Ten Things to Know When Moving to the Hawaiian Islands.

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Living in the Hawaiian Islands is perhaps one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.  It has been about 4 years since I got on that last plane.  I remember the relief I felt, as the plane ascended into the air.  There was absolutely no fear.  Only certainty, that this…

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Five Drugstore Products You Gotta Love

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I love high-end makeup.  But I can’t help checking out the beauty aisle at Walgreen’s, Longs, and Target.  I literally can’t walk past them.  These makeup aisles are the places young girls find their first makeup collection.  Their hold on me remains until today.  And that’s a good thing, cause these…

“A Little Powder, A Little Paint, Makes A Lady What She Ain’t.”

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Confession:  This is my makeup table.  Am I a hoarder, or do you think it is just the right amount of makeup?  I would love to know!  My table is secondhand, bought from Christine Kobzeff a.k.a. PinkSoFoxy of YouTube fame, just before she left Maui for a new life in…

Five Little Notes about Hawaiian Aloha

1. Hawaiians have good manners that go beyond not beeping your car horn in traffic, or letting other cars in, even if it slows down traffic as a whole. (If you do this, expect to get a Shaka, as a thank you.) Good traffic manners matter here. It is not uncommon to see bumper stickers…

Five Ways To Put The Breaks On Aging

   Finding your path to truly restorative Sleep:  Generally speaking, as we age, people sleep less and less like a baby.  For women, this is often due to a decline in progesterone.  Supplemental progesterone (after appropriate lab work) can really quickly correct this problem.  This, and 200-400 mg. of magnesium at bedtime will lead to…

In Search of Helen Vendler

  Aloha and Happy Mother’s Day, my Sassy Wahines! While waiting around outside my daughter’s middle school dance last night (yes, I’m one of those parents who feel a need to be in close proximity, just in case a boy says something hurtful that makes her wanna leave, or someone makes fun of the way…