Fab Friday Link Love & An Ode to Hawaii!


Hey, that is me! I am starting this week's link love a little differently- with some Hawaii love.  I am in a bamboo forest on Oahu in the picture, it was about 25 minutes from our house and one of my favorite easy hikes to do.

We sold our house in Hawaii and today it is officially someone elses :((

It breaks my heart that we have sold it and I miss our home and Ohana more than words can say.  In 8 years of a nomadic Army life, Hawaii became our home and it was a wonderful 3.5 years there; despite part of it being a year of my husband's deployment to Iraq.  But, I loved our house, our home- minimally decorated because the ocean views and tropical plants were enough. I was awestruck by the beauty daily- it never got old or commonplace.

Today, I am indeed home with Nick, Kalia & Colette but something more awaits us- and all those pieces will fall in place again someday.  Until then, Hawaii, I miss you.

Now onto some happy, fab links!!

First- this is why Hawaii is awesome.

Fab- I cannot sew nor enjoy learning it, but I still am obsessing over these slouchy leather storage bins.  It almost makes me want to try a third sewing class.

FashionShort Hair tips, I want this wavy look! I recently chopped off all my hair- it was VERY long & AZ heat is here, so I wanted it gone.  When I first lived here ten years ago, I did it every summer, I guess the tradition is back.

Foodie-  Grapefruit Sage Mimosa- pair champagne with anything and I want to try it!

Fun- Mrs. Gold iphone charger you are so pretty and should be in my life.

A Bubbly Life this week- Guest poster- Paint Sew Glue Chew with a Starbursts Cake Topper- this is so awesome! And check out my DIY Agate Gemstone Magnets from last week!

A Bubbly Life Elsewhere- Wayfair's 9 Ideas for Updating Your Decor With Paint

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