The best way to snorkel and snuba while on Molokini – 4

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Lest you think my blog is about to turn into All About Maui Inc., I promise you, it isn’t. Unless I move there of course. No plans as of yet, so I think you’re all safe. 🙂 Since coming back from our Maui vacation, it’s been a little rocky getting back on schedule. I think I finally […]

A real rainforest experience at Iao Valley – 3

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When we booked our trip for Maui, I sorda knew what was ahead. I’ve been there a few times before, but after 15 years, and me running the show this round, I wasn’t sure how brave I’d be. In other words, how adventurous would I be capable of? Would I take in the (somewhat expensive) […]

Our amazing stay at Napili Point in Maui – 2

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When I was first hunting for a place to stay in Maui, I called on Pastor Dwayne for his advice. Dwayne is well travelled, and at first, I just requested some suggestions to take to a travel agent. That all flew out the window pretty quick! I was quickly encouraged to book everything myself. Yikes… I’m […]

PJ 249 – an upcycled link party

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  Welcome to Party Junk 249 – An upcycled link party with ‘spontaneous current features!’ Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Hello everyone!  Oops! I had this scheduled for 7pm pacific but for some reason it didn’t go live. My apologies! We just came back from vacationland very early Friday AM. We are sleep […]

PJ 248 – risky rustic projects

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  Welcome to Party Junk 248 – Risky Rustic Projects Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy weekend, everyone! I am still in Maui and having a spectacular time! But time is ticking away quickly, so we are attempting to start to do more of the activities the island as to offer. You can see […]

Arriving to vibrant flower filled Maui – 1

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(red Torch Ginger) Aloha, all the way from gorgeous, amazing, vibrant flower filled Maui! We’ve now been here just over a week. I’ve been instagramming (HERE) about twice a day, however I just haven’t taken the time to even pick up the good camera until now. We are just having the BEST time! After a week, […]

Another pallet wood drill handled toolbox planter

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My friend Hanne had an old drill that use to belong to her Grandfather. We recently connected and she expressed an interest in having a toolbox made with it like I did to my original drill handled toolbox HERE. It’s been awhile… could I remember how to make another pallet wood drill handed toolbox planter?!  Not […]

PJ 247 – an upcycled projects link party

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  Welcome to Party Junk 247 – an upcycled projects link party Every Friday, 7PM through Sunday 11 PM Pacific Happy weekend, everyone! Can you believe I’m building this post all the way from MAUI?! Crazy, interesting world we live in these days, isn’t it? You can follow my tropical antics on Instagram. Since we were […]

Have a coffee on me: funky reclaimed wood yardstick coasters

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 Welcome to a very special blog hop today, friends! If you’re new here, I’m Donna, author of Funky Junk Interiors, and my passion is creating cool and unusual home decor items for my home out of junk!    If you love all things reclaimed and repurposed, feel free to follow along with the above two methods! […]

Maui junk, we are on our way!

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15 years ago, I was in Hawaii for an entire MONTH. My son was about to enter the picture, and I had an inkling I wouldn’t be back to Maui for a good long time afterwards.  My gut feeling turned out to be right. Motherhood became my ultimate hobby, and then hard times hit. So […]