3/18/15

Things To Do on Kauai: Babymoon Edition

kauai babymoon

We started planning a “babymoon” weekend (aka an excuse for a romantic getaway before baby arrives) a few months back . Despite the fact that most pregnancy resources suggest traveling in the second trimester, week 34 was literally our only available time to go – and, we figured it was always better late than never.

We decided to spend our babymoon on the island of Kauai. It’s a very quick plane ride from Oahu should anything happen. Plus, Sam had never been to the island. On our list of things to do: only about a billion different types of activities including driving around the island, hiking, and of course, plenty of good eats. Continue reading

3/8/15

Kauai Babymoon {in iPhone photos}

Last weekend we managed to squeeze in a 2-day getaway to Kauai. Here’s a look at some of the highlights:

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2/22/15
Mango Margarita Cupcakes with Mango Lime Buttercream Frosting

Mango Margarita Cupcakes with Mango Lime Buttercream Frosting

It’s National Margarita Day, and you know what I’d be doing if I weren’t 33 weeks pregnant. But because margaritas are a pregnancy no-no, this year I had to get creative in order to join in on the celebration. I’ve[…] Continue reading

2/8/15
guava shortbread cookie

Guava Shortbread Cookies

You may have noticed that I love posting recipes for Valentine’s Day. I swear I’m not one of those lovey-dovey cheeseballs. But, I can’t help but get excited about a holiday that’s semi-revolved around sweets. Frankly, I can use all the[…] Continue reading

1/18/15
Hawaii Gender Reveal

Gender Reveal! It’s a …

Confession time. We’ve known the gender of our little one for over a month now. I know – I’ve been holding out on you! As much as I couldn’t wait to share the good news, I was consumed with a few[…] Continue reading

12/31/14
mocktail recipe roundup

Festive Mocktails

Okay you guys. I’d be lying if I said I was really excited to be the sober one this new year’s eve. It’s not that I’m a heavy drinker, but it’s no secret that I love a cocktail or two on[…] Continue reading

12/28/14
best of the blog 2014

Recipe Roundup 2014 {best of the blog}

Like most years, this one was full of highs and lows, all kinda blurred together. Like, finding out about our pregnancy – that was an emotional roller coaster. And moving to Hawaii. It was such an exciting job opportunity, and of course the[…] Continue reading

12/14/14
cranberry coconut smoothie

Cranberry Coconut Smoothie

Sam made me homemade ravioli on our 3rd date, and it pretty much sealed the deal. Gotta love a man that cooks, am I right?  Even though we both love to spend time in the kitchen, we each have our[…] Continue reading

12/1/14
no bake energy bites

Katie’s Raw Energy Bites

As you might imagine, there are a lot of truly magical things about living in Hawaii. The traffic is not one of them. Especially this time of year. It’s like the holidays come around and everyone decides to drive like maniacs. Man oh[…] Continue reading

11/24/14
hawaii dog quarantine

Lola’s Big Move

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been in Hawaii for 3 and a half months now. It’s even harder to believe that our long, drawn-out move isn’t wrapped up yet. But – the end is near. With one month left of[…] Continue reading