Dear Little One

Well, we are 2 days away from a brand-new baby entering our family.  Our oldest daughter is set to deliver by cesarean on Wednesday and I can’t help but be so excited and anxious about his arrival (that’s right, it’s a boy)!  I’m not anxious in a nervous way, I am anxious in a “I…

Up, Up and Away!

I have spent the last week packing and unpacking my suitcase for a girls trip to Mexico. I’m sure I have twice as many clothes as I need, but at least I won’t have to go naked. I can’t tell you how excited I am for this trip with friends that I have known for over 40 years…..you…

Our Favorite Vacation & Huli Huli Chicken

The other day I made something to die for – Huli Huli Chicken.  This dish brought me right back to our favorite family vacation and today, I’m going to share it with you! I have mentioned it in a previous post (Deal with the Big Guy), so I won’t go into all the details, but…

45 Random Facts you Don’t Know about Me – or maybe you do!

Inspired by the idea of revealing more about myself – I am going to veer from the normal posts today. I decided to make a list of some slightly random things you probably don’t know about me and you would have done just fine in life never having known. You know the basics of me…

One of my favorite books of all time

Has there ever been a book that has made a huge impact in your life? First, let me say that there have been a few books that have impacted me and my relationships (How to Win Friends and Influence People, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, The Secret, Personality Plus to name a few), but…

Ode to 33 years!

We are coming upon our 33rd wedding anniversary.  Who knew that a country girl from Colorado would meet up with an island boy and find her happily ever after? When we first met, I was a little wild to say the least. In fact, he calls our story The Taming of the Shrew and if…