Same-Sex Marriage Battle Continues

Despite a Florida law defining marriage as a union between a man and woman, the battle over the definition of marriage continues to be fought in Florida and throughout the nation. In April of this year Key West bartenders, Aaron Huntsman and William B Jones – who have been a couple for 11 years – […]

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The Gauntt Family: A Story of Love and Faith

“God doesn’t call the qualified; he qualifies the called.” When we think of doing something as difficult and as life-changing as foster care or adoption, often our immediate reaction is to dissociate — to conceive that only a special type of person could do it, that the qualification is necessarily near perfection and having everything […]

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Five Excellent Local Restaurants

McDonalds. Chipotle. Subway. Cheesecake Factory. Without a doubt, chain restaurants abound in our casual sun-drenched tri-county locale. However, there comes a time (that time is now, in case you’re wondering) to step away from the Happy Meal and enjoy really good cuisine served in a place without plastic chairs. Grab your Google maps, ladies and […]

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Five Excellent Local Restaurants

McDonalds. Chipotle. Subway. Cheesecake Factory. Without a doubt, chain restaurants abound in our casual sun-drenched tri-county locale. However, there comes a time (that time is now, in case you’re wondering) to step away from the Happy Meal and enjoy really good cuisine served in a place without plastic chairs. Grab your Google maps, ladies and […]

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How to Dress to Impress on Your Job Interview

First impressions last. Perhaps never is this truer than with job interviews. How you dress and present yourself is crucial to whether or not you get the job or even move forward in the interview process. Here are some pointers to help you make the best first impression: Context is key When deciding what to […]

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Six Must-See Destinations

Have you been dreaming of the trip of a lifetime? Is 2014 the year you are going to finally make that dream a reality? Here are some absolute must-see destinations for you to consider! For beach bums: Negril Take a journey with me, along a meandering coastal road, dotted with almond trees, small homes, and […]

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Christmas Gift Giving Ideas

Christmas is a wonderful time of year! It’s the time of year we celebrate the greatest gift of all – Jesus. And since it’s also the time when we give gifts to those we love – or like – the season can be very stressful. Here are a few suggestions for giving gifts this Christmas […]

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If Looks Could Kill

Have you ever jokingly said that a beautiful dress or gorgeous pair of skinny jeans was “to die for”? Apparently, that statement isn’t far from the truth. Earlier this year, an apparel factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killing almost 1,300 workers and seriously injuring countless others. This factory was responsible for producing “fast fashion” clothing, featured […]

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Fall Fashion Guide

Ah, fall! The first crisp chill in the air, the sunset hues of falling leaves and the whiff of pumpkin-scented everything! But wait, this is Florida. And while the temperatures are cooling from sizzling 100s to balmy 80s, there is no need to reach for heavy fabrics just yet. We can still, however, look attractive […]

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