Island Interior Inspo: How to incorporate tropical decor all year round

So the weather might just be starting to cool down, and the abundance of PSL pics making their way into my social media tells me that we’re firmly headed into Autumn with no turning back. But with all this glorious Fall inspo around, I’ve decided to buck the trend and show you that – when it comes to decor – there’s no reason why you…

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Brunch-ing at Captain’s Kitchen

If you’ve been following along for a while you might already be aware that brunch is one of my favourite past times. It really is the perfect excuse for a weekend get together with friends – is it breakfast? Is it lunch? Who cares? It’s delicious, and it comes with mimosas! Count me in!    Ever since their opening in January of this year, I…

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Lessons That Hurricane Irma Taught Me

So, I agonized for the longest time about writing this post! In fact, if i had a dollar for every time I’ve started trying to write it and then stopped, I’d be able to retire the day job and blog full-time… You see, I still find it incredibly difficult to read or watch anything to do with the hurricane and for a long time I…

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A Sneak Peek Inside My… Hurricane Kit (Post-Irma Update)

Things that I had been putting off since resuming blogging earlier this year are (a) making any reference to Hurricane Irma* and (b) updating this post…   But, after some panicked messages from friends with family in Hawaii this morning, I realized that I was being a little irresponsible and that this post could actually be a useful resource. So here you are – ‘A…

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Reef Safe Sunscreens We Love – 8 Mineral Sunscreens to Try

I’ve been giving a great deal more thought recently to the sunscreens and suncare products that I am using when I am at the beach or going in the sea. Much has been discovered in the past few years about the dangers associated with some of the key ingredients in most sunscreens both for our skin and for the reef life in the ocean. Given…

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