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Kelsey: the cook, writer, sometimes photographer/editor

Born and raised on Kauai, HI. I graduated with a BA in Studio Art and work at an elementary school. I started this blog as a creative way to fill my free time. I grew up on a farm (though I lack my Dad's green-thumb) and gave up mammal meat till a couple years ago. Sweet, sweet mammal.

I'm learning how to cook and welcome you to learn with me. I give you my word that I will not post anything that my family won't eat.

Siah: the loving husband, photographer, editor, food critic

Born on Oahu's North Shore and raised all over. I love to surf, jam on the drums (and whatever other instruments that come my way), and take photos. I am a Hawaii portrait photographer. You can view my website at For those who wanna know, all the photos on Thumb In Plum are taken with a Sony A55.

Eva: the daughter, muse, food critic

Born in Honolulu, HI June 10, 2010. I love cartoons, blocks, and tattooing myself and others with a pen. For some reason cats fascinate me and I add an 'er' to the end of everything just to freak my Mom out because it's funny. My favorite food is dessert.
Together, we eat!

Everything here is a work in progress. Most of what you'll find on this site is about food but I do post about family and my attempts at a healthier lifestyle. 


  1. Nani D2/07/2013

    Love this blog Kelsey!!! It's super cute! Your pictures of Eva are super cute I love them! And your pictures look so much better than my camera phone pictures :p

    1. Thanks, Nani! I can't wait to see more from your new @ ! I love your ducktape bag btw :)

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