Kari Steed Hayes@okieinhawaii

Living the dream in Hawaii! Making art & soaking up the rays.

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Kari Steed Hayes

It’s fall!!!!! I mean, not that you’d know it here in Hawaii, but I’m still celebrating the season. I’m all about the oranges and the greens and the yellows and the burgundies (is that how you spell the plural of burgundy?? 🤷🏼‍♀️)... I really need a trip to the mainland soon. 😂 Happy Fall Y’all! #fall #autumn #changeofseasons #happyfallyall #sugarcookies (Picture of fall leaf sugar cookies courtesy of my former business, Makin’ Sweets)


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Kari Steed Hayes

I have the best stepsister ever in the world. You know, every time I receive a package from anyone, I’m like Sally Field, “You like me! You really like me!” I’m always shocked, but very pleasantly so. lol My sister sent me all this for my birthday. I love it all, but that ring is primo! Ha! It’s so wonderfully gaudy and big. I love it. And the kiwi beach blanket will be worn out by the time we leave here, no doubt. I’ll call it my @stevenadams (Big Kiwi. 😂). In fact, I’ll probably wear it along with my Thunder gear, to watch the games down at the local watering hole. 😂😂😂 Thank you, @leah.w.riley. I love you. You’re the best. ❤️ #birthdayswag #bigkiwi #okcthunder #turtlering #chocolate #spooky #sisters #sisterlove


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Kari Steed Hayes

Randey and I went to The Cheesecake Factory for dinner last night and Randey told the waiter we were celebrating our birthdays. The waiter brought us these little mini sundaes, as a result. Awesome little surprise. @shakarandey #birthdays #cheesecakefactory @cheesecakefactory #minisundaes #goodendingtoagooddinner #lovethegesture


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Kari Steed Hayes

Over the knee suede boots. Because every chubby middle aged woman in Hawaii needs a pair of over the knee suede boots, amiright? Oi vey! Just another day in crazy town for me and poor Randey. 😂 #boots #donotjudgeme #imjudgingmyselfenoughforbothofus #theyseemedlikeagoodideawheniorderedthem #coldweatherismyjam #ithinkillprobablyreturnthesethough #cuzdamn


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Kari Steed Hayes

Who else out there is a Pinterest addict? It’s such a wonderful place for finding decorating ideas and recipes and such. I’ve posted some of my own stuff on there and it always shocks me when people re-pin something I’ve made. lol As we’re getting towards the holiday season, I noticed this pin kept popping up as being re-pinned. I decided to see how often it’s been saved to other boards and was shocked to see that over 2,200 people have pinned this. I love my snowman tree and it’s flattering to think that other people have liked him, too. I know it’s a relatively small number, but dang! For me, it’s awesome. 🤷🏼‍♀️😁🎄 #pinterest #snowmantree #peoplelikemystuff! #imreadytodecorate #imissnorthpolecity #christmastree #christmas #snowman #iwatchwaytoomuchhallmark


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Kari Steed Hayes

I couldn’t decide between the Lilac or the Olive. I really wanted the Olive for fall, but almost everybody else favored the Lilac. The decision process was too much so I ordered both. 🤷🏼‍♀️ I’m so obsessed with all these colors and with how comfortable these shoes are. I think I have just about all the colors I want now. Except maybe for the Tieks Blue and the Chestnut. 😜 But other than that, I’m good. I think. No promises, tho. #tieks #tieksbygavrieli #tiekslove #blueprints #bluesoles #shoeobsession #shoeobsessed #shoefanatic #shoeaddict #dontjudge @tieks


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Kari Steed Hayes

Happy birthday, my love! You are my favorite person, my hero, my rock, my greatest aggravation, my best friend, my most annoying person to argue with, my peace, my piece, and my reason for breathing. You are my everything. I love you beyond measure and I hope you have a great birthday (even though I know you won’t because you’re at the auto body shop trying to attach a bumper to replace the one that uninsured jerk ripped off the car the other day when he was driving down the interstate like a maniac. 😡) ♥️ 🎊 🎈 🎂 🎁 @shakarandey


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Kari Steed Hayes

Damn you, Louboutin. I was hanging out at the mall today and found myself strolling through Neiman Marcus. Okay, that’s not strictly true. I purposefully made my way to Neiman Marcus, a store I never shop in, because I knew they had these shoes. I just wanted to try them on. They’re amazingly soft and so beautiful. No, I did not buy them. No, I did not even come close to buying them. I sure enjoyed trying them on, though. 😍 lol Trying them on was enough. I can’t think of anywhere I’d go where a sparkly pair of black flats trimmed in glitter silver would be appropriate so it wasn’t too, too hard to leave them behind. .
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But I’m sweating like nobody’s business. Beautiful shoes have that effect on me. Walking near a decent shoe store is like a self-induced hot flash for me. I need counseling. Hahahahaha #louboutins #shoefetish #iloveshoes #shoeobsession #shoeaddict #louboutinlove


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Kari Steed Hayes

Really quick survey: Which color would you pick for fall? This purple or this green? #tieks #tieksbygavrieli #fallcolors #tiekslove #bluesoles #blueprints #shoeobsession #shoefetish #dontjudge #lilac #olive #iwantthemboth #helpmechoose


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Kari Steed Hayes

What do you do with the leftover wine once your friend leaves town? You make homemade sangria, of course. A little red wine, a little white wine, a little zen, a little brandy, some coconut rum, some pineapple juice, and some diced apples, oranges, pineapples and blueberries. Good stuff. #sangria #everythingbutthekitchensink #imissmyfriend #didntevenbotherwithice @tiki193


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Kari Steed Hayes

My sister-in-law sent me this picture. I think I need to make one for our apartment. Looks pretty easy and it speaks to me (inside joke). 😂 #hocuspocus #halloween #sandersonsisters #sistahs #ismellchildren 👻🎃


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