Well!! I did it! I made the switch. For those of you who have noticed (and those who haven’t;)) I decided to change the name of my blog and to give her a little facelift!
I’ve been considering this for awhile now and decided that since the blog is still nice and small, that I wanted to change it before it (fingers crossed!) gets bigger.
I decided to change the name to:
Aloha Connecticut Girl
I decided to do this because:
- Let’s call a spade a spade… I thought it was cute.
- Malcomb Design was my Wedding Stationery and Calligraphy business which I (sadly) have dismantled, and all in all it just doesn’t fit what I feel the blog is about.
- Then of course the glaringly obvious: I’m a Connecticut girl trying to live life here in Hawaii with a little Aloha!
While I LOVE being a resident of Hawaii, it doesn’t change the fact that I am originally from Connecticut.
And being born there and spending a good chunk of the beginning of my life there definitely helped to shape who I am today and how I approach many things in this world.
To be completely honest, I loved how I grew up. And I really did love Connecticut as a child. I just always knew there was more in this world, and that above all else, I wanted to experience it (but that is another LONG blog post and we just don’t have time!)
Now being a resident of Hawaii also doesn’t change the fact that while sometimes I wish I could say I was born and raised here, sadly, I am just a transplant like so many others.
BUT I like to think that with almost 8 years under my belt and with every intention of continuing to live here with a general sense of love and respect for the island and the people that live here, that I am getting a little bit closer every day to being accepted in this beautiful place. (And it probably doesn’t hurt that both my husband, and now my son, were born and and will continue to be raised here)
All in all, I am loving and living my dream here in Hawaii with family, friends and a career that I wouldn’t change for anything in the world and I think that this new name and new look helps to reflect that.
I hope everyone will continue to join me as I document our journey through this wild and precious thing that we call life!