Did you know that St. Augustine is the oldest city in America? That's right ... St. Augustine was founded 42 years before the English colony at Jamestown, Virginia making it the oldest continuously inhabited European-established settlement on the North American continent. There is so much history to explore in this old city. More recently, St. … Continue reading 100 things to do in St. Augustine (and surrounding areas)
If you live anywhere near a beach, you might be like me and have a desire to decorate your home with coastal-themed decor. Some of the decor in my home is the work of local artisans and photographers or gifts from family, but I'd have to say most of the decor was created by me. … Continue reading Coastal Crafting: Shell Letters
I am a Photography Enthusiast. I like to take photos for fun; I like to take photos to capture the moments; I like to take photos to preserve memories; and I like to take photos for my blog. For me, photography is just a hobby, it is something I truly love doing. Though I am … Continue reading My Best Photos of 2018
One of my favorite things about living close to the beach is being able to get up early and witness a beautiful sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean. There is nothing quite like it ... (well, I would include beautiful sunsets too!) One morning in June, my husband and I decided to get up early and … Continue reading St. Augustine Sunrise, a stunning sight!
Glimmering blush in the sky just above the blue waters on a warm night in June Beauty and wonder lighting the night, its the Strawberry moon On June 28, 2018 I witnessed the Strawberry moon from a beach in St. Augustine. What a spectacular sight! The full moon, named the Strawberry moon, perhaps derived the … Continue reading Strawberry Moon over St. Augustine
craft·ing The activity or hobby of making decorative articles by hand. "Crafting has emerged as a fashionable form of self-expression" ~ Google Dictionary~ Crafting is something I just started doing more recently in my life. I have always been a ‘scrapbooker’ or archiver of photos but crafting for me really didn’t start until I moved … Continue reading Crafting Blog: 1 “Sea glass Turtle Canvas”
Have you ever done something, a normal activity, where you expected nothing out of the norm to happen, ... then things don't go as expected and you suddenly have a STORY to tell? Well, this is one or those times. If you are a walker, definitely read on. Even if you're not a walker, read … Continue reading A Walk That Became A Rescue