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Oct 17th

2018

Blue Bubble Creamery in Mililani

Hey everyone! Question: have any of you guys heard of ice cream rolls? I hadn’t either until a few weeks ago. A friend of mine was raving about an ice cream place down in Mililani and once I saw pictures of her delicious treats I knew I had to check it out! The place is called Blue Bubble Creamery. They

Oct 11th

2018

Family Fun at Pumpkin Patches on Oahu

Aloha everyone! My family and I love this time of year! One of our favorite family activities is spending a day at a pumpkin patch. There are two pumpkin patches on Oahu we frequent every year. The first is Waimanalo Country Farms’ Fall Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Patch. They are open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am-5pm

Sep 27th

2018

A Field Trip to Hawaii Nature Center

Aloha everyone! I chaperoned my son’s school field trip today and we had so much fun that I wanted to share our experience! We visited the Hawaii Nature Center located in Makiki Valley where we learned about the many various kinds of life cycles found in nature. Our informative guide took us on a hike where we had many hands

Sep 21st

2018

My #1 Money Saving Tip

Aloha everyone! A couple months ago I wrote a blog and gave tips about how you could save money at the grocery store. My tips: 1) Budget, 2) Plan a menu, and 3) Try to go shopping only once a week. Did any of you try those tips? While these three tips definitely help me save money  they also require

Sep 17th

2018

It’s the #BestieSaleEver with Neutrogena and Clean & Clear

I don’t know about you, but one of my “bestie” beauty products are the Neutrogena® makeup remover cleansing towelettes! I can’t go on enough how much I love them – they are great for everyday use to remove makeup and even those makeup “oopsies!” So I was super excited to find out that from now through September 16, 2018, when

Sep 15th

2018

Easy, Inexpensive Hawaiian Food Recipes

Aloha everyone! This week I wanted to talk about a couple of my favorite Hawaiian food recipes. The two recipes I’m featuring this week have quickly become staples in my household for very important reasons. First, I have most of the ingredients needed to make these two dishes which makes them an inexpensive meal for my family. Second, depending on how

Sep 6th

2018

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Schedule to Reopen September 22nd

Last November, my family and I took a trip to the Big Island, and it was more than we could have ever imagined. Our children got to experience everything Hawaii Volcanoes National Park had to offer, and we saw some amazing waterfalls in and around Hilo! We dug our toes into some black (and green!) sand, snorkeled in thermally heated

Aug 28th

2018

Aoki’s Shave Ice in Haleiwa

Aloha, everyone! This week I wanted to share with you guys my favorite place to get shaved ice in all of Haleiwa. Now, I know that most people conjure images of Matsumoto’s Shaved Ice when they think about where they’re going to get their next shaved ice fix, right? Well, not me! You guys, nothing wrong with Matsumoto’s but they’re

Aug 13th

2018

How To Keep Your Kids Healthy During the School Year

I wanted to share a few things I do to help keep my kids as healthy as possible throughout the school year. Let’s be honest – I know they’ll probably come home sick at some point; however, I feel like teaching my kids good habits can help keep them healthy and set them up for success. How To Keep Your

Aug 2nd

2018

Preparing for Back to School

Aloha everyone! It’s that time of year – the time of year we say goodbye to the carefree days of summer and begin preparing for the upcoming school year. I like to prioritize my back to school to-do list because if I’m being honest, I probably won’t get everything done before the school year starts. It generally takes me a