Kelly in Oregon’s Guide to Corvallis

Corvallis has been my home for the past six years. I came here for college, fell in love (with the town), and never left. Bloggers usually do guides for big cities, and I’d like to do ones for Portland and Bend eventually, but for now, I’ll highlight the place I know and love. It’s about an hour and a half south of Portland, ten miles … Continue reading Kelly in Oregon’s Guide to Corvallis

Why I Decided to Do Yoga Teacher Training

I can’t believe I’m saying this, but today is my first day of Yoga Teacher Training, or YTT. I am here in Bend, Oregon (one of my favorite places on earth) ready to begin three weeks of learning, practicing, and growing. I’m excited, nervous, and a little sad to be away from home. So, why did I decide to do this? I started doing yoga … Continue reading Why I Decided to Do Yoga Teacher Training

Summer 2018 National Park Road Trip Recap

My partner, Nic, and I have made the lofty goal of visiting all 59 U.S. National Parks. Yes, I know there are officially 60 now but I’m far too salty about the inclusion of the St. Louis Arch as a National Park to even include that on my list. In the two years we’ve been together, prior to this road trip, we have visited: Redwood … Continue reading Summer 2018 National Park Road Trip Recap

Kelly in Oregon’s Favorite Oregon Hikes

This is the list I wish that I had when I first moved to Oregon six years ago. I compiled my top ten favorite Oregon hikes, sort of in order, but not really because I love them all! They are all within a few hours driving distance of the Willamette Valley and I would say most are moderate difficulty. I’ll do another post with some … Continue reading Kelly in Oregon’s Favorite Oregon Hikes

Pursuing Wellness in the PNW: Why I’m Starting a Blog

First of all, hi there. Thanks for reading! Starting a blog has been on my mind for a while, and after recently finishing Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert, I knew the timing was right (is there such a thing?). So, here I am. Maybe nobody will ever read this; maybe a lot of people will. The point of this blog is for me to create … Continue reading Pursuing Wellness in the PNW: Why I’m Starting a Blog