Oahu, Hawaii: Day 7 – Banzai Pipeline, Waikiki and Pearl Harbor Memorial

We were sad to wake up to the last day of our trip.  With nothing planned, we took our time to pack and check out.  We said goodbye to our great Airbnb host and asked where we could see some surfing competitions.  Unfortunately, because some of the waves were so high, some competitions were cancelled.  … Continue reading Oahu, Hawaii: Day 7 – Banzai Pipeline, Waikiki and Pearl Harbor Memorial

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Oahu, Hawaii: Day 6 – Pacific Skydiving, Hanauma Bay, and Waikiki Sunset

Alright.  Let’s go.  We finally woke up to clear skies!  We got up, ate our grocery store sandwiches and headed to Pacific Skydiving located at North Shore for our 7:30 am appointment.  Today, we didn’t even have to call them to confirm the weather.  Either way, we were waiting to do it.  We arrived early … Continue reading Oahu, Hawaii: Day 6 – Pacific Skydiving, Hanauma Bay, and Waikiki Sunset

Oahu, Hawaii: Day 5 – Dole Plantation, Haleiwa and Nanakuli sunset

The little birdy and I woke up fairly early and ate our grocery bought sandwiches only to find out that we would postpone our skydiving experience one more time.  That’s all right, we thought, we can take day 6 itinerary and do it today. First up on the docket, we went to the Dole Plantation.  … Continue reading Oahu, Hawaii: Day 5 – Dole Plantation, Haleiwa and Nanakuli sunset

Oahu, Hawaii: Day 2 – Makapu’u Lighthouse and Tidepools

Waking up the next morning, bright and early, we googled a good place to eat breakfast in Waikiki.  Heavenly is a laid back restaurant located below a hotel where they served organic foods.  I had the sausage egg benedict that came with a kale salad. Steph (@the.littlebirdy) ordered an omelet with purple sweet potato and … Continue reading Oahu, Hawaii: Day 2 – Makapu’u Lighthouse and Tidepools

What to Pack in your Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box

When I first started working, I knew that I finally had the financial ability to donate to charities.  Albeit, they’re not large sums, but I knew that anything could at least do something small for a person that needed the help.  There were two charities I knew I was going to get involved with before … Continue reading What to Pack in your Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box