When Text Messages Go Wrong

Have you ever sent a text (or email, or just had a conversation) where you thought to yourself “Self, what would other people say if they saw this message?” Well, I had one of those exchanges just the other night (hint: there was wine involved. And bad reality TV.) I realized that when text messages . . . → Read More: When Text Messages Go Wrong

Isle Cook Key West

My delicious cocktail, crafted with a mixer from Isle Cook.

There are very few places in Key West to buy stuff you need, like a stainless steel and silicone cocktail muddler, for example. Enter Isle Cook Key West. During the months leading up to the opening, I would see the owners Bill and Eden . . . → Read More: Isle Cook Key West

A Weekend of Wine (and Azur Key West)

A good wine weekend, indeed.

Like many weekends, the most enjoyable part of this past one was spending quality time with friends. As it happens, this quality time included many, many great wines. Friday night we had dinner at home with friends visiting from Miami. While we munched on grilled rib eyes, and drank . . . → Read More: A Weekend of Wine (and Azur Key West)

Steak Brasil, Miami

Just one of the many choices at Steak Brasil, all served with a smile.

It takes a lot to get me to go to Downtown Miami, and in this case, it was an invitation from the folks at Steak Brasil for dinner. I am glad I accepted, as it was fantastic. This traditional . . . → Read More: Steak Brasil, Miami

Travel Wish List: The Top 10 Places I Want to Go

Even in less-than-perfect weather, a cruise is still a great vacation.

As a travel agent, I plan trips for clients all over the globe: from custom African safaris to luxury cruises to Antarctica (and everywhere else), and everywhere in between. My obsession with travel fueled my business, and this blog. I have been fortunate . . . → Read More: Travel Wish List: The Top 10 Places I Want to Go

Garbo’s Grill Key West

We love the outdoor, dog-friendly seating.

Garbo’s Grill has been bought by new owners (a few years ago), and moved to a permanent location (also a few years ago) at Grunt’s Bar. The location is fantastic, and is a big win for the Garbo’s folks, the people at Grunt’s and us, the diners. While . . . → Read More: Garbo’s Grill Key West

Valentine’s Day

Sometimes I feel like I exist on a different planet than say, everyone else. Example: Fifty Shades of Grey is coming out in movie form on the most cliché day ever, Valentine’s Day. It seems that I am the only person left on earth that has not read/has no interest in reading these books. Even . . . → Read More: Valentine’s Day

La Mancha, Miami

Gambas ajillo. IFonly you could smell the garlic.

I was recently invited to check out La Mancha, a new Spanish restaurant in Downtown Miami. It is conveniently located across the street from the American Airlines Arena, and a few blocks away from the Arsht Center, so it is perfect for a pre- or post-game . . . → Read More: La Mancha, Miami

Free Donuts! Win a Dunkin Donuts Gift Card!

Yes, it is a rare Tuesday morning post here at Florida Keys Girl HQ. But that is because I have something awesome to share: free donuts, or coffee, or bagels, or whatever you like that Dunkin Donuts sells. I’m giving away a $25 gift card to one lucky reader. Enter below!

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So, what . . . → Read More: Free Donuts! Win a Dunkin Donuts Gift Card!

Key West Food and Wine Festival: Duval Uncorked

Leather Masters always has something interesting to see.

I have often said it is the most fun you can have on Duval Street. Part of the annual Key West Food and Wine Festival, Duval Uncorked is a wine tasting encompassing wine bars, art galleries, shops, restaurants and food trucks up and down the infamous Key West street. . . . → Read More: Key West Food and Wine Festival: Duval Uncorked

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