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Only Necessary: Thoughts on Minimalism

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By Misty I. Are you ready? Ready to pursue a better version of yourself? I honestly cannot think of anything that has captured my attention like this in a long time. I’m referring… Continue reading

Only Easy: Reese Witherspoon’s Chili Pie

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By Misty I. To me, Reese Witherspoon will forever be “Elle Woods” from Legally Blonde. My all-time favorite line from the movie is…. Warner: “You got into Harvard Law?” Elle: “What? Like it’s… Continue reading

Only Live Once: Laplanque, France

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By Misty I. I recently visited France again. I’ve already written about food in Paris, so this time I thought you might like to hear about some dishes from the South of France.… Continue reading

Only Easy: Fried Spam Poke…yes S-P-A-M

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By Misty I. “Go home cook rice!” If you grew up in Hawaii, legions of us really did cook rice when we came home from school. At my house we had an army… Continue reading

Only in Puna: Liquid Life Hawai’i

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By Misty I. Have you been to Liquid Life in Kea’au yet? It’s behind McDonald’s toward Kea’au Elementary School. My boss ordered sandwiches from there recently and I enjoyed it very much. So… Continue reading

Only Cheap, Just Buy ‘Um: Trader Joe’s Skincare (Part 2)

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By Misty I. I am hope you are staying safe from the effects of Tropical Storm Olivia. Hilo will endure. This is the second time I’m talking about Trader Joe’s skincare. Last weeks… Continue reading

Only Cheap, Just Buy ‘Um: Trader Joe’s Skincare (Part 1)

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By Misty I. Can someone puhhhhlease bring Trader Joe’s to Hilo, Hawaii! I’m not an expert at market analysis, but I’m an expert shopper and I think Trader Joe’s would do extremely well… Continue reading

Only in Hilo: Top 3 @ Kawamoto Store Okazu-Ya

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By Misty I. I hope you and your family are okay from the effects of Tropical Storm Lane. Honestly, I’m still traumatized. I know firsthand what it’s like to experience flooding and the… Continue reading

Only in Hilo: Top 3 @ Hilo Lunch Shop

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By Misty I. What’s the most important rule at Hilo Lunch Shop? What rule? When you walk in you BETTER look to the right and make sure you not cutting in line!! You… Continue reading

Only Easy: Fresh Lemon Blueberry Bars

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By Misty I. Are you an amateur or professional lemon bar eater? If you are a professional, you know that you should NEVER breathe in while taking a bite of a lemon bar.… Continue reading