South Florida Guide: Ft Lauderdale & Miami

Farmers Market in Ft Lauderdale, FL

Although I am not physically in Florida anymore (which, by the way, breaks my heart to even think about), I still tend to day-dream about some of the spots that I absolutely loved there. ¬†During my 4 years in South Florida, I lived in a total of 4 different cities! So, basically I couldn’t sit still in one place for more than 1 year. LOL! I lived as far south as Brickell Ave, also known as the Miami Financial District, and just recently moved from Ft Lauderdale, which is the furthest North I lived, so it’s safe to say I had my fair share of exploring a good part of South Florida.

I didn’t think it would be fair to only list Miami spots, since Broward county, which is about 40 minutes north, also has some cool spots to check out as well. So I am dividing this post into two¬†different areas you may visit: Miami and Ft Lauderdale.

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My Post-Grad Education in Miami

This past week has been full of bittersweet moments as I’ve closed the door on one chapter of my life to start another. After 4 years of calling South Florida home, I said goodbye last week to the palm trees, the tropical year round weather, the amazing beaches….call me crazy, right? I have so much to owe Miami for really developing me as a woman. When I moved there at the age of 23(a whole 4 years ago!), it was the first time I was completely on my own. I had no family there, or close friends, just acquaintances and I was determined to make it work whatever way possible. If you would like to keep reading about my journey, click “continue reading” below but bare with me! This may be a long one.

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Spring: The Season of New Beginnings


The weather down here in South Florida has been spoiling us recently. I like to consider this time of the year to be my favorite, temperature wise, because of the warm air but cool breeze that surrounds me whenever I’m outside. So in lieu of the season, I put together a post on what this time of the year means to me as it gets closer to the longer days and shorter nights ahead aka summer.

I have also partnered up with, fashion blogger, Keri from to show you different ways to style for spring, no matter where you are; be it in a tropical climate or elsewhere.

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