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All-inclusive Vacations at your favorite VRBO

I recently read an article about the 15 Best All-Inclusive Resorts.  Of course, they all look wonderful with their beautiful pools, beautiful beaches, and comfortable lounge chairs with umbre…

Are you Ready to Get Back in the Water?

Did you know that Jaws 2 was filmed on Navarre Beach in 1977?  According to Google and Facebook (what better reference source than those for accuracy😊), the reason was “the warm weather and t…

Tips for a Stress-Free Trip to the Beach for the Holidays

Looking for a great place to spend Thanksgiving or Christmas this year?  Come on down to the beautiful Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida (specifically Navarre Beach or Pensacola Beach). …

Traveling with Toddlers during a Pandemic

In previous posts, I shared ideas for Road Tripping to Navarre and steps you can take to protect your family during Covid.  But I have never before investigated the process with small childre…

Going Beyond the Grocery Store

To bring you the best in Local Products! I am excited to introduce a couple of LOCAL—TOP QUALITY products that you can’t find at grocery stores (they all have retail locations but are not con…

COVID 2021: Travel Tips

Planning to travel to the beach or other favorite vacation spot?  What are some steps you can take to protect yourself and your family from Covid-19? Visitors are returning to the Emerald Coast…

Rainy Day Activities on Navarre Beach

According to BestPlaces.net, Navarre has 228 sunny days per year (23 more sunny days than the US average) and, we get 66 inches of rain each year (the average US is 38 inches).  So YES, we ha…

Thrift Shopping on Vacation

Thrift Shopping is fun for both residents and visitors looking to add to their collectibles or vintage items, bargain hunters looking to snatch up top quality items for a minimal price, and sustai…

Get Married in Navarre

Getting Married at the Beach When the theme of the 2020 Navarre Beach Mardi Gras parade was announced as Beach Life, many of the float designers started thinking about sea life both above and b…

Road Tripping to Navarre Beach

According to the FY2019 Santa Rosa County Tourism Impact Report,  88% of visitors to Navarre Beach arrive via a personal vehicle, while only 7% rent a vehicle which aligns with 5% coming by p…

Stay Healthy in Navarre

Time at Navarre Beach is intended to be RELAXING and REFRESHING and most of the time it is exactly that!    But we’ve all been on the trip where someone ends up running a fever a…

Christmas is Better in Flip Flops

Purchased this towel (I had the plaid one) at Pak N Fax on Hwy 87—The gift shop is great!  And you can ship items home! In my blog post, Tips for a Stress-Free Trip to Navarre for the …

Meal Planning

How to save money at the grocery store

In a previous blog article, Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping a Simplified Solution, I mention that groceries are the 3rd largest expenditure for a family and quoted the USDA food plans and month…

Is your Home a Food Desert or Food Oasis?

Not just a Low-Income Problem! Updated January 25, 2022 Have you heard of a Food Desert or a Food Oasis?  According to the dictionary, a Food Desert is “an urban area in which it is …

Short Cuts for Tasty Meals at Home and on Vacation

Does anyone else remember the TV show on the Food Network called “Semi-Homemade with Sandra Lee”?  The premise was that by using some prepared items you can save time and still be creative.&n…

Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping: A SIMPLIFIED SYSTEM

For many people, grocery shopping is Decision Overload. Here are just a few of the decisions: Where to Shop?  Online?  Store?  Which Brand—National Chains (Walmart, Target), Loc…

Holiday Planning and Entertaining-2021

One of my first blog articles (November  2018)  was titled Holiday Planning:  Menus, Rooms, and Entertainment Ideas.  It came from a week of Facebook posts in 2017 where I broke down each area and…

Grocery Store Items for Restaurant Meals

Overcoming the current Restaurant Challenge???  How can you eat out when all the restaurants are short-staffed and you know you are going to have to wait an extra-long time for a table? …

Menu Planning for Vacations

The concept for Grocery Concierge was based on our travel experiences.  I dreamed of checking into our vacation rental unit and seeing the food and beverages we were going to enjoy during the…

Eat Well On Vacation

Meal Planning for Vacation:  Tips & Tricks to Eating Well If I asked you “What does eating well while on vacation mean, what would you say?”       &nbs…

Restaurant Tips for your Home Kitchen

Have you ever gone to the grocery store hungry and tired?  Add in kids or a hungry husband and you are guaranteed to spend $300 or more on that trip!Have you ever planned on starting a new “d…

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