Author Archives: Jenna

Landscape lover and memory maker. Addicted to coffee, books, and running. Gluten free for life (celiac disease). Vodka connoisseur. Can often be found having dance parties to 90s music. Based in Phoenix, Arizona but always want to move to where I most recently visited.

Kilauea Lighthouse

Kilauea Lighthouse The Kilauea Lighthouse is located on the beautiful island of Kauai. It is also a national wildlife refuge for many seabirds, including  ‘Ā, Mōlī, ‘Ua ‘u kani, and the nēnē, the official state bird. The lighthouse […]


March Photo Challenge: Green

March’s Photo Challenge is… GREEN! In honor of the spring equinox and St. Patrick’s Day, March’s challenge theme is green! Remember, this is all about your interpretation of the theme. Does that mean the color […]


Irish Ancestry

March is the perfect time to celebrate your Irish heritage! My great great great grandfather on my dad’s side was Irish. From my research, I believe he came from Roscommon, Ireland. My Irish ancestry has been […]


Memory Keeping: Summer

Apparently, I am in a summer memory mood. Isn’t it weird how your memory can be triggered by a photo? One that may not even have anything to do with the memory? Or doesn’t appear […]


Summer session – Swim Lessons

Summer means swim lessons! Do you remember those long summer days spent by the pool? You and your friends would race over on your bikes and dive in as quickly as possible. You’d splash and […]


Ancestry Research Is Addicting

Ancestry Research Is Addicting! Have you ever wondered about your ancestry? Where did your family come from? I never really wondered until my 9th grade honors history class. I always had a vague idea of […]


Why are my photos blurry?

Why are my photos blurry? Your photos aren’t blurry, the background is intentionally blurred and it’s called bokeh. A lot of professional portrait photographers love bokeh because it allows your focus to be on the […]


Self-Confidence is something we all deserve

Self-confidence is your belief in you.  Self-confidence is something you need to work and build on through your behavior, body language, and speech. You don’t just have it, you learn it throughout life. There are […]


Big Island’s Black Sand Beach

Big Island’s black sand beach is a sight to behold. Big Island’s black sand beach is called Punalu’u and is located between Pāhala and Nāʻālehu (Kona and Hilo). In Hawaiian, Punalu’u translate to spring dive for because […]


Practice Self-Love

Self-love is something many people struggle with. But what is self-love? It can be defined as appreciation for yourself that grows from actions that support your physical, psychological and spiritual growth. So, the more you […]