Sunday, June 12, 2011

we're BACK and we've brought home a present just for you!

Hi, guys!

So we didn't take any pictures on our trip. 
But I think you'll like this: 


I know you weren't expecting us to bring you back such an amazing gift. I know. But that's just how we roll. Constantly overflowing with generosity and stuff. 

Video highlights:

Multnomah Falls
Portland's waterfront park
Rose festival carnival
Saturday Market
Powell's bookstore 
My magical yellow cottage in Salem and surrounding property
Marylhurst is where I got my Master's in art therapy
Portland LDS Temple
Newport
Lincoln City's beach and our hotel with the crazy totem poles out front
Chas drinking his first Dutch Bro's peach smoothie
Tillamook cheese factory
Cannon Beach and our super cute ocean view hotel room
Astoria's column
Goonies house
Darling Bed and Breakfast in Astoria
Out on our private balcony overlooking Astoria and the Columbia River
Blowing out the candle for my bday! 

So whattcha think? Better than a gazillion iPhone pics???

33 comments:

Caitlin said...

I LOVE this! Too adorable :) Glad you're back!

Sarah Nicole said...

Love this. It was so cute and fun!

Pam said...

Adorable! I suddenly feel the need to visit Oregon...

Gina said...

Way better than photos! I like this better than The Naked and Famous' music video and now I feel like I need to visit Oregon when I get out West.

Samantha said...

awwww :) you guys are too cute. this makes me want to go to oregon. and be in love.

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Karen in Progress said...

i just don't have enough good things to say about this video. It was so cute. I'm glad I got to see you do a live action twirl. You're right... You're pretty dang good at it.

The Mister and The Missus said...

This is beautiful. It looks like you had a great time!

jessica.adams said...

It looks gorgeous! I love taking trips like that! So good for body, soul and romance! :D So glad you had fun!

p.s. Happy Late Birthday :D

Mary said...

Ahhhhhh I almost had a heart attack when I saw the stuff about the Goonies! That's so flipping cool!

H. said...

My husband and I went to Portland for our honeymoon-- I loved seeing the clips from the Saturday market, Powell's, & Cannon beach; they bring back special memories :)

Thanks for sharing!
H.

according to sabrina said...

This video is completely AWESOME. OMG. May favorite part is when you guys jump on the bed, too much fun. You 2 are soooo adorable. What a sweet video.

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Lauren said...

WHAT a great idea!! oh SO much better than a bunch of iphone pics =)

Celeste said...

you guys are so cute together and it looks like you had a lot of fun! and yes it was better then a gazillion iphone pics!!!

Kate said...

Awww, supercute. Looks like you guys had a great little getaway. And i just love that seal being a copycat!!!

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Cindy said...

This is so beautiful. Oregon looks like a ton of fun and I love seeing you two! :)

your love and faith really inspire me to keep hope for myself

Abby said...

This is the most amazing thing ever! What a great idea! I wish I knew how to make videos :) And you two are adorable!

L!$@ said...

Awesome video :D You two look like you had a fantastic time!

Mrs. Biscuit said...

I LOVED the video! I definitely need to take a trip to Oregon, and soon! It looks amazing!!!! I desperately want to try the Tillamook ice cream, I didn't know until this video that such a delightful thing existed and now it's all I want! Haha!

I LOVE the video, it IS much better than a bunch of iphone pictures, not that those would be bad, but this is MUCH better =)


<3 <3 MuffinLovesBiscuit <3 <3

meghan said...

Waaaaaaayyy better than a bunch of pictures! The song is great too. What fun memories you'll have from this video itself.

Gentri said...

I am so incredibly happy that you really made a video!!! :D I often daydream in music video form and LOVED this!! You guys are amazing! And that Otter was the most adorable thing EVER!

I'm having a giveaway over at my blog right now and would absolutely LOVE it if you entered!

vintch said...

oh gracious. oregon is my favorite place in the world and you hit so many fabulous highlights! my husband and i did a little west coast road trip last october and hit up the tillamook factory, astoria column, cannon beach (haystack rock! have you ever seen anything more breathtaking??!) and lincoln city! there is a sweet little historical museum in lincoln city where we somehow found ourselves on a random wednesday at noon, and the librarian promptly sat us down and asked us to watch a video on how the city was haunted. it was fabulous. looks like such fun!

Betsy from three20 said...

pretty awesome!!

ellen said...

One word: cool.

Jesseca said...

Love love love it!!!

Mimi said...

So much better than a gazillion iphone pics! I have come to a conclusion. I declare we pack up our lives and become permanent Oragonian residents! Whatcha think? ;) XOXO

kimbirdy said...

you had me at goonies. :)

Sydney said...

Ca-Yu-Tee!! Loved it!

pangaloon said...

Hello Sam, thank you for showing your support for my blog and following. I am so glad that I have for your incredibly beautiful blog- you are crazy talented. I adore your video, and it has inspired me to think about celebrating love in my family. I really must take some more videos.
Look forward to getting to know you better. Much love Jo x

Emma Karen said...

My family went to the Tillamock Cheese Factory last time we were in Oregon and everyone said we were weird! But it's AWESOME! And they have the best ice cream! I'm glad we're not the only "weird" ones out there. :)

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Melissa said...

loved the video! so beautiful and fun! what was the name of that song you had in the video. i love that song and i can't figure out who the artist is. by the way, i hear you teach stress management at UVU. I go there and i think that class would be so fun to take!

Desaree said...

I live in Oregon and I'm so glad you guys got to see some of the awesome things about this state. It looks like you had a great time. So cute!! And good song choice!

Jenny said...

SAMI!!! I'm obsessed with this video!! I want one of these for every vacation I go on for the rest of my life! Seriously, I know I couldn't make a video that cool but I love this idea and might have to attempt it sometime. Well done! What was the song in the background?