The perfect beach-bag packing list

Sign up for new blog notifications Sign up now You can almost feel the fresh seabreeze kiss your cheek – vacation is just a short wait away. If you’re anything like me, your beach bag might as well be trucked down with a mini-Uhaul trailer. But, over the years, I’ve learned that maybe not all […]

Sofa Sleeper Bedding

Vacation Rental Operations – Sofa Sleeper Bedding Hack I’ve spent years tossing around ideas on how to best present our sofa sleeper bedding. I’ve thought, “Maybe, just maybe, if we roll it this way…” or “If we put it here…” All dead end trails them being tossed around and guests having to question why a […]


Spring has sprung along Florida’s Emerald Coast. Hints of warmer air, flowers blooming, and birds fluttering about are a great reminder of what we have to be thankful for. Easter falls late this year, happening on Sunday, April 17, 2022, and we have compiled a list (and will continue to update) all the holiday happenings […]

Walton County STR Regulation

Property Managers working for fair regulation Walton County, FL, has seen exponential growth over the past few years – both in residential and in business sectors. Short term rentals, also referred to as vacation rentals, are one of the hottest trends along Florida’s Emerald Coast.  This thread is meant to keep folks updated on the […]

I bought a vacation rental: 5 steps to pick a property manager

Buying an investment property is a fun journey that shouldn’t be full of headaches, drama, and stress. In order to have great success though, you should put some thought into a few things before you jump into a relationship with a property manager. We’ll be releasing a series of helpful blogs that will tie into […]

New Year’s at the beach

** Updated for New Year’s Eve 2021/2022 ** 2021, you’ve come and gone far too fast. I’ve made new friends; brightened my soul; and really tried to focus on growing this new business into a sustainable one. I’ve learned so many lessons the hard way, all of which I’m thankful for the opportunity to have […]

Christmas at the beach

There’s something truly magical about spending your Christmas holiday on Destin’s pristine white sandy beaches.

Thanksgiving at the beach

Plan a stress-free beach vacation to the Florida Panhandle this Thanksgiving. Learn where to dine, what to do, and what to wear to make your vacation easy!

Things to do: boat cruises

You’re in Destin, Florida, and it’s time to get you on a boat! We quickly found out that being on the water is one of the most relaxing and invigorating experiences we love. With the turquoise waters surrounding us, the warm sea breeze kissing your cheek, and a splish, splash of a nearby dolphin, it’s […]


We love celebrating birthdays at the beach! Whether you keep it simple and low-key, or go all out, the possibilities are endless. We’ve hand-picked our favorite local vendors who can make sure your birthday surprise is oh-so-epic. And no fear, all of these vendors are available for anniversaries, weddings, bachelorette parties, and more! Now, let’s […]

Things to do: kid’s activities

Family vacations are so much fun, but the planning can be oh-so-stressful. If you’re anything like us, you feel like you need a vacation just after planning your perfect vacation! The possibilities are endless, and we understand how important it is to keep the kids entertained the whole time. We’ve outlined our favorite kid’s activities […]

Beach photography

We can already see it… Dad’s eyes are rolling and the kids are an inch away from a meltdown. You just uttered those famous Mom-words that send chills up the rest of the family’s spine: “beach photography” Yep, that’s right. You understand the importance of capturing these magical moments, but no one else seems to […]

Outdoor dining in Destin, Miramar Beach, & 30A

Outdoor dining options in Destin, Miramar Beach, and 30A

One of the top asked questions these days is, “Where can I find outdoor dining along the Florida Panhandle?” Well, look no further! We’ve done the homework for you and have compiled a list of the local eateries who are offering outdoor dining. Whether it’s waterfront, or tucked away on the side, you’ll enjoy a […]