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

Gardens of St. Augustine: Secrets of the Bayfront Marin House

There are so many reasons that I love to garden–the connection with the soil (I guess this farm girl hasn’t shaken that off yet), that good tired feeling you have after planting all day, the ability to enjoy the landscape … Continue reading

Beer Truck Wars: Need We Say More?

This is going to be brief. This Saturday, 4-8pm, Francis Field: beer truck wars. Tickets are $35 in advance (www.foodtruckwars.com) and $45 at the door. That gets you samples from dozens of brews and a meal ticket for YOUR CHOICE … Continue reading

Easter 2014 in St. Augustine: Who Doesn’t Love a Parade?

Here’s a breakdown of some of the “hop”pennings around town this weekend. Easter Parade. I could write a sonnet, about my Easter bonnet…but for now, I’ll just write about the Easter parade that takes place on Sunday, April 20, from … Continue reading