We had a ton of great photos of my family, Christian and I from the Paradise Cove Luau , as well as from the Lanikai pillboxes hike we did – so I decided to just share them all in one blog post. My family has been doing all sorts of activities and hikes while they’re […]
We had the best staycation at The Modern Honolulu.
I always hoped love could feel like this. This = As easy as breathing. Like the security of strong arms during a slow dance and the simultaneous heart-thudding thrill from such closeness. Like long drives across the country with feet up on the sun-warmed dash and a callused hand across my lap; warm belly aches […]
I have to tell you, I’m sitting here in a bit of a cold sweat right now imagining what kind of mom I might someday be if this is how very “extra” I am as a big sister and even as a daughter…. If you made it through all these images and are now reading […]
Oh boy, this post has taken me a while to get up. It’s funny how you can believe, like I do, that carrying around a camera and taking photos can help you to see even more clearly the beauty around you; to create and remember moments, but…. occasionally….. be too busy living to spend much […]
This is just a little peek into some of my favorite spots/pieces in our Hawaii home! I have a constant, rolling list of things I want to do or add, but it’s also good to just sit in contentment every once in a while and share progress – so it felt like time for this […]
I haven’t been able to blog as much as I might’ve liked in the past week or so because I’ve been pretty busy with work and preparing for our first Hawaii guests! Christian’s family will be visiting us this week, and we really want to make sure we have everything we need to make their […]
I never imagined myself as an “army wife.”
I did imagine myself as a famous actress, singer, a princess (or duchess, as Kate Middleton prefers to be called), and a whole number of other things that might be a wee bit unlikely.. A wife, sure.
I wouldn’t claim to be the best at much in life – I have a few talents and quite a few more “needs improvement” areas – but I think I’d be at least tied for first when it comes to procrastination. I have lost valuable hours to the following: – Youtube karaoke (Unfortunately, yes. Think […]
Sweet home Hawaii. This weekend was definitely the quintessential island kind. We kayaked, swam in the ocean, went on adventures, met this sweet local pup, rode around in our jeep with the top down, went to my new favorite bakery and just soaked up the sunshine. I don’t think I even once put on a […]