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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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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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Why You Shouldn’t Move To St. Croix


You shouldn’t move to St. Croix {or the Caribbean} if… If you need all the modern conveniences that stateside living has to offer There are no ubers, postmates, amazon prime and the like.  Chain restaurants (we have maybe 3 or 4) are rare and free shipping doesn’t seem to apply.  The one “mall” we more

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Saturday’s On St. Croix – Day In The Life


I look forward to the weekends all week.  I mean, doesn’t everybody?  Before moving to St. Croix, we lived on a small island off of the east coast.  Though it was mighty beautiful, it was hard to ignore the fact that we could only use the beach a few times out of the year. more

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St. Croix Caribbean Fruit Part II


When it comes to fruit, it’s hard to pick a favorite -especially when St. Croix has so many to choose from.  I suppose for me, it comes down to what season it is because trust me, when mango season hits, you’ll find me beneath the trees mono-mealing a dozen of them, no joke.  So more

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St. Croix Caribbean Fruit Part I


The abundance of sweet, juicy, fresh, local tropical fruit is one of the many reasons I love St. Croix.  There’s such an abundance that first off, I couldn’t possibly name them all and second, it just wouldn’t do it justice to create just one post.  Keep an eye out next week for part 2 more

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How to Hurricane Prep – 15 Tips From Hurricane Maria


Pin for later. Today marks the beginning of Hurricane Season. With two back to back hurricanes within a week last year, I learned a lot.  I spent a great deal of my time then scribbling down my reflections during that {literal} dark period that I posted on my blog if you’re interested.  Maria blew more

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Goat Hill Hike St. Croix, USVI


Leaving love notes in the geocache at the top of the hill I had what began as an awful day last Sunday.  I woke up with a pulled neck muscle, broke one of my favorite dishes and it went on from there, following a particularly grueling work week.  After breakfast, my husband suggested we 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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