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I'm Katelyn James Alsop, a photographer, educator and momma who believes any photographer can have a profitable AND purposeful business.

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When was the last time I did a travel post?! Between babies and Covid, there haven’t been many opportunities for us to travel just the two of us.

We’ve traveled during the entire pandemic for work and weddings but this trip was different. It was an opportunity we couldn’t pass up! Our friends somehow landed an amazing deal at the Four Seasons and we paid less than one night at a Hampton Inn for four days in a 5 star resort! Amazing! We couldn’t pass this up!! It was the best time! Between these three couples, we had 8 kids ages 4 and under. Needless to say, this trip was such a gift. We had long dinners, we slept in, we saw some of what I think are the most beautiful locations in our entire country and we had great conversations. What a gift! We are so thankful!

Anyone longing to have an adventure but aren’t ready to travel outside of the country, this was a perfect spot! We’re now big fans of Jackson Hole and we’re dreaming of the day we can go back!!! Maybe next time we’ll run into John Dutton :)

 

 

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