Uncommonly Coastal

Savoring Love by the Sea: Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

As you know, a Valentine’s Day dinner can be the perfect way to express your feelings. Why not celebrate the occasion of love with an intimate romantic meal for two? Entice your taste buds by setting the mood for an unforgettable evening.

Every year, I start the search for ideas about Valentine’s Day and eagerly look for new ways to include creativity and meaning. Ultimately, there is a special joy in discovering innovative ways to turn this day into a fun celebration. Following, here are¬†FIVE WAYS ways that you can take your celebration to the next level and create unforgettable memories with your loved ones. Thankfully, we’ve also included some wonderful recipes at the end too. ūüôā¬†

Barbados Tropical Christmas:Unwrapping Joy in the Caribbean Sun

The small package appeared mysteriously under the Christmas tree.¬† It’s gift-wrapped differently than the other presents, and it’s topped with a velvet red bow tied by hand with a tiny tag.¬† The message reads:¬† Open me first!¬† You can’t believe your eyes- Two tickets to paradise!¬† You’re going on American Airlines for a Barbados Tropical Christmas!

Pumpkin Palooza: Showcasing the Best of Fall’s Iconic Gourd

It’s Day 6 of Pumpkin Week! Today, we’re diving into a pumpkin palooza as we explore a colorful showcase of painted pumpkins. We’re also sharing the wonderful world of pumpkin as a superfood for our canine companions. With a variety of healthy recipes for both humans and pets, today promises to provide additional flavors and fun into the fall season. Additionally, this day has a little something for everyone, from the creative to the culinary…and we can’t wait to show you.¬†

Dive into Pumpkin Week: A Sea of Unique Pumpkin Ideas

Have you ever¬†wondered how to take your pumpkin carving ideas to a whole new level? As Pumpkin Week (Day 2) rolls in, we’re diving into the depths of creativity, quite literally! Forget the traditional pumpkin patch; we’re carving pumpkins a WHOLE new way this year. ¬†Join us for a splash of inspiration, a touch of whimsy, and a sea of innovative pumpkin carvings that will leave you breathless – in more ways than one.¬†

Yes – we are going UNDERWATER!

Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice: Autumn on the Coast

Pumpkin Week at the coast is HERE! ¬† For the next 7 days, we are blending the charm of the coast with the cozy delights of fall. ¬†Join us as we begin a journey filled with pumpkin recipes and autumn fun. This is a taste of coastal fall that you won’t want to miss!

A Move to Myrtle Beach

A move to Myrtle Beach involves more than just the journey and home selection, but it also means you are starting out with zero “favorite spots.”¬† Finding the best food in the area takes time, but it can certainly be a fun project!¬† Also, there will be some “trial and error” shopping outings before you zero in on “your” kind of places.

Fall Picnic at the Beach – How to Say Goodbye to Summer

Many of us are mourning the rapidly approaching end to summer weather. Soon, our lazy afternoons will be occupied by visits to a theater or museum rather than seaside. Long walks in the sand become time on the treadmill, and novels will be read cozied up by the fireplace instead of under the warm rays.¬† I do experience a sense of melancholy reminiscing about vacations and lazy afternoons spent on the beach.¬† However, as the vibrant colors of summer transition to the warm, earthy tones of autumn, there’s an enchanting allure to a beach picnic during this season. For me, there’s only one solution –¬† a fall picnic at the beach is how to say goodbye to summer.

How to Repair Summer Hair

As summer winds down, I’m already missing the fun in the sun. If you’re a beach enthuiast like me, the heat, travel, and salt have taken a toll on your hair, too. Mine was visibly dull and rough in texture. This year more than ever, I needed to know how to repair summer hair at home.

The Gem of the Mediterranean: 8 Reasons to Fall in Love with St. Tropez

St Tropez has been on my dream travel list for years and I couldn’t wait to see it all. This charming coastal town is located in the southeastern part of France, in the French Riviera region. It is famous for its stunning beaches, luxurious lifestyle, and vibrant nightlife, making it a popular destination for both tourists and celebrities.  St Tropez was even MORE than I expected it to be.  We fell in love…and discovered that St Tropez was the perfect place to return to over and over again.