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I am burdened with so many emotions right now.  Honestly, I’m excited because after months (maybe even a year) of not doing a post like this – I’m proud to say that Sunday Letters is up and running at this moment.  I’m excited because it seems like it’s been ages since I’ve been able to write like this.  But, on the other hand, I’m filled with dread and an overwhelming sense of anxiety building up inside.  My Sunday Letters posts are a way for me to get a bit personal here and a way for me to put myself out there for others to read.  I miss it, but use it as a way to hold me accountable of things I set forth for myself.  It’s been a long while since I’ve done a post like this – so I’m going to get real for a moment and get you all caught up.

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Ugh… where do I begin?  It’s already March and I have been sick so many times over the last few months that I can’t even count or begin to.  I rang in the new year with the flu and I feel like it’s just all piling up on me like the plague.  No matter what I do to get my health back in check, I find myself dwindling into the despair of sick and tired… literally.  I have also been struggling with my weight.  What the frick is up with my weight?  No matter what I do health wise, it seems like I’m putting on weight versus losing no matter the countless hours and sweat I put into trying to drop the pounds.  My skin has been freaking the frick out… like literally freaking out and my once good skin is now proving that it has an alter ego that is mean and evil.  My skin is freaking out so bad it is worst now than it had been when I was in my teens.  How is that even possible?  How could this be?

“Some women fear the fire, some women simply become it…” – R.H. Sin

I think the health issues I’ve been having over the last year have been something that has literally been keeping my faith and my energy down.  Over the last 6 months I’ve had every possible friend contact me and tell me “I have this new product line or product for you to try and it will make your health better, help you lose weight.”  Trust when I say I have heard it all.  What I really want to tell these friends is that “I’m not your get rich quick guinea pig that you can dump your new product on to make money off of.”  I know, I might be a little harsh here, but it’s true.  Instead of telling me… “I’m sorry that you are going through this, how can I help?”  I get “hey, try this product and start using it faithfully and it will help you get better quick.”  Who the frick do these people think they are talking to?  I’m just over it.

Over the last 8 months, I have had more tests done to me than people have had in their lifetime.  And, I might add – these are not easy on my body.  Taking blood is like seeing a vampire for a neck bite.  I don’t have easy veins and they are what phlebotomist call “disappearing veins” because they move or you think they are there but it’s all an illusion.  Just to get a blood test done, I get poked and prodded over 5 times and then the blood suckers don’t even get enough blood to complete their testing.  I had to have a CT Scan and Endoscopy done within the last 8 months as well and the CT scan required the technician to send me to an ultrasound tech to find my veins so he could start my IV, a procedure that should have taken 15 minutes took 2 hours.  My Endoscopy – again, finding my vein to start my IV posed a challenge for the nurses, so after poking my arm over 8 times, they finally found a vein in my hand which wound up collapsing eventually, resulting in a huge bruise and a vein I can probably no longer use.  Then, so have anesthesia rendered to put me to sleep so that I wouldn’t feel the scope down my throat, only for the medicine to not put me to sleep and I be up the entire time.  These are just a small amount of issues I have with my body each day and it’s frustrating.

I have been waking up each day with a lost of drive lately.  Those that know me, know that that is unusual for me.  It’s outside of the norm of what many have come to expect from me and my personality.  I’m just so overrun with emotions that it’s frustrating and I’m frustrated.

The other day I was chatting with a friend when she basically told me… to my face, “You just need to lose the weight and everything in your health and life will be better.”  What the fuck?  Don’t you think I have already tried or am trying to do that?  Don’t you think that I know all too well that my weight is probably an issue?   I try and stay with a program day in and day out and it hasn’t worked!  So then, I ask you – why isn’t it working if you say that that is my end all, fix all?  Why?

I know I have ranted and vented in this post more than what anyone has ever seen here, but just know you may be seeing more of this.  I’m exhausted and more so exhausted of trying to explain myself to people who are supposed to support me, not tear me down.  My goal is to become the fire that is causing havoc in my life right now and not run and fear it.  So, I hope to update you all on my journey and let you know how things are going.  I have a series of different appointments with doctors coming up and I’ll be writing about those here as well… so stay tuned.

Anyway – on to Sunday letters…

Dear Kevin, my husband – You have been an unwavering support system for me and I didn’t expect anything otherwise.  I’m so thankful you are my rock for me to vent to and my shoulder to cry on and there is a reason why you are my best friend.  I don’t know how I could have gotten through these last several months without you.  Thank you for being there for me.

