A Visit to the Maui Strawberry Patch

Each year Kula Country Farms hosts a lovely U-pick strawberry patch in the late spring/early summer and an epic pumpkin patch in the fall. This is the second year I've brought all three kiddos by myself and it always feels like such a big accomplishment to get all three kids dressed, packed for the day… Continue reading A Visit to the Maui Strawberry Patch

Sunday Doughnuts in the Garden

My son loves doughnuts. It might be his very favorite treat in the whole wide world. He asks for them regularly, and I try to make them for him and the girls every few months. Together, the kids and I will mix up a double or triple batch of homemade dough and then take platefuls… Continue reading Sunday Doughnuts in the Garden

To All The Mothers In My Life

To All the Mothers in my Life, Thank you. Thank you for showing up for me, and loving me so well all these years. Thank you for teaching me how to be a mother myself, how to place my family as a priority, how to cook and how to do laundry, and how to be… Continue reading To All The Mothers In My Life

Blueberry-Orange Scones and the Joy of Reading

My eldest gently pressed and plopped giant blueberries into our super cold scone dough the other day, as we prepped a little picnic complete with orange butter and fresh fruits. Our midmorning snack out in the yard, while Daddy worked away at his patio desk, peeking out from time to time at the makeshift scene… Continue reading Blueberry-Orange Scones and the Joy of Reading

Community

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