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A Simple Pleasure

A Simple Pleasure

One of life’s simple pleasures is snapping a pic of something. Just something. It can be anything that catches our eyes.  This slightly worn chair contrasted by the deep red of the table stood out. It’s a very simple image, but there is something eye-catching […]

Tiki’s on Oahu

Tiki’s on Oahu

On our jaunts to Oahu, Anthony and I try our best to make Tiki’s Grill and Bar in Waikiki our first stop for a cocktail and relaxation. I wish I could remember what this drink was!

Harissa – I made this!

Harissa – I made this!

My first attempt at harissa. Turned out great! The recipe is forthcoming as soon as I perfect it.

On hiatus at last!

On hiatus at last!

On Hiatus at last! Ever-busy, I spent the last several months racing from job to job to theatre to home almost non-stop.  Working two jobs, directing a show, and trying to balance my home life with it all shook my sanity and energy and then […]

Dogs at the Surfing Goat Dairy!

Dogs at the Surfing Goat Dairy!

The Surfing Goat Dairy in Kula, Hawaii, ranks high in my treasured memories and day trips. Not only are the goats adorable and the truffles to die for, but the rescue dogs living on-property are adorable and sweet. This one captured my heart the moment […]

Seared Ahi – Oh, Yum!

Seared Ahi – Oh, Yum!

Seared ahi — a silky and buttery fish lightly seared and served over a bed of vegetables.

Garnish It!

Garnish It!

A selection of garnish is an essential addition to any bar — from the humble strawberry to the zesty jalapeno.  Think of garnishes, shrubs, and bitters as the spice rack to your cocktails.

Pint and Cork

Pint and Cork

A new pub in Wailea – Pint and Cork is serving up craft cocktails and brews, and a mega assortment of wine.

Giraffe Time

Giraffe Time

As my favorite wild animal, the giraffe wins my heart.

Lego’s Ace Brickman – Private Detective!

Lego’s Ace Brickman – Private Detective!

Anthony and I waited anxiously for a month for our Detective’s Office Lego kit to arrive.  We’d fallen in love with this kit about a month and half ago as we watched the Official Lego Detective’s Office Modular Set Designer Video and when Valentine’s Day […]

A Brand New Winnelego

A Brand New Winnelego

We spotted this little cutie last night on sale for $11 at our shiny new Target store. Of course, we couldn’t resist buying it and bringing it home.  After dinner, we ripped open the box and got to work. It was a little smaller than we […]

Our Lego Love

Our Lego Love

Anthony and I are big kids from time to time, and one of our favorite toys is lego. From a pile of bricks, a masterpiece made of plastic emerges as we build our creation brick-by-brick. I love the excitement of turning to the next page […]