Key West – Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

On the second full day in Key West, Florida, we visited the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. Located directly on the main drag (Duval Street), the facade of the Conservatory is deceptive. Appearing like many of the historic homes on the island, the front of the building features two story columns and a second-story porch. ...

Travel and wardrobe projects – Five Friday Favorites

Winding down for the weekend and checking in with my favorite Friday link-ups - Oh, Hey Friday, High Five for Friday, and Friday Favorites (add'l links below).   Favorite Quote Between posting photos from the Keys, booking a trip to Mexico this week and planning a summer trip to France, travel is on the brain in a major way. This quote accurately sums up what ...

Key West – Hemingway in Heaven

Our first day trip into Key West began with an obligatory visit to the Southernmost Point of the United States. The giant "buoy" is concrete and anchored into the ground at the corners of South and Whitehead Streets. In an often overlooked technicality, there are a couple geographical spots further south than the iconic buoy, but they are ...

Florida Keys – Photo Preview

Allow me to whet your appetite for future Key posts with these teaser pictures. Welcome to the Florida Keys! From fantastical fountains on private estates... ...to unlimited public seas for swimming, snorkeling, cruising and kayaking. The Keys are full of historic architecture, nautical novelties and nature side by side in harmony... ...and unique displays of art everywhere you turn. When you're traveling a string ...