Dear God – Please, please give me the strength to be able to get passed this time in my life.  Whatever the issue with my body that seems like it’s failing me, please heal my body of its ailments and help to give me peace.  Please give me the strength to walk away from those that claim to be my friends but don’t realize they are putting me down while they are thinking that they are lifting me up.  And, please give me the courage to get my health back on track and my mind back to being and thinking positively.

Dear Friends (those that I talked about in this post) whether you are family or friends, this letter is for you.  I don’t despise you.  I don’t hate or and I’m certainly not mad at you, but more so disappointment in your actions.  You can be mad that I chose this route to discuss it, but I didn’t mention any names.  I can only hope and pray that God opens your eyes to how much you have hurt me.  I’m not hopeless or someone who is without hope for the future, I’m simply in a little bit of a rut at the moment.  Instead of pushing me down and making me feel more like crap and putting me deeper in depression, how’s about you offer positive reinforcement to help.  I don’t hate you, but can only hope that you can be a more positive influence instead of constantly tearing me down.

Signed,

Signature Honey

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If you follow me on Snapchat, you may have heard or seen that I traded in my Escalade for a newer car this past weekend.  My husband and I have had several vehicles over the course of the last 18 years or so, so we have had experience in purchasing new and used vehicles but today I’m going to share with you my experiences and a few tips with getting a car of your own.  If you have been following me a while – you may know that I used to drive a Cadillac Escalade ESV – the largest of the Cadillac Fleet.  I’ve had this car for about five years and while I loved it and am thankful that it protected my family as long as it did, my husband and I felt that it was time to get something that was more economical and easier on gas costs.  Prior to purchasing our Escalade, I had a Jeep Grand Cherokee and Mazda 3 so I have driven small cars before.  But, I’m not gonna lie, switching from one to the other and after driving a very large SUV for so long – finding the right car can be a challenge.

From a Large Car to a Compact - Buying a Car With Aloha Kia Maui

My husband Kevin and I have gone back and forth looking at both new and used vehicles at different lots and settled on Aloha Kia because the customer service rating was high and my husband had a friend that worked there.  We have purchased cars from three different dealerships in the past, Aloha Kia being the fourth and the process at Aloha Kia was quick and easy so I would definitely suggest it.  Since we traded in my Cadillac, the choice to buy a new or used car was something we needed to figure out.  Our goal was to eliminate as much of a monthly payment, or none at all when purchasing the vehicle – so we opted for a used, but newer car.  I drove several at the dealership, but we decided that the 2013 Mazda 3 Touring Edition was the best choice for me.  I was comfortable with the Mazda, having owned a 2008 Mazda 3 prior to my Escalade and my husband owns a Mazda 3 now.  I’m not gonna lie – I like that we have “his and hers” cars and it’s kind of cute that we each have the same vehicle, just different years and colors.

From a Large Car to a Compact - Buying a Car With Aloha Kia Maui

As I mentioned, the process was easy and painless.  Let’s face it – trying to buy a car, test drive it, fill out paperwork and all the other things in between can be a challenge with children, especially young ones.  My husband and I had all three boys with us that day and they were entertained and Aloha Kia worked with us quickly so we could be in and out.  Our sales person – Lance, was very polite, quick and knew what he was talking about.  Aloha Kia also has a waiting room for their customers with toys, a television, books, magazines, coffee and water which made it easy to keep the boys (the twins especially) entertained.

Since my husband and I have been through this process before, we knew to be prepared with any information that we thought was needed.  Between the test drive of several vehicles, discussing the price point, getting our Cadillac appraised and then working with the finance manager (his name was Jay and made the process easy as well) – which was quick and painless, the process was a breeze.  Past purchases of vehicles took most of the day – we were in and out in about two hours, maybe less.

From a Large Car to a Compact - Buying a Car With Aloha Kia Maui

While our experience was pretty simple, I can remember what it was like to buy a car on my own in my early 20’s not have any idea as to what to do.  Here are a few simple tips for you to make this process as simple and painless as possible:

1.  Decide whether a new or used car will work for you.  Figure out what you can afford financially prior to going down to the dealership so you are equipped with the information you need to help you buy your car.

