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Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza

There are so many possibilities when creating this recipe. Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza is perfect for any large gathering. This year, I created an egg shape for Easter. For non-themed parties, the shape of the cookie could be a traditional round or square. Also, depending on time and level of […]

Monthly Round-Up: Rose & Thorns – March 2021

This month my Google Photo’s timeline has been filled with memories of the beginning stages of life in lockdown 2020. It was crazy then, and looking back through the photos was a sobering reminder of how uncertain and quiet life was last year. This month has been a difficult one. […]

His & Hers Hawaii Hiking Essentials

Last summer for my birthday, Aaron and I when on an 11-mile hike in the Smoky Mountains National Park. I didn’t have on the right sock, shoes, or warm outerwear. It was a disaster. If you want to read the full experience I wrote about it in a blog post; […]

32 Hours on the Big Island of Hawai’i

Early in our vacation planning, we knew we wanted to make a trip to the Island of Hawai’i (also known as the Big Island, because it’s the biggest). I’ve already covered how we navigated the COVID requirements to travel between the islands in a previous post; Traveling to Hawaii during […]


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