Getting Naked about Bad Habits

Where it begins:  It’s time to get naked about our bad habits.  Why does it seem that just as soon as we solve one problem, another crops up?  Where do they come from, the bad habits?  In the everlasting search for perfection, we inevitably get down-trodden and blue, resorting to old bad habits.  I’ve been…

The Glory of Wanderlust

Follow my blog with Bloglovin         This is a shameless plug for The Wanderlust quarterly subscription box.  I received the current box entitled  Maldives last month.  It is, without question, seemingly the box that never ends, beautifully curated and presented by Bikini.com.  For $75, you receive over $250 in products that, unlike a…

Why Julep is my new Jam.

Follow my blog with Bloglovin My quiet life on Maui has lately been interrupted by a series of trips to the big pineapple (Honolulu).  Recently, my daughter signed with a modeling/acting agency.  This required us to travel to Oahu several times this Summer for meetings and a photo shoot to get her started in the business….

Allure #thebeautybox Review

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Exploring the world of the beauty box subscriptions is good for my head.  Whenever a box like Allure’s sold out June Beauty Box arrive, I feel the excitement of a little child on Christmas Day.  Whether it is a $15/month box like Allure (first box=$10), or more pricey boxes, subscription…

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…

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…

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…