All posts tagged: summer

Endless Summer Orange + Coconut Popsicles

  Summer might be slipping away but the memory of summer doesn’t have to fade.  For those hot summer days on the rise, enjoy a zesty orange & coconut popsicle.  I came across these plastic popsicle molds at Fosters, The Strand, which is good because they can be reused all summer long and after.  It beats having to buy and discard the one time use traditional popsicle sticks.   The recipe…  -Endless Summer Orange + Coconut Popsicles-                     What You Will Need: 2 oranges, coconut milk rich and creamy, and milk free vanilla ice cream. What To Do:   1. Pour a can of coconut milk into a mixing bowl, squeeze 2 oranges worth of juice (add more for extra flavor) 2. Stir well 3. Add 1 spoonful of milk free vanilla ice-cream 4. Keep stirring 5. Finally, add some zest with shaved orange peel, using a grater 6. Give it a final quick stir 7. Pour into popsicle molds, and let it freeze overnight or …

Juice Bars + Summer Days

  Drinking all natural & 100% organic juices and smoothies that are full of flavor and jam-packed with healthy benefits is very in vogue right now- just as it should be.  Cayman is very blessed to have the one and only lovely Jessie’s Juice Bar located at Camana Bay.  The juice bar is stocked with vibrant fresh fruit and veggie juices, along with tasty savory eats and yummy treats.  It is the perfect place to stop by for a healthy lunch or smoothie while on the go. The decor is just fabulous! As it is very eco chic and environment friendly.  You will instantly fall in love with this place.  It is such a treat to find a place that repurposes items, and incorporates being environmentally responsible into their decor.  Overall, Jessie’s Juice Bar really sets the bar.  Simply put it is a wonderful local hot spot. Perhaps the essence of Jessie’s Juice bar is that it is a family run business which truly cares about offering fresh and healthy food and drink options.  Items …

Summer Heat Rising + Electricity Bills Skyrocketing

Summer the absolute best time of the year.  The only downer about summer is the rising electricity bills.  It doesn’t help that thanks to climate change and global warming we are experiencing more intense summer heat around the globe, not to mention other irregularities in the weather like more droughts, tornadoes, and intense hurricanes. Here in Cayman our glorious summer days whilst for the most part a blessing, it can be a curse, for instance the impact it has on our electricity bills,- you just can’t not run your air conditioning when living on an island (unless our famous Christmas breeze is waltzing through, then the A/C is trumped by the cool salty sea breeze). Here are 10 Eco Tips that may help you lower your electricity bill or  at least help you avoid having your bill drastically increase over the summer. Eco Tips For Saving Energy + Keeping Your Electricity Bill Manageable 1, Turn off the A/C when you are not home.  A/C is one of the biggest energy consumers. A/C is a must for …

Summer Essentials: Beach Days, Road Trips & Travel

If you’re like me you love summer days! So far summer has been pretty awesome.  One of my favorite things to do is to take photos.  I love photography and experimenting with different filters and camera/video apps.  Taking photos isn’t just about capturing a moment so a memory can last a lifetime, or freeze a moment in time forever, it is also a means of expressing yourself creatively and in some instances capturing the natural beauty of a place. I think of all the places I have traveled to and of course my home is probably my absolute favorite place in the world.  Regardless of where I am in the world taking photos, is my way of taking a piece of that place home with me.  More than that, I have come to find that the more I take pictures of the beautiful landscape of my home or other places, I realize how beautiful this world is and how important it is to fight to save the planet and work towards finding solutions for todays …