2015 Northwest Bridal Showcase

Kiwi and Hope, Northwest Bridal Show 2015, Private Label Bridal, Kenneth Winston

This weekend I had the opportunity to be in a bridal fashion show. A few weeks ago I saw that Private Label Bridal needed a few more models for the Northwest Bridal Showcase. It all started out with me seeing on Facebook that Private Label Bridal was in need of a few models for their […]

Jane Austen 2015

I have to confess, I have a minor obsession with the movie Pride and Prejudice and for the longest time. After watching the Pride and Prejudice with Keira Knightley multiple times I decided I wanted to read all of Jane Austen’s novels. For whatever reason I have put it off reading Jane Austen’s books for the […]

Christmas 2014

Hi Friends! I hope you all had a great Christmas. There were a few times I wanted to go hide in a dark closet (I needed introvert time), but overall things went great. We started off Christmas celebrations with church on Christmas Eve and then we went to Mike’s brother’s house to celebrate Christmas with […]

Sevenly CAUSEBOX Winter 2014


I am really excited to share with you the first every CAUSEBOX by Sevenly. The CAUSEBOX costs $50 and is shipped every 3 months. Each box is full of at last $150 with of items from companies that give back. Each CAUSEBOX gives $7 to a charity that Sevenly already works with. I choose Show […]

Shop Update

Kiwi and Hope Shop, Kiwi and Hope

I was reading my Bible looking for verses related to adoption and I rediscovered Deuteronomy 10: 18, “He executes justice for the fatherless and the widow, and love the sojourner, giving him food and clothing.” and then I read down a few verses and came to Deuteronomy 10:20, “… You shall serve him and hold […]

Getting Caught Up

The holidays are a really hard time for me. I don’t have a ton of great memories surrounding the holidays. My parents are divorced and the things I remember involve me getting shuttled between two different families. Trust me, I had great holiday memories, but it is really hard for me to remember the positive […]

How to Support Orphans at Christmastime

One of my favorite parts about Christmas is giving. I love thinking about what a person might want to receive and often times have a really hard time waiting for Christmas to come for people to open their gift (just ask Mike). I really like buying gifts that have a story behind it. Giving a […]