2.  Use the internet and research the dealership you are going to be visiting.  Do they have positive reviews, negative reviews, issues, etc?  Visit Yelp and see what other customers have said about the business and the employees or sales people.  You want to be comfortable, not intimidated and most the time reviews on Yelp will let you know if you are walking into vultures before you even get there.

3.  If you are interested in trading in a vehicle you already own, make sure to look up the KBB or Kelly Blue Book Value on the car so you are armed with information and a price you can ask for trade-in value.  This goes for buying new or used cars as well… look up the KBB Value so you can use this information to negotiate with the sales or finance person you are working with.  Again – the key is to be prepared so you are not caught off guard or left vulnerable.  Also – many dealerships now offer free Carfax reports in person or via their online site on used cars.  So be sure to check out that report prior to going in to buy the car – then you’ll be prepared with important info that you may need to buy.

4.  Take someone with you when you decide to go down and start the buying process.  Often times having a spouse or a friend/relative with you while going through the process will not make it seem so intimidating.

5.  If trading in your vehicle for something else – don’t forget the following documents:  Current Registration, Current Safety-check and Title of Ownership for your vehicle.  The process can all be done in one visit if you have all of this info with you.

6.  While at the dealership – if for any reason you feel uncomfortable with your salesman, do not hesitate to ask for another or speak with the manager or supervisor.  Sometimes salesmen can be a bit pushy.  I tend to aggressive when people get that way with me, but not everyone is like me… so if you don’t feel comfy – move on to the next sales person or dealership.  Follow your gut and stand your ground.

7.  Test drive that car for as far as you need to in order to get the feel of the car and if it is right for you.  Remember, some people keep their vehicles on average between 6 to 15 years so make sure it drives like you want it to, that is has enough room for you and that it fits your needs.  Put it to the test.

8.  Verify all warranty options on both new and used cars before committing to buy.  Will the warranty work for you and your lifestyle.  Also check to see what your options are for oil change, flat tires, etc.

9.  Before going into the dealership – be sure to check your credit score.  Credit Karma offers you free credit scores and is a site I use to verify my credit score often.  This way you can push for the best possible rate when negotiating price and interest rate and will have an idea as to whether or not you need a down payment to reduce your monthly payment if not buying outright.

10.  The key to an easy purchase is to be prepared.  Whether you are buying a car for the first time or have done this many times before, the more information you have to arm yourself in this journey, the easier the process for you.  Remember, they need to work with you and your terms.  If you don’t like how you are treated or what is happening, you have the right to walk away and find another dealership.

From a Large Car to a Compact - Buying a Car With Aloha Kia Maui

So – we finalized our purchase and picked up a 2013 Mazda 3 i Grand Touring Sedan with a 2.0L 4 Cylinder 6 Speed Automatic with black interior.  It’s a four door which fits my family perfectly and is in the color Graphite Mica.  It comes with a push button start (which is taking me some getting used to), Bluetooth streaming (which I love) and satellite radio.  Hands free phone options for calling, answering and more – which is a great safety feature and I also love that it has most of the bells and whistles that my Escalade had, is comfy cozy and fast.  I’m definitely looking forward to zoom zooming around in my new set of wheels.  I love it and it’s nice paying $35 for a full tank of gas instead of $70 – $100 (or more sometimes) with my Escalade.  The car interior is spotless for a used car – it literally looks showroom ready and the mileage is very low.  While I will certainly miss my Escalade and I do miss being in a larger vehicle, I am enjoying my newer car.

I’m truly lucky in that I have a husband that pretty much sacrifices everything for me and our boys so while this purchase was a last minute decision, we still had to ensure that it was financially sound.  Aloha Kia also helped in making the process so easy and painless and I’m thankful that the people there made our purchase quick and simple.  Buying your next car or an additional car should never be a task, but exciting!

I am definitely enjoying my newer car and love how it drives.  While I do miss my Escalade (as I have all my other vehicles in the past) I’m very happy with our purchase.  This car is easy on the eyes and a great car.  This is the 3rd Mazda 3 we’ve owned and we are loving it.

“Thanks babe for always taking care of me! xo”

Signature Honey

 

Disclaimer:  This post is not sponsored in anyway.  The car was purchased by my husband and I with our own money.  This is an informational post and all opinions are my own, 100% honest and unbiased.  Affiliate links are posted through out.

