Tag: featured

  • Aloha from Waikiki, Hawaii

    Aloha! I am in Hawaii this week and wanted to share a few photos from our first couple of days in Honolulu + Waikiki. First things first, here are a couple of pictures of the famous Waikiki Beach… I love that view. I also love the view of this infinity pool along the beach… Awesome. […]

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  • How to Spend a Day in Cambria, California

    Cambria, California is a small, lovely seaside town about 20 minutes north of Morro Bay. It makes a great stop if you are driving between LA and San Francisco, and is close to some cool sites in the central coast area like Hearst Castle, the elephant seals at San Simeon, and the Paso Robles winery […]

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  • New Spring 2018 Botanical Watercolors

    Hi there! Hope you are having a great week so far. It has been warm and sunny this week here in Morro Bay, CA and I have been enjoying spending time outside! You might have seen on instagram lately that I picked up a lot of Winsor and Newton watercolor paint that I bought on eBay a […]

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  • Painting the California Coastline – Part 2

    I’m back with another update on my California Coastline art collection! In Part 1, I talked about some of the things that happen before any paint gets on the canvas. Here in Part 2, I’ll show some behind-the-scenes process for how I prepare my canvases. In general, I’ll prepare my canvases with a couple of rounds of […]

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  • A March Day Trip to Sequoia National Park

    Earlier in March, we took a day trip from to Morro Bay to Sequoia National Park. There are lots of cool things to see and do in both Sequoia and the nearby Kings Canyon National Park, but our mission was to see some of the tall sequoias in the National Forest and especially the General […]

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  • Painting the California Coastline – Part 1

    I’m working on an art collection inspired by the Central Coast area of California in and around San Luis Obispo county.  While I’ve been living in Morro Bay for a couple of months, I’ve been especially inspired by the ocean and the colors that form where the sky meets the water on the horizon. I […]

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  • Disney Vlog + 3 Tips for Visiting in 2018

    As promised, here is the vlog from our Disneyland trip plus 3 tips for visiting Disneyland in 2018! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQnO0rxjywE] These are the 3 things that really helped keep our day fun and efficient: Disneyland App + MaxPass Start Fastpasses Early Rent a storage locker I talk them through in more detail in the video […]

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  • A #TinyHouse Tour

    Happy Thursday friends! We are currently enjoying rural California, and I wanted to do a little tour of our two-week #TinyHouse AirBnb. Tiny Homes seem to be getting more and more popular over the past few years (there is even a “Tiny House” filter on AirBnb now!), so I’m excited to see one up close. […]

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  • Through the Fiordlands to Milford Sound

    In November, my then fiancé and I headed off to New Zealand to get married. It was one of the best trips I’ve taken and I am so thankful we had the opportunity! New Zealand was stunning and I loved every bit of it, but I took so-o-o many photos and so-o-o much footage that […]

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  • Grand Canyon

    One of the perks of traveling to Arizona for work so often for a couple years? Trips to the Grand Canyon! I would drive from Phoenix to Flagstaff, and from Flagstaff to the South Rim of Grand Canyon…. There’s easy walking and hiking along the rim, with the expansive views of the Canyon around you. […]

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Kate J Hollingsworth