Hawai‘i Hikes: Kuliou‘ou Ridge Trail

We checked another Hawaii hike off our list last weekend and I have got to say it might be one of my favs. Safe enough to take the kids but challenging enough (at points) to break a sweat and absolutely ah-mazing payoff views at the top. Kuliou‘ou Ridge Trail really has got it all. Let’s start with location. The trail starts off in a residential neighborhood located in Hawaii Kai. Just type “Kalaau Place” into Google Maps and […]

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Smoothie of the Week: Papaya & Dragon Fruit

Papaya is one of my favorite fruits. Actually, one of my favorite foods! I try to put it in as many smoothie concoctions as I can and this one is no exception. Here is a layered smoothie recipe that my two kiddos love as well. It’s sweet, creamy and super easy to make. Top with your favorite berries or cut up fruit to add some extra fruity zing! I am going to try and post […]

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Honolulu Zoo: Invest in Some Family Fun

Everyone loves getting a lot of bang for their buck. And when you have kids, value becomes even more crucial in your everyday purchase decisions. For today’s post I wanted to reflect on one of my most satisfying investments, a family membership to the zoo. Our current beloved animal hangout: The Honolulu Zoo. Almost every place we have lived we have always purchased a family membership to the local zoo. If you have close enough proximity and […]

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