Living in the keys has been awesome! We both love it here. Our lease is up in just a couple of months though so it’s time to figure out what’s next. The big debate around here lately is should we stay or should we go? I feel like I’m just starting to get settled, Read More

Today we’ll explore the overall cost of living in the keys. If you read “housing costs & considerations” then you already know housing is high, but what about everything else?

Welcome to part 2 of our guide to moving to the keys! If you missed part 1 you can find it here: is living in the keys right for you?. It’s time to pick an island! Don’t be overwhelmed by the number of keys in the Florida Keys. Of those connected by bridges only, Read More

Welcome to part 3 of our guide to moving to the keys! If you missed previous posts, you can find them here: is living in the keys for you? & which key is right for you?. Now that you’ve decided that you want to live here and hopefully narrowed it down to a few, Read More

When people ask where we live and we tell them in the Keys it’s always met with statements like “you’re so lucky!” or “I wish I lived there!” followed by a ton of questions so I thought it was about time for a series on moving to and living in the Keys. I’m guessing, Read More

Looking for vegetarian options in the Upper Keys can be a pretty disappointing experience. Whether you live here, are visiting or have people coming to town who are veg, we can help you find the best veg options in the Upper Keys! Our guide to the best vegetarian food will get you on your, Read More

Happy 39th birthday to me! It was actually last weekend but as I embark on the last year of my 30s I’ve found myself doing some serious reflection on the past 15 years. I think the reason this birthday is having more significance for me is because of where I am in my life, Read More

There are times in life when seemingly unimportant decisions lead to huge life changes, changes you couldn’t have anticipated in a million years. Changes that are totally disconnected from the event that started the ball rolling. Our move to the Keys is a great example of this…

While my friends and family back home are getting pounded by a winter storm, I’m sitting on the deck listening to the palm trees rustle in the breeze enjoying my coffee. I fell in love with the Keys last winter for this very reason. Winters down here are perfect, highs around 80 and lows, Read More

Happy New Year from the Florida Keys! I hope everyone’s year ended on a great note & you achieved some of what you set out to do a year ago. If not, there’s no time like the present to reaffirm your goals! This entire year was dedicated to further simplifying our lives toward the, Read More