Reviews

Hitting the pool with Snapper Rock Swimsuits Hitting the pool with Snapper Rock Swimsuits

Living in Hawaii, we’re fortunate to have beautiful weather pretty much... 


Netflix – Helping to Bring Books to Life Netflix – Helping to Bring Books to Life

Not only do my kids love watching movies but they’re also avid readers.... 


Unlimited Plans from WalMart’s Family Mobile (Update) Unlimited Plans from WalMart’s Family Mobile (Update)

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This... 


Motorola MT350R Two-Way Radio Motorola MT350R Two-Way Radio

You may be asking yourself . . . in this world of cellular phones why would... 


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Giveaways

Celebrating Easter with VTech Celebrating Easter with VTech

With Easter just a few days away, now is the time to make sure you have those... 


Reliving the Past with Netflix (Giveaway) Reliving the Past with Netflix (Giveaway)

There are many things about my high school years that I remember fondly .... 


Mega Bloks Skylanders Giveaway Mega Bloks Skylanders Giveaway

Build your favorite pirate with eight legs and no pegs, then swap bodies to... 


RIO 2 in Theaters April 11th (Giveaway) RIO 2 in Theaters April 11th (Giveaway)

Blu and Jewel are back for an all new adventure in Rio 2! The entire cast... 


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Daily Life

Cherry Blossom Season at Fukuoka Castle Ruins Cherry Blossom Season at Fukuoka Castle Ruins

These are the ruins of a castle build by the first lord of the Fukuoka domain, Kuroda Nagamasa, over a space of seven years, starting in 1601. The castle was formed by the keep, the innermost compound and a second and a third compound, and 47 guard towers. Of these towers, the Tamon Turret, Kinen (prayer) Turret and Shiomi Turret can still be... [Read more of this category]


The reason for my smile . . . The reason for my smile . . .

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2014: A Year for New Adventures 2014: A Year for New Adventures

And one of them is . . . SNOWBOARDING! On my last trip to Hokkaido, the crew decided to head up to Rusutsu Resort for a day of Snowboarding. It’s something that I’ve always wanted to learn how to do and I loved it! In fact, I have 2 more trips to Hokkaido in March to make the most of what’s left of this Winter season. I was able... [Read more of this category]


Guess it’s still Valentine’s Day around here! Guess it’s still Valentine’s Day around here!

The girls are finally back with me for the month! Yay! While I was doing the dishes, Kiana was busy in the bathroom . . . but not doing what you would think. She was setting up my Valentine’s Day surprise! When I asked her where she got all the candy from, she said . . . “I took it from Dad’s house.” LOL! He’s gonna... [Read more of this category]


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Living Hawaii

Pampers Love, Sleep & Play in Hawaii Pampers Love, Sleep & Play in Hawaii

One of my favorite reasons for being part of the awesome Pampers Baby Board... 


The Perfect Summer Day at Kane’ohe Sandbar The Perfect Summer Day at Kane’ohe Sandbar

It was the perfect sunny Summer day. What better way to spend it than a boat... 


Open Your Heart for Special Olympics Hawai‘i Open Your Heart for Special Olympics Hawai‘i

Starting Jan. 14, City Mill Company, Ltd. employees will pour their hearts... 


Cooke Foundation Beautification Award Recognizes Three O’ahu Schools Cooke Foundation Beautification Award Recognizes Three O’ahu Schools

The Cooke Foundation announced today the three recipients for its 2013 Cooke... 


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Promotions

Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return in Theaters May 9th Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return in Theaters May 9th

Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return is a 3D-animated musical based on the... 


Learning the Wonders of Science with Netflix Learning the Wonders of Science with Netflix

Science has never been one of my favorite subjects but with all the great... 


A sneak peek of RIO 2 in theaters April 11th A sneak peek of RIO 2 in theaters April 11th

Stay tuned for an awesome RIO 2 giveaway coming soon! Share and Enjoy: Read More →


Get Inspired by the Winter Olympics and Netflix! Get Inspired by the Winter Olympics and Netflix!

I love the Winter Olympics. From the opening ceremonies until the Olympic... 


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Parenting Tips & Resources

Preschool Readiness with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Preschool Readiness with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

A child’s formal learning begins in kindergarten, but preparation for school and learning starts much earlier. Teachers’ report that their primary concerns about children’s readiness for school center around social behaviors and skills such as being able to articulate wants and thoughts, not disrupting the class, following directions, problem... [Read more of this category]


10 Tips for National Bullying Prevention Month 10 Tips for National Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying is an epidemic that impacts children of all ages. It reaches its peak in middle school, where 44 percent of schools report at least one incidence of bullying each week. In reality, the real number of incidents is likely much higher: children (and adults) often fail to report ongoing bullying because of fear appearing “uncool,” or... [Read more of this category]


Eye Safety and UV Protection: Questions and Answers Eye Safety and UV Protection: Questions and Answers

Sunglasses and Children: 1.    How can I protect an infant’s eyes from the sun? There are a few great styles available for infants. These sunglasses are generally designed to fit ages 0-2. 2.    How young should children start wearing sunglasses? Since UV exposure is cumulative, it’s never too early or too late to start protecting eyes.... [Read more of this category]


Protect Your Children’s Eyes by Wearing Sunglasses Protect Your Children’s Eyes by Wearing Sunglasses

Whenever I’m out in the sun I always make sure I have my sunglasses with me. However, it never occurred to me to bring along my kids’ sunglasses as well. Research shows that more than 40 percent of parents don’t proactively ensure their children wear UV protective sunglasses – the most effective tool for blocking damaging UVA and... [Read more of this category]


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