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  • Thanks to my amazing generous sister @lyndie1946 who bought me this beautiful painting on our last day and last hour on the Big Island after one of the most magical days (and trips) of my life. With a few hours remaining of our last day, we cruised down south in our awesome Mustang convertible and paddled hard and fast to the Captain Cook monument. We had to get there and back before dark and also before our flight! It was a mile paddle each way but somehow the wind was at our back (thanks Dad) and we got there so fast. Wild dolphins were jumping along the way and when we finally arrived, we jumped off our boats and snorkeled amongst gorgeous colorful fish. And then the rainbow. The huge incredible rainbow with the sunset. Wow, what a day. I had been admiring this painting at Annie’s where we stopped for a bite before our flight and my sister insisted on buying it for me knowing it was something I had to have. Thank you to my wise and big hearted sister. I’m so lucky to have shared this journey with you! Our first of many soul sister trips together!! Love you forever! #sisters #bonded #hawaii #bigisland #captaincook #dolphinsjumping #sacredocean #snorkeling #tropicalfish #anniesburgers #kayaking #lifecoach #soulpainting #soulsisters #love
  • What to do when you are stuck in traffic due to yet another music festival in Austin, TX and have an obsession with essential oils? Get a car essential oil diffuser! Love my new Iris diffuser from DoTerra. I’m diffusing some rosemary EO which is great for mental concentration and memory. This will help me remember how to get home while staying focused:)). Plus my car now smells amazing! #essentialoilobsession #doterra #diffuser #rosemary #lovemyvwtdi #austintx #aclfest
  • My last big cooking job. Sometimes you need a witness when you make a big change in your life and so I am telling all of you as my witnesses that I am letting go of cooking for big events, conferences, camps, big parties, etc forever. This was my last drive over the Frio river to the place where I have cooked for hundreds of kids and recently adults for the last 6 years. While this work has often been rewarding getting to touch lives with delicious, nourishing food, more than that it’s exhausting and depleting. I became very clear on the job last weekend that it was my last one as I am no longer okay with doing work that stresses me out or makes me feel rushed and frenzied. That may have been okay and normal at one time in my life but it is no longer acceptable for me for my peace, health and well being. Good bye cooking for large groups of people. Hello Nutrition  consulting and Life Coaching! What work no longer serves you that you are ready to release?
  • Hibiscus, how I love thee. Oh, let me count the ways. #moreflowers #flowersofhawaii #hibiscus #flowerhunting #priorities
  • More flowers of Hawaii. I tried to capture every new flower I came across in photos and smell. Someone has to do it! #flowersofhawaii #gingerflower #bestscentever
  • The smell of Hawaii, the lovely Plumeria. This flower is definitely one of the reasons I went to Hawaii. Every time I beheld her I took pictures and smelled her and wore flower lei’s made of her. Thank you mama earth for creating plumerias #heavenisplumeria #heavenisflowers #heavenishawaii #plumeria #cantgetenough #gotleid #missingplumerias #needafix #mustgrowthis #hawaii #bigisland
  • I used to live on the Big Island of Hawaii 15 years ago on this property and actually sold Macadamia nuts at this stand along with whatever other fruit fell to the ground that day including mangos, papayas, avocados, bananas, etc. How amazing this stand is still standing :)) My rent was always paid thanks to all the fruits of the land. What an experience to come back here! It’s helped me to notice a theme in my life which is I have often lived in very far out of the way places and I still do but another consistent theme...I have always lived in extremely beautiful places. I am definitely a follower of beauty! Thank you Hawaii for your indescribable beauty! Aloha! #hawaii #bigisland #beautyfollower #aloha