1,000 steps beach

1,000 steps beach

despite visiting laguna all of my life, somehow i’d never seen 1000 steps beach! we were told about it this time and we wanted to be sure to stop by during our visit last weekend. we are so glad we did! a bit south of town, you can…

dunn family photos

dunn family photos

well, it’s official! my parents made the 22-hour flight and are currently in johannesburg, SA! it’s crazy but i am so happy for them and can’t wait to follow their adventures + visit. in the meantime, i’m so happy we took these family pictures on…

grad school grad!

grad school grad!

let’s talk about this for a second: since the day i started kindergarten, i have never not been in school. elementary, middle school, high school, straight through 4 years of college, straight through 2 years of grad school. this fall will be the first time…

guide to laguna beach & newport

guide to laguna beach & newport

orange county is one of the  world’s best places. i think  everyone in utah vacations there, it’s our closest beach and i always see someone i know when i’m in the OC. we moved to LA when we were first married and we frequented laguna…

one last family trip

one last family trip

you’ll be hearing this a lot over the next month… i don’t want my parents to move!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i am soaking up every second with them before they  MOVE TO SOUTH AFRICA FOR 3 YEARS!  i can’t believe it’s getting so close. this last family  trip all together was…