Aloha Friday #67

January 29, 2009 by Kailani  
Filed under aloha friday

Welcome to this week’s edition of Aloha Friday.

In Hawaii, Aloha Friday is the day that we take it easy and look forward to the weekend. So I thought that on Fridays I would take it easy on posting, too. Therefore, I’ll ask a simple question for you to answer. Nothing that requires a lengthy response.

If you’d like to participate, just post your own question on your blog and leave your link below. Don’t forget to visit the other participants! It’s a great way to make new bloggy friends!

Today’s question is:

What 3 things have you or would like to accomplish today?

About the author:
Kailani is the owner and founder of An Island Life. You'll find her sharing her daily life as a mother to 3 wonderful daughters, working as a flight attendant, and living a blessed life in Hawaii.


75 Responses to “Aloha Friday #67”
  1. Jenni Jiggety says:

    FIRST! Wahoo!

    1. Get groceries
    2. Correct a TON of papers
    3. Enjoy a night out with friends at book club

  2. Louise says:

    I need to:

    Call and make a Dr. appointment for sick child
    Do my MOMS Club Newsletter
    Write some reviews for my friends website

  3. pam says:

    I would like to get the bag of clothing that I have sorted delivered to the neighbours.

    Get some more laundry done and put away.

    Mail out my Valentine;s swap gift!!

  4. Muthering Heights says:

    I would like to:

    1) Start the valentines with which to decorate for Sweet Pea’s “Victorian Valentine’s Day” birthday party (which is next Saturday – eeps!)

    2) Take my husband out for dinner with our kids to conclude his week long birthday celebration

    3) Get my munchies under control; one day at a time, ya know?

  5. Sarah says:

    On my to-do list:

    1. Work on a couple of Valentine’s related posts.
    2. Fold the laundry that’s been sitting on the couch for two days. (bleah)
    3. File business taxes (double bleah)

  6. abby @ both sides now says:

    I have to:

    1. draft a legal document
    2. get an appointment with the dentist
    3. get a hair cut

  7. Tara says:


    1. Finish my cook book mess project lol

    2. Finish putting the tree away (yah christmas tree lol )

    3. Mop all the floors!!!

  8. Tamy ~ 3Sides of Crazy says:

    1) Paint Amber’s bedroom trim white.
    2) Paint downstairs bathroom ceiling tiles and trim.
    3) Clean up Studio.

  9. Renee says:

    I started to laugh cuz I didn’t do much today, but then I realized that this is for Friday and that’s not supposed to start for another few hours. So I can aspire to get 3 things done tomorrow! YAY!

    So tomorrow, I aspire to get the following done
    1) mail checks for my coop classes
    2) find & pack up batteries from a battery survey I did (it was supposed to get turned in a couple of weeks ago…oops!)
    3) make dinner

    how’s that sound? ;)

  10. Jennifer says:

    1) Finish the laundry

    2) Make candles.

    3) Read a book.

  11. Cat @ 3 Kids and Us says:

    I want to get done at least HALF of my laundry.

    I want to finish packing my hospital bag and…

    Sleep in until at least 10am.

  12. sagemom says:

    Clean up DS2s room
    Finish up some reviews
    Have a nice evening with friends

  13. Desert Songbird says:

    1. Having a relaxing lunch with my friend Nancy
    2. Getting a nap
    3. Getting to bed early

  14. diana/sunshine says:

    fridays are my day to play. so i’m hoping to do that….

    1. go to a movie with a couple of girlfriends
    2. enjoy lunch together afterwards
    3. get some reading time in

  15. Forgetfulone says:

    I am going to get at least four scrapbook pages done, get a massage, and enjoy some down time with friends.

  16. Pegsy says:

    My Friday Top 3:

    1. Return DVD’s to library
    2. Grocery shopping
    3. Snuggle up and read books to my kids

  17. Jen says:

    Only 3 things?

    1. Grocery Store
    2. Straighten the whole upstairs
    3. Catch up on laundry

    Have a great weekend!

  18. Upstatemomof3 says:

    Get my kitchen, family room and living room presentable for company this weekend. Take kids to the library. Do a load of laundry.

  19. Tim (Perspective) says:

    1. Multitude of paperwork at the job.

    2. Figure out what my wife is mad about.

    3. Shoot, while I’m at it I might as well solve the rest of the world’s problems.

  20. Janet F says:

    1.Clean and organize the cabinet under my sink.

