August 26, 2013

The Hawaiian Home Blog has Moved!

We have moved The Hawaiian Home blog over to our main website "The Hawaiian Home". You will find the blog posts on the home page.  We will keep this site up so you can access the archives as the posts contained here won't be moved.  Please visit us at our new blog site. 

June 18, 2013

Hawaiian Print Clothes for American Girl Dolls

My little girl's birthday is fast approaching and I've been looking at gift ideas. When I came across this Hawaiian print dress for American girl dolls, I fell in love! I'm thinking she needs some of these Hawaiian print clothes for her dolls. Does it get any cuter than this?

hawaiian print doll dress

June 4, 2013

Atlantis Resort Review

About a month ago we returned from our trip to the Atlantis Resort and I'm still in awe at the amazing trip we experienced. Our trip was unique in the fact that it was a corporate reward trip we earned through Napa Auto Parts. There was a group of almost 1100 people from all over the country. All expenses were paid  except for the optional excursions.  Mr. Tall & I have never had an all expenses paid trip and we can definitely get used to it. But, let's get on to the trip details.

Sunday we arrived at the Nassau airport and upon retreiving our bags, we were off to Atlantis. We arrived in the afternoon and spend the day checking out the resort grounds followed by a beautiful buffet dinner at the pool.

paradise island atlantis resort
1st view of Paradise Island
atlantis resort review
Atlantis Resort arrival. 
napa 5 star trip atlantis
They have a fabulous indoor aquarium.

atlantis resort beach
Beautiful beach at Atlantis with crystal blue water.

dolphin area atlantis resort
The view of the dolphin area from our deck.

atlantis resort marina
View of the Marina from our deck.

Monday morning we went on a bus city tour of Nassau. Followed by the afternoon at the Atlantis Resort waterpark. Yes we even went down the crazy steep waterslide shown on "The Amazing Race."  Here are some sites around Nassau.

parliment building nassau
Parliament Building

ford in bahamas
We stopped at an old Fort.

old fort on nassau
Inside the fort.

bahamas port
The view from the fort toward the port.

Monday afternoon was spent relaxing in the amazing water park at the resort. The not so lazy river was our favorite. We also braved it and went down the super steep waterslide shown on "The Amazing Race".

atlantis resort water park
Inside this building on the lazy river are 3 tube roller coasters.
atlantis resort lazy river
Atlantis has the most amazing not so lazy river! Pardon Mr. Tall's foot.
atlantis resort wave on lazy river
Wave coming out out the wave pool on the lazy river.  
Tuesday morning we went on a semi-submarine ride. Was a cool experience but of course I couldn't figure out the correct way to turn my vehicle and got separated from the group. Doih! So, I ended up with a private scuba diver tour! :)

underwater scooter tour
Optional tour - submarine ride (more like an underwater scooter)
russion billionair submarine
400 ft yacht owned by a Russian billionaire designed to look like a submarine. 
russian yacht
Another view of the sub!
Tuesday night 
atlantis resort beach party
Napa put on an amazing beach party dinner for us on the beach!
bahamas band
A local band came marching through our dinner! So much fun!
bahamas dancer
Check out this beauty!
bahamas fireworks on the beach
Napa gave us an incredible fireworks show on the beach!

Tomorrow I will show you our best and last day of the trip as well as my final thoughts on Atlantis and the trip. So check back.

May 29, 2013

Tropical Sarong Skirt & Outfit

I am happy to wear tropical printed clothes year round. It just makes me happy! Today I want to show you an outfit featuring a gorgeous tropical sarong skirt from Soft Surroundings.
tropical sarong skirt
Tropical Sarong Skirt - in misses, petites, and plus sizes.
Adelina Sandals (4 colors), available to size 11

You may also like this post on women's vacation essentials.

You may also like our Hawaiian clothing board on pinterest.

May 27, 2013

Nautical Anchor Quilt Room Recreation

Today I came across this room inspiration for a nautical bedroom featuring an anchor quilt over at Serena & Lily.
nautical room inspiration

Here are the key decor items pictured in the nautical room above:
anchor quilt

Anchor Quilt - in twin or full/queen size.



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