Learning to Sew

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

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

We've been baking up a storm at our little cottage, with Ken and the kids helping me to hand deliver cookie tins + baskets + mounds of treat-filled plates to our neighbors, friends + family. I'm not sure how many dozens of cookies we've baked or giant butter blocks we've burned through, but I'm reaching… Continue reading It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Maui Family Photos at the Beach

Kristy Deer Photography blessed us with the sweetest family photos. She pulled my name in her Mother's Day Giveaway back in May + this past week, she + her family met us at the beach for this super fun, windy + wild photoshoot. Speaking of wild, have you ever tried to take photos with three… Continue reading Maui Family Photos at the Beach

Meet the Newest VW Bus: Gingerbread 2020

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 Small Things

“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” - Mother Teresa  Our 500-square-feet of house is strewn with toys, books, crayons, art projects, misplaced snacks, and half-clean laundry that was used to build forts and dress up costumes before being safely tucked into their drawers in time. It’s bad.… Continue reading The Small Things