Summer in the Keys is freaking hot, especially August. I don’t mind it though, I love the hot steamy weather. That said, the heat and humidity are pretty ridiculous. The WTForecast app seems to agree. It’s been treating me to some great weather updates lately. If you haven’t downloaded it yet you should. I have no, 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

I hope you had a great week wherever you are! Our week in the Keys was great – but I’d venture to say that most weeks here are. Last weekend I was definitely feeling a little homesick or something but it passed pretty quickly. It passed while the post was still sitting in my, Read More

After a crazy few weeks we’re settling into our new life in the Keys!  We’ve been here a week today although it feels like longer. I’m glad we spent the winter here. It doesn’t feel like a strange place but more like a 2nd home… and it’s actually home now (weird). Part of me still, Read More

We have to be out in just a few days and there’s still a decent amount of stuff that needs to go. Thankfully we’ve found a place for all of it, we just need to get it to its new home now. It’s been an interesting few weeks. Once we got back from house, Read More

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to get rid of all of your stuff?  I hadn’t given this aspect of the move much thought until last week when it was time to start the biggest purge of our lives & I’ve learned a lot over the past week about what truly matters, Read More

A few days ago I told you about our house hunt in the upper Keys. It wasn’t easy to decide but we made our decision and our new lease starts on July 3rd! We picked house #2. Even though we’ll have to drive more living there it’s the all around best choice for us, Read More