40 on the Big Island

Is there anything better in the whole wide world than a surprise 40th birthday trip to HAWAII with your besties?  Micah hatched a plan to surprise Rachel foe her birthday. He very generously used his air miles to purchase our flights, and we stayed in their Condo in Kona. What a kind and thoughtful gift—for…

Hawaii Reunion

I’ve put off blogging about this trip, because once I do,  it’s going to feel like it’s really over.  And I hate that!  There really are no words that will do it justice because the magic was in the little moments that can’t be captured on paper.  Basking on beaches, reliving memories, making new ones,…

Pre and Post Christmas fun

Our Utah trip was a whirlwind of family, food, fun and head colds 🙂  Here are some of the  highlights: Halle and White reunited! Swimming with cousins at the Lehi Pool Throwing Kristin a surprise bridal shower at Harvest House at TG Point Going to Candlelight Christmas at This is the Place Heritage Park.  This…

Return to Oahu

I had been so excited for this vacation.  It’s been about 13 years since I stepped foot in Hawaii, and I have been eager to re-live my BYUH memories, and to share them with the kiddos.  Hurricane Ana threatened to ruin our trip, but luckily she took a turn away from the islands and our…