Ever since Ken and I were first married, we've talked about how important community is to each of us, individually and collectively. We believe we were created to be in community, a place where real life happens. Where real relationship grows. Where authenticity + brokenness walk hand-in-hand. A place of freedom. Over the years, this… Continue reading Community
my sweet maui girl Hau'oli La Hanau, sweet Ruby! We had so much fun celebrating our precious girl this past Saturday, alongside close friends + family + our dear maui neighbors (most of whom are now fully vaccinated!) It felt like a long time coming, as we've missed having little parties with friends during the… Continue reading Happy Birthday Ruby!
I cannot believe that my first baby turns six years old tomorrow. My beautiful and strong Ruby Mahealani, a precious gem forged through fire. Six years ago today, I was admitted to the hospital for an induction since baby was nearly two weeks past her due date. I still remember shakily getting dressed that morning.… Continue reading My Eldest Turns 6 Tomorrow + Other Thoughts on Grief, Change and Growing Older
Under the vibrant mango tree, the kids climb our craggy rock wall. It is here that they tell stories they've dreamed up about pirates and princesses, dragons and flying, stormy seas and what heaven will look like. Below the shade of the wild ferns and giant monstera, they play hide and seek while the other… Continue reading Under the Mango Tree
Aloha + welcome to this week's 4th post! I feel like I'm on a roll with writing lately. Can't stop, won't stop. (But probably might stop and take a week or two off because that's typically how I write, lol. #Momlife.) Thank you all so much for using my free $50 Stitch Fix coupon code.… Continue reading Hawaiian Poi (Taro) Pancakes