All Pau (done)!

Aloha! I can’t believe that I am back home reflecting on how the retreat went already! It went so fast. After the retreat was over, I stayed at a friend’s home in beautiful Kula where I could look out the window down the volcano toward the water and check the weather on both the North and South shores. […]

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Pre-Retreat Photos

Aloha! I am here on Maui and the retreat begins tonight! I spent 3 days out in the rainforest. Every time I come back it takes me a few days to land. I drove around and visited some of my favorite sites, took many photos to share, and made it a good way through my […]

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Back From Costa Rica! Pura Vida!

Last week I traveled to the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica. I have wanted to experience Costa Rica ever since I lived in Maui years ago. Maui is a transitive place and many of the people who chase the waves to Hawaii have great stories of other amazing places around the globe.  A commonly described […]

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My 21 Days of Sugar Detox

A few days ago I finished Diane Sanfilippo’s 21 Day Sugar Detox. I used both the book with the same title and the corresponding cookbook with over 100 additional recipes. I can honestly say that I had a great experience overall and learned a lot. Having a plan like this made me cook much more […]

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