The Beaten Path: New York City Part Deux -- A first time experience in New York City

New York Stops: Grand Central Station

New York Stops: Grand Central Terminal

Located at Pershing Square, 89 E 42nd Street stands a Grand building with a lot of hustle and bustle.  When I visited the station, I had no idea that it was as big as it is.  There is a dining concourse, fine dining spots and retail shops in addition to the tunnels that lead to subway trains, trains, and buses.  This place is always packed, Later in the evening there tends to be less people, and it is no less grand.  So if you’re looking for that perfect shot, evening is probably the best time to get here. Continue reading

Disneyland 5K

RunDisney: Disneyland 5K

Before I was a mom, I enjoyed working out and running. The gym was a fun place to be, especially since I had a really awesome trainer. Looking back, I wish I had never stopped exercising because my body is definitely paying for it. One thing that I can still do however is run. I have always wanted to enter a RunDisney Half Marathon, it’s been a dream of mine for years. Who wouldn’t want to to run through the parks in the wee hours of the morning? Continue reading

While You Weren’t Sleeping

At the beginning of the year we bought our son a bed, not just any bed, a cool red and yellow fire truck bed with a compartment in the front for all his books. I thought he would kick and scream and hate it immediately. I was wrong, Continue reading


A few years ago, I started a blog titled “Hapai in Hawaii”. It was one of my first ACTUAL forays in the blog world. At the time, I was pregnant with my first child and had way too much time on my hands. Continue reading