Today marks the first day of Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year. Now we celebrate (read: eat a lot) Next week we get to fast and repent for our sins.
In honor of Rosh Hashana, my parents and in-laws are all gathering in Key West, where we will be joined by friends for many a . . . → Read More: Happy New Year
A good way to start any day.
Beautiful beaches and relaxation is the image at many all-inclusive properties, and Zoetry Villa Rolandi is no different. My goal on this trip was not to do as much as possible, but rather to sit my tush in a lounge chair, poolside, with several margaritas. Sure, there . . . → Read More: Zoetry Villa Rolandi, Isla Mujeres, Part II
It is September, it is hot as hell and Floridians are in a constant state of watching the weather off the coast of Africa, to see if any hurricanes are developing. Meanwhile, Key West restaurants are ponying up the deals and incentivizing locals and visitors alike with bargains galore. I’ve made a list. You are . . . → Read More: Summer Savings Round Up: Key West Summer Deals
“Welcome to Mexico. have some tequila.”
FKGuy and I recently traveled to Isla Mujeres, a tiny island off the coast of Cancun, for our anniversary. Why there? First of all, nonstop flights from Fort Lauderdale to Cancun are less than an hour and a half. The resort we chose, Zoetry Villa Rolandi, is small, . . . → Read More: Zoetry Villa Rolandi, Isla Mujeres
We ended up at the beach, but were a bit of a mess upon arrival.
It has been four years since the first “Anniversary Bike Ride Debacle.” Since then I have become a much more confident bike rider. I now ride my kiddie cruiser bike all over the flat roads of Key West, usually . . . → Read More: Bike Ride Redux: An Uphill Battle
Monday marks our 18th wedding anniversary. FKGuy is always quick to point out, however, that we have actually been together for 22 years. He thinks it sounds more impressive. I like to point out that on our honeymoon I was not old enough to be listed on the rental car agreement, so he had to . . . → Read More: 18 Years
Today is National Dog Day. No, I don’t know what that means either. Every day is Dog Day in my house. In honor of this dubious “holiday” I have agreed to let Latke take over the reigns and be the guest blogger today. So here you go…
I am working on a new headshot. . . . → Read More: A Doggie Dinner Date (or Three)
Use your time wisely for a fabulous vacation.
If you think that cruise ships just sail around the Caribbean, you are missing out on a world of cruising opportunity. Most people have heard of Alaskan cruises and Mediterranean cruises, but there are so many more choices these days. Check out some of these fantastic, . . . → Read More: 6 Unique Cruise Itineraries
Fish tacos at Garbo’s are worth the wait. Or, plan ahead and go early.
Before the stuff-food-inside-a-tortilla-and-call-it-a-taco trend became a thing, some industrious folks in Baja, California found themselves with fresh fried fish and tortillas, and the fish taco was born. Throw in a little cabbage, sour cream and a squirt of lime and . . . → Read More: 5 Best Fish Tacos in the Florida Keys
One of six fabulous suites at the Top Spa.
Admittedly, I was among the locals that were none too pleased when the folks at the La Concha Hotel decided to turn the open to the public rooftop bar into the guests-only Top Spa. But the kvetching of the people who, on occasion, sauntered up . . . → Read More: Top Spa at La Concha, Key West