The spectacular Road To Hana trip with tips – day 1

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So… I plan a quiet trip to Maui, and thinking it will be a little too quiet, include a new-to-me romp over to Lana’i for a new adventure. That part’s coming soon. It’s a GOOD ONE. However, what actually transpired once I got here was so vastly different, I would have only labeled it dream material. My […]

A jungle trail walk through Maui’s historic Kepaniwai Park

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Aloha! It feels so good to be writing again! If you wish to follow my adventures to the minute, I’ve been sharing on Instagram HERE. Anyway, my getaway thus far has proven to be very restful, and with even a little drama attached! The weather was perfect when I arrived. Time spent dashing from beach to […]

An old theatre, Flood Falls and other must visits in Hope

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When I glanced outside this AM, I noticed the clouds moved in. Going out onto the patio with my first coffee of the day, the air was crisp! How can that be? Yesterday was one of the hottest days we’ve had this summer yet! Signs that summer is coming to a close are looming ahead. […]

Inspired by my tranquil Othello cabin riverfront getaway

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Happy summer, friends! How is your summer shaping up? I’ll be completely honest… once I returned from my much needed little extended getaway, I wasn’t sure where my mind was. It was stuck somewhere in the middle of complete escape vacation mode wondering where to take off next, all the way to start sharing my […]

Longer.

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Thank-you friends, for your heartfelt messages you left in the last post. So, as you know, I dashed off to the mountains for a short little getaway. I needed this like you have no idea. And staying in a place you don’t even really desire to leave just to keep yourself busy is such a […]

A trip to a spectacular tulip festival in Abbotsford, BC

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Every single year I read the notice… “Tulip Festival! Buy your tickets online to guarantee entry!” And every year, I’d drive down the highway, attempting to spot the fields from a distance, to gauge if the visit would be worth it. But I never did spot the fields. So I never did go. However, this […]

The Mill House in Maui. A dream restaurant for junkers, plus.

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When Michael from Inspired by Charm was in Maui the same time we were this past summer, he shot me a message of a MUST stop, with a picture similar to the one above. Apparently there was this junk inspired restaurant in the middle of a plantation that I needed to see. What in the world?! […]

Two tropical garden stops in upcountry Maui

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This is going to be one pretty, AND big post. You don’t mind, do you? This blog is a little like a surprise grab bag… will she encourage us to build a closet?  Spin past a growling creature hidden beside a bike path? Whip up a new old sign? Or take a trip to Hawaii? Your […]

My little oasis at Maui Vista in Kihei and other travel tips

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If you followed me on Instagram stories while I was away during Christmas, this view will look very familiar to you. You are looking down from the lanai of unit 2212, at Maui Vista, located in Kihei, Maui. I came to know this little space like it was my best friend. On so many levels. When […]