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Mermaid Accessories

Sea shell bangles

Shell Bangles My new obsession in Hawaii is treasure hunting (aka shell diving). There is something so addicting about putting on a mask and diving into the crystal clear ocean in search of shells that the latest swell brought in. I’m a firm believer that you shouldn’t take from the sea without giving back so with every dive I try to do a beach clean up. You wouldn’t believe all the trash people leave on our beaches and our oceans.…

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Upcycling, DIY & Sustainability

Hanging shelf on reclaimed wood

The majority of my blog posts focus on the great outdoors and travel but I’d like to take an opportunity to come back to living a sustainable lifestyle. If you’ve read the ‘About Me‘ page on the site then you know I am all about living local, supporting small businesses and striving for environment friendly products. I also try to up-cycle as much as possible and am always looking for DIY projects. That being said I recently moved from my…

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Kakaako Farmers Market – Shop Local

Fresh Produce at Kaakao Farmers Market

Kakaako Farmers Market: If you don’t already know, Hawaii is expensive. Almost everything we have on island is imported. As part of my mission to help make a sustainable Hawaii {and save a couple bucks} I always try to get my groceries from the farmers markets around the island. During the week I shop at one near my work but the weekend markets are my favorite, especially the Kakaako Farmers Market. So whether you’re on vacation or living here- this is a…

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