80s pop radio is blasting in the background as I upload these photos of our new cottage garden reveal. It's inspiring + uplifting, nostalgic + harmonious setting my life + garden to music. Reliving the past while looking toward the future with hope + anticipation for good things. Such great things came out of the… Continue reading Our Maui Cottage Garden Reveal!
This year's Mother's Day was one for the books. Ken took me on our first-ever one-night getaway here on Maui without our kids since having kids. For some quick math, our eldest just turned 6 years old. Wild, right?! It's not that we haven't wanted this before, it's just never worked out to find childcare… Continue reading Our First Overnight Maui Getaway
While my children were happily making gingerbread men + women, stars, and Christmas trees the other day, I decided to try my hand at something a little more involved. I've always wanted a Volkswagen bus. They are cheery + nostalgic, things I want to feel especially after such a hard year. Here's hoping my husband… Continue reading Meet the Newest VW Bus: Gingerbread 2020
The brush slides down my freshly-washed hair with ease, thanks in part to the knock-off brand of hair serum I've been using that promises "easy to tame tangles" and "lustrous locks." I steal a glance at our bathroom's toothpaste-stained mirror, and pause to take in the image before me. Who is this girl? I think… Continue reading Comparison, the thief of joy
After an intense week of packing up our home in Eastern Washington and preparing our house to be listed for sale, we drove five hours to Seattle and hopped on a six-hour flight to Maui. Two kids (2 and under), 6 checked bags, 3 carry-on bags, one large double-stroller, two car seats - and lots… Continue reading We Made It To Maui!