to Wilmington with our friends Linda, Nick, and Sophie to spend the weekend at the beach. Wrightsville Beach was where I took the kids when we first moved to NC, and we hit that first, staying till dark, playing in the waves and filling our swimsuits with sand. The […]



things we never saw in colorado

Posted on June 7th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

A luna moth! I came across this one while walking near our house the other day. A male anole lizard, puffing up its pink dewlap. It must have been feeling aggressive toward us. Magnolias. A five-lined skink. This one has a long tail, but Cash spotted one under our truck with a tail shorter than […]



our north carolina life

Posted on April 14th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

So we made the jump–sold our home, found a rental house, packed up, and moved–all in the month of March. Our new life is about as different as could be, but little by little we are finding our way and carving out a life here. My Etsy shop is finally open again,  our fridge is […]