Archive | July, 2014

Three Ways to Work in Paradise

When my husband and I moved to St. Croix from Dallas nearly five years ago, one of the reasons was that the huge company he was working for forgot him.  His first day back to work...

Seaside Market Opens East of Christiansted

Residents living on St. Croix’s east end are elated to see the opening of Seaside Market & Deli (former location of Schooner Bay Market), just east of Christiansted.  The...

Staging 101

When you’re ready to sell your house (and move to the Caribbean), there are many things you can do to facilitate a timely sale near your asking price.  While renovations are...

Buck Island: The Jewel of St. Croix

Among many of the featured real estate listings on St. Croix, you will notice a common thread: Buck Island views.  Off St. Croix’s north shore on the east end, this small,...

Crucian Kindness: Why St. Croix Residents Welcome Newcomers

                    If you’ve ever thought about living where you vacation, it may be a hard to see yourself blending in with...

Four Things Not To Miss at a St. Croix Jump Up

Jump Up is a big party held on a Friday in the streets of Christiansted four times each year.  The celebrations are held around the following occasions: – Valentine’s Day...

Packing for Paradise

                    When my husband and I moved to St. Croix five years ago, we envisioned our Caribbean life a certain way.  Free...

Gardening Year-round in the Tropics

If you have a green thumb, St. Croix is the place for you.  Those who enjoy growing plants, flowers, fruits and veggies can do so year-round in the tropical weather.  Plenty of...

Independence Day On-Island

The St. Croix community is abuzz with excitement for the July 4 holiday tomorrow . . . Celebration Locations Each year island residents look forward to an outstanding firework display...

Caribbean Community Theatre Closes Season with La Gringa

Caribbean Community Theatre on St.  Croix just closed the final weekend of its twenty-ninth season with a production of the play “La Gringa” by Carmen Rivera. Plot The...