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Things to Do in St. Augustine: May 20, 21, 22

There are lots of great restaurants in St. Augustine–from fine dining to food trucks. But sometimes, you just really want a burger*. This weekend will cater to your burger-based cravings, with the Great American Burgerfest! Scheduled for Friday, May 20, through Sunday, May 22, The Burgerfest boasts all kinds of goodness on a bun, all … Read More

What to Do in St. Augustine: April 16, 2016

Have plans for the weekend? If you’re not doing anything on Saturday, April 16, might we suggest that you head over to the pier on Vilano Beach for their first dish and fish event? St. Augustine holds some pretty awesome culinary competitions–the Great Chowder Debate, for instance, held every November for the past 31 years. … Read More

Happy Boss’s Day! Send Her to St. Augustine!

Boss’s day wasn’t a day when I first started working. If you had polled me then, I would have said that *every* day was boss’s day. In fact, it was a thing back then. Patricia Bays Haroski first registered Boss’s Day with the US Chamber of Commerce in 1958 (which, for the record, is long … Read More

Free Museum Day in St. Augustine

For a tiny town, St. Augustine has a plethora of museums. (That’s the kind of vocabulary you use when you live in a town with a lot of museums). And on Saturday, September 26, you can visit one of our town’s museums for FREE! It’s part of the Smithsonian’s annual free museum day–a day where museums around the country … Read More

Hello to Summer in St. Augustine!

I love summer in St. Augustine, I do. I love the free concerts on the pier every Wednesday, free concerts in the plaza every Thursday, the movies on the bay, our free margarita nights, Mike’s homemade ice cream (you do know that in July, August and September we have Mike’s homemade ice cream every Wednesday, … Read More

Friday is Now PIE Day in St. Augustine!

One of the best things about living in the south is that we get to enjoy local fruit and vegetables earlier than most folks in other parts of the country. Heck, we had fresh strawberries from Plant City this year, while our friends and family in Baltimore were anticipating snow! As much as we love … Read More

Flowers in St. Augustine

I don’t have to tell you that flowers are my thing. I love the colors, the textures…and the way people smile when they walk through our gardens. I’m smiling myself at the gorgeous containers sprinkled throughout the property. And that’s saying something, because folks will tell you that I’m almost never happy with my plants. … Read More

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, I often ask what they thought it would be like–apparently there is an image of … Read More

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 you’ve created…but one of the things that I’ve really come to love is the fact … Read More