A Week in Iceland | offthebeatenpress.com
24Oct

Gah! I am so excited to blog this. I have wanted to go to Iceland for a while. When I saw low ticket prices pop up in March, I called my friend Kaitlyn who was totally on board and we jumped on them fast. We booked an Airbnb the next month, and the car the

Travel: Charleston Windows | offthebeatenpress.com
08Sep

My company got a new office in Charleston South Carolina. I went down to visit and meet some of my new coworkers over labor day weekend. Of course, a hurricane hit and the office closed, but the day after was gorgeous so I still got to explore the city. In the morning, I wandered around

Canada 2016 | offthebeatenpress.com
22Jul

The second week we were in Canada, we went to Prince Edward Island. When we crossed over, our first stop was for lunch and Cow’s Ice cream! I just love Cows. It’s such the touristy place to go, but to me its represents years of gifts from my grandmother and saving my money while on vacation

Canada 2016 | offthebeatenpress.com
12Jul

I grew up going to Canada in the summers with my family. It’s part of why I love summer as much as I do. We got to escape the Virginia heat to head to the beautiful Eastern shore of New Brunswick. The town we live in is called Alma, and it is right next to

Travel: Chicago | offthebeatenpress.com
01Jun

Last year for my birthday, I went to Portland & Seattle. This year’s trip was Chicago. It was my first time there and I just loved the city. The weekend was predicted to have terrible weather, but everyday when we awoke, the skies just cleared right up. We left the airport in DC after work

renwick gallery : wonder | offthebeatenpress.com
29Mar

Over the weekend I finally got to go to the Renwick Gallery in DC. I have been wanting to go for a while since it was renovated, but the line was always crazy long. After getting up early and getting some coffee, my boyfriend and I went for it. It was truly inspiring to see

New Year 2016 | offthebeatenpress.com
01Jan

Last year was pretty incredible. My little printmaking business branched out a bit from my corporate graphic design. I used my trailer completion at a jumping point to title it Off the Beaten Press and didn’t look back. I also gained a new press and taught classes every month of the year at the Visual Art

travel: xcaret mexico | offthebeatenpress.com
09Dec

We went to mexico! My boyfriend’s present to me was a surprise trip to Mexico with his roomates. It was so much fun. I have visited the country before on a mission trip, but never been to a coastal beach. We left the freezing cold December weather for some sun. Crazy story, my friend Melissa

travel: river house | offthebeatenpress.com
26Jul

Over the weekend I went to my friends River House in Dunnsville, VA. It was a beautiful home. She opened it up to a bunch of friends from different circles. It was nice to see so many new people so pleasant and enjoying the summer. What made it so unique was being able to go out

engaged: lauren and jordan | offthebeatenpress.com
16Jul

My roomate Lauren & her fiancé Jordan got engaged last year in September. It has been really exciting to watch them go through the various stages of dating. Two years ago, while she and I were relaxing at a pool in the summer, she first shared with me her thoughts on this man that will