Maui Birthdaycation: Day 1

Aloha, aloha! If you didn’t catch this post, check it now to read about how I’m recapping my recent trip to Maui! Today I’m jumping into our first full day on the island. Date: Tuesday January 3rd Itinerary: Coffee &  sunrise, breakfast at Kihei Caffe, grocery shopping, beach time, lunch, more beach/lounge time, and BBQ dinner… [Read More]

Maui Birthdaycation: Travel Day

A L O H A ! I mentioned in my last post how I started the year with a birthday trip to Maui, and today I’m going to start sharing my travel diary of all that we did! Here’s a quick overview of Day 1: Date: Monday, January 2nd Itinerary: Drive to Seattle, fly out at 5:15pm,… [Read More]

Hello 2017

Hello! I’m so excited for this year. I’m sure I feel that way about every year, but this one has especially gotten off to an amazing start. I celebrated my birthday (January 10th) on Maui with my best friends and my husband, and I had such a wonderful time. I loved trading in our single-digit… [Read More]

Girls Weekend 2016

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

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

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

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]