I don't know about the rest of you, but in the heat of summer, cooking is just not high on my priority list. Who wants to think about a hot stove when you feel like you live in a hot stove? We've been eating a lot of quinoa salads, yummy burrito bowls, and anything that can go on the
Today I am sharing a favorite marriage post from the archives. This was originally written in 2013 (have I really been blogging that long!?) and I have re-shared it once in the past. But I love it, and I personally need this reminder at least every three years, so I thought a few of you might
Our family has had more than our fair share of roundtables on the topic of social media. It's not an easy topic, and whether or not your family is on social media, we can all agree it's complicated. Social media is still so new, relatively speaking. We know a lot about it. But not everything.
My first morning back from my 5-week trip to California, I did an Instagram/Facebook post sharing the morning view from my living room in Hawaii... ^^ deck reconstruction (still) in progress... ;) Along with the photo, I shared this caption: When we are on the mainland, the conversation
Hi Friends! I'm just barely back from nearly five weeks in California. It was such a fantastic trip, with some great surf, (Luke had some great heats, and took 2nd place in the National Air competition! :)) and a thousand more memories made. While I unpack suitcases and hug my boys a repeatedly
Hey Friends! I'm touching bases from Southern California where I am over half way through my 5-week trip. It has continued to be a sweet mix of speaking events, surf contests, time with friends and some fun adventures that we don't get in Hawaii. Dave and Levi have joined Luke and I now, so it's
I seem to have a pretty good sample for a study on birth order... Josiah, 15 (below, left), Jonah (on the right, below,) 13, and Luke (center, below) almost 11. Levi, who arrived six and half years later, throws me for a bit of a loop. I always say he must fall somewhere between a first
Aloha Friends! Luke and I are all settled here in San Clemente, Ca., gearing up for a weekend surf contest (Luke) and a series of speaking engagements (me. :) ) If you happen to be in Orange Country, check THIS POST for a list of speaking times and locations, with links for more info! Before