Healthy Living

Find Serenity: Your Body Will Thank You!

Wellness Wednesday We had some pretty incredible weather yesterday. It was the first time I can remember actually hearing thunder and seeing lightening since we moved to Hawaii 2 years ago. I love a good rain storm. It takes me back to my childhood in Nebraska. We got some really big storms there. The only… Continue reading Find Serenity: Your Body Will Thank You!


Vanilla French Toast

Tasty Tuesday Vanilla French Toast Ingredients: 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1 c half-and-half or milk 2tbs sugar 2tbs vanilla 1tbs cinnamon 1/4tsp nutmeg 8 slices dry white or whole wheat bread 2tbs butter or vegetable oil *butter, maples syrup, banana slices ground cinnamon for toppings Instructions: beat together: eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg… Continue reading Vanilla French Toast


Movie Storage Solution

Make it Monday Recently I posted about how we did away with cable in our house. It's been over a month with no cable or internet service (besides our smart phones and Netflix on our TV)! You can read about it here: How I Cut Cable and Internet…and Lived to Tell About It It's still going… Continue reading Movie Storage Solution

Faith · Family/Motherhood/Military Life

God’s Whisper to My Heart

The weekends always cause me to sit and reflect. It's a great opportunity for me to sit uninterrupted and "JUST BE." Today, I find myself sipping on my coffee and thinking about the future. I'm sure that's nothing unusual, as most people think about the future quite often. We found out recently, that our plans… Continue reading God’s Whisper to My Heart

photo challenge

Our Beloved Pink Piggie (photo challenge)

Dutch Goes the Photo Challenge: Pink Being the mommy of a sweet little girl, I am surrounded by pink! Pink nail polish. Pink hair bows. Pink shirts. Pink blankets. Pink jewelry. Pink artwork. However... nothing is as loved as much as our Pink Piggie! Pink Piggie has been with us from the very beginning along… Continue reading Our Beloved Pink Piggie (photo challenge)


The Home of a Hawaiian King in 1845

Daily Word Prompt: Inhabit,  Dignify Kaniakapupu "Singing of the land shells" Finding this place which was once Inhabited by the ancient Hawaiian King Kamehameha III and his Queen Kalama in 1845 was pretty surreal. What an honor to be able to explore the ruins of this home. We took a moment to learn about the history of these… Continue reading The Home of a Hawaiian King in 1845


Judd Trail to Ginger Pools

Trekking Thursday If you have seen the movie Snatched, you may recognize this trail. A few fellow hikers were out hiking last summer and ran into Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn while they were filming this movie! I haven't seen it yet, but I hope to soon so I can see which parts of Hawaii… Continue reading Judd Trail to Ginger Pools