• Travel

    Key Things To Do in Key West

    The gorgeous, calm, serene and picturesque waters of the Keys have a way of setting a soothing tone and a familiar sort of comfort. A few months ago, I had the pleasure of a short weekend getaway to the Keys with some of my good friends including my sister and brother in law. Key West was very similar to Nantucket and I fell in love immediately. Read on to see where to stay, where to go and what to do! Before the Trip My sister recently moved to SoFlo and we decided to go visit her where we had a short one night stay, but got to see the gorgeous…

  • Fashion

    How to Wear a Pencil Skirt.

    Pencil skirts: poise, professional and perfect. I adore pencil skirts and own quite a few of them. Many women think they don’t have a body to wear a pencil skirt; however, that is not true at all. It’s all about how you wear it based on your body type and what you pair it with. That is the beauty of pencil skirts- they fit all types of bodies and they can be worn for any occasion! If your body is a(n)… 1. Hourglass- Lucky- we all envy you, but your key is to emphasize your waist by tucking in your top or wearing a crop top. 2. Pear-shaped- Wear an…

  • Health and Fitness

    5 Ways Water Can Help You Lose Weight

    Water is my favorite drink in the world. I’ve always been fortunate to love water and drink tons of it- probably almost too much on a daily basis. Don’t underestimate the power of H2O- it is a vital component for weight loss. It’s insane how a body can transform by staying hydrated. Read on to find out how! 1. Builds muscle and tones If you’re looking to build muscle or tone up, then water is your best friend. It helps decrease any bloating as your body tends to retain water. Water molecules help rebuild muscle and make muscles look bigger. It is recommended to drink water before, during and after…

  • Food

    Sweet Potato Southwestern Salad Dish with Avocado Lime Cilantro Dressing!

    This delicious and fiber-filled dish has the perfect balance of sweet and salty with the perfect topping of the most amazing avocado-lime sauce! It is quick, simple and nutritious. Servings: ~4, Calories: ~350/serving Ingredients: Sauce: 1 Avocado 1/4 cup greek yogurt or sour cream with chives 1/2 cup water 1 cup cilantro Garlic Lime Salt Main Dish: 2 sweet potatoes 1 can black beans 1 can corn Cilantro Cumin, chili powder, salt, black pepper Directions: 1. Peel the sweet potatoes and preheat the over to 400 degrees. Cut in cubes and place on a lightly oiled pan in the oven until soft about 20 minutes. Once they are done, stir…

  • Decor

    All These Little Things: Making Small Changes Before Selling Your Home

    Sarah has contributed to Little Blue Book on this post! Selling your home is always going to be a massive task however you look at it. But there are things you can do to break it down into manageable chunks, and one such a thing is to change little parts of your house before selling it on. When it comes to selling your home, it’s important to remember that you don’t necessarily have to add a lot of style to your home because you’re trying to make it a blank canvas for people to envision their ideal home. So little changes mean a lot in this instance and here are some things to…