Saturday, November 27, 2010

Just Call Me Assistant.

Last week I was able to assist in this photo shoot.

The beautiful bride is Lei, my friend from work. She is getting married next month! She and her fiance, Alan, are so adorable together. Megumi captured some amazing pictures of them. Megumi and I did Lei's hair and makeup before the shoot. I'd have to say that we make a pretty good team. Lei looked absolutely stunning. Check out the pics at  

Friday, November 26, 2010

A Day of Giving Thanks.

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It is a wonderful time of year to remember all that we are grateful for. Daniel is crazy for Thanksgiving. He insisted that we ate food that reminded him of home, so he decided to make very specific recipes for the turkey, cranberry sauce, mashed carrots, and pumpkin pie... all by himself. He didn't want me to help so I didn't cook a single thing. Some of our good friends came over and everyone brought tons of delicious food. It was a huge success. We had quite the feast. 

(Amazing pictures taken by Megumi. Edited by me).
I took charge of table settings. Megumi helped me make the cute napkin holders. 
I am grateful for good friends to spend the holidays with, especially when our families are so far away. 

Sunday, November 21, 2010

DIY Earring Holder.

I made this cute earring holder last week. I just couldn't stand the mess of jewelry on our dresser any longer. 

Items you'll need to make your own lovely earring holder:

- An empty frame. (I bought mine at a second hand store for a buck).
- One foot of aluminum screen material. You can buy this at a hardware store. (Yay for working at Ace).
- Scissors
- Super glue

Cut the screen material to fit the size of your frame. Glue it to the inside of the frame.  That is all.  Easy peasy.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Meet Margaret.

I am so in love with this sewing machine, not only because it is the most adorable thing ever, but because it sews amazingly. I have been wanting a sewing machine for years, and I am ecstatic that I finally have one. This was a gift given to me by my lovely mother-in-law. Isn't she the best? Also, many thanks to my lovely father-in-law for hauling this gazillion pound thing all the way here from Montana. Margaret and I are going to be great friends. Can't wait to start working on my little projects. 

Tuesday, November 16, 2010


This used to be me.

I spent about eight or more years of my life dancing. 
I loved it. 
It was my dream.
I stopped dancing five years ago. 
I don't know why exactly.
Lately, I've been missing it a lot.
It's probably because I watched this video.

What's something that you miss doing?

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Obsession #7.

As most of you already know, I am absolutely crazy about zebra stripes. 
I have accumulated quite the collection of random zebra striped items throughout the years.

I really want these rain boots from Charlotte Russe. They would be perfect for this very wet and rainy weather we've been experiencing lately. 

Thursday, November 11, 2010


Make a Wish.

The great thing about my birthday is that you all get to make a wish too!

Mark your calendars for next year, 
I will be planning the ultimate birthday celebration

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Haleiwa Eats.

Like I said...we really are obsessed with Thai food. We wanted to try this Thai restaurant that everyone has been raving about. 
Mouth watering?

Monday, November 8, 2010

Roy's. An Early Birthday Celebration.

We went to a fancy schmancy restaurant while we were staying in Waikiki. It was delicious and we all loved it. Alan and Colleen wanted to celebrate my birthday early. So nice. I am spoiled. 
Doesn't this food look beautiful? 
It was almost too pretty to eat. 

Sunday, November 7, 2010


Waikiki Beach on a cloudy day.

Daniel taught his dad how to surf.

There's nothing girls love more than a little high-class shopping. (Although, it was more like window shopping). 
My personal fav:

But, I did buy some things here:

Tuesday, November 2, 2010