Outdoors & Adventures

Things to Do in San Francisco

June 17, 2015
Best Things to do in San Francisco, including biking the Golden Gate Bridge and hiking the redwood forest at Muir Woods. Pin this if you are going to San Francisco!!

Kevin and I went nonstop in San Francisco! On average we walked about 11 miles every single day. One day, in addition to our 11 miles walking, we also biked 8 miles over the Golden Gate Bridge. On Monday I shared our favorite sights in San Francisco, as well as tips for getting around. Today I’ll be […]

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Swedish Countryside

September 10, 2014
A walk through the Swedish countryside in Spiken, Sweden. #travel #sweden #photography www.kevinandamanda.com

After a night at Läckö Castle, we spent the next morning exploring the breathtaking scenery surrounding our little hidden-away hotel. It was a gorgeous sunny day with perfect, 70-degree weather. We could not get over how fabulous the cool breeze and warm sun felt on our faces!! We decided to take a walk through the beautiful Swedish countryside to the nearby port of Spiken, […]

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Fairy Pools of Scotland

April 24, 2014
Fairy Pools of Scotland. Tips for Traveling to Scotland! What to Do, See, & Eat. www.kevinandamanda.com

Scotland Day 3 — Skye to Oban One of the things I was most looking forward to seeing on the Isle of Skye were the famed Fairy Pools of Scotland. So after breakfast on our first morning in Skye, we made our way to the mystical, spooky trail that would lead us to the Fairy […]

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Exploring the Caverns at Limrock Blowing Cave

August 8, 2013
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When Kevin and I were at school in Auburn, we had two awesome friends, Melanie and Walker. In fact, Melanie plays a big role in how Kevin and I got together. She’d drag me to Auburn baseball games (in which I had no interest in anything other than the hot dogs) and somehow we’d always […]

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Skiing at Deer Valley

February 27, 2013
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Photo via Josh We were so fortunate to have such beautiful ski weather at Deer Valley. We were expecting it to snow, but each day when we woke up the sky was vibrant and deep cerulean blue, the sun was deliciously toasty and warm, and the temperatures were luscious at a high of 35 degrees. […]

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Walls of Jericho, Alabama

July 3, 2012
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A few weeks ago Kevin and I took Miley and Howie for a hike at the Walls of Jericho trail near our house. They absolutely love to go hiking and run around on the trails! It’s so fun to watch how much they enjoy it. And we love it too. Ever year for our anniversary […]

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Peaceful Afternoon

April 27, 2010

I am loving Kevin’s new work schedule… …every other Friday off! Last week we took full advantage and headed down to the Flint River for a relaxing 8 mile float. This was Kevin & Miley’s first kayaking trip… I think Miley enjoyed soaking up the fresh air & sunshine… while everyone else paddled around her! […]

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Kayaking, Part 2

April 20, 2010

We had so much fun kayaking, we decided to go again the next day! This time we brought the dogs along for the fun. :) We paddled the Flint River, which is conveniently located right by our house… Oh, Howie! No matter where we go, you always find the mud puddles. While we were setting […]

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Afternoon at the Lake, Part 1

April 19, 2010

Last week I spent a gorgeous afternoon at the lake with some friends. We had a grand time on the water with our feet kicked back, sunbathing, and catching up… And kayaking! :) Besides our honeymoon, I hadn’t been kayaking since my days at summer camp! We packed a picnic lunch and spent the afternoon […]

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