Hau'oli makahiki hou! It's hard to believe that 2022 is here, when my mind seems to be caught in 2020, my heart still grieving this worldwide pandemic and how it's acutely changed our lives in ways both small and large. Seen and unseen. My little boy put it quite well, unbeknownst to him, when he… Continue reading Beach Days
Our weekends lately have looked a lot like this: Wake up before 6 a.m. to kids careening through our bedroom door + jumping on the bed. 2. Pack lots of snacks, water bottles, towels, sunscreen, floaties, swimmies + load up the car. 3. Drive to the beach for an epic morning adventure as a family.… Continue reading Mornings at the Beach
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!
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
It's official: I'm no longer completely ignorant when it comes to sewing. Cue applause. Honest to goodness, I can no longer tell people that I have no clue how to thread a needle. Or sew a button. Or rip up seams. I'm actually becoming a pro-seam-ripper (lol), which is not to be confused with "seam-stress"… Continue reading Learning to Sew