 

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Whew, this week has certainly been a busy one for me and my family.  Between Football Practice for my eldest – five times a week and just keeping on top of the homework and mommy duties, I feel like I’m being pulled in twenty different directions, but hey – such is life.  It seems like forever since I’ve done a Sunday Letters post or shared my week on Instagram, but it’s been on my list of posts to keep up with the last several months and I’m doing my best to hold myself accountable.  If I can keep up with it, then woohoo for me.  So let’s get into it, huh?

Sunday Letters And My Week On Instagram - August 10th to August 16, 2015

I am so super proud of myself being able to keep up with posting on my blog each day of the week.  I released eight blog posts this week which means I’m getting back into a good routine for myself.  This week started off a bit funky though.  The boys were home from school on Monday and Tuesday – since they are back at school again, they are getting sick again so all of them had Strep Throat… errrr…

Besides all of that, I was able to pull out some ColourPop goodness this week and play makeup.  I spend most of the summer without any makeup on because it is so hot, but I was feeling inspired this week so I decided I would play with some of my favorite Fall makeup colors.  Can you tell I’m looking forward to Fall?

I also got two beautiful Milani Rose Blushes in the mail.  I shared one with all of you, but the other I’ll be posting sometime this week.  It’s gorgeous and oh my gosh – if you have been following me a while – you know my absolute addiction with these blushes.  The two new additions are beautiful.  I also got the eye brow gel, Amore Matte liquid lipstick in Lust (wish I got more colors available) and a new Bella Eyes Shadow in Dulci.

Overall – it was a very busy and eventful week and I certainly enjoyed settling down and just relaxing through the weekend.  😀

Sunday Letters

Dear Monday, Why are you here already?  It seems as if you have come too soon and I’m not ready for you.  Please be nice to me, I think I deserve a little break.

Dear Honey (me) – I am proud of all you have accomplished this past week and all you continue to accomplish. It’s been a crazy week and things are not expected to slow down.  Pace your self, take your time and know that you always get it done.  Don’t be too hard on yourself, you can do it – you always do!

Dear Luke & Isaiah (twins) – Mommy is so proud of all you are doing in school and I’m so glad you love school as much as you do.  Keep up the great work, Mommy & Daddy love you.

Dear Kevin (Kaeo) – It amazes me each day you get up and get ready for school knowing what you have on your plate for the day.  Between your honors classes and Football and your commitment to school and band, I am always in awe of all you continue to accomplish.  Mommy & Daddy are so proud of you.  Love you!

Dear Kevin (the hubby) – I love you!  It’s been a long week for us, but you keep me going and keep me happy.  I love you and thank you for being able to handle this crazy loon you call your wife. <3 xo

Dear Upcoming Week – Well, hello there… it seems as if you have started in a blink of an eye.  I welcome you with open arms and I know we will kick some major butt this week.  So – challenges, I welcome them!  Looking forward to you!

Best wishes to all for a wonderful week! xo

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It seems like forever since I have gotten a bit personal on my blog.  Things have been so hectic, I have been behind on my Sunday Letters too.  2014 is a new and fabulous year and I am going to start kicking it in high gear and keep with it – no excuses!  So – I figured this would be a fun post to do and it’s been a while since I have done one anyway.  And, since my birthday lands on the 14th of this month, I figured this would be a great time to share with all of you a little bit about me.  Without further adieu… here are 14 Things I bet you didn’t know about me.

1.  I am so completely head over heels in love with my husband… that some people say I’m weird.  Honestly, I don’t know any other type of love except this one, that feels so perfect and so special. I still get butterflies and my knees still feel weak when he winks at me or looks in my direction.  That “Happily Ever After” kind of love that people only read in Fairy Tales – that’s the kind of love that my husband and I have… when you love with all the being of your heart.   Actually – those that know me, know I am a true romantic at heart… so this may have not been a good thing to add to the list – I think it is pretty apparent. lol

2.  Contrary to blogging about hair, makeup and beauty in general… I do not use makeup on a daily basis.  What you see is what you get with me and I have always been one of those people that lets my personality shine.  I may love makeup and collecting it – but I love a bare face… and I’m so comfortable in my own skin.  I have learned that before anything I must first learn to love myself!

Bare Faced Honey
Honey with No Makeup – Just Me!

