It's late. You're sprawled in front of the TV, channel surfing until something on HGTV catches your eye. Four designers raid a candy store, then transform bare white rooms into dreamy works of confection.
If only you could get one of those designers to salvage your slightly-less-cool cell block white room with Wal-Mart picnic table and floral couch your Mom no longer wanted.
She spent nine months ballooning to epic proportions, with an achy back and swollen feet. Then came painful hours in the hospital room, juggling contractions and a hyperventilating husband. After that, she served years of hard labor as a cook, maid, chauffeur, doctor and bank teller.
Your job? Not so hard in comparison. Just get her a Mother's Day gift that shows you owe her. Big time. Here are 11 ideas to help you get started.
Shop Double the Pleasure
What: First Friday may be over, but the fun continues with two different trunk shows in East Oahu. First, stop by Riches, Kahala Mall for Jana Lam's newest hand-screened bags. Then head over to Drift Boutique for Read more »
Wearing Roxy was fine, until you got a job. After that, being mistaken for a high school student got old fast.
You're tired of taking all your clothes to the tailor. Or scouring the racks just to realize all the extra-smalls and smalls already sold out. Not like you were crazy about those "old lady" clothes anyway.
Lynn Sakutori knows exactly how you feel. Satori, her line of expertly-fitted silk dresses and work-ready separates, quickly became a local favorite when...
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Scrambled eggs and burnt toast. A ceramic mug. Flowers picked fresh from her garden. A hug.
You love your Mom. But when it comes to celebrating her special day, your track record isn't the greatest.
Make 2012 the year you actually get it right with a fabulous gift from Royal Hawaiian Center.
You'll have Mother's Day in the bag when you surprise her with Furla's new Candy bag. This line of satchels comes in a rainbow of fun colors - pops of neon yellow and tangerine will brighten her day, while...
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Shop To the Maxx
What: You've seen the commercials. Now, T.J.Maxx's first Hawaii location is finally open. Here are a few tips to help you navigate the 35,000-square foot store (that is, if you're not already there).
1. As soon as you enter, turn right and hit up the special "Runway" department, exclusive to the Ward store. We're not allowed to mention designer names, but let's just say we spotted a pair of red soled shoes among the many high-end items. Don't forget to look across...
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