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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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A Day In The Caribbean Life


A typical relaxing weekend day in the Caribbean hanging out at the beach where they filmed a scene from Shawshanks Redemption, collecting fresh tropical fruit and enjoying what St. Croix has to offer. Most people think of crystal clear turquoise waters and white sand beaches when they think of the Caribbean and they’re not wrong…read more

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Top 5 Things I Love About Living in The Caribbean


People often ask what compelled us to move to an island in the middle of the Caribbean, sight unseen, selling everything we own and only months after we got married.  The answer?  It was to live more freely, simply, and in touch with nature.  I was devastated when Hurricane Maria blew in with all more

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St. Croix, The Good and The Bad


After being on island for over a year, I thought it was about time to compile a list of both the pros and cons of living on St. Croix.  We were recently invited out by a couple who are seriously considering moving here and they wanted to know the same things.  I’ve mentioned the more

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Minimalist Morning Routine in St. Croix


By popular request, I bring you today’s video on our minimalist morning routine.  I love the morning time, especially since our move to our little island where we naturally wake with the sun.  Light pours into all of our open windows so we can luxuriate in all that mother nature has to offer.  We more

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So You Want To Move To A Tropical Island?


Me and my husband got married on our 3 year anniversary.  One month later, we moved to our second island home in St. Croix.  When we first came together, we knew that we wanted to do life differently.  The prospect of the daily grind just to afford a tropical vacation at the end of more

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Move to St. Croix!


Practical tips and tricks to move to St. Croix.  Tropical, island living is within reach if you’re looking for a slower pace of life. Me and my husband got married on our 3 year anniversary.  One month later, we moved to our second island home in St. Croix.  When we first came together, we more

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St. Croix Pier


This is what a typical weekend looks like for us.  I wanted to take you along with us as we explore the deserted beaches of St. Croix, enjoy the locavore menu of tons of coconuts, mango and starfruit, all harvested from our yard and my blossoming obsession with snorkeling.  Some of the locals we more

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St. Croix Tide Pools


I have been loving all the questions you guys have been submitting via Instagram, Facebook and Youtube, particularly the random ones as you’ll see in the video.  Those are always fun to answer.  We’re getting nicely settled into our new home and still find the environment around us awe-inspiring.  There is just so much more

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