Uncommonly Coastal

About Us

Introducing Karen and Janet, genuine heart friends, whose paths crossed as expat wives in a church community in Mexico City. Together, bound by our shared experiences and a deep appreciation for coastal living, we discovered a beautiful harmony between our passions. Fortunately, this set the stage for the birth of our creative endeavor, the Uncommonly Coastal blog.   “About Us” tells about our journey. 

About Us

Karen, a true coastal enthusiast, finds her heart captivated by the allure of sandy beaches, crashing waves, and the soothing seaside breeze. With an innate talent for decorating and an impeccable eye for design, she effortlessly transforms spaces into relaxing retreats. Thankfully, Karen’s love for coastal aesthetics is not limited to the physical environment. Instead, it extends to the thrill of discovering unique treasures through shopping and seeking out pieces that embody the lifestyle she adores.


Janet possesses an insatiable wanderlust and an adventurous spirit. Consequently, her love for travel takes her to captivating coastal destinations around the world.  Subsequently, she loves to immerse herself in the local culture of new places and enjoys exploring the artistic expressions of different communities. Not surprizingly, Janet’s heart is deeply connected to global causes, and she finds inspiration in the diverse traditions she encounters in her travels.

About Us

Although our interests may differ slightly, Karen and Janet’s passions intersect beautifully in the Uncommonly Coastal blog. Collectively, we bring together our unique experiences and creative visions to inspire others with the charm of coastal living. Furthermore, our blog showcases breathtaking destinations, highlights intriguing people, and features unique treasures from around the world.  We hope you will join us as we embark on a journey of exploration, celebrating the beauty of coastal living and the joy it brings. 

***Additionally, “About Us” explains our journey and our desire to highlight the beauty of the coast. Now, our goal is to highlight fascinating people, intriguing places around the world. Subsequently, we want to showcase the stylish charm of coastal living. Honestly, we would love for you to join us on this new endeavor. Gratefully, we appreciate your comments and suggestions as we go forward. 

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