FL Keys Foodie on Pinterest

As a foodie, lover of entertaining, and soon-to-be-bride, I LOVE Pinterest. I created an account years ago to dabble in a potential teaching application (as someone who also loves all things pedagogy¬†+ digital) and quickly realized that I wanted to utilize it more as a way to plan parties than as a way to teach…

Gone Fishing – #Keyslife

Photo Credit: Stephen Mccowage One ¬†of the many peculiarities of the keys that I’ve come to (mostly) handle with a shrug is that businesses will just be closed sometimes. In the middle of the day, in the middle of the week (as we found out the other day with Square Grouper). Try getting your haircut…

Surf n Turf in Marathon

Photo Credit: tripadvisor.com In an effort to take my visiting friends to a nice place to eat, we ended up at the Florida Keys Steak and Lobster House in Marathon. I wanted to take them to the Square Grouper because it is the best, but they were closed on Monday, so we looked elsewhere for…

Sunday Funday w/ Breakfast at the Wooden Spoon

On Sunday Mr. Foodie and I stumbled down to the hotel lobby after a sleepless night because a high-pitch screaming noise had issued from our bathroom all night. The maintenance man had come and said there was nothing he could do that night, and since the entire hotel was booked, they could not move us…

Picnic Island & the Best Fried Chicken in the Keys

So Mr. Foodie and I decided to take some vacationing friends out on the boat to picnic island – a couple of tiny uninhabited islands joined together by a low sandbar. My parents used to take my brother and I there to play on the sandbar when we were young. Back then, my mom tells…