Maui No Ka Oi

April 2nd, 2013

Oh, just editing these pictures makes me miss Maui so much. *sigh* After our three days in Oahu on spring break we island hopped to Maui for another four days of bliss. “Maui No Ka Oi” in Hawaiian means “Maui is the best” and it’s a phrase tossed around by Maui residents a lot – they take pride in the beauty and community of their island. 

We love Oahu, Kauai, and the Big Island too, each has its own unique beauty, yet we find ourselves returning to Maui the most because for us it offers everything we want to do, see, and taste when in Hawaii.       

beach in maui

Here’s a glimpse of our four days in Maui and some of the favorite places we’ve come to love over the years in this beautiful destination.    

        

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April 1st, 2013

Happy Monday everyone, hope you had a lovely Easter weekend! We managed to squeeze in an egg hunt just before it started to rain, and Matt grilled seasoned lamb chops for dinner under the umbrella, but because of the raindrops it was nice quiet day for us. Today is a rare Monday ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ post but it’s been a few weeks, so Amanda and I again gathered up our favorites, enjoy these inspiring spaces, projects, and ideas!       

I loved reading the story behind this creative home office makeover designed by Stephen Saint Onge at Designer Dad. 

home office designer dad

   

This big girl room at Lily Pad Cottage is filled with colorful sweet touches.

girls room lilypadcottage

    

Miss Mustard Seed transformed her inviting kitchen and documented the process over the years with a recent reveal of the new space, gorgeous!

mms kitchen

     

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