• Travel

    Colorado or Bust Pt 1

    Our travels¬†are a highlight of our life experiences. My husband and I have fond memories of all the places we traveled to. This year Colorado was a special time away. We were fortunate to be invited by our longtime and dearest friends to stay at their vacation home. It was a trip full of adventure and wonderful times of fellowship. Bill and Donna were the perfect hosts and knowledgeable guides for our fabulous week in Glenwood Springs. From the time we landed till the end of our stay our days were truly memorable. A short train ride from Denver International…

  • Maui

    Hike Maui – Pt 2

    I’ve often looked at the West Maui mountains and seen the windmills lining up to the top of that mountain. I had heard about the trail Lahaina Pali Trail. It’s a hike that can be done on either side of…

  • Maui

    Hike Maui – Part 1

    Hiking was never my thing As a kid growing up on Maui I did what all local kids did. We created our playgrounds or activities in whatever the environment allowed. We made up our own hikes. Climbed mango trees, played…

  • Food,  Maui

    High Tea with a Purpose

    Directions for brewing the perfect pot of tea. Boil a pot of water. Pour it over a spoonful of tea leaves in a beautiful teapot. Then steep for 5 minutes. Pour it carefully into a china teacup. Serve it with…

  • All

    Starting from Scratch

    I’ve been called the “complicated” chef because I make almost everything from scratch. I believe creating good food starts with learning the basics and using quality ingredients. I decided to create this blog even though I already have another one.…