Edible Flower Cake

Snapdragons, Marigolds, Egyptian Star, Bachelor's Button, Basil Blossom, Sweet William + a few other edible delights tucked into soft pockets of lemony buttercream atop my newest bake: a lemon-yogurt flower cake I made with my sweet kiddos in celebration of summer! I've always wanted to decorate a cake like this - full of edible florals… Continue reading Edible Flower Cake

Father’s Day 2021

Hot gravy smeared over fresh biscuits, baked eggs, breakfast potatoes, lemony kale salad + crisp fruit slices. Plates full, table full. It was a delight hosting breakfast in our new garden area with my husband and kids, my Dad, my sister and her husband. Together for Father's Day. What a treat! I'm so grateful for… Continue reading Father’s Day 2021

The Weight of Hard

Tucked into a corner nook of my office, there's a big, cozy chair. It's just structured enough to feel safe and firm, while also lending the right amount of comfortable give. I really like this chair. It helps me feel secure, and grounded, especially when the world doesn't feel so safe. Huddled in its arms… Continue reading The Weight of Hard

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

Breaking Ground on our Maui Homebuild!

We officially broke ground on our home build this past week, and it is w-i-l-d. It's taken about three years to get this point, and can I just say that building our own house (mostly ourselves) is anything but glamorous. Ken and I considered starting our own YouTube channel but I'm not yet sure how… Continue reading Breaking Ground on our Maui Homebuild!