Dashing for a Cause: Jingle Rock Run

Ready to Jingle Rock Run

What better time to give back to your local community than during the holiday season. And a huge bonus when you can involve the whole family in an active and fun event. This past Sunday our family participated in Make A Wish Hawaii’s annual Jingle Rock Run. It’s our favorite local fun-run event that directly benefits Island keiki diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions. It’s an evening 5K that takes you from the state capitol all the way […]

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Halloween Finds: Pirates & Spooky Home Decor

Halloween Finds: Pirates & Spooky Home Decor

This post contains affiliate links. This means that Aloha Lovely may receive a small commission if you decide to purchase any of the linked products or services. Please know that we only recommend products and services that we personally use and trust. Mahalo. I am please to report that I’m actually somewhat on top of Halloween this year. The fact that we have a Halloween Party to go to on the 21st has certainly helped put the fire under […]

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Father’s Day Gifts: Cool Dad Edition

Father's Day Gifts: Cool Dad Edition

Father’s Day is almost here! Do you know how your going to celebrate the special men in your life? It can be tough to try and come up with something unique each year for these guys. I thought I would throw out some ideas that might be useful or at least help get your creative juices flowing. I searched the Internet high and low and found some pretty cool options! (These do NOT contain affiliate links) […]

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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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Sweet and Refreshing: Valentine’s Smoothie

Looking for a Valentine’s Day treat thats both sweet and refreshing? Check out this simple smoothie recipe that includes: pitaya (dragon fruit), strawberries, banana, papaya and almond milk. Separated into two layers (or more if you’d like). This smoothie is not only delicious, but adorable too. Happy Valentine’s Day! Tip: Go slow when layering the two mixes. Pouring in a circular fashion helps as well.

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Holiday Traditions: Hawaii Christmas Tree Farm

I love Christmas. It is my absolute favorite holiday. Christmas music, festive displays and most importantly holiday traditions. One of these traditions is getting a Christmas tree. Some people head down to the basement to unpack their stored synthetic spruce, other’s head to Home Depot to pick out a prime 6ft Balsam Fir. We always opt for the real deal, and have gotten trees at both Home Depot-like locations as well as tree farms. My preference, if possible, […]

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