My Pandemic Vices: Hula Daddy Coffee and the Moccamaster Cup-One

If you haven't experienced coffee from Hula Daddy on the Big Island, I think you are missing out.  My husband and I visited their coffee farm a few years back and I was instantly hooked on their delicious 100% Kona coffees.  In fact, I'm anxiously awaiting the arrival of one of their lesser caffeine varieties …

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Hawaii’s Finest…Hibiscus and Java

While in Hawaii this past summer, we stopped at a local coffee plantation--one of our few touristy escapades.   Just outside of the building was this enormous tie-dye coloured hibiscus.  In reality, the flower was dying off, but its appearance was so unique that I couldn't help but capture its sixties feel on camera.  'Groovy …

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The Art & Yumminess of Pie-Ironing (Warning: Don’t Lick the Screen:-)

What a great way to start a morning, especially if you are an outdoor/camping enthusiast like us!  And, tell me that you cannot smell the 'cinnamon-y' goodness emanating through the screen from this wonderful little cast iron cooker used over an open fire.  I swear that I can still smell it or maybe it's just my …

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