3.  My favorite color is purple.  I’m sure most people already know that, but I figured I would share.  When I was a little girl, my mom said she thought my favorite color was brown – because I used my brown color crayon till it was dust and I never used any other color.  I don’t remember that… but I do know I loved purple since Elementary School.  I was always drawn to purple sparkle pens (like the old school Gelly Roll pens).  If a makeup palette has a purple in it – I think I’m pretty much drawn to it in a heartbeat.  I love love love purple lipstick and purple accents like accessories.  I especially love to mix purple and gold eye shadow together to create an eye look (my favorite combo).  I don’t have very many purple outfits considering it’s my favorite color – but will use an accent scarf, bag or footwear to dress up my basic love for black attire.

4.  I normally live off of 3 hours of sleep a night.  I’m not going to lie, there was a time when I got my 8 hours of sleep (probably before the age of 16), but since having children and the fact that I’m a very light sleeper, I am always up and checking on them whenever I hear a noise.  And, my brain never shuts down… I am always thinking of new ways to have fun, crafty play time with my boys, a new blog post, some chore I would like to accomplish, a new meal I would like to create or a makeup look, just to name a few things.  Honestly – I sleep the longest when my husband is home (off from work) and I don’t have to go anywhere.  When he holds me in his arms, I sleep easily knowing that all is good and I can be peaceful.  Otherwise, yup – 3 hours of sleep is my norm.  Hey – it’s not that bad.  Considering I don’t sleep much – I still look pretty damn good without makeup. lol j/k

5.  I have naturally curly hair.  Yes, yes and yes… I know you see this in my posts but you would be amazed at how many times a week people ask me where I go to get a perm.  Speaking of which, I honestly didn’t even know people still got perms… is that still around?  If you look at my dad and his super curly hair, you will surely know where I got it from.  I got the crazy curls (friends used to say I had Kerri Russell hair at one time, before all the color, bleach and stress I put my hair through), my sister Katt has super straight hair like my mom, my brother has super straight hair like my mom and my sister Harmony has wavy hair.  Interesting huh?

6.  I am an Italian Food addict.  While many would think Hawaiian Food is one of my favorite foods… believe it or not, Pizza is a favorite and I would eat any type of Italian food in a heartbeat.  Many would argue that Pizza may not be Italian, but hey… you get the picture. lol  Pasta in all types of sorts and sauces – yummy yummy in my tummy!

7.  I consider myself a True Friend.  If you are a close friend, I will have your back unconditionally.  I trust with all my heart.  It has been my downfall in some of my relationships with past friends, but those that are near and dear to my heart know that I will always be there for you.  Whether a mile away or a whole country between us, I will always be there for you.  But, that also means that since we are close, I have no problem telling you my thoughts and opinions.  Just a few things you’ll have to deal with when you’re friends with me.  If I don’t share with you my opinion, then I don’t consider you a close friend.

8.  I’m an Animal lover, but really do not like cats.  I am a big dog lover – especially when it comes to Pitbulls.  We now have Ikaika, a King Charles Cavalier Spaniel.  He joined our family almost a year ago (January 13, 2013) after losing our beloved Koa (American Red Nose Pitbull) Christmas 2012.  It’s been different having a small dog in our house, but he is such a sweetheart and we love him.  While I don’t discriminate when it comes to dogs or pets in general – I just can’t seem to like cats.  I had a few bad memories from my childhood but for the most part, they are not one of my favorite animals.

Ikaika - our King Charles Cavalier
Ikaika – our King Charles Cavalier

9.   I Love Tea.  While you may see me sporting a coffee drink in photos pretty often, I am actually a tea drinker and love it.  When we were kids, we always had tea with our meals or my dad would make us tea with honey and lemon if we were not feeling well.  It was something I drank for years and I love it.  Green tea, oolong tea, chai tea, you name it – I have probably tried it or already love it.

10.  I used to play the Clarinet and Base Clarinet in my school band.  I was actually really good, ranking as 1st seat and 2nd seat.  I don’t remember much of it now, it’s been so many years since I’ve picked a Clarinet up – but I really enjoyed my time playing.  I come from a musically inclined family – musicians and singers, so we love to play instruments and play music.  I can play the Ukulele, but I can’t hold a very good tune (I think I’m the only one out of my siblings that really can’t sing. lol), but I love music nonetheless – it is my sanctuary.

