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Family Fun: Made in Hawaii Edition

August 19th, 2011 · 9 Comments · cool stuff, Family, Food, Hawaii

Today is Hawaii’s Admission Day, the day we became the 50th State of the union. It is a state holiday, not that it really matters to us since Troy’s on leave and we’re homeschoolers with a flexible schedule.  We started the day by grabbing a quick lunch at one of our favorite places, Subway. We […]

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transformers… more than meets the eye

June 25th, 2011 · No Comments · cool stuff, Hawaii

we got a twtvite to a Transformers Tweetup a few weeks ago and I knew I’d be the hero of the morning if I brought the boys down for some good animated bot on bot violence.  I think it was to get us ready for the new transformers movie that will be in theaters soon.  […]

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Family Fun the Ice Age Edition

June 16th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Family, Hawaii

I have been excitedly waiting for the Ice Age displays to open at Pearlridge Shopping Center. We went down on Saturday to have dinner at California Pizza Kitchen and then took some time to wander around the mall. CPK is giving out thank you cards that have scratch off tickets inside giving prizes like %off […]

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We are bike riders!

April 19th, 2011 · 2 Comments · blog, Family

We employed the pedals off scoot and coast method to teach Jalen how to balance on his just about too small 20″ bike that he’s had for a while but never had a chance to learn how to ride properly.  I must say that we got the idea from a video on the schwinn website, […]

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Family Fun: the Faux Fall edition

November 21st, 2010 · 3 Comments · Family, Hawaii, Holidays, scrapbook, Silhouette, Tattered Angels

Since we live in Hawaii and we don’t get colorful leaves so we decided to make our own. I used my silhouette to cut these leaves out of plain white cardstock. I mixed up some paint and Jordan worked his art. I added a little spritz of New Glimmer Mist too. so pretty! later that […]

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Family Fun: the Pumpkin Patch edition

October 23rd, 2010 · 4 Comments · Family, Hawaii, Holidays

We went to the pumpkin patch today and this year we visited one we hadn’t been to before.  We drove out to Waimanalo Farms to check out the pumpkiny goodness. Google navigation got us there and the man at the gate said, “drive up this dirt road and park in the back…”  There was free […]

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Family Fun: The Hiking Edition

August 29th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Family, Hawaii, Photography

Friday we joined up with 3 lovely high school classmates that I haven’t seen since high school.  We met at the Makapu’u Lighthouse trail and walked a beautiful paved uphill route.  I am not sure exactly how long it was, but it was a good workout and I am quite thrilled the boys were able […]

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Family Fun: Aquatic Edition

July 21st, 2010 · 4 Comments · Family, Hawaii

We went out and purchased a family membership to the Waikiki Aquarium.  The boys and I took the guided tour via the handheld tourguides :)  Jordan was able to punch in the numbers and listen all by himself, I was quite impressed! the boys are both listening and watching the two hawaiian monk seals… inside […]

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Family Fun: Literary Edition

July 16th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Family

We live just  a few blocks from our neighborhood library and have finally started using it this summer.  We’ve signed up for the summer reading program and are logging our books read this summer.  We try to make it out there once a week. This is the person checking off the reading list and handing […]

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Family Fun: Battleship Edition

July 8th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Family, navy life

On Tuesday around 10am I thought, maybe I’ll round the boys up for a quick swim then home again for lunch and just in time for Jordan’s nap.  Then I realized, hey braniac, the pool is closed on Tuesdays.  Okay, plan b. let’s pick up some lunch and either go eat it at the beach […]

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