Tiki 101: A New Villager at the Hukilau

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In June, I attended the Hukilau as a new villager to Tiki Culture. It is Florida’s annual tiki convention held at the mid-century marvel, the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Ft. Lauderdale. Prior to attending, I visualized a Tiki Convention as a parallel of a Parrothead Party. Growing up on … Continued

Pluralism, Paradise and Palm Trees

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PREFACE: I started writing about palm trees in relation to world religions. Which then spiraled into many other potential fun facts. To help streamline reading and the brevity of this post, I have used anecdotes to keep this post on its course. If you see an asterisk* scroll to bottom … Continued

Rio 2016 Acai Bowl

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The Rio 2016 Olympic Games have commenced! To get into the spirit of the Olympics, I am sharing this açaí bowl recipe this week that will fuel you like an Olympic athlete! I must warn you that once I had my first açaí bowl, I was immediately hooked. I found myself running … Continued

Australian Banana Bender Bread

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I spent a month flashpacking in Australia last summer to study the effects of global climate change. I miss Oz everyday, and find myself consistently reminiscing about my days along the East Coast. I decided this week I wanted to bring Australia to my kitchen. When I was in Straya … Continued