I’m so excited about my fabric pushpins from Anthropologie, especially jumbled up in this love/wish/hope/dream bowl made by MauiDiveGirl.
I’ve never baked a cake in my life but can never resist a pretty cake platter. Lucky for me, I’m a blogger and they come in handy as a display prop for photos. Also a lovely way to present cupcakes or finger foods.
Whenever I see an article online about one use appliances being a waste of money and space, the Japanese Maui girl in me always feels more than a bit insulted when a rice cooker is included. For many a local Asian or Polynesian family in Hawaii, a rice cooker is one of our most used and essential kitchen appliances. We enjoy rice with omelets, chili, steak and fish. We take it to the beach in the form of a musubi or pour ocha over it and top with furikake and salmon when we’re not feeling well. Since I’ve downsized to smaller space living, I’ve also downsized my kitchen items. I have just a three cup rice cooker now and a mini salad spinner. My Zojirushi rice cooker is wonderful, it’s beautiful, plays a little song when the rice is done and the rice is perfect each and every time (it is also available in larger sizes if you have a larger family to feed).
I found this Quicksilver duvet cover in the teen section of Macy’s home. Loved the black and white photography surfer lifestyle print.
My favorite part of the sunset is right when the sun is at half mast, right before it drops.
I prefer an industrial look and heavy weight for my desk supplies like this swingline stapler and black-blum tape dispenser.