Month: September 2018

Kissing Summer Goodbye

It’s never easy to say goodbye to summer, especially when our summers have been so full and fun the past few years. During our first three years of marriage Luke and I have become a really great travel team. There’s nothing more fun or exciting to me than jumping on a plane heading to a new destination to explore with him. This summer we’ll remember our trips to Santa Barbara, the amazing adventure we had in Alaska, my impromptu trip to Wind River Ranch, a work trip to Las Vegas and all of the fun we had with guests who visited! I personally love the changing of the seasons. It gives me a fresh start and I love dreaming of what the future may hold. Fall in Southern California is my absolute favorite. This year I’m looking to take more walks on the beach, longer hikes on Saturday mornings, and hope to continue to explore Los Angeles and all that surrounds it! “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall!” What …

5 SUMMER MUST HAVE READS

Whether you’re traveling around the world and need a book to keep your jet-lag at bay or you’re beach bound and ready to snuggle up on the sand, these summer must reads will keep you entertained all summer long! *This article was originally posted on Madison McKinley Designs, In The Saddle. Written by: Emily Landers 1. CRAZY RICH ASIANS Chances are likely if you click through Instagram long enough this book will show up on one of your friends stories. A popular read for anyone looking for a storyline that keeps you hooked even after you put your bookmark in place. When New Yorker Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, she envisions a humble family home and quality time with the man she hopes to marry. But Nick has failed to give his girlfriend a few key details. One, that his childhood home looks like a palace; two, that he grew up riding in more private planes than cars; and three, that he just happens to be the country’s most eligible …