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Mangifera. Mangoes. I truly believe that they are the fruit of the gods. I remember my first mango with a clarity akin to a first kiss. I was standing in the kitchen of a condo on Oahu with a bowl of fruit next to me. My friend Lisa had access to a tree that was giving her more produce than she could ever hope to … Continue reading Mangoes That Murder and the Lunatics Who Love Them
One of the first things I ever planted in the earth was lemongrass. I was sixteen. This might sound a little strange, but bear with me for a moment. A few weeks after my 16th birthday, with a freshly printed license burning a hole in my pocket, I convinced my parents that it would be a great idea if my best friend and I were allowed to drive three … Continue reading WHERE Is More Important Than HOW
Have you ever had one of “those” years? A year that was life altering? I’m not necessarily talking about moves, marriages, and job changes, but a time in your life where your focus and thinking did a huge shift? I’ve had two ‘aha’ moments so far, at least two that really stick out. The first was about 9 years ago when Dave brought home a … Continue reading What Are Your Core Values?
Pizza night at our house is not what most people think of as “Pizza Night”. Ours doesn’t involve a phone call to Round Table, it doesn’t include a tip, and it certainly doesn’t mean a one size fits all topping choice. Pizza Night at our house means making sure there’s enough kiawe wood chopped for a long evening in the back yard. When we moved to … Continue reading Pizza Night – Bon Appétit with Aloha
In Hawaii, space is at a premium. A postage stamp size yard comes with a high price tag. In Wellman, Iowa the average price of a home is just over $100,000 while in Kihei, Hawaii, it will cost around $540,000. When we moved here we absolutely wanted to live close to work, so that eliminated some of the areas that were relatively more affordable. When … Continue reading Making the Most of Every Corner
When you live in a state with a crazy high cost of living, you learn quickly how to cut corners in order to make the budget work. Eating out becomes a rare pleasure. You stop shopping just for fun and stick to the ‘need’ list. You learn to turn out lights and shut off the air. You cut where you can, but the grocery bill … Continue reading Costco’s Organic Push