    2.Have lunch with a friend.

    3. Read a new book.

  21. Kelly says:

    Well, seeing that I am working today and it takes pretty much my whole day – 12.5 hour shifts
    1. Get to work on time
    2. Have a good day at work
    3. Leave work on time to get home to see my family before bedtime for our babe
    Have a great day!

  22. sarah says:

    1. make picture apt for 6 month old
    2. read at least 3 stories to middle child
    3. sort through some pics in order to start a few scrap book pages

  23. Jenn(ifer) says:

    1] Get through the work day without wanting to slap a rude person.

    2] Get in a good work out

    3] get a start on laundry

  24. cora says:

    the 3 things I would like to accomplish today are to clean the rooms, to clean the garage and to clean the yard of my house.

  25. Lori (teacher turned mommy) says:

    1. get the grocery list done and shopping done

    2. convince my 2 year old to take a nap

    3. survive a rainy day inside with a 2 year old and 8 month old… yeah no fun

  26. Laura says:

    This is a good one for me today.

    1. Do 2 loads of laundry.
    2. Get 3 reviews done.
    3. Catch up on my emails.

  27. Amy @ Coffee with the Mrs. says:

    1. I’d like to share some fun, educational time with Alex
    2. I’d like to get my reviews posted
    3. I’d like to put finishing touches on my next vlog…and I can’t forget homework somewhere in there too. :)

  28. Heather Lessiter says:

    1. Get my kids off to school. (We’re on a 2-hour delay.)

    2. Make frosting for a cake.

    3. Get my house presentable for company tonight.

  29. Dee says:

    1. I need to write at least one more review/giveaway.

    2. I HAVE to go buy diapers/diaper wipes.

    3. Teach my 17 month old how to help me put his toys back in the toy box!

  30. TheAngelForever says:

    1. Finish packing things to take to my parents.
    2. Take hubby to the airport.
    3. Avoid calling places to find out about banquet facilities for a surprise party that I am helping to plan with my aunt for my mother.

  31. Nina says:

    Today I would like to fold the laundry in my living room, pay a couple bills and find out where the girl is that was supposed to pick up my changing table that I posted on Freecycle.

  32. Stacy's Random Thoughts says:

    My Friday top 3:

    Make my grocery list and get at least 1/2 of the grocery shopping done while Princess Nagger is in school this afternoon.

    Clean the refrigerator.

    Rack the wine and get the mess out of the dining room. ;)

  33. Kari says:

    1) Get all laundry done
    2) Clean floors
    3) Balance Checkbook

  34. Abby says:

    Well, since my little man is home sick today and I won’t be at work I guess they won’t be work related!

    1. Clean the bathroom
    2. Clean the kitchen
    3. Clean out the litter box (Eeeewwww!)

  35. Lisa C says:

    I’m peeved today, so i’m boycotting work!!!!

    1. take girls out to lunch
    2. grocery shop
    3. pick up prescription @ pharmacy…

  36. Just Mom says:

    It’s funny you should ask this today. I did absolutely nothing productive yesterday.

    Three things… hmmm:

    1) Get dressed.
    2) Drink tons of coffee.
    3) Finally set up my kiddo’s play room.

  37. ParentingPink says:

    Great question!

    1. Take a shower!
    2. Clean the bathrooms.
    3. Have a HUGE cup of coffee!

  38. Pamela says:

    *buy a winning lotto ticket.
    *say “Get thee behind me cookie” when I encounter calories
    *walk 3 miles

  39. Qtpies7 says:

    I have a HUGE list today! My husband and I are going to a couples retreat and the little two kids are going to a babysitter’s house.
    Find, wash and pack clothes for the little two.
    Wash and pack for us.
    Go buy disposable dipes for Sam, and socks and gloves for us.
    No, Donnie and I do not have gloves and yes, it has been -30 here in Minnesota. LOL But we are going snow tubing this weekend, so I guess it is a must-have.

  40. Proud Mommy says:

    *open new checking accoun
    *get groceries
    *walk 3 miles and do weight training

  41. 1stopmom says:

    I would like to get some reviews done and up
    Finish the laundry
    give the living room a good cleaning

  42. witchypoo says:

    Work, go to bank, get groceries. I’m tired already.

  43. maria says:

    well I already was on the 1.treadmill, and 2.put laundry in. Now if I could just get motivated to 3.finish last years books I’d be set.

