Merry Christmas Eve- a perfect posting for the season!

Merry Christmas Eve and Happy Sunday! Almost two months ago, one of my dear friends got married at her dad’s cabin on the lake in Minnesota. We had a lovely, delicious dinner amongst family that I wanted to share. Perfect for the Christmas season.


On her wedding evening, we had prime rib, with homemade mash, green beans, carrots, and sauteed mushrooms. Yummy! That piece of meat was HUGE! I tried my best to finish it all, but couldn’t. I was way too full. Too bad I couldn’t bring it home as leftovers to finish. Haha, back home to Hawaii.


Carrot cake for dessert/their wedding cake! Yummy! Haven’t had carrot cake in so long!

What a coincidence, tomorrow we will be having prime rib for our Christmas dinner. Can’t wait! Be sure to lookout for another posting of that soon.

Have a beautiful Christmas with your loved ones. It’s my most favorite time of the year to celebrate with family.




Brunch places are poppin’ up everywhere!

Happy Sunday! Man! Brunch places are popping up everywhere in Hawaii. It’s the new “in” thing! Brunch food is awesome!

I tried Moena Café with my girlfriend at the new Ka Makana Ali’i Mall in Kapolei. It was really good. I loved the atmosphere. Moena Café is next to the new Hampton Inn & Suites. I didn’t know that there’s a location in Hawaii Kai as well, at Koko Marina Shopping Center.


This is the fresh corned beef with eggs (over-easy). It was yummy!


We shared the sweet French toast. It was to-die-for! I love French toast!

Moena Café
Ka Makana Ali’i
91-5431 Kapolei Pkwy; Kapolei, 96707

Hawaii Kai location
7192 Kalanianaole Hwy; Honolulu, 96825

Have a great new week!

Sunday funday full of yummy treats!

Happy Sunday Funday!

I enjoyed a couple of yummy treats at a Baby Expo today. I love these fairs! They have such awesome food vendors.


Yummy! I got bubble gum! My ultimate favorite flavor, next to strawberry!

It was really good! There was even a purple gumball in the Popsicle! My mouth of all blue in the end. Haha!


Uncle Lani’s poi mochi. Soo good!

I love poi mochi. My sister sometimes makes this yummy dessert. It’s not too difficult to make. Here is a simple recipe:

Franny’s Hawaiian Ice Pops
Check them out- they have TONS of yummy flavors
**No physical location**

Uncle Lani’s Poi Mochi
Ka Makana Ali’i- the new mall on the west side of O’ahu
91 Kapolei Pkwy; Kapolei, 96707

…and the holiday shopping begins! But first- burgers!!

Happy Sunday! This afternoon, my boyfriend and I checked out the new mall in Kapolei, Ka Makana Ali’i. It was a very nice mall. We enjoyed it there! It’s always nice to see that side of the island (the west side) expanding with new development. Moreover, it’s awesome to have a new mall!!!

We decided to have lunch at Five Guys. We’ve been wanting to try it, as we heard the food was good. The first location opened in Mililani (north side) about six months ago.


We loved it there! We were impressed that there were free peanuts that customers could grab. In addition, there was an awesome digital soda machine, with a variety of different soft drinks to choose from, with FREE refills!!!

I ordered the mini cheeseburger. Thank goodness I did. This did not look like a mini to me. We also shared the “Five Guys” style fries. Yummy! The food was da bomb, along with the free refills of soda. We shared a Strawberry Sprite. That was refreshing!

Visit Five Guys in Kapolei or Mililani

Mililani location:
95-1249 Meheula Pkwy
Mililani, 96789
Hours: 11am-10pm daily

Kapolei location at Ka Makana Ali’i:
91-5431 Kapolei Pkwy
Kapolei, 96707
Hours: 11am-10pm daily

Visit Ka Makana Ali’i Mall
91-5431 Kapolei Pkwy

Happy new week!