Wednesday, September 26, 2012

where he come from... it's homesteads and kickin'

 All it took was 5 minutes laying on my couch after work tonight to know that the gym was not in my future: I was exhausted, the house was quiet and (drumroll please)- it was cold outside! I have been waiting for the Autumn air to fall (ba-dum-ching!) and it did tonight a little, it did, it did! So instead of Nikes (or Rollerblades); I turned off the lights, lit some candles all over my apartment and began cooking a homemade meal of baked macaroni & cheese, marinated chicken and salad. I felt super cozy and so appreciative of all that is Fall.
Which made it the perfect time to post about Summer... (not really but I'm way behind on my pictures this year sooo...)

In July, The Boy and I headed 4 hours South to Ashland, Oregon to bask in the glory of his hometown. I've known of Ashland my entire life and have visited once or twice... but, it's been a distinct pleasure dating someone who is FROM there. Because it gives me good reason to drive down the entirety of the state (Portland is 5 minutes South of Washington, Ashland is about 20 minutes North of California) and partake in its sheer beauty:





 

 


 



  I honestly, I think one of the main reasons I like visiting is that I get to immerse myself in some of my favorite activities: long walks, outdoor exploring, wine tasting, family dynamics and taking pictures. Not to mention some of the nicest people you'll meet. I swoon.

Happy Thursday my dears.
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19 comments:

Kate Sparkles said...

It looks beautiful.

| C AND C | Sarmin said...

Everything, absolutely gorgeous!
From the photos, you/your maxi dress, the boy & his family, GORGEOUS!
Favorite photo, #5, that's just breathtaking.

...& you don't know how jealous I am right now of you, it was 100 degrees today. I had to run some errands today, I swear I am like two shades darker. Dying for fall to come here already. Just alil, cool air is what I am asking for.

The Pink Goddess lipstick, that will look so pretty on you.

Pat Hatt said...

Wow that looks like a wonderful little spot to live, great shots.

Erika said...

Can I just say that you look beyond incredible in these photographs? The dress, the sunnies, your hair...everything is just beautiful. And the location! SWOON! I am literally dying over the beauty of this property. I want to live here!!!! :)

Lindsey @ The Hill House said...

First, I love that dress. Second, the pictures are Beautiful! I could not imagine growing up somewhere with so much beauty. I grew up in the country, but it didn't look anything like this. And a vineyard on the property...Um, yes please! I bet you do love going to visit here. And may I just say that this would make a great spot for maybe a one day wedding? ;-)

Diane said...

the scenery and your dress are amazing!

Kisti Belle said...

Looks beautiful! And wine tasting?? mmmmm...

Katie said...

The pictures are stunning! Sounds like a perfect place to visit :)

TheUrbanUmbrella said...

Wow it looks absolutely beautiful there, I dont think I'd ever want to leave!

xoxo Bree
The Urban Umbrella

http://www.theurbanumbrella.com

Mandee said...

It's so hot today! But my apartment has been getting colder in general. That meal sounds delicious. Tonight I'm going to bake a spagetti squash. that is a fall meal to me :)

Bravoe Runway said...

OMG what a gorgeous property! WOW! I love your floral dress! These photos look awesome :)

Elle Sees said...

purdyyyy! i drove through there once but it looks like i should've staye4d

Mitha Komala said...

stunning shots! you look gorgeous w the dress! <3

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femmefrugality said...

Oh, wow! It's so pretty! I don't think I could handle living somewhere that rural but WHAT a get a way!

Val @ Tangled In Texas said...

WOW. Ashland is absolutely beautiful!

P.S. It's not fair that you look great in every picture. :p

Harriet said...

It looks so gorgeous out there. I love your dress, too! :)

June said...

Oh my got what a gorgeous place! lucky you! havent visited your blog for so long!! I'm gonna read all your posts and spam you with comments now :)
xx
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erica said...

Wow! What gorgeous pictures! I love your dress! Hope you had a fabulous weekend. xo

Ocean Dreams said...

How stunning! This looks like a dream location. It also reminds of my cabin a bit. So gorgeous!!