Welcome, Home … almost!

Well, we had a bit of change in plans, and about $100,000 savings this weekend. We had full intentions and a check in hand to purchase a townhouse condo in Wailuku as soon as the phase opened up. The sales office called me on Tuesday of this past week to let me know that there … Continue reading

I’ve never liked vegetables more…

I’ve never liked vegetables more…

From the mouth of my husband this afternoon, he shared that throughout his life he has never liked vegetables more than when we just roast them in the oven. He loves the crispy broccoli and cauliflower mix that is easy to make as well. Honestly, I am beginning to wonder if you can’t just cook … Continue reading

Anniversary of the gluten

Anniversary of the gluten

I was reminded through the nifty Facebook memories that 7 years ago I was in the hospital. My pancreas and liver were showing signs of stress, and I had been deathly ill at home for a week or so. I couldn’t leave the restroom and I had begun vomiting awesomeness as well. This wasn’t anything … Continue reading

Dabbling with different oils

I first learned about Young Living Essential oils from a Crossfit friend, she had started using them and was sharing about some of the benefits she had experienced. Interested I ordered a starter kit in 2014. I loved the oils, and how amazing my house smelt after diffusing them. The kids loved how peace and … Continue reading

Life with an invisible illness

One cannot imagine the role that you have played in my life. I wake up every morning not sure if you will appear. Somedays just leaving the house and arrive somewhere on time is a victory. The embarrassment that I have endured, just because you are a part of me. Knocking on strangers doors to use … Continue reading

To Papa Don

August 25th, 1929  – February 20th, 2016 You were honestly the least judgmental person that I have ever known, and you would openly and willingly invite strangers into your home to sit around the table and have a cup of coffee. The coffee that was often burnt, from cooking in the coffee pot all day, because you … Continue reading

Redefining myself… and my story

Redefining myself… and my story

For those of you that know me personally you know that I am a strong willed person, I am dedicated, devoted and passionate about many things. When I was in high school I had a teacher once tell me that I had come a long way since I came from a ‘single parent household.’ Something … Continue reading