A Magical Little Island
Second Honeymooning on Kauai

POSTED IN : Casa de Youngren
FILED UNDER : ,

We listened to the warm Kauai rain pour down over our lanai and dined on a midwest dinner of pork chops and potatoes - paying homage to Jeff's grandmother who still lives in Minneapolis. Hawaiian Christmas music floated from the living room out into our little party of four.Jeff and I honeymooned on Kauai ten years ago, Jeff's parents honeymooned here 42 years ago, and earlier this month, the four of us went back to this magical little island to celebrate all that has happened since.And over our Minnesota dinner (paired with Mai Tai's - of course), I asked Jeff's parents question after question after question about what their life looked like in the first fifteen years of marriage. Why did they move from their friends and life in Seattle to go back home to Minneapolis when they got married? What did life look like while Gina flew around the country as a flight attendant and Ron changed careers? How did that feel to be a woman in the 70's supporting the family?I asked about their journey from Minneapolis to Salt Lake City to Southern California, and wondered what it was like for Gina to retire from flying after 16 years to raise her two boys.And then we all talked about what it means to stand on the shoulders of the previous generation.Jeff and I are so lucky that we have two amazing people in Ron and Gina to stand upon and learn from. Their wisdom, experience, kindness, and generosity have lifted us up over and over again and helped us step into the life we live now and the dreams we are constantly chasing after.Which is why it was so special to take this trip together and revisit all of our memories from BOTH 2006 and 1974!Jeff and I casually documented most of our time together on Instagram and our InstaStory, but I also totally LOVE the images we made on our outings together with our 5D. The colors of Kauai are just AH-mazing!!We did a day trip to Waimea Canyon (which was even more beautiful than I remembered! The COLORS. YES!), and then we drove to the end of the road on the southwest side of the island to visit Barking Sands beach (my favorite place on the island!) where we did a fun little photo shoot of Jeff's parents.Enjoy my favorite little highlights of this magical trip!kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoon kauai, photos on kauai, family portraits on kauai, barking sands beach, barking sands beach in kauai, portraits at barking sands beach, photos of waimea canyon, landscape photography of waimea canyon, sunset photography in hawaii, kauai sunset, kauai vacation, kauai honeymoonHugs,Erin

WELCOME

Hi there! We’re Jeff and Erin Youngren, a hubby and wifey wedding photography team in San Diego. We shoot together. We travel together. We dream together. And we believe the best thing to hold onto in life is each other (+ a great glass of wine…)

MORE POSTS LIKE THIS

OUR FAVORITE WEDDINGS

the portfolio

 

Loving our work? Check out our favorite weddings we've ever photographed

 

VIEW HERE

 

WEDDING PLANNING TIPS

 

OUR MOST HELPFUL WEDDING PLANNING TIPS, STRAIGHT FROM THE EXPERTS

 

Our Formula for the Perfect Engagement Outfit

 

Picking the perfect outfit for a photo session can be one of the most difficult experiences BUT it doesn’t have to be. I’ve seen enough outfits that work and don’t work that I’ve cracked the ultimate code for our couples...

 

Our Stress-Free Wedding Day Timeline 

 

There’s nothing better than a stress-free wedding day when everything runs smoothly, your guests have the time of their lives, and you soak in the day with your sweetie. Though it sounds too good to be true, you can...

 

10 Foolproof Tips to Get Gorgeous Wedding Photos

 

It’s the #1 question brides ask: What can I do to get the most amazing photos on my wedding day?

Having been through the in’s and out’s of countless weddings, I have loads of tips to share, so let's...

ABOUT THE YOUNGRENS

We’re Jeff and Erin Youngren, a hubby and wifey team that photographs amazing couples and their incredible weddings. Hopeless romantics, BFF's, and mama + daddy to James, we’re obsessed with traveling, podcasts, Oreos (Erin) and whiskey (Jeff).