New York, New York

I’m off to New York for a week. I haven’t been back “home” since we moved in 2008. I have longed to be able to go back for a visit and I’m finally getting my wish! Along with a group of other bloggers, I’ll be attending a workshop with the editors of Better Homes and […]

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Tips for Making the Most of Local Food When You Travel

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Watermelon Otai For A Crowd

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Matsumoto Shave Ice.

For my whole life I’ve wanted to go to Hawaii.  It was such a lucky trip thanks to generous people in my husband’s family.  We needed a little break from our woes for a few days.  (Still no job.  Boo.) When I e-mailed Damaris and Hannah about places to eat while we were in Oahu, […]

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Malia’s Pasteles

Guys, are you sick of me reliving Hawaii yet?  I can’t believe what an impression Hawaii had on me.  I am thinking of every possible way to get back there as soon as possible.  Could I sell a kidney?  Could I sell a car? To live there would be so nice.  Anyone want to bankroll […]

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North Shore Farmer’s Market

Are you ready for more? I asked my husband to take a picture of me drinking a coconut.  I set up the camera, handed it to him, and in his words, started being sassy and seductive.  What can I say?  I love coconut water.  It just does something to me. :) We drove around Oahu […]

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Waianae Farmer’s Market

The sun is shining today, finally, but I still can’t help but wish I could have a few more days in Hawaii.  The weather was glorious. During our trip to Oahu, we spent a lot of time shopping.  You see, my husband sustained a big cut on his left knee while he was snorkeling on […]

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