Archives for March 2010

Top Five Problems with Laundry

Laundry and I are not friends. And here is why.... The Problem with Laundry... You have to remember to move the clothes from the washer to the dryer or you will be faced with clothes that grow fur. You have to remove clothes from the dryer rather than simply fluffing each time you go to grab something to wear. Our electric company just LOVES this about us. You have to remove AND fold the laundry, not leave it in the basket all balled up where the clothes soon will be mistaken for dirty … [Read more...]

Wish you were here…

Just another sunny Saturday at the beach. What I love about living by the beach is that you can go for just 30 minutes if you want to. Yesterday we had a little time after we had cleaned house and before I headed to work so we headed down to the beach to cool down, play in the sand, smell the salt air and relax... This beach is super close to Aina Nalu a family friendly resort right in the heart of Lahaina, you can read more about Aina Nalu here at … [Read more...]

One of the Angels that got us to Hawaii

I remember like it was yesterday. I had just gotten out of the shower. I was in my robe, my wet hair piled on top of my head in a towel turban. It was a week day, Cameron was napping. In came my husband from work. That was odd, why was he back at home at 9:30 a.m.? The look on his face is permanently ingrained in my memory.  He had tears in his yes and the look of panic on his face. And he said... "Travis is gone. He's gone. He's dead. He was in an accident" I said in my head, "no, no no" and … [Read more...]

A glimpse of my old self

Over the weekend I was cleaning  out the kid's closet and came across some old clothes of mine I had stuffed in the back.  They were clothes that I've held onto for over five years.  Clothes I wore before getting pregnant with my first child, over five years ago. Clothes that I wore when I was childless, could afford to buy at J Crew and when I dressed daily for a job where you had to look nice. I kept these clothes through both of my pregnancies. I packed them up and shipped them out to Hawaii … [Read more...]

Hula Shake Around The Blogosphere {leave your link!}

Happy Monday! It's time to get our hula shake on! Here's how it works... I will have a featured site or product that I think is shakin', then YOU share your.... → Giveaways → Posts from last week → Your latest promotion or blog news → Vlogs → New sites → You name it! This goes for mom businesses too - please share your latest sale or new items in your store! I am now writing for's Local's Blog!  Be sure to check out my first article... A day in Maui on a budget: … [Read more...]