• 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…

  • 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.…