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Missionary’s Downfall

Summer’s just around the corner (depending on where you live….) so I am recommending this amazing tropical treat: the Missionary’s Downfall This drink was originally invented in the late 30’s by Don the Beachcomber, and we can’t thank him enough … Continue reading

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Trees and wood

No that’s not a sexy metaphor. I’m talking about actual leafy trees in nature and the wood that we harvest from them. The other day I made the comment of “totally, bamboo is my second favorite kind of wood” which … Continue reading

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I GOT A NEW BLANKET AND IT IS AWESOME

Okay…maybe the capitalization of the entire title wasn’t enough to convey how excited I am about my new blanket. First of all, I love blankets. Remember when I threw away all my belongings to move to Hawaii? Well, I still have … Continue reading

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My favourite food

I love food. I have always loved food. I will always love food. Even when I’m sick. Even when I’m full. Even when I’m fat. Yay eating! But there are so many types of food that I love – how … Continue reading

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Guess who’s back?

Yeah I know, I was going to live in the ocean. So, what the heck am I doing back on solid ground after only 100 days? I have no idea. I was sitting on the beach today and it was … Continue reading

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There’s no way that can be right…..

  Here’s what’s hella confusing in Hawaii: holidays. Be it Chinese New Year, Easter, Halloween, Mardi Gras, Valentine’s day, St. Patricks, my brother’s birthday, or what have you …my response to every holiday or special event I’ve ever spent in … Continue reading

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Mai Tai

Now that I’ve moved to Hawaii my focus is everything Polynesian and by that standard my go-to drink out here is the Mai Tai. Dear partiers: If you are going to throw a tiki themed party this drink is a … Continue reading

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Coconut Muffins

After my mango bread recipe was met with EXTREME success. I decided to try out another tropical treat. Welcome to: COCONUT MUFFINS! Hawaii’s state muffin. Haven’t you ever baked muffins before? It’s easy. Sift together: 1 and 3/4 c flour … Continue reading

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I’m leaving

Alright…if one more person asks me why I’m going to Hawaii I’m gonna strangle all of  y’all. I’m moving to Hawaii because it’s HAWAII. Maybe you’ve heard of it. That Polynesian archipelago is a damn tropical paradise. Yeah – I’ve … Continue reading

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SHARKS!

I love sharks. They are one of my 8 favorite animals. How exactly this came about I don’t know. But that does not change the fact that they are totally rad and totally not delicious. If sharks were meant for … Continue reading

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