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St. Augustine Brunch Spots: Our Ten Favorite for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is on Sunday this year, and Sunday in St. Augustine means BRUNCH! Granted…the hub and I don’t get to eat brunch very often in St. Augustine (it’s what they call #innkeeperproblems–and it’s hard when you have the best breakfast in St. Augustine). That being said, I LOVE brunch–it is one of the best … Read More

bed and breakfast during nights of lights with christmas tree

Read this BEFORE you go to the 2020 Nights of Lights in St. Augustine

Planning a trip to enjoy the 2020 Nights of Lights in St. Augustine? Read this first! We love Nights of Lights in St. Augustine. Walking around town holding hands, seeing the warm glow of the lights on the bay, looking up at the trees draped with lights in Constitution Plaza–it’s PERFECT! This year’s celebration will … Read More

happy people celebrating with champagne

St. Augustine Holiday Survival Guide

If you’re planning a visit to St. Augustine this holiday season, do yourself a favor and start laying out the details of your trip now. It’s an amazing time of year–with beautiful lights everywhere as part of Nights of Lights, trolleys full of people singing Christmas carols, and unique shops all stocked with the coolest … Read More

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Mother’s Day Specials in St. Augustine

Read on for Mother’s Day Specials in St. Augustine: Mother’s Day is coming up–and we were just thinking, “Is there any better way to tell your mother (or the mother of your children) that you love them than taking them to St. Augustine for a getaway”?? Well, kind of… The *only* Mother’s Day present that’s … Read More

St. Augustine winter getaway

St. Augustine Nights of Lights Special

St. Augustine is nothing short of magical this time of year, with over three million white lights greeting visitors during our Nights of Lights Festival. How magical? Last month, House Beautiful named St. Augustine one of the best Christmas towns in America. To make the magic even more magical, our St. Augustine hotel is running … Read More

Easter in St. Augustine, Things to Do in St. Augustine Florida in April

Things to Do in St. Augustine: April 2018 Easter Parade and Promenade

St. Augustine loves a parade! Fourth of July, Christmas, St. Paddy’s Day…and this Sunday, we celebrate our Parada de los Caballas y Coches (the parade of Horses and Carriages), which is a perfect way to celebrate Easter! (If you’re looking for something to do from 12 – 2, the St. Augustine Easter Promenade takes place … Read More

Breakfast bowl of Cape May Strata

Bed and Breakfast Holiday Recipe: Cape May Strata

The holidays were especially gratifying this year in St. Augustine. After all, Hurricane Matthew was only a few weeks ago, and it seemed as if all of the business owners, residents, and even visitors wanted to give the celebration their all. Trolleys were full of people singing Christmas carols, with lots of laughing and holiday … Read More

Scary Good Desserts at Bayfront Marin House

Happy Halloween from St Augustine! Scary Good Desserts

If you were staying with us last night, you got a chance to see one of the best Halloween dessert spreads ever seen at our bed and breakfast! Donna truly outdid herself this year, making a simply beautiful Haunted Forest cake, spooky witches’ fingers, spider cookies, and Mike’s favorite, soylent green cupcakes. There were audible … Read More

Christmas lights at Bayfront Marin House

Christmas Lessons in St. Augustine

Each year, the hub and I try to give as many staff off as possible on Thanksgiving and Christmas. When we first bought the inn, in 2010, our plan was to give everyone those two days off. I planned on making a buffet breakfast, and cleaning any rooms that were turning over. The hub was … Read More