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Garden Separation Anxiety

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I am preparing to go on a week-long trip and other than thinking about what I need to pack, I’m also thinking about my plant babies that I’ll be leaving behind for a… Continue reading

Is This For Your Husband?

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I stopped at Subway in Downtown Hilo to pick up some sandwiches for lunch today. I ordered sandwiches for my husband, myself, and my daughter. As I completed my order, the cashier asked… Continue reading

Kids are Growing Up and so is my Garden (Goya Champuru Recipe)

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Since my children are now in high school and fairly independent, I am finding that I have more time to indulge in some of my hobbies.  One of my hobbies that I am… Continue reading

What’s Your Go-To Camera? Why I got an Olloclip

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I love taking photos. The camera I use is the one on my iPhone X. I’ve been happy with the features and quality of the photos I get from it.   If I kept… Continue reading

Kicking Off Summer with a BBQ

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I got together with friends recently to kick off a busy summer with a BBQ. Our kids took the SAT that morning and played soccer games during the day. We had the chance… Continue reading

Just Cruising at Just Cruisin’

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Merle, Erin, and I had a nice Saturday morning coffee and catch up session at Just Cruisin’ Coffee in Downtown Hilo.  I’m not a regular coffee drinker but thought I should order a coffee… Continue reading

Pleasant stop at KTA for Hot Pot Ingredients

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I have a busy afternoon/evening today but still wanted to have a semi-healthy home-cooked meal for dinner.  I decided to make a hot pot dish loosely based on a sukiyaki recipe so that… Continue reading

I’m Going to Kona for Work = What Do You Want from Costco

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When my husband informs me that he is going to Kona for work, my brain translates that to, “What would you like from Costco?” What are your regular Costco purchases? On this day,… Continue reading

Lemons from Kerri turned into a Tomato, Crab, and Avocado Salad

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I have been trying to grow vegetables in my yard but have not been having a whole lot of luck.  I think my tomato plants were stricken with some kind of a black… Continue reading

Restoring Balance–Food, Fitness, Date Nights

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I’ve been feeling overwhelmed lately.  Work has been taking over my calendar and I haven’t been able to keep my priorities at the level I want them to be.I’ve been able to do… Continue reading