Life is a balance.

Life is a balance between what we can control and what we cannot. I am learning to live between effort and surrender. Danielle Orner

Fall Upgrades {2017}

For years, I have been wanting to buy a cargo van for a camper van conversion. The timing was finally right and the Adventureram is now on a maiden voyage around the country! Ram ProMaster 2500 After months of research and looking at the vehicles available in Oregon last month, I decided to purchase a… {read more}

Believing is seeing.

There are those who say that seeing is believing. I am telling you that believing is seeing. Neale Donald Walsch

Intentions :: October 2017

September kicked off my 62 day road trip around the country! I’ve reached Maryland for a little downtime and family time, as well as a few fall foliage trips around the Northeast. October 2017 Intentions Read For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards Meet my sweet, little niece :) Spend… {read more}

No precedents.

There are no precedents. You are the first You that ever was. Christopher Morley

Fall Road Trip {2017}

Fall is upon us, which means it’s time for another around the country road trip for this lady! I left Oregon this morning and will be on the road for 62 days :) I’m planning a little time in the Southwest before making my way to Maryland for family time. This will be a more… {read more}

Choose joy.

Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day. Henri J.M. Nouwen

Shop Updates

It’s hard to believe the Alaina Ann shop has been open for nearly two years! Thank you for the amazing support on this fun printable adventure :) As time goes by, it is clear which printable sets people most need and want from my little shop. As a result, some sets will be retired and… {read more}

Every encounter.

If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet. How important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of your self that you leave at every encounter with another. Fred Roger

Falling in love with Oregon.

Truth be told, I fell in love with Oregon long before calling the state home three months ago. Alas, my heart has managed to burst at the seams with each passing day. Three months in and I have a sweet little home, filled with purple, teal, gray and blue decor. In my favorite area of… {read more}