She’s FINALLY Here!

As I reached the end of my pregnancy, I started to get frustrated with my body and started to have serious doubts that I would be able to handle or deal with child birth this time around. When you get pregnant the first time, you really have no idea what giving birth will be like. … Continue reading She’s FINALLY Here!

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Disneyland-Aholic

Hi my name is Thalia and I am a self proclaimed Disneyland-aholic. From the time I was about 3, I started going to Disneyland AT LEAST once a year while I visited my uncle in California, I'm 28, so that's AT LEAST 25 times, did I mention I'm from Hawai'i? Oh and I've been a Disneyland Annual … Continue reading Disneyland-Aholic

A Month of Gratitude: Unexpected Moments of Gratitutde

"Piglet noticed that even though he had a very small heart, it could hold a rather large amount of gratitude."  -- A.A. Milne, Winnie The Pooh Around this time of year, we realize we should be extra grateful or extra thankful.  We know that Thanksgiving is just one day, but we should should gratitude 365 … Continue reading A Month of Gratitude: Unexpected Moments of Gratitutde

Threenager? Myth or Reality?

Meltdowns are becoming increasingly common in our household. I'm not entirely sure what the reason is, maybe It's that time of the month (all month long?), maybe I'm becoming a mom to a threenager. Did you know that was such a thing? A threenager? I had been hearing about it off and on for a … Continue reading Threenager? Myth or Reality?

A Month of Gratitude: Forgiveness

Forgiving is HARD. When we are young we are almost always forced to apologize before we are ready.  Do you remember arguing with someone and then hearing them say "I'm sorry," and then yelling back, "Don't say it if you don't mean it!" or "I don't want you to say it because I'm making you." … Continue reading A Month of Gratitude: Forgiveness

Picking Pumpkins — Waimanalo Pumpkin Patch

It's not fall until you've picked a pumpkin for Halloween. Am I right? It's pretty new thing here in Hawaii. There aren't very many self pick farms here in Hawaii, unlike our mainland counterparts, pumpkin patches have only been around for maaayybeee the last 10 or so years? I could totally be wrong, but I … Continue reading Picking Pumpkins — Waimanalo Pumpkin Patch

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Everyday Outfit

My everyday look consists of a T-shirt and shorts, or Tank top and shorts. The weather here in Hawaii is usually hot, even in winter. Very rarely do I feel like I HAVE to wear pants. It's a blessing and curse. I yearn for Fall weather here, and when it comes around every once in … Continue reading Everyday Outfit

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Island Life: Sea Life Park

A couple of weeks ago, I joined a few friends and took our kiddos to Sea Life Park. Sea Life Park has been around since I was a little girl. I've seen it go through some major changes over the years. I remember visiting Sea Life Park as a little girl. Prior to this visit, I … Continue reading Island Life: Sea Life Park

Dressing up in Hawaii

My fashion posts are going to be quick and simple, just how I like it. That seems to be the running theme through my blog. quick and simple recipes, quick and simple fashion, quick and simple makeup. I don't like to spend a ton of time doing things, because, like I've mentioned in a few … Continue reading Dressing up in Hawaii

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Recipe: Pumpkin Cake with Cinnamon Glaze

I hate pumpkin pie. I really do. I don't know what it is about it, but I absolutely do not like pumpkin pie.  I don't know if it's the texture, or the smell, but it makes me gag just thinking about it.  However, I will and do eat anything else that's pumpkin.  Pumpkin Crunch is … Continue reading Recipe: Pumpkin Cake with Cinnamon Glaze