Dealing With Stuff

My little family had a very big weekend. After months of planning and itching to make our move, we made it safely to our new home on our tiny piece of paradise in St. John, USVI. We are living proof that luck favors those who are prepared. But just because we got lucky and everything went even more smoothly than we could've imagined, the past few days have been nothing short of exhausting. Almost there... ...

Shopping for Sunshine

Is anything scarier than shopping for a new swimsuit? It's a bit like shopping for jeans, only worse. Why do the mirrors always seem to add ten pounds? And why does the fitting room lighting put emphasis on all the wrong places? For most of my life I didn't enjoy the process of buying new bathing suits. I found myself overwhelmed in the big department stores, swimming in a sea of mainstream swimwear targeting the ...

Shop Local, Find Friends

Maybe it’s because I’ve always had a job where I have to be respectful, polite, and professional regardless of how people treat me. Maybe I realized early on that you catch more flies with honey than vinegar, isn’t that how the saying goes? What I’ve learned, though, is that your honey can’t be artificially sweetened. It must be 100% pure, natural and unfiltered, because most people can get a pretty good read on whether you’ve ...