I love any excuse for a party – and, if I’m being entirely honest, any excuse for tequila, so naturally Cinco De Mayo is one holiday I can totally get on board with! (Although – how is it already May people??) Celebrating this Mexican theme, here are some of the things putting a big (tequila-fueled) smile… Read More Five Friday Favourites – Cinco De Mayo Edition
Way back at Christmas time (in one of my early posts) I wrote a gift guide for island girls that included my favourite local soap store, the EC Soap Co. They make such beautiful and unusual items that are just perfect for gifting. Photo via EC Soap Co. All of their products are handmade here… Read More Gain A ‘Scents’ of the BVI with EC Soap Co.
Yesterday I came across a big, fat bag of locally grown Caribbean Seasoning Peppers. These little guys are a bit of an anomaly as, while they look like a habanero pepper or something super hot, they are actually very mild. Just a slightly spicier version of a regular capsicum pepper and commonly used in marinades… Read More Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo Soup
Okay, so in all honesty, this type of post sometimes feels like a bit of a cop-out, buuuuut… the stats seem to suggest that you like them! So, in an effort to give you what you want – here’s a little look at what I’ve been up to this month. Lots of nature and food… Read More April Insta Round-Up
This past Sunday a group of us girls hopped on the ferry over to Peter Island to say goodbye to a dear friend. Sadly, goodbyes are all too frequent in the BVI – it’s by and large a transient place since it’s difficult for expats to put down roots. But as sad as it is,… Read More Champagne and Long Walks at Peter Island
Anyone else suddenly get the occasional mid-week 9pm ‘screw the diet – treat yo’self’ feeling? That need for a sweet treat in order to pull yourself out of a hump-day slump? No? …just me then! When I get these moments of weakness I need to make something tasty quickly – and it is imperative that… Read More 3-Minute Boozy Bread Pudding
Years ago, when I first set foot in the BVI, my boyfriend at the time took me straight from the airport to the Dove (like literally straight there – still in my comfy, travel athleisure gear and without so much as 5-minutes to run a brush through my hair). More than a few espresso martinis… Read More The Dove Restaurant: The New Kid in Town