4 Ways to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

A couple of weeks ago I shared a few of my favorite quotes on creativity. In that post I talked about how I believe everyone is creative in some way, shape, or form. And in the same vein, today I’m sharing 4 ways to get your creative juices flowing because if you’re anything like me, sometimes you feel creatively stumped ....more

4 Tips for Effectively Answering "What Do You Do?"

Whether I'm at a networking event or a family get together, the question "So, what exactly do you do?" seems to come up a lot....more

Could you work with your spouse?

I am spoiled. For several years I worked with my husband at the same company, and now we work only a few blocks apart. This means that I am used to being able to have lunch with my wonderful husband on a frequent basis and that neither of us has to go out of our way to spend time together in the middle of the day....more

I May have Messed Up – Storm Prep

Last week, the governor declared a state of emergency and our pantry was EMPTY!...more

Mushroom Ricotta Open-Faced Sandwich + My 7-Day Switch Up!

Do you ever get stuck in a rut? I know I do! Viva® Brand recently invited me to a fun event where I learned how making a simple switch could have a big impact on my day-to-day life ....more

Impossibles Pizza | O'ahu

If you find yourself traveling to my side of the island, there are a couple things I'm going to tell you to do. Among them is eat at a food truck. After a long day at the beach, it's one of our favorite things to do and I can honestly say I think we've hit every single one from here all the way up past La'ie, which is saying a lot ....more

Christmas Cards with Tiny Prints

Yes, it's true. Leave it to this girl to talk about Christmas card in early October. As the #1 fan of the snail mail Christmas card, I view this little presentation an honor and a duty ....more

A French Meal in Rome { Le Carre Francais}

I feel like most of the people I meet here in Rome came here out of a passion for Italy. They studied Italian, or came here for a year abroad. That's not my story ....more

Dignity and Mental Health: Why awareness matters

No matter how educated, talented, or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all. ...more