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Best of Island Life – St. Croix 3 Years Later


Hi there, it’s been awhile!  Today’s video explains why that is. We’ve now been on our little rock for over 3 years.  After 3 moves and 2 category 5 hurricanes, we are still here and celebrating LIFE!  This weekend, we celebrated with a variety of live music, Mardi Croix, our new local brewery, and more

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Tinted Lip Balm – Easy, Organic 3 Ingredient Lip Stain


3 organic ingredients for a natural lip stain that’s naturally beautifying with protective oils, vitamins, and antioxidants. This easy DIY is quick and simple, perfect to gift this holiday season. All the moisture, shine and blush minus the toxic chemicals, artifical colors and scents. My lip balm videos are some of my most popular ones…read more

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St. Croix Jump Up


A long weekend is always welcome but this one was particularly delicious as it capped off a whirlwind of a month with a nice and relaxing end.  We enjoyed a laid back Thanksgiving  meal with island fam then attended the largest Jump Up of the year in Christiansted.  ‘Jump up’ means ‘to dance’ and more

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Iceland – Epic Ring Road Itinerary & Video


The very first thing we did when we arrived in Iceland was pick up our camper van from Solstice.  I had been exchanging emails with them for weeks leading up to our trip and they gave me such peace of mind, especially since every time I travel to a new country, anxiety inevitably creeps in…read more

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Beginner Vegan + Losing 20 lbs and Digestive Issues


Beginner Vegan is not just an e-book for me, it’s what helped me get through one of the more difficult chapters of my life.  It also coincided with my research into factory farming, animal abuse and my interest in the research involving the diet and mental health connection.  I personally realized there was truth to more

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African Safari


The word serendipity flows through my life a lot and it was especially apparent during our recent safari in Kenya.  We all know that traveling can get stressful.  30 hours from St. Croix to Miami, Miami to Qatar and Qatar to Kenya just opens it up for a whole new slew of potential disasters.  Fortunately, more

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Visiting a Children’s Home in Kenya


Spending time with orphans in Africa has been something I’ve wanted to do since I was 10 years old.  Every month, I would collect my allowance and send over my single bills in an envelope to sponsor a child. I told myself that when I was big, I would try and make a bigger difference…read more

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Vegan Red Velvet Cake – 100% Natural Recipe


Vegan or not, this happens to be my favorite red velvet cake ever.  It’s intensely soft and moist with just a subtle kiss of cacao, dripping with a lemony, buttery frosting that ends any meal on a high note. This is my 100% natural red velvet cake baked with better for you ingredients like healthier fats, more

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Visiting St. Croix – Weekend in St. Croix


We’ve now lived on St. Croix for 2.5 years and its natural abundance and beauty still doesn’t cease to amaze me.  I get questions all the time about how to move here or fun stuff to do when you get here.  Though it really comes down to what type of experience you’re looking for, today’ more

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