Author: mal@alohaconnecticutgirl.com

Baked Bacon Mac N’ Cheese

Baked Bacon Mac N’ Cheese

    It’s fall! Well, our version of fall anyways!! That means an increase in rainy days, and nights! And while the temperatures don’t drop to a low that requires a multitude of layers, they drop just enough to warrant some good old fashioned and […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">Sunflowers, Sunshine and of Course, Some Pumpkins</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Our Afternoon at the Waimanalo Country Farms Hawaii Pumpkin Patch</span>

Sunflowers, Sunshine and of Course, Some Pumpkins Our Afternoon at the Waimanalo Country Farms Hawaii Pumpkin Patch

Hawaii Pumpkin Patch. It’s probably not the first thing that springs to mind when you consider Hawaii! I’m not going to lie, I lived on Oahu for 7 years before I even considered visiting a pumpkin patch here! However, being a basic girl at heart […]

Love is Patient

Love is Patient

1 Corinthians 13:4-8New International Version (NIV) 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">I Love You with All My Senses</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">Date Night in a Box Review</span>

I Love You with All My Senses Date Night in a Box Review

Thank you to Night In Boxes for sending me this Date Night in a Box in for review.  As always all thoughts and opinions expressed here are 100% my own. One thing I have learned in my short time as a wife and parent, diapers and […]

5 Simple Tips for Introducing Your Baby to Rice Cereal

5 Simple Tips for Introducing Your Baby to Rice Cereal

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GerberPureWater #CollectiveBias Well, Moms, it happened again. I didn’t really think it was possible. But just like that I blinked my eyes and my teeny, tiny newborn baby […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">Today You Quit Your Job</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">A letter to my future self.</span>

Today You Quit Your Job A letter to my future self.

Dear Future Mama Mal, I’m writing this because when you look back on this day, I want you to remember it. I want you to remember today and the many days that preceded it. When the time comes for you to question the decision you […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">Personal Puff Pastry Apple Pies</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">for your Fall Themed Party</span>

Personal Puff Pastry Apple Pies for your Fall Themed Party

  Once September hits, I get that itch. That fall-is-coming-even-though-it-never-gets-cold-and-I-still-need-to-celebrate-it itch. Honestly, one of the only downfalls to Hawaii is that the staples of fall don’t really exist here. There is no chill in the air. No apple orchards, pumpkin picking, bundling up by the […]

<span class="entry-title-primary">The Happy Houseguest</span> <span class="entry-subtitle">How to Make the Perfect Welcome Basket for your Houseguest</span>

The Happy Houseguest How to Make the Perfect Welcome Basket for your Houseguest

Houseguest. For most people they hear the word and the following tumbles through their mind simultaneously; burden, inconvenience, stress. Well maybe I’m crazy, but not me! And especially not, when the houseguest in question is my best friend in the whole entire world, who also […]

Tummy Troubles – 5 Ways to Help Relieve Baby Gas

Tummy Troubles – 5 Ways to Help Relieve Baby Gas

    Painful baby gas, constipation, frequent spitting up. For those of you that have been following us for a bit on this little journey we like to call life, you know that our little Miss Roxy Girl is what I like to call our […]

GUEST POST: AN EXPOSE ON SOCIAL MEDIA MOTHERHOOD

GUEST POST: AN EXPOSE ON SOCIAL MEDIA MOTHERHOOD

Today we have a special guest on the blog! Stephanie the gorgeous rockstar mama behind the blog Honestly Mommy¬†has joined us to talk about a being a mama in the day and age of “Moms running around, taking photos of their kids,¬†working with big time […]