Blueberry-Orange Scones and the Joy of Reading

My eldest gently pressed and plopped giant blueberries into our super cold scone dough the other day, as we prepped a little picnic complete with orange butter and fresh fruits. Our midmorning snack out in the yard, while Daddy worked away at his patio desk, peeking out from time to time at the makeshift scene… Continue reading Blueberry-Orange Scones and the Joy of Reading

Our Maui Taro Farm

It's a unique blessing to be born + raised on the island of Maui. As a child, I had no idea how truly fortunate my family was in owning their own land which they cultivated with fields of kalo (taro), apple-banana, mango, coconut, papaya, breadfruit, starfruit, avocado, liliko'i, pummelo, and various herbs. On weekends, my… Continue reading Our Maui Taro Farm

We Made It To Maui!

After an intense week of packing up our home in Eastern Washington and preparing our house to be listed for sale, we drove five hours to Seattle and hopped on a six-hour flight to Maui. Two kids (2 and under), 6 checked bags, 3 carry-on bags, one large double-stroller, two car seats - and lots… Continue reading We Made It To Maui!