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Babysitting Exchange

We have always paid for a baby sitter since Klai was 6 months old. And now that we have 4 kids & going on a decent date takes atleast 4 hours..that means shelling out a pretty penny. So lately we have sacrificed going on dates for other needs. But that means I am grouchy. I […]
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Tweet Tweet

We (us and our store) have now entered the world of TWITTER. Do you Tweet?
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Hamana Kalili "Shaka Man" memorial

Hamana Kalili had his three middle fingers cut off in the Sugar mill. Then when they started doing the Hukilau at the beach for tourists to raise $$ to build a new chapel, Hamana dressed up as King Kamehameha and they did a hukilau. He would wave at the tourists with his right hand and […]
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Birds & Butterflies

Rykel & Klai were playing out in back & I hear them running in towards the back bedroom where we are at. And with great excitement they are screaming: "Look Mom BUTTERFLIES!!" "and there's TWO of them." So after examination...she is correct there are two of them. And they are stuck together..hmmmm I wonder why? […]
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WYATT is SOOO BIG

Shanda, my fabulous SISTER-in-law did this with her first kid & then with Klai & it just stuck. Whenever the kid sticks his arms up we say SSSSOOOOOOOOOO BIG! WYATT LOVES THIS GAME!! We finally got a good shot of his 4 teeth...and he grinds them."HEY mom, what's that toy you're playing with?!" My baby […]
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Happy Days are Here again

There is something about a sleeping baby. No matter how upset the day can be....a sleeping kid/baby just makes me smile. And when they wake up they will be happy again...its like a good rain it makes the earth new again. And so it is with a nap...it makes the little ones happy again. Shouldn't […]
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Great day turns....

We had a full day......but this GREAT day turned.........................not so great. How do you keep up the patience & energy for your family?
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4th of July Events

As part of 4th of July we like to decorate shirts. The kids ALWAYS love to paint. So the Nortons & Allreds joined our activity. We couldn't help posing & being crazy. Shae finally got some boy time. We had to flex some muscle. We then attended the 4th wards Block Party. We loved being […]
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Klai's Day

Klai's Birthday was a family event. We played many games: spin the toe-nail polish, sack races, obstacle course races. We went to the beach once & then Jase just took Klai again to have "special DAD" time. It was a fun eventful day. It ended of course with Cake & Ice Cream & a Barbie […]
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Rice

When do I get to stop picking up sticky rice off the floor after our meals.....? I hate sweeping RICE.
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A Birthday DATE & blessings from Heaven

We decided this year with Klai that we would NOT have a birthday party with friends, just a family party. So she thought that a date with Mom & Dad would be part of her gift/party. As her birthday is approaching we quickly decided that today was the perfect day to go out. So as […]
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Pre-4th of July Bike Parade

Playgroup 4th of July Bike Parade It was fun meeting with some friends & then biking around the block. We yelled Happy 4th & someone even gave us a bag of treats...so nice..(but aren't we supposed to throw candy?!!) Rykel is camera shy. What a BLAST!
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