Doing the Hawaii Big Island the right way with kids! Part 1 – Kailua-Kona & Pukao

As fall approaches and I am already craving warmer weather, I revisit our most recent Hawaii trip to the Big Island! This is part one (of 2) featuring the Kona side of the island. I also included some tips on gear we brought with that made our trip with kids that much easier.

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Twelve fun things to do when visiting Roche Harbor

Roche Harbor is such a secluded and beautiful place in the Northwest that not many have been. If you haven’t visited, this post is to inspire you! There is so much to do from enjoying wildlife and scenery, to eating, and even relaxing at the spa. All the deets are right here for you!

My all-time favorite items for traveling with a baby!

Living across the country from my family and where I grew up naturally puts me in a position to do lots of traveling. Since having kids the amount of travel I do has significantly increased... my daughters are the only grandbabies on my side of the family so I can't keep them hostage here on the west coast! With my first child we didn't muster up the courage to make our first cross-country pilgrimage until she was 8 months old. With our second, it was at 2 months! Here are some of my favorite items that made the whole process that much easier. What I consider travel essentials if you are a parent traveling with a baby!

Our first trip to Oahu… my Top 5 Things I suggest you do when visiting this Hawaiian island!

Oahu is a magical place, and there is so much to take in and do while you are there... it is hard to even know where to start! To make things easy for you, here are my Top 5 suggestions to give a try on your next trip to the beautiful Hawaiian island. Did someone say poke?

What to do With Only Four Hours to Tourist in Seattle

Being an East Coast transplant in Seattle, I get visitors out here a lot. Whether it is my sister coming to visit for the weekend, or a friend from high school only passing through on a layover to Hawaii San Francisco, taking people touristing is a pretty normal part of my life. The good part doing …

How to pack your family for a trip to Hawaii!

Travel as a family sure isn't easy. There is SO MUCH to remeber to pack, unexpected things you need to be prepared for, and of course there is always something you didnt think of that you end up learning the hard way! Packing our family for an upcoming Hawaii trip, I thought I would make a list of some of the things I consider essential to help families with packing for their future beach vacations. Bon Voyage!

November Monthly Recap & 12 Days of Christmas Blog Challenge!

November was a whirlwind for us, which is a little sad for me as it is a month I like to slow down for and enjoy. That being said, I am thrilled December is here, as Christmas is my absolute favorite time of year! I have tons of fun posts coming up, in addition to a 12 Days of Christmas Blogging Challenge I created! Anyone who wants to participate is welcome 🙂

Sometimes you just need to get away to remind yourself how lucky you are

I am sure you have heard a million people tell you that parenting is hard, and it is. But the truth is, sometimes life itself is hard, no assistance needed. I am sure that no one reading this has a perfect life, and Im not the only one that has ran into times where life …