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Current Rock of Residence:

Virgin Gorda, BVI

Island Girl Since:

2012

Originally Hails From:

Bursa, Turkey

Growing up in Turkey, Ice always dreamed of moving to the US and enjoying all of the conveniences that American life entails. She relished her years in the states and was slightly disappointed when her husband’s job transferred them to the islands. Though she wasn’t a fan of the slower paced lifestyle in the beginning, she’s grown to appreciate her little rock for the simple joys it brings to her life – though she still misses Starbuck’s in the most desperate of ways. She spends her days cooking, writing, and driving around the island in circles in search of the ever-elusive portobello mushrooms for her food blog, Foolproof Living.

 

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First World Island Problems with Basil and Zucchini

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This year was my first year in Turks and Caicos during Christmas. And every Christmas I make "sort of" homemade lasagna. I also make a yummy zucchini/truffle salad to go with it. This year was different. We were now in Turks and Caicos away from the friends we usually...

THE COFFEE QUEST….

THE COFFEE QUEST….

“ There is an awful lot of coffee in Brazil……”The Coffee Song of 1976" by Osibisa (YouTube) springs to mind as I am in the starting blocks of my latest story. Yes, after 2 wonderful, freshly brewed, cups of coffee. Beans from…..no, now I need to back up…. We, my...

Never Trust A Price

Never Trust A Price

So, I had to buy a bottle of rum today. Not a rare occurrence, pretty typical actually. "Why is it $38 Theresa? It was $29.99 last week?" "Oh, Meez Vic, it's because itz de last bottle of dat rum on da shelf" "Are you planning on ordering more?" "Oh yez, Meez Vic"...

The Gift

The Gift

When my husband and I decided to uproot our family from Kentucky- from the only place, people, and life we have ever known- and move to a tiny island in the Caribbean, it was of course met with so many remarks to the tune of "Oh My Gosh, THAT'S AMAZING!", "You are...

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