11.  Prior to dating my husband (1997) my hair was down to my knees… Yes, to my knees in all its curly glory.  I wish I could find photos of me and some of my friends.  Since  I had long hair, I left my hair up most of the time so it wasn’t so much of a fuss.  Honestly, I just recently started leaving my hair down because hair ties and clips were my best friend and I always wore my hair up.  Now – I embrace my long hair and curls.  It’s not to my knees any longer – but just past my behind.  It’s nice to finally be happy with my curly hair and not fight it. lol

12.  I love Photography.  It has been a love of mine since I was a little girl and something my dad instilled in me from a young age.  My father is a nature and landscape photographer and I have loved taking photos for as long as I can remember.  Snapping photos of foliage, flowers, sunsets and landscapes are definitely something I enjoy but capturing a couple in love is what I look forward to.  Over the last 6 years I have had the opportunity to capture beautiful moments of love with my camera and innocence of children from behind the lens.  I always say… “A true photographer can capture the essence of a moment – regardless of their obstacles, training or equipment.  If they love what they do, you will see it in their images.”

Image by: Ho'onani Photography - Honey Kaho'ohanohano
Image by: Ho’onani Photography – Honey Kaho’ohanohano

13.  1, 13 and 14 are my lucky numbers.  I’ll be honest, 1 and 14 were my lucky numbers for years (since I was a little girl) – but it was only recently (in the last 13 years or so) that 13 has been lucky for me because it was not a very lucky number most of my life.  I was one of those people that wished they could crawl under a rock during Friday the 13th because it always brought on a ton of bad luck.  However, after my husband and I got married, he told me that since 13 was his lucky number it would no longer be a bad number for me and that held true ever since.  Case in point – 2013 was friggen awesome for me.  So – 13 is now a lucky number for me along with 1 and 14.  Yay – no more bad luck – just awesomeness!

14.  When I was 4 years old, I was playing in our yard, behind a closed and locked fence and was almost kidnapped.  My dad came out of the house to see a man driving a taxi putting me into the car and closing the door.  Needless to say, I know where I get my self defense tactics from because my dad let loose on the guy.  The Taxi driver claimed that I was playing by myself and that I walked up to him, unlocked the gate and followed him to his car where he had candy waiting for me.  I may have been four, but I remembered exactly what happened and told my dad the whole story.  If my dad had come out a minute later, I would have been someone else’s child today, if I even lived that long.  My dad knocked the guy out and waited for the Police to come – but that’s a whole other story.  To those that know me, know that they can NEVER approach me from behind without first warning me because since that day, I have had some pretty fierce reflexes and self defense became a part of my life.

So – there it is… 14 things about me that I’m sure you probably didn’t know.  I would love to know more about you so if you are interested in sharing, leave yours in the comments below or a link to your post.  Thank you for sharing a little bit of me and my life.  Have a wonderful weekend!

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Happy Wednesday Loves…  Hope you are all having an awesome day.  This is just a personal update to let you all know what has been going on lately since I haven’t been updating the blog the last few days.  This week has been crazy so far, even if it’s on Wednesday.  I can’t believe how fast the week went by, even with the Veteran’s Day Holiday… I still feel like I haven’t had the time to accomplish my laundry list of “Honey Do’s”.  This past weekend was a blast though.  My hubby took the kids and I to the Carnival.  I’m gonna work on editing that video (a brief clip of one of the acts) and uploading to my YouTube Channel soon.

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Isaiah, Luke & My Hubby watching the Circus Show

Hmmm…. Speaking of YouTube… some of you may have noticed that I have been “following” you on Google plus with a new account or subscribing to you from a different channel.  It’s because I started a new one up.  You can subscribe and check it out here: http://www.youtube.com/honeykahoohanohano.  It is a breathe of fresh air to be able to have a YouTube channel that actually is named with a URL I want to use, but at the same time, I am starting all over again – so no subscribers, no views, no nothing.  It’s a challenge, but it is definitely time for me to start making the transition.  So – please please if you have been a subscriber of mine in the past, I would really appreciate you following my new journey.

Okay – so that is basically what I have been up to.  It seems that “updating” and getting things in order have been the norm around here the last couple of weeks, especially after my transition to my self hosted blog from using Weebly for so long.  But the changes have to happen and I’m just going to embrace them the best I can.  I do sometimes feel like I have that “blond moment” and sometimes it may even be all over my face. lol

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I’ll be back to posting more so you will be seeing much more of me.  More fashion posts are coming as well – so stay tuned and I have some new reviews in the pipeline too.  Wishing you all a wonderful week.

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