6 Things We Learned About Party Planning with Family

By | June 13th, 2017|Featured Guests|

My sister and I survived two family parties in two weeks! After deciding not to kill each other, we sat down and came up with six things we learned from party [...]

The Men Who Gave their Lives for Mine

By | May 29th, 2017|Seasonal|

Last year on Memorial Day, we gathered with friends to potluck. At one point, the host asked us to share in the group what significance this holiday held for us. I [...]

20 Family Theme Party Ideas

By | April 17th, 2017|Home Care|

Here are some fun ideas for parties you can throw that are totally family friendly and not particularly partial to gender preferences (i.e., mermaids vs. an ocean theme), and fun for [...]

Lumberjack Theme Party

By | April 16th, 2017|Seasonal|

I never thought I liked party planning. Then I learned to use Pinterest as a tool for inspiration instead of a standard of excellence. Sharing ideas is one of the main [...]

Lessons in Leadership: Valentines Edition

By | February 14th, 2017|Foundations, Parenting|

If you know anything about me, it may come at no surprise to you that my son is a list-maker. He makes a list of his chores, what he's going to [...]

20 Kid Friendly Activities on Oahu

By | December 9th, 2016|Seasonal, Travel|

Our kids are almost 7 and 8 so we are always on the lookout for places to take them. The easiest thing now that they're older is to get them [...]

Mother’s Day Memories

By | May 8th, 2016|Parenting, Seasonal|

I live 2,611 miles away from my Mom. Across one ocean and at least three major cities. It's true - I Googled it. I feel the distance more each time a [...]