Monday, May 24, 2010

hawai'i

hawaii was...perfect.

lots and lots of words just won't do it justice, so i'll leave it to pictures. i'm happy to report i have a nice, brown tan to remember it by. and now i look 100% like leah's nanny. no one will ever believe she's mine.

my only two negative thoughts are one: the disgusting salt water that made me want to puke. but that problem was easily resolved by lounging on the sand and reading. and two: the mean, mean things humidity and salt did to my ever expanding hair. i felt like monica gellar in barbados. and no, i'm not too proud to post a snippet of a picture below. wow.

and other than that, i have only positive, incredible, happy, wonderful, perfect things to say about our getaway.

and now, in pictures from a to z, hawaii was...


21 comments:

AJ said...

You're pictures are so fun! My mouth is watering just thinking of the delicious shrimp from those shrimp trucks. So fun, so jealous.

Heather said...

Looks like a blast, so jealous you had a wonderful getaway. Yeah humidity does great things to my hair too, so when you see my hair in just a ponytail for the next 3 months you know why :) I wish I had a nice brown tan!

Julia Wade said...

congrats on the tan, mare. :) seriously so jealous. i cannot get enough of your posts. you really are fabulous. see you in three weeks! eek!!

Karen Hauley said...

You may never know how happy I am that you and rynit had a chance to really get away from it all. What a great escape! Love the pictures. Love the tan and the frizz and the sun and the water. Love you two.

Erica said...

ok stop being so darn clever! love this!! love the pics, you are just annoyingly talented and now annoyingly tan!
looks like a seriously awesome time! welcome back!

whitney said...

looks amazing! i'm jealous... ben and i need a getaway like that. :) it's great you guys had such an awesome time!

thebakerbook said...

Maren i loved this post. It made hot, cold, hungry and tired.

Kristen said...

Holy tan! I'm so jealous. Looks like you guys had a blast. I'm sure Leah missed her mommy!

Jen said...

Cute post. :-) I'm so glad you had loads of fun, relaxation and yummy food. We're going in August and very much looking forward to it!

Molly said...

Ooh! Love the A to Z stuff. Gosh, I wish I could come up with stuff like that. Instead I will just copy you. Copy, copy, copy.

Makes me want to go to Hawaii. Snorkeling sounds absolutely lovely right now.

Jessica M said...

I love the way you did this post! The pictures look great and I am completely jealous of what looks like a fabulous vacation.

Kim said...

Awesome post--what a great trip!

ed and kelli said...

i already told you what i like about these pictures.. i miss it so much there that i keep going back to look at them and i also love that you visited gov docs... you nerd:) ps ryan looks like a lobster:)

carolee said...

Fun!!! Hawaii might just be my most favorite place ever. Lucky you to be so tan! I'd be a lobster like Ryan. :)

Baldersons said...

Jealous...looks so fun!

dani said...

so fun. I LOVE picture u. I may just steal it and set it as Chris' computer background. :)

Dyan said...

What a fun vacation! Loved the photographs. Also, will you please come and dress me? I love your clothes...

Jenny said...

How completely and perfectly fun! Love the pictures

Porters said...

good for you guys! I am glad you got to go and have a vacation...

jamie said...

glad you had such a fabulous time. loved your yellow cover-up!

JAZKK Low said...

I LOVED THIS POST!!! I am so glad (and jealous!) that you got to go to Hawaii!! Looks like the only thing that would have made it better would have been if we were with you!! :) I love BYU Hawaii and miss it so much! I totally know what you mean about the hair. YOurs looks great in all of the pics, but I totally remember getting ready, NEVER blow drying because you'd be SO hot by the end and sweating like crazy, and the once in a while when you did it was such a poof ball still! This was before the wonder of straighteners...Anyway,soon, like in the next few years, I hope to have my own Hawaiian Alphabet to post! Maren, you rock! Hope you know that.