This is summer in Aurora. Where are your Aurora's taking YOU these days?
I don't know if there's anything more relaxing than a summer night on the lake with a small camp fire and a couple of acoustic instruments making soft music in perfect harmony. Photo shoots are always fun, but this one was a real treat. Jordan and Stephanie brought their guitar and mandolin along and the young (and recently married!) couple made sweet music while I snapped away. Here are a few favorites...
At the Aurora Shoe Company, we passionately support small business and handmade and local goods. As a visitor of our blog, we thought that you might feel the same way. In our Meet the Neighbors series we're featuring businesses and people who reflect our own values and whom we feel lucky to call neighbors and friends.
It was a real treat to meet with Kate Lamarre, owner of Woolen Moss. Kate sews beautiful clothing using organic and natural fabrics and simple, classic designs. Last week we scooted over to nearby Firelight Camps to check out their new(ish) glamping operation and to capture some photos. There are so many hidden treasures in our area, and it was fun to put a few of them together for this photo shoot!
One Mother's Day weekend, three old friends, two outfit changes, a bunch of laughs, and plenty of sunshine combined to make a nice little time at the Ithaca Farmers Market.
Where are your Auroras taking YOU?
Spring has arrived in Aurora! After one of the longest and coldest winters on record, we are finally able to shed the snow boots, leave our winter coats on their hooks, and step outside into some sunshine. Our friends and Jane Morgan's Little House graciously lent us some new spring outfits for a long-awaited spring photo shoot. Below are our West Indian in olive, and our Chinese in navy and brown.
Yesterday was Fashion Revolution Day, and though we didn't know it at the time, people all over the world were posting pictures of their clothing, tagging their makers, and asking "where was this made?". We didn't get called out, but we'd love to show you anyway. This shop, this small structure, in this little town, surrounded by farms, corn fields and a few grape vines, this is where your shoes were made: