Hemingway House in Key West

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Enjoying the Hemingway House in Key West Planning on attending Meeting of the Minds in Key West? If you’re a MOTM virgin, be prepared to have at least three activities available for your enjoyment at the same time – all the time! In other words, a few days of enjoying Key West during Meeting of [...]

Matt Hoggatt’s Creative Album Marketing

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Matt Hoggatt’s Creative Album Marketing You know Matt Hoggatt. He’s the talented (but lucky!) Mississippi musician who wrote “Dear Jimmy Buffett” and garnered the attention of the Pop of Trop Rock himself. The result? Matt’s first recording was created. Now he has recently released his second album, “Workaholic in Recovery.” I was able to sit [...]

A Year Without Trop Rock’s Biggest Champion, DJ Jeff

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A Year Without Trop Rock’s Biggest Champion, DJ Jeff   It has taken me a long time to be able to put my thoughts together and get them down in writing. It is hard to believe that it has been a year since we lost DJ Jeff and for me, it feels like only yesterday. [...]

Packing List & Tips for Key West MOTM Trop Rock Week

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Packing List & Tips for Key West MOTM Trop Rock Week   What to Pack: Cash for Food, Drinks, Mini Mart goodies and Trop Rock CDs. Beach wear: Hat, Sunglasses, Bathing Suit, Bathing Suit Cover Up. Comfortable shoes. Be prepared for a lot of walking. This is NOT the time to break in new shoes. [...]

Best Florida Keys Sunset at Sunset Grille and Raw Bar

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Best Florida Keys Sunset at Sunset Grille and Raw Bar   If you find yourself in the middle of the Florida Keys around sunset…. stop in at the Sunset Grille and Raw Bar for good food, drinks and a spectacular view Located in Marathon just before the Seven Mile Bridge, Sunset Grille caters to locals [...]

A Winter Home at Clearwater Marine Aquarium

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 A Winter Home at Clearwater Marine Aquarium The Clearwater Marine Aquarium is the home for Winter, the dolphin that is– Winter is the inspiration for the book and film, Dolphin Tale and its sequel, Dolphin Tale 2, is in theaters now. The first movie is the true story of this bottlenose dolphin’s rescue off the [...]

Tips for Hosting a House Concert

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Tips for Hosting a House Concert When my husband and I first saw our house, it only took about five minutes to decide it was definitely for us. The most striking feature was the expansive deck and pool in the back yard. It wasn’t very long before I started envisioning just where a Trop Rock [...]