‘Malika’s Minute’

Cut An Onion WITHOUT Crying!


  Super easy way to cut an onion. It’s faster too so you don’t end up in tears! Obviously, cutting is not my forté – I have absolutely NO knife skills of any kind! lol It’s amazing I don’t chop my fingers off BUT I guess that just highlights even more how easy it is… Read More



  I used to peel my mangoes and then cut all of the flesh off – no more! This is THE SIMPLEST, fastest, easiest way to cut a mango and it makes it super easy to eat. Enjoy!     Directions:     Start with a serrated edge knife. Be careful that the knife doesn’t… Read More

FOODIE FRIDAY: Spicy Mango Lemonade


  I had a Spicy Mango Lemonade at Café Carmen the other day. It was sooo good I had to try to recreate it for myself at home! Tasted just like the “real thing” … I did a video yesterday but Jackson is being a little clingy these days so he insisted on sitting on my… Read More

Mommy Monday: Goodbye infant crib!


My son is a monkey! He climbs EVERYTHING. It started with climbing from the couch over to his high chair. Which totally freaked me out. I turned away for a split second and he’s on his tray table!     Then it was his musical table… at least this one wasn’t as dangerous or as… Read More

FOODIE FRIDAY: Tahitian Poisson Cru in 7 EASY steps

Delicious "Poisson Cru" Recipe

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE poisson cru! Literally the French name translates to “poisson” = “fish” and “cru” = “raw” … sooo it’s “raw fish” but it’s also so much more! Sashimi is awesome and so is poke (pronounced poh-kay) but the Tahitians came up with a tangy, zesty, fresh, healthy way… Read More

Malika’s Minute: Secure that Pareo!

Malika’s Minute is a name my husband came up with for short one-minute videos that I will occasionally post. This one is a simple tutorial on how to make sure your pareo (or sarong) doesn’t fly away when you’re at the beach. No rocks needed! lol I use this “technique” every single time I go… Read More