  44. Jo says:

    1. Speak with my daughter’s girl scout leader
    2. Mop my floor
    3. Take a nap

  45. Nicole says:

    1. post Aloha Friday on my blog.
    2. Coffee
    3. Visit with friends and family (I’m back home for a few days…) :)

  46. Jen E @ mommablogsalot says:

    Let’s see…

    I already did all the dishes (emptying dishwasher and adding this morning’s dishes) so that’s (1)

    I’d like to vacuum the kitchen (2)
    workout with my Walk At Home dvd (3)

  47. thefarmerfiles says:

    1. get my smog check done
    2. get a CA driver’s license
    3. call the police dept and give them further info on my stolen wallet…i think we are very close to catching the bad guys!

  48. Alicia @ Experiencing Each Moment says:

    1. Appt for coughing child.
    2. Clean house for company tomorrow night.
    3. Mail V-day package to deployed husband.

  49. Donetta says:

    Good Morning.
    Three things…
    a bit of down time just for me…sewing a tea pot cozy (perhaps a pot of tea). Listening to uplifting music.
    Time at the elementary volunteering with the fourth graders. Pouring my heart into those empty little thirsty eyes. Filling them up with some kindness.
    A nice healthy meal for the family. Something everyone will like.

  50. Sues2u2 says:

    Yahoo, I’m really back!!! ha,ha

    So, three things –

    a) son to school (check)

    b) daughter to dad out @ military base

    c) start painting mini houses

  51. *Just Jen* says:

    Ugh! Way more than three but here they are:

    1. Get to the post office to mail a package
    2. Go to the gym tonight
    3. Get my Friday reports done for work.

  52. Elizabeth says:

    Work on laundry
    pay bills

  53. kelleythejewelrylady says:

    I need to do traffic school, call the dentist for an appointment and order valentine cards for my son….but I dont feel very well so all I want to do is sleep, sneeze and sleep.

  54. Cathi says:

    Besides a doctor’s appointment and tending the grandbabies, I have three important blogging posts to write. :)

  55. jen says:

    I have a long list because I’m going to get to enjoy a few childless hours this afternoon! I plan to clean out the boys’ closets, mop the floors and clean out a few junk drawers in my kitchen.

  56. Just Jenn says:

    Get some homework done for all of my classes (I am taking 4)

    Clean the boys room and put away the laundry

    Clean my poor dirty car

  57. Jackie says:

    Since I love Hawaii, I love this blog!! Really cute! :)

    Today’s accomplishments and to do’s still:
    1. Straighten up the house
    2. Mail back Netflix movie
    3. Organize my home office

  58. Casey H says:

    I’d really like to get ALL of the dishes done, catch up on the bloggy carnival giveaways and get to the grocery store at some point!!

  59. Holly Schwendiman says:

    Hmmm so don’t have an answer but does it count that I’m sitting here thinking about it?????


  60. Lissa says:

    1. Dinner for mom & my family (I’m dividing myself between 2 houses right now)
    2. Go thru my email inbox-it’s full
    3. A good nights sleep (I’m tired)

  61. Vicki says:

    1) Give my doggie a bath

    2) Finish the laundry

    3) Watch the Left Behind movies I tivo’d

  62. Pamela Kramer says:

    1. Took boy to Dr. to get meds for Strep throat.
    2. Caught up my blog
    3. Unloaded on my Grandmother and now I feel better. She is a great listener.

  63. Hayley says:


    Ha ha.

  64. angela says:

    my top things are all related to the house
    1. supper made
    2. groceries bought
    3. linens and towels washed

  65. Melissa says:

    1. Buy more formula
    2. buy 2 birthday presents for parties that are this weekend
    3. Laundry

  66. Rach (Heart of Rachel)f says:

    1. Bring my jeans to the tailoring shop for length alteration.
    2. Organize my desk.
    3. Email my friend Tina.

  67. jennifer says:

    1) Get a post for school done.
    2) Do some blog posting.
    3) Take a Sunday nap.

    1 and 2 are done. Must be time for 3. ;-)

  68. Tara @ Feels like home says:

    I would like to do several things, but it feels like it’s going to be a tough day pain-wise, so I’m not optimistic.

    1. finish cutting the squares for my I Spy quilt.
    2. get the groceries and prep food for tomorrow’s birthday party at my house
    3. tidy up the house


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