Category Archives: Everything Else…
After spending countless hours in the noisy pool area, I realized that there are some very quiet places in the Hilton Waikoloa Village.
As a little girl, I never dreamed of a fancy wedding and a big meringue of a dress. Let’s face it, I never liked being the center of attention. My husband and I are two introverts who somehow found each … Continue reading
Our monthly Costco run is the perfect excuse to take the family over to the other, drier, side of the island to enjoy their sandy beaches. Spencer Beach Park is a lovely, family-friendly crescent of golden sand. Warm, gentle waves … Continue reading
After coveting everyone’s flowers at the Hilo Orchid Show back in 2006, I ventured into the sellers’ area and purchased a little orchid keiki from Mac’s Orchids out … Continue reading
I hadn’t seen my friend Shirley for over 25 years, and when she emailed to say she would be on my island, I was thrilled. We were staying in the same area on the Kohala Coast, so I suggested we … Continue reading
I live on the wet, rainforest side of the Big Island. It’s lush and tropical, but every once in a while, I need an entire day (or two) of sunshine. Hawaii residents are offered kama’aina rates at local hotels at … Continue reading
In my quest to broaden my baking horizons, I ordered Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World: 75 Dairy-Free Recipes for Cupcakes that Rule, just because of its awesome title. Now, I’m of the belief that baked goods must have full-fat … Continue reading