Has it already been a week since I was sitting on my bed with my laptop in front of me, trying to find the words to express my feelings on returning to work? If you haven’t seen my instagram post a few days ago, I survived my first week back and Rylie handled it like a champ 🙂 I have to add this again because I really mean it when I say I APPRECIATE each and every person who reached out to me with advice and encouragement during that transition. It is amazing to know how much mothers will come together no matter what it is. I’m so happy to have some “mommy friends” through social media since not many of my friends have babies or the ones that do have, live in a different state. Mothers UNITE! ❤
Speaking of mamas in different states…one of my closest friends, Kelsie, and her adorable baby girl, Khloe, booked a quick trip to Hawaii this weekend! We were so fortunate to have been able to spend the day with them and finally have our babies meet. Kelsie and I have been friends for 10 years now, and we have literally been through everything together. From that awkward, trying-to-find-ourselves point in life, to going through pregnancy, and now entering motherhood together, we have definitely come a long way. We always jokingly talked about having babies at the same time or at least close in age and I can’t believe that it actually happened. Although we now live in different states, we are determined to make sure that our girls will grow up knowing each other (and go on lots of Disneyland trips together) 🙂
We finally found some time to meet up with one of my besties, Sherilyn, and decided to check out a new juice bar called Juicd Life. It is located on the second floor of the Salt at Kakaako complex in Honolulu. We saw on yelp that they served acai out of a real coconut bowl and wanted to try it (not gonna lie, we mainly wanted a cute picture lol). But unfortunately, they weren’t doing coconut bowls this day so we left to get one of my most favorite sweet treats ever, a Pressed Juicery freeze! Guys, if you haven’t tried this yet you need to get there asap. Pressed Juicery is another juice bar that serves juices, cleanses, shots, and the crazy good freeze. I absolutely love chocolate so I’ve only been getting the chocolate freeze, but hear the other flavors are just as good. The freeze is a soft-serve that is completely 100% healthy and doesn’t taste it at all. You are able to get any or all toppings they have. My go-to’s are the almond butter, cacao drizzle, fruits, chia seeds, granola, and coconut shavings. The small size is pretty small so I would suggest getting the larger size because trust me, once you finish your freeze you’re going to be wanting more 😉
Here’s a picture of our chocolate freeze, and a snoozing, squishy face Rylie ❤
After Pressed Juicery, we hung out and did some cardio (shopping) at the mall, took a bunch of “wall” pics, and ran into my parents and sister. It was so nice to get out of the house and spend some quality girl time. When you’re a mama, I think its really important to allow yourself this because we mama’s work so hard raising our littles 🙂
Rylie and Aunty Sherbear
Rylie and Aunty Jaci (My Sister)
Parking Structure Views
Can we just talk about Rylie’s face/pose in each of these pics. Haha they show her silly personality precisely.
Hope everyone had a great weekend and is enjoying their Sunday!