Girls Weekend 2016

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At the beginning of this month I had a reunion with three of my besties, and it was faaaabulous. We rented a condo in Leavenworth for the weekend and had a blast. We had an impromptu baby shower for the preggo of the group, ate at some great local spots, visited a nutcracker museum, floated… [Read More]

Camping at Alta Lake

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Hey there! I’m back from my blog hiatus! I’ve been MIA because of – well, LIFE. This has been such a busy year, but a good one, and I’m so glad to be back at the keyboard. How is your summer going? Mine has been pretty fab – I plan to tell you all about… [Read More]

Maui – Day 10


It’s finally here… the final installment of my Maui vacation!  I sure do miss the palm trees blowing in the breeze, and the stunning Pacific Ocean around every corner. Sigh. On our last day we had breakfast, bonded with some flamingos, explored more of the west side of the island, did some final souvenir shopping downtown… [Read More]

Maui – Day 9

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Our ninth day started with mimosas at breakfast – (I love vacation.) We walked to Whaler’s Village to do a little shopping (and eat a little ice cream). Then it was back to our resort for beach time and drinks and snacks by the pool. It was so warm and relaxing and perfect. When we felt hungry… [Read More]

Maui – Day 8


I’m winding down my Maui trip recap here, with day 8! (Only two days left after this one!) We started our day super early again, leaving our resort at 6:15 am to drive to the harbor for our snorkel tour. We did a tour through the Pacific Whale Foundation which took us to Molokini Crater… [Read More]

Maui – Day 7


I’m going to apologize right now for the length of this post… Our seventh day on Maui was Friday February 19th – the day we drove the road to Hana. (Hence the bajillion pictures.) We woke up early, grabbed breakfast at our hotel (which was a buffet breakfast included in our package – it was… [Read More]

Maui – Day 6

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The second half of our Maui trip started on our sixth day on the island. We woke up super early (4 am!!!), loaded up the car, and headed to the summit of Mt. Haleakala for the sunrise. It was a good two hour drive and we were FREEZING even in our coats, but it was… [Read More]

Maui – Day 5


Wednesday, February 17th was our fifth day on Maui and our last night at the Lahaina house. My day consisted of the best pineapple ever, strong coffee and amazing banana bread at Leoda’s, beach time, paddle boarding for the first time, and swimming in the warm ocean. After getting ready for dinner back at the… [Read More]

Maui – Day 4

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Our fourth day on Maui was the wedding day – Tuesday, February 16th. Marty and I went to breakfast at Leoda’s – a really cute little spot that we’d driven by multiple times. I’m so glad we went here, the food was really good and I loved the atmosphere. Plus, delicious strong coffee. Win. After… [Read More]

Maui – Day 3


Our third day in Maui was Monday, February 15th – the day before the wedding. We woke up and immediately made a Starbucks run – bringing our coffees back to the Lahaina house to sip on by the pool. (My first iced coffee since last summer!!) For the first half of the day, the girls… [Read More]