As a new mom, I am still adjusting to my new sleep schedule. Each morning no matter how much sleep we got (it’s not much these days!), we get up & head out for a walk. I love our little morning ritual, but these days nothing comes before coffee! Our morning walks are great because […]

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Rum tasting, snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, mud baths, cocoa growing and chocolate making, plus some stunning beach time. What more is there to experience on St. Lucia? Not one to be willing to walk away from a chance at adventure, I want to add one more adventure! The Errard Waterfall Trio Adventure took us on an […]

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My grandma was a big baker. Her kolaches & cinnamon rolls are the stuff of legend. People still talk about them even though she is no longer with us. Kolaches & cinnamon rolls were usually reserved for bigger celebrations, but her cookies were ever present. Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies & Chocolate Chip Cookies were my […]

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Taking a Sunset Boat tour was not originally in our plans for St. Lucia, however after hiking the Grand Piton & seeing the view of the ocean, I wanted to switch over to the ocean to see the view of the Grand Piton. Our sunset cruise departed from the harbor in Soufriere, looped out around […]

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Can you believe that Thanksgiving is this Thursday?? It will be our first Thanksgiving with our little guy and we are so excited to share this with him & with our family. He makes answering the question, “What are you thankful for?” an easy one to answer! In honor of this first Thanksgiving as our […]

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Cheddar Potato Waffle Fritters | www.sweetteasweetie.com

I am so excited to share this new side dish with you….Cheddar Potato Waffle Fritters! These mini waffles are the perfect clever alternative to biscuits. They are so easy to make and so adorable! I especially love pairing them with my turkey chili because the waffle shape helps scoop up chunks of chili but they […]

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St. Lucia’s most recognizable feature are the Pitons, two volcanic necks sitting side by side on the Southern coast. They are an Unesco World Heritage Site and are named the Gros (grand) Piton & Petit (petite) Piton. Hiking these was on my bucket list and we couldn’t leave St. Lucia without heading up! We hiked […]

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Southern Pecan Pie | www.sweetteasweetie.com

Every year for Thanksgiving my Aunt Mary would make her famous Pecan Pie. As a kid I never liked the pecans, but I loved the gooey inside of the pie. While I am gaining an appreciation for pecan pie, I still haven’t outgrown my love for the gooey inside of the pie. SO when it came […]

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St. Lucia Drive In Volcano and Mud Baths | www.sweetteasweetie.com

One of the excursions on St. Lucia that always makes the guidebooks, is the “Drive-In” Volcano and mud baths. I immediately had visions of being in a 4×4 Jeep bouncing over black roads with red lava next to us. My movie inspired vision wasn’t quite right! St. Lucia is a volcanic island. One of the […]

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