Anna Maria Island Getaway

Anna Maria Island Getaway. Slowin' it down a bit.

Become a Fall Leaf Peeper

Each year about this time, we northerners transplanted into Central Florida long to see the colors of fall. Those brilliant views of mountains filled with colorful trees and the crisp mountain air lure us back year...

Best Florida Beaches for Families

I have spent the last few summers looking at our state’s beautiful beaches with a new eye—the eye of a parent looking for a great day at the beach. This experience, combined with my over 25 years...

Live in the Vineyard: A Weekend of Wine and Music

Live in the Vineyard revitalized my interest in music, and I look forward to making a return visit to the wineries.

Pretty Perfect Vacations: Cruising

People from all over the country flock to the Sunshine State to escape the winter doldrums. But what do Floridians do when they want to escape Florida? To escape, we either drive north or start...

Pre-Holiday Getaway – A St. Augustine B&B Escape

What do you do when the Christmas crunch is on with presents left to buy, packages to wrap, cards to mail, cookies and rolls to make? My solution is to run away for a holiday getaway...

Summer Journal: Top 10 things to pack for the beach.

Here is our top 10 list of must have, must pack items for your family week away at the beach.

Martinis on the Road: White Linen Recipe

How to take your favorite cocktails on the road and a recipe: the White Linen.

Pretty Awesome Weekends: Beach Edition

During this last weekend of summer, sit back, relax and surf around the web while imagining you are at the beach (if you are though, GO GO ... enjoy - just come back later and read)!

Summer Journal: Traveling with Pets

Our pets are family members, loved and treated as people. They think they are people. So, when it’s time to leave the old homestead and embark on a road trip, why would we leave them home?