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Visiting Kauai, HI soon? These are the must-see spots on Kauai! Breathtaking views, lush local scenery and fun adventures to make the most of your trip.

10 Must-See Spots on Kauai

Visiting Kauai, HI soon? These are the must-see spots on Kauai! Breathtaking views, lush local scenery and fun adventures to make the most of your trip.

Do you ever get home from a vacation and find yourself constantly looking back at your photos and reminiscing about all of the fun things you did? Yeah, that’s what I’ve been preoccupied with since the minute we got home from Kauai. Actually, I think I was looking back at our photos on the plane, so I barely even made it home first! Is it possible to be homesick for a place where you don’t actually live??

I asked recently on Instagram if you’d like to see some travel posts about our trip, and the resounding answer was yes! So today I’m taking a break from my usual home- and craft-related projects to share 10 of our favorite, must-see spots on Kauai, HI!

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We're upgrading our front door from builder-grade to custom made! Why? It better suits our personal style and will add loads of curb appeal to our home!

Why We’re Upgrading Our Front Door

We're swapping out our builder-grade door for a new, customized front door. Why? It better suits our personal style and will add loads of curb appeal!

Thank you to Champion for sponsoring this post. All content and opinions expressed here are my own. Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

If you’ve been a blog reader for a while, you may remember a post a shared several years ago on the upgrades we chose to make when we built our home and why we chose these particular items. (If you haven’t seen it, check it out here). When we built, we focused our upgrades on our home’s interior and didn’t make many changes to the exterior. But now that we’ve lived here for five years, we’re turning more of our attention to our home’s exterior and specifically, to upgrading our front door.

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Make her Mother's Day special with a handmade gift! Check out these easy homemade DIY Mother's Day Gift Ideas - simple, last minute gift ideas for mom!

DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – Merry Monday #153

Make her Mother's Day special with a handmade gift! Check out these easy homemade DIY Mother's Day Gift Ideas - simple, last minute gift ideas for mom!

Hello, hello friends! First, I must apologize for the party being absent for the past couple of weeks—I’ve been traveling a lot between the SNAP Conference and celebrating my 10th wedding anniversary in Kauai. But now I’m home, getting back into my blogging groove and kicking off the week with 12 wonderful homemade DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas!

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We love our Nest Protect! We recently installed one - it's easy to do yourself and gives us plenty of peace of mind that our home is safe and secure.

Why We Love Our Nest Protect

We love our Nest Protect! We recently installed one - it's easy to do yourself and gives us plenty of peace of mind that our home is safe and secure.

This post is not sponsored, we just love our Nest Protect!

I always say you know you’ve reached adulthood when you get excited about receiving kitchen appliances, tools, etc, as gifts. We must really be adults now because we are pretty excited about our Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide detector. Well, I should say that the hubs is a bit more excited than me—he should be the one sharing this post, but he leaves the writing to me 🙂

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