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Kai’s First Birthday Party

camping themed birthday party

And just like that, Kai turned one.

First birthday parties in Hawaii are a big deal, so naturally we threw a huge party for our friends and family. Somewhere along the lines we decided on a camping-themed party, and went all-out making decorations (most of which we never got photos of during the party, whoops!). We served chili and cornbread, smore’s mix, and of course, cake! Continue reading


Baby Essentials: 3-6 months

3-6 months baby essentials

I know it’s totally cliche, but I can’t believe how quickly Kai is growing up. He’s now 11 months (yup, E L E V E N), and it’s somewhat mind-blowing to think that we’ll have a walking, talking one-year old shortly. Eek!

When Kai was still a newborn, I rounded up a list of all our most-used newborn baby essentials. Since then I’ve shared the list with many of my new-momma friends. But now that we’re pretty far past that stage and in a totally different place as parents (feeling more confident and having more fun too, might I add), I thought it’d be helpful to share some of the other essential baby items we couldn’t have lived without. The 3-6 (ish) month necessities are listed below. I know, I know… I’m constantly playing catch up. Story of my life now, guys. Continue reading