Mo'orea sunrise
Budgeting, Finances, Travel

Fueling the Wanderlust

I want to fill you in on our recent adventure. This isn't another adventure crisscrossing the globe, but rather, an adventure that involves dipping our toes into the popular travel rewards pool. This adventure has rewarded us (pun intended) 🙂 with travel perks that have allowed us to continue the endless pursuit of our Bucket List adventures. Want to… Continue reading Fueling the Wanderlust



Last Thursday we celebrated Thanksgiving here in the U.S., and it couldn't have come at a better time. Being around my family for four days was incredible. We talked, played games, watched football, went shopping, indulged in delicious food, had many laughs, and just enjoyed each other's company. We all live pretty far from one another so being… Continue reading Thankful

Hawaii, Inspiration, Travel


It's been quiet around the blog for a few weeks, and truth be told, it's been quiet around my house as well. I've had some blog posts prepared, but it just didn't feel right to share them during this time of uncertainty. I couldn't bring myself to pretend that everything was okay when it wasn't. While things… Continue reading Quiet

Big Island, Hawaii, Kauai, Travel

The Real World

Well the bags are unpacked, the laundry is cleaned and put away, the dogs have been showered with constant attention and hugs, and dinner has been made in my beautiful kitchen (technically we grilled on the back patio, but I prepared it all in the kitchen, so that counts, right?). I guess it's official: the… Continue reading The Real World

Favorites, Hawaii, Inspiration, Maui, Travel

The Road to Hana: An Unforgettable Sunset

Slightly tired from our amazing hike, and with only a couple of hours until sundown we began our drive along the backside of Haleakala. Most visitors turn around after the Seven Sacred Pools, so it was intriguing to me to see a place that most don't see during their visit. From my research, I knew… Continue reading The Road to Hana: An Unforgettable Sunset