November 6, 2018

WINS Get outside/explore Hawaii. Between going to Maui, an island I’ve never been to, and having every single weekend jam-packed, I say I knocked this one out of…

October 31, 2018

Happy Halloween, friends! I hope that you have a great week dressing up, celebrating, and eating all of the candy you want. I thought I’d pop in for…

September 24, 2018

Nick came home on Wednesday!!!! I feel like all of the stress and weight of deployment melted away as soon as I saw him, and and I’m just…

July 19, 2018

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July 16, 2018

For a long time, I had no interest in Lasik. It’s not a big deal to wear glasses and contacts, so why would I spent thousands of dollars…

May 10, 2018

It’s been a while since I updated everyone on my life so I thought I’d write a quick coffee date. If we were having coffee, I’d tell you…

May 8, 2018

A few months ago, three friends and I headed to Molokai for a long weekend. One of my friends was about to PCS back to the mainland. She…

March 15, 2018

Mauna Kea translates to English as “white mountain,” aptly named for the snow that falls at its peak. On a clear day, you can be sitting on a…

February 20, 2018

I am kind of obsessed with the Big Island. It’s so different from where I live on Oahu. It’s seriously like being on a different planet at times….

January 15, 2018

As people all around the world heard, Hawaii had a terrible scare for 38 minutes on Saturday. I was lucky. I slept through most of it. I probably had…