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SURFER GIRL JEWELRY: Knotted Bracelet Tutorial


An order came in for this sunrise shell knotted turquoise bracelet so I thought I would do a little video tutorial while I made it This technique is simple and repetitive – it looks great with all types of beads and especially Tahitian Pearls! Happy Beading! #lifesswell #surfergirljewelry #madebymalika

Swimming with Sharks & Rays – The video is UP!

A spectacular, amazing, once-in-a-lifetime, breathtaking experience… the video says it all. #blessed #Tahiti #swimmingwithsharks #lifesswell #swellsaturday In case you’re interested in my Tahiti Adventure – here are all of the related blogs I wrote Tahiti Day 1: Farmers Market & Tama’ara Tahiti Day 2: Recipe for Perfectly Burnt Rice Tahiti Day 3: Swimming with sharks… 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



  59th Annual Makawao Rodeo Where: Oskie Rice Arena on Olinda Road at the Kaanaolo Ranch When: Today, July 3 – Sunday, July 6 Parking: Oskie Rice Arena (There will be FREE shuttle service to & from the parade)   DETAILS: Thursday, JULY 3 8:00 am contestant check in 9:00 am – Qualifying runs begin… Read More

What’s in YOUR Beach Bag?!


    My beach bag essentials! I know it looks like a lot but this literally fits into my beach bag and comes with me EVERY TIME I go to the beach. You can never be too prepared! lol First up… beauty & health essentials (from left to right).     Beauty & Health Essentials… 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

FOODIE FRIDAY: Fresh & Healthy Tabbouleh Salad


Here is the video tutorial… My first one!     Links to my kitchen gadgets can be found in “Malika’s Favorites: In the Kitchen!”   Tabbouleh couscous recipe Ingredients: Tomato – 4 roma tomatoes (about 1.5 cups) Cucumber – 1 cucumber (about 1 cup) Small red onion or scallion (about 1/4 cup) Flat leaf parsley… Read More

WEATHER WEDNESDAY: Summer Solstice in Hawaii


Photo of last year’s Summer Solstice from Space: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center   What is the Summer Solstice?   It marks the onset of summer and the longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. The timing of the solstice depends on when the Sun reaches its farthest point north of the equator. The Old Farmer’s… Read More

MOMMY MONDAY: Where did my kid hide the keys?!


  I’m sure you all know the feeling… close to despair, kind of in a panic, wishing you could just *REMEMBER* where the heck you put that thing you lost. Or like me, in this instance, wishing you never actually handed the keys to your 20-month-old toddler – stupid, stupid, stupid!     My child… Read More