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

Making Space to Grieve

“I sat with my anger long enough until she told me her real name was Grief.” There is an old shed at my family’s farm, next to the charming yet weathered plantation home that sits overlooking the taro fields, giant pummelo, towering avocado, tilting mango + verdant tropical flora that meanders throughout the property. At… Continue reading Making Space to Grieve

It’s been 2 years – Hey-Oh!

First off, I can't believe it's been nearly two years since I've hit "publish" on a blog post. Seriously, where did the time go? Something about having three kids back-to-back in 3.5 years has really affected me. My mind is a bit hazy at times + I'm often sleep-deprived. 😉 It's hard for me to… Continue reading It’s been 2 years – Hey-Oh!