Aloha Friends! Man, did summer fly by or what!? And how are you? Refreshed? Worn out? Ready for a new season ahead? I want to hear, so please don't forget to make it to the bottom and leave me a little update! (That's part of the deal with coffee dates! ) I'm excited to catch up on
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
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
5 Tips for avoiding Mother's Day Disappointment Aloha Friends! So...I was not planning to publish this post again this year. Since I wrote it a couple of years ago, and shared it again last year, I thought I'd take a year off. :) But the Today Show Site just published it on their
I recently came across this post from 3 (short) years ago, and with Mother's Day right around the corner, I couldn't help but think HOW MUCH we moms could use this right now. I mean, really. Because if there is one thing I've learned in my nearly 19 years of being a mom it is this: PLAN AHEAD.
Hey Friends! I'm away in Tahiti this week while Luke competes in a Pro Jr. Surf Contest. (And yes, these are the times I'm glad my son chose to be a surfer.) I'll be sharing some updates on Facebook and Instagram, but I'm not counting on a whole lot of internet service while I'm away. But just