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Tuscan Breeze, Fabulous Destin Vacation Home

Before we booked our most recent beach house, I thought most rental companies were pretty much the same. Some not very organized or easy to reach like the one in Palm Springs who, when we stopped by to pick up our key, were nowhere to be found and had artfully hidden the key in a … Continue reading »

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Photo Friday: Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach, Oregon

We were both absolutely amazed by Haystock Rock in Cannon Beach. Tom got this great panorama shot with his iPhone one afternoon at low tide. Pin It

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Family Getaway to the Amazing Emerald Coast of Florida

If your family is lucky enough to be one of those which has kids starting school after Labor Day, you still have time to plan a trip to the gorgeous Emerald Coast of Florida. And you should immediately do so. The pure sugar white sand and amazing Gulf of Mexico simply can’t be missed. If … Continue reading »

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Beach House Bliss – A Girlfriend Getaway in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Many people, when planning a getaway to the pristine white sands of the beaches bordering the Gulf of Mexico, automatically make their travel plans for Florida. But look over on that map of the United States and you will see that the Gulf runs all the way up into several other states, including Alabama. Many … Continue reading »

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Summer in Door County, WI

  Door County is often referred to as the Cape Cod of the Midwest and, now that I have seen it in both winter and summer and have actually visited New England, I am here to tell you that this appellation is quite correct. This is a lovely, lovely place. Our daughter and grandson are … Continue reading »

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Best Kept Secret in Florida – Amelia Island

Before we traveled to lovely and historic Amelia Island on the Atlantic coast of Florida, I had never even heard of it. Amelia Island is one of the Sea Islands, a chain of barrier islands that reaches along the east coast of the United States all the way from South Carolina to Florida. It’s only … Continue reading »

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Eating Your Way Around the Emerald Coast

There are a lot of things I love about the Emerald Coast. The stunningly beautiful beaches, amazing shopping, fabulous spas, and enjoying time with friends and family. Well. Look. But truly one of the things I love most is the wonderfully diverse number of restaurants. Casual, fancy, fresh seafood, delicious burgers and pizza, right on … Continue reading »

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Kid Heaven – Blue Harbor Resort

    I could write a lot of different stories about the fabulous Blue Harbor Resort. About the astonishingly beautiful resort itself, about the amazing locale, about the wonderful food and the perfectly beautiful accommodations, about the totally relaxing spa. But this story is about him. This boy. This wonderful, sweet boy. Our perfect grandson. The reason for … Continue reading »

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A Weekend on the Emerald Coast

One of the most fabulous things in the entire world is traveling by yourself. One of the most terrifying things in the world is traveling by yourself. My feelings at this moment are veering towards the former but I’ll let you know. Tomorrow I will be jetting to the coast. The Emerald Coast. One of … Continue reading »

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The Five W’s of a Perfect Beach Vacation

I’m writing this article in a luxurious, seven bedroom beach house in Gulf Shores, Alabama courtesy of Relax on the Beach called Grand Paradise. It is so close to the Gulf of Mexico that we can step out our back door and, with approximately ten steps, have our feet in the white sand. It is so … Continue reading »

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