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9/1/14

Baby’s First Birthday, Cowboy-style

kids cowboy belt

My family is split between Oahu and the Big Island. Although my new job brought me back to Oahu, I got to spend my first full weekend in Hawaii on the Big Island for my nephew’s first birthday party. In Hawaii, first birthdays are a big deal – and this one was no different. My sister invited about 100 guests of all ages to celebrate the cutest one-year-old I know. It was the ultimate cowboy-themed baby’s first luau. And before you start wondering how that combination came together, I’ll explain that my family lives up in the mountains, in an area that’s known  as paniolo (cowboy) country. See? Totally makes sense now. Continue reading