21 Dec 2016

Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Continuing with the tradition started last year, I’ve selected a few last minute gift ideas that should be readily available unlike the Nintendo Retro (NES Classic) or a Hatchimal and if you’re like me and procrastinated on purchasing your presents or simply ran out of ideas hopefully this helps to

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15 Jan 2016

A Tale of Two Winters

From Thanksgiving to Christmas, it rained pretty much everyday nonstop in Portlandia; lucky for us, we found sunshine in the middle of the Pacific Ocean! We said aloha, dusted off our slippers, had breakfast at Cinnamon’s, met up with old school friends, and celebrated Christmas at the beach 🙂 Aloha

18 Dec 2015

Holiday Gift Guide

With the holidays fast approaching I wanted to provide a few gift ideas for those that procrastinated as long as I have. I’ve selected a unique range of products that will show your loved ones you put a bit more thought into their present than a Starbucks gift card. There’s

31 Dec 2014

2014 Unpublished

Of the 300 GBs of photos I took in 2014, only 3 GBs of those ever made it to Fatlace; the others may have gotten some love on Instagram or even lost while waiting for publication, releases, etc….so here’s to the ones that never made it! Earlier this month, we

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28 Dec 2014

Christmas in California

Coming from Hawaii, Christmas in California feels like the North Pole…those are some serious life issues!  But nothing a trip to Disneyland can’t resolve 🙂 Wifey was pretty bummed that we missed Hello Kitty Con 2014 earlier this year (check out Tricia’s post here http://fatlace.com/2014/10/hello-kitty-con/), so we sacrificed some family

10 Dec 2014


Nike has announced their 2014 Christmas Collection that will feature three shoes, the KOBE 9, KD 7, and LEBRON 12. The three athletes will be seen on Christmas Day wearing the festive kicks on the court for the first time. The shoes will then be available to purchase on December

18 Dec 2013

Give Love on Christmas Day

Just one more week to go and my favorite holiday will be upon us. And it just wouldn’t be complete without a trip into my beautiful city. The trimmed cable cars, the heavily decorated Union Square, the ice rink and the giant Christmas tree, the hustle and bustle of holiday

04 Dec 2013

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like…

…Christmas! My newest ornament…the everlasting favor filled with aloha from You Girl’s nuptials.Charlie Brown trees is how we do at my house. ‘Tis the season to be jolly!

23 Dec 2012

Hey Santa

…and holiday kisses from my home to yours. Peace, love and shimmering lights, Christine and Cosmo