Jammy Toast and Hot Coffee

It's just past 6 a.m. this Thursday morning as I sit down with my strawberry jam toast, the glossy butter layer melting into all the bits and crevices of my sliced sourdough. Jammy sweet and salty, warm and comforting, the perfect accompaniment to my in-process cup of hot coffee. As I sit down at our… Continue reading Jammy Toast and Hot Coffee

Pina Colada Birthday Cake

“She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that’s best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes” -Lord Byron One of my favorite poems Ken first recited to me some 14 years ago, words I’ve carried on my heart all these years. Words that came rushing back… Continue reading Pina Colada Birthday Cake

Kula Pumpkin Patch

Yesterday my husband was able to take a vacation day (what a treat!) so we headed out early as a family with my cousins (who just moved here, yay!!) to the Kula Country Farms Pumpkin Patch! The weather finally cleared up to reveal sunshine with cooler upcountry temps after a week of nonstop heavy rains.… Continue reading Kula Pumpkin Patch

We Moved In (to our homebuild)!

We officially passed inspection on our homebuild and moved in this past week. It's incredible! The house my husband built mostly himself from the ground up! In time, we will build a garage and upstairs but for now, we are slowly settling in to the downstairs and making it our own. Yes, our home is… Continue reading We Moved In (to our homebuild)!

12th Anniversary

Last weekend, Ken and I celebrated our 12th wedding anniversary. It was definitely a memorable day as we took our son to the ER for an eye injury after a fall. Praise God he can see and is healing well! Thank you so much for praying for us. It's been a full week over here… Continue reading 12th Anniversary