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Enjoy the Spring Weather: Outdoor Restaurants in St. Augustine

It’s spring in Florida, and the weather is beautiful. It’s the kind of day that makes me think about eating outside. (That’s as opposed to rainy days, which just make me think about eating. Period.) Here are some of my favorite places to dine al fresco and take advantage of the Florida sunshine (and amazing … Read More

Tips for Beach Weddings: Is it For You? (the first in a series)

{{Note: This blog is the first in a series on beach weddings. For information not covered here, please see our other posts, or call us at 904.824.4301 and ask to speak with one of our wedding planners. We look forward to working with you!}} Are you thinking about a beach wedding? You may love the … Read More

Where to Stay in St. Augustine: Nights of Lights Special

The holidays are a magical time in St. Augustine, starting with the Nights of Lights on November 23. The entire town is lit up with hundreds of thousands of little white lights–a nod to the single candles that the Spanish used to put in their windows. Wondering where to stay for Nights of Lights? We … Read More

Boho Wedding Decor at the Beach

Weddings should reflect the couple getting married. For some people, that means an all-white¬†sophisticated affair; for others, it means casual elegance with khaki pants, white shirts and a dress with flip flops. For Mary Ann and Matt, it meant a colorful, fun vibe with an emphasis on happiness. Mary Ann chose a palette of brights–including … Read More

7 Ways to Enjoy St. Augustine in the Rain

We’ve had our second nor’easter blow through here in a matter of weeks, and–while the water is great for my newly planted sod–I know that our guests are not thrilled when there’s rain on their vacation. The good news is that the damp weather doesn’t have to dampen your plans! There are plenty of cool … Read More

Picas-So Cool

One of the things I love about St. Augustine is that it really is a small town. When the hub and I walk somewhere, we invariably see people we know (a shout out here to Jim and Teresa at Pop N’ Off–if we walk past their shop at 59 Cuna without saying “hi”, Jim runs … Read More

Happy New Year: Making Lemonade out of Lemons

What’s your resolution this year? Mine is to look for the good in everything–even when it seems negative. I had a little dose of that in 2012. When we had a fire in June, our first thought was not particularly positive. But after the reality set in, and we realized that renovations were going to … Read More

Secrets of the Locals: Haszard’s

So, you know that the hub is originally from Maryland. That means a couple of things. It means that he loved his Orioles, and still remembers the glory days of Jim Palmer, Brookes Robinson (whom he calls Brookesy), Frank Robinson, and of course the fiesty manager xxxx. It means that he eats his crabs steamed … Read More