What was your worst Thanksgiving food fail?
Probably last year, when Sean and I had no idea how to season our turkey and went overboard on the salt and spices. It turns out, there is most definitely such a thing as too much flavor. I could go in greater detail about this turkey, but, I’d much rather shift today’s writing prompt to a different kind of failure. Continue reading “Cast your vote and cook a turkey”
By far the most popular question throughout my pregnancy has been “What are you craving?” Continue reading “My top pregnancy cravings, weird and wonderful”
Our cross country trek from Oahu to Maryland is underway! Today was an absolute rollercoaster. Continue reading “Cross Country Road Trip – Cali Bound!”
These are the places that have left an unforgettable impression on our taste buds, and in many cases, made my husband and I regulars at these must-try spots. Continue reading “The best of Hawaii dining: from breakfast to dessert”
Rave Yelp reviews and recommendations from friends lured us to try The Food Co. located in Kailua’s Enchanted Lake Shopping Center. My husband has been trying to take me here for a long time, but I always declined because I had assumed it was more of a catering company. While it does offer catering, there is quite the little restaurant inside. Continue reading “Hawaii Dining: The Food Company”
When I first broke the news to my family and friends that I was moving to Hawaii, the reaction was consistent: “You’re going to paradise? Your life is a dream!”
It’s a totally understandable reaction. And yes, I would giggle with excitement at the hope of pursuing all my biggest dreams in a place truly portrayed as paradise. I naively moved to Oahu expecting to fall in love with a place, but instead I fell in love with a community – and a way of living that is far richer than the coconut drinks and hula dancers so stereotypically broadcasted to the world. Continue reading “5 things I will miss most about Hawaii”