Debbie was raised in Hawaii and spent 25 years living in Oahu and Maui. She graduated from High School in Honolulu and moved to Maui where she went to college to study art and photography. In 1990 she left Hawaii with her two small sons to relocate to Whitefish Mt.
Debbie met her husband Bruce in 1998 and soon after they started traveling to Belize where they decided to make their new home.
Debbie retired in 2016 and now lives with her family in the United States.