Randy Newman is Coming to St. Augustine: You’ve Got a Friend in Me, Randy! (And We’ve Got Discounts if you Stay with Us After the Concert))

The first time the hub and I tried to see Randy Newman, the hub wasn’t even the hub–he was what is now referred to as a “bf”. We had been dating a couple of months, and the now-hub/then-bf was traveling … Continue reading

8 Things You Have Wrong About Bed and Breakfasts

Since we’ve owned the inn, it’s amazed me how many first-time bed and breakfasters stay with us, and greet me in the morning, saying “This isn’t at all what I thought a bed and breakfast would be like!” After that comment, … Continue reading

6 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

It’s April 15–tax day! If you’re getting a refund this year, a recent survey says that 7% of you will spend some of your return on travel. If you’re coming to St. Augustine, here are my 6 suggestions for getting your money’s … Continue reading

Where to Stay in St. Augustine: Our Hopkins Cottage!

Do you have a favorite room at our inn? Before you answer, consider the Hopkins Cottage, our most recently renovated room. The Hopkins Cottage is in the front part of our building, built in the late 1800′s. It has an original brick wall and … Continue reading

Colored Wedding Dresses: Showing Your Personality

There are lots of reasons that a bride might not want to wear a white gown on her wedding day. It could be her second wedding. She might not look good in white. She may just feel that a color … Continue reading