Cravings Alisha’s Cupcakes- Entrepreneur Interview and Giveaway!

Today I want you to introduce you to my good friend Alisha! She is an amazing woman who decided she wanted to start a cupcakery, she originally started it in her home, and has since opened a store front, and WON Cupcake Wars! Her successful shop employs 9 people, and they make hundreds of cupcakes […]

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5 Things to Improve Your Baking

This post came from Alisha at Cravings Alisha’s Cupcakes. She is a baker who WON Cakecake Wars, and has a busy cupcakery that sells some of the best cupcakes I have ever eaten. She really knows her stuff, and was happy to share with us for our #5Ways Series.   Tip one: Invest in a […]

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14 Days of Love Project

Valentine’s Day is a holiday usually celebrated as couples, but I NEVER get to do that. My husband works in a restaurant. What is one of the busiest restaurant nights of the year? You got it! Valentine’s Day. Rather than resent the holiday, this year I decided to make it a family affair. And so, […]

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Happy Goat Designs Giveaway Winner!

Thank you Happy Goat Designs for offering this great giveaway to our readers! If you haven’t had a chance to check them out, do so now! You won’t regret it. Visit their Etsy shop for cool shirts and cute onesies for your littles or to use as gifts!   And the winner is…. Please email […]

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5 Date Night Ideas

I have been married to my husband for more than a third of my life. 10 Years! That sounds like a lot to me right now. But the best part is, I know I will be married to him for the rest of my life. Despite high divorce stats, and low societal expectations for marital […]

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The Big Island of Hawai’i with Kids Part I: Volcano!

After living in Hawaii for almost a year and being able to visit almost all of the islands, I am always astonished at how very different each island is. We live on Oahu and have done everything here a million times (or at least it kind of feels like it some days). So we like […]

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5 Ways to Afford Babysitting

I want to address one obstacle to date night: Babysitting. We go on a weekly date night and I know it can be expensive and challenging to find sitters. But I also don’t think it should be an excuse for not dating your spouse. Here are my suggestions for making date night babysitters more affordable: […]

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Happy Goat Designs Giveaway!

GIVEAWAY ENDED: WINNER is Tiffanie   Have you guys ever heard of Happy Goat Designs? They are pretty great and we are so excited to be working with them to bring this fun and fashionable giveaway to you, our readers! If you didn’t catch yesterday’s #5Ways post, read it! It was 5 Ways to Have […]

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5 Ways to Have Stylish Kids

So today, totally embarrassing…I got together with some ladies for lunch. Only I totally forgot about it until I got their text letting me know lunch was ready. So I threw my kids in the car and drove over. I was at the gym, so not only was I sweaty and stinky, and in way […]

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Antioxidant Rich Green Smoothie

Not all of us are in sunny Hawaii, and where I live it seems to be the time of year when the flu and cold bugs are out to get us! Running noses are no fun, and sick kids are even worse. But if mom gets sick…well the whole house shuts down. Am I right? […]

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