Baby Update – 1st & 2nd Trimester

Hey guys this is the latest update in our pregnancy since my blog post WE’RE PREGNANT. On August 15th 2018 we switched hospitals because we were told that we would be needing to go to doctors appointments more frequently now that we’re pregnant and it was also our 8 weeks appointment for us. We learned…

Niagara Falls

During Veterans Day weekend hubby wanted to cross off an adventure from his bucket list so we headed to Niagara Falls (Canada and New York). We were lucky enough to be there when The International Fireworks Competition was being held, also known as the Cascades of Fire. We stayed at DoubleTree Niagara Falls, once again…

Let’s Talk Hawaiian #13

This post will have something to do with the month of December!   MERRY CHRISTMAS – MELE KALIKIMAKA I wanted to have this translation early for you guys so you’ll know it before Christmas comes around and so you can use it! A few other words that will help you during this cold winter are:…

Big ‘ol 30ish

Hau’oli La Hanau Hubby, if yall don’t know what the means you better check out my blog post Let’s Talk Hawaiian #7. Yup he’s 30ish oh gosh where has the time gone. I was looking at some old pictures of us celebrating his birthday for the first time I think it was his 28th bday…

3yr Anni – Special kind of LOVE

For our 3 year anniversary, we didn’t do anything extravagant (we did exchange gifts and cards of course) because we were at the beginning of our pregnancy and I wasn’t up to do much. Although my hubby made it really special and got me some flowers and a beautiful balloon. He also ordered some pizza…

Strong Bonds 2018 #2

Hey guys! So this weekend was great, from the title of this blog post we attended our 2nd event of Strong Bonds 2018 in Annapolis, Maryland. Overall it was great, my hubby and I love learning different ways to express ourselves and even meeting other couples as well. The topic of this event was “The…

Let’s Talk Hawaiian #13

Aloha readers I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!!! Today I’ll be sharing with y’all…yup you guessed it…. HAPPY THANKSGIVING: Hau’oli Lā Ho’omaika’i Hope y’all ate just as much as we did! Check out my last post Thanksgiving 2018. Me ke aloha -SIMPLY SHANA

Thanksgiving 2018

This year for Thanksgiving we decided to stay at home and prepare our very own Thanksgiving feast for the first time. Last year we visited New York City for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade (see my previous blog post). It was lots of fun for hubby and I to cook together some of the main Thanksgiving…

Oktoberfest at Ft. Belvoir

This October we had a chance to make it to Ft. Belvoir for their Oktoberfest. At this Oktoberfest it was extra kid friendly which was so awesome. They did have great beers that Brian enjoyed as well, but most of the event was full of fun rides for the kids. The last Oktoberfest (previous blog…

We’re Pregnant

Another reason why I haven’t been blogging so much is because…duh from the title of this post “WE’RE PREGNANT”. So lets rewind to when we found out…back in July (07/16/18 to be exact) we took a pregnancy test because of a missed period (tmi to some peeps, but get over it-that’s life). It came out…