Quarantine Gardening 2020 (amazon links included!)

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Oahu’s 2nd round of Stay at Home orders are in place and if I were you, I’d get to allll the DIY projects you’ve ever wanted to do while having the intense pleasure of your own company.

Continuing where I left off during the last lockdown, I am refocusing the wonderful gift that is energy and sharing that with you.

Living in Paradise has its perks. Not only are we able to plant the seeds to our dreams We are able to sustain and maintain a thriving edible garden! Tropical conditions alongside with your tender love and aloha, Is the very sheer force which is your attention and intention that will transfer over and literally grow the nourishments you don’t have to overpay for during this challenging time.

Join me in the movement that is #sustainableliving and grateful for everything we do have cuz that’s the real #mana

I am starting my edible garden again and creating mixed greens all ready to enjoy by the next full moon. This soon to be exclusive salad/smoothie bar will serve and sustain your immediate and future needs as this is a trim and enjoy kind of edible landscape.

I’ve included links for your gardening needs, all on amazon!

2 slot clear window planter

18 piece plastic plant liner 6/8/10″

Seed Starter Tray

Schultz “slow release vegetable fertilizer”

Miracle Grow seed starting potting mix

Aerogarden Indoor Hydroponic herb garden

Beginners Dozen Salad Starter Seeds

 

 

 

 

 

Rebranding, Refocusing, Realigning.

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Hello! 2020 has brought out allllll the moods and changes, I truly hope that we as a collective are staying healthy, productive and still striving to know better so we can all do better!

This is a picking up where I last left off post, many wonderful chapters have begun amidst the challenges and if I am being taught anything at all (trust there a long list) it is living allllll, I mean ALL of my wildest dreams.

I have recently crossed over to Real Estate and in true Taurus fashion, as the bulls that we are, I am all head and heart into this hustle. I have been managing short term rentals for several years now in addition to my freelance beauty styling career and somewhere in my late 30’s I have now full heartedly decided to open and entertain the realm of endless opportunities with investing, building, developing, designing.

Please follow and support my page on instagram and I will be updating you more platforms I’ll be revolving on.

Aloha and Mahalo as always for your support, AJ

Cleaning out my beauty kit on POSHMARK

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As life happens, so does the natural progression of things! I’m slowly retiring my freelance styling lifestyle and I want you to have first dibs into my freelance kit. I’ll be listing unused and barely touched products that I once loved and needed for my wonderful freelance hustle and I want it all to go to a loving and grateful home.

Browse and Buy these curated beauty items for a budget price.

Happy shopping, I’ll be shipping, AJ

Freelance artist featuring, yours truly!

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I was posted as featured artist on my stores IG page and I eagerly shared what I’ve been reaching for during this safe at home order.

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Please visit our little gem in the Hawaiian Islands and if you are ever around, come and say hello!

We are opening our doors soon and I am looking forward to reconnecting with you.

Aloha, AJ

 

Hawaii stay closed, still yet.

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I’m still getting used to the new normal and stepping back in this main Hawaiian city, a lot has changed in the few months I was gone!

The images you have seen online where Waikiki is completely shutdown is the real deal. A quick run around my block had the luxury row deserted or boarded up, with no signs of life or immediate return.

Not too long ago, we thrived and survived on this little island that could…and I am positively certain we can do so again.

I am changing gears and exploring this new and very uncertain landscape. Discovering what it means to be essential and cater to exactly what the next movements will be.

I’ve dealt with a few wildcards in my life and even despite the odds, living to play the game is still the prize.

Life was always the prize, AJ

 

 

 

Full moon bounce backs and setbacks

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I place full disclaimer and warning to everyone I come across this week…the full moon is out and energy is everywhere!

Its bright and burning out during this moon in Taurus season and if I could share anything with you, the horns are out and she’s out for blood.
A set back yesterday tested every ounce of patience I’ve acquired thus far and placed a full effect of practice what I preach as every other unbelievable scenario played out right before my eyes.

I took the entire day to examine the miscommunications and misalignment that set off a downward spiral, but I just couldn’t seem to connect the lessons of yesterday’s shit show.

Ill keep this post to a minimum as I don’t like to drag on unnecessary issues around, but in case you are out there needing this…

The way you handle it speaks more volumes than a temper tantrum you want to give into.

Knowing my limits so I don’t have to give a fuck, AJ

AM: Internal Beauty Routine

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This keeps me accountable. As many of you saw on my gram, April had been a successful month for personal growth and development. Working out daily had pushed and propelled me for the next step of this beauty and wellness evolution.

This month of May, I have vowed to keep up with the maintenance and implementing a new and improved internal intake for my beauty from within, skin is in, soul is prime routine.

I am actively reaching for these sustainably sourced oils to balance and better my goals as I am officially swapping my usual go to and comforting sugary caffeinated drinks for something else like this. Wish me clean!

I hope you are inspired to get up and do something, anything to keep up with the health & wealth, which is you, Almond J

@fentybeauty

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With zoom calls happening all day everyday, I have mastered the skill, less is more! Not only have I been letting the skin breathe, I am allowing the ultimate creative flow, quick artist fireshot, pick two beauty products to highlight and feature my most desired feature!

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This weeks flow of corporate calls and hours under the sun, I felt appropriate and finessed with just a hint of KILLAWATT FOIL FREESTYLE HIGHLIGHTER and Badgal Riri’s famous GLOSS BOMB

Living for this no makeup makeup look and thriving on featured focuses. I lightly tapped the highlighter on all the important parts I wanted to glam and glossed over and in less than 20 seconds, there I was, in all my glory, ready to take on the day!

It truly is empowering when we allow ourselves to go beyond the beauty standards we see. There have been days where I could have a full face of makeup and still not feel pretty enough. Being lockdown during quarantine has helped fine tune and reevaluate what my confidence, self worth, self care, self love and sickening standards of just being a bad bitch.

So I’ll take a quote and a page out of our favorite bad gal and trust when I come around…

Coming in with my mind & hustle, so be prepared and bettah have my money, AJ

Phases

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Some of my best thoughts & come backs have risen from the lows. Not that one dwells in that state for too long, just like the moon, learning to evolve and be okay within, no matter what phase.

You’ll get the part of me, at my fullest, be the shiniest star in the galaxy, where as these days (months) I’ve got into total phase of the other side of the moon and you’ll be lucky if you catch even the slightest glimpse.

It’s vital to my learning process and growth to love all the stages and celebrate the sequences that create our entire being. Some people get bits and pieces, of our soul and synergy and if they’re lucky, they’ll stay and change the alignment of your cosmos entirely.

Energy is like that, life is like that, the present is definitely that. Appreciate the highlights, lowlights and everything in between as things would have their time and day, be present with what you are now before it passes without you enjoying it all its full pace/phase.

Shining from a distant, AJ

 

April Goals- discipline and commitment

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The last day of April and I am ecstatic to announce and really in complete disbelief that even during this time of uncertainty I had kept the promise of discipline and commitment to myself.

A great month long of intense personal development, rewirements and self love had propelled the growth and I am looking forward to what May brings. Since I have been keeping up with the physical part of the bargain, I am now committing to revamping the thoughtful intake of my food diet and trust, this area could use a tune up!

I hope you are all staying safe, positive and vibrate higher a little more today, AJ