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Tag Archives // Hawaii Style

My Kids Favourite Things: Aloha Style!

March 19, 2017 // Parenting // 2 Comments

Hawaii definitely has my heart ever since our first trip there as a couple. I feel like as soon as you arrive on one of the islands you’re transported to this total sense of tropical bliss that gives you that […]

Mama In The Shot

March 9, 2014 // Parenting // 3 Comments

We haven’t taken as many photos this holiday as we have done in the past, which just means that we’ve taken a normal amount of holiday pictures and not the thousands of photos we have on file from other vacations. […]


March 6, 2014 // Beauty // 2 Comments

We are on the island of Maui right now and in full on vacation mode. Which means blogging is taking a back seat to playing at the beach and enjoying the Hawaiian sun. This is my 4th time to Hawaii […]

Hawaiian Dancing

October 31, 2012 // Parenting // No Comments

At every birth that I’ve ever been at there is always someone that says, ‘awe, he looks just like dad’. Once in a blue moon that comment will be that the baby looks just like mummy but more times than […]

My Top 10 Maui Moments

October 29, 2012 // Uncategorized // No Comments

There is nothing like a little tsunami warning during your holiday to help make memories! Despite the worry wart in me working overdrive all night long last night, nothing happened other than a forced frantic packing of our luggage as […]

We Are On Island Time

October 26, 2012 // Parenting, Uncategorized // No Comments

The last time I was in Hawaii Ben was 2 and stayed at his grandparents house back home. This left us childless and carefree on the island; sleeping in until we wanted to and dining out at 8 PM without […]

Postcards from Maui!

October 24, 2012 // Parenting, Uncategorized // No Comments

Just a little note to say hello! I’ve heard that it is raining back home right now and that there is even snow in some neighbouring provinces. Knowing this makes me appreciate the endless sunshine even more over here in […]

Little Miss Sunshine Says Aloha

October 18, 2012 // Parenting, Uncategorized, Vancouver // No Comments

She looks out of her playroom window (AKA the apartment living room) and declares that the Fall blahs are upon us in Vancouver. Gone for now are the sun filled days where we’d spend all day outside together. Now we […]

Ramblings From The Night Shift

June 30, 2011 // Uncategorized // No Comments

I’m post night shift and feeling rather blah at the moment. Which is the usual feeling I get after swinging around and working through the night. Right now I’m craving endless moments of lounging in my bed and eating a […]

Goodbye My Hawaii! The Best Of The Best In Kauai

October 8, 2010 // Uncategorized // No Comments

Last night as we flew to Seattle for our transfer flight, we saw the grey and the looming wetness and realized that our Hawaiian vacation was officially over. Our blood had acclimatized to the warmth and humidity of Hawaii and […]