Tag Archives: holidays

Make it a triple shot

As a recent convert to coffee, I had been afraid to delve into the wonderful world of Starbucks. I’m not accustomed to very bold coffee and was afraid that espresso would kick my anatomy.* However, yesterday, after taking my car … Continue reading

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Salt Dough Ornaments – Take 2

I found another recipe for salt dough and decided to attempt making ornaments again – this time, using cookie cutters. The recipe varied quite a bit from our first go-around and I was curious to see if the results would … Continue reading

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Smiley Jack-o-Lantern

We picked our pumpkin at the Waimanalo Country Farms last weekend, but didn’t get around to carving it until yesterday. ¬†(At least we carved it before Halloween – not like last year!) Lil’ K said she wanted a “happy face … Continue reading

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Better late than never

Yes, I realize it’s November and Halloween is already a memory. However, I allow myself to subscribe to the “better late than never” adage once in a while. I wanted to carve the pumpkin on the Friday before Halloween, but … Continue reading

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Baby’s first Easter Egg Hunt

On Easter (April 4, 2010), Baby Champuru turned 18 months old. ¬†Last year, at 6 months old, she was too young to participate in the Easter festivities, so I was really looking forward to this year’s family gathering. In preparation … Continue reading

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