For Sale: Stylish Cottage in the Bahamas

We love the Bahamian cottage in our September issue so much we decided to scope out not just one, but two, for sale! High on our real estate radar this week are these well-styled, Great Abaco homes that share a beautiful piece of property overlooking 70 feet of deep-water shoreline. Two waterfront cottages, each with two bedrooms, one bath and listed at $799,000? We’ll take them! […]

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View of the Day: Ocean Springs, Mississippi

“He must trust, and he must have faith. And so he builds, because what is building, and rebuilding and rebuilding again, but an act of faith?” ― Dave Eggers     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks. Listen to more […]

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5 Classic Coastal Cocktails to Master

Behind every great host, there’s a mental collection of go-to cocktail recipes. On the coast, that lineup might be a little different. Instead of Manhattans, we serve frozen margaritas. Classic daiquiris take the place of the traditional Old Fashioned. With simple ingredients (you probably already have most on hand!) and instructions, these cocktails are a cinch to memorize and—best of all—they’ll […]

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7 Must-Have Pillows for Your Porch

As the weather (finally) starts to cool off, we’re ready to spend our afternoons outside. Whether it’s sipping a cocktail on the patio, reading a book on the porch, or serving up appetizers on the deck, we can’t imagine a better way to bid summer farewell! Make a lazy afternoon in the sun even cozier with these seven plush pillow finds we love. […]

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View of the Day: Port Townsend, Washington

“Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being.” —Kevin Kruse     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks. Listen to more beach music all day with Coastal Living Radio. See more of our favorite beaches, here.

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Tour a Storm-Resistant Beach House

For our September issue, I had the privilege of interviewing the wonderful Mitchell Turnbough, a home designer who rebuilt his Long Beach, Mississippi childhood home for his mother after Hurricane Katrina completely leveled it with a 26 foot surge. Mitchell knew that his mother, Jocelyn, would never leave her beloved coast, so he designed for her a home that would […]

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From the Beauty Closet: A Shell-Inspired Compact and Boss Dry Shampoo

Another day, another beauty post! Today, we’re highlighting two more products from the beauty closet that we love.   A peach-colored blush and golden highlighter give a sun-kissed glow without looking heavy. Also, the seashell compact is adorable–we love it for just that reason alone? DuWop Seashell Compact Cheek Dual Rubellite, $25     This dry shampoo leaves hair refreshed and […]

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View of the Day: Pond Island, Nags Head, North Carolina

“Peace begins with a smile.” —Mother Teresa   For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks. Listen to more beach music all day with Coastal Living Radio. See more of our favorite beaches, here.

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7 Adorable Beach Dogs to Help You Celebrate National Dog Day!

We’re celebrating our furry friends’ special day by honoring our Beach Dogs of the Year! We asked readers to share photos of their dogs enjoying life on the coast.  Here are our picks for the most photogenic pups! Best Light: Zeke and Jewel – When Kent Island, Maryland, resident Dale Hall introduced his Labrador retriever puppy, Jewel, to Zeke, the 2-year-old Lab down […]

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View of the Day: Vanderbilt Beach, Naples, Florida

“To those who have given up on love: I say, ‘Trust life a little bit.’” —Maya Angelou   For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks. Listen to more beach music all day with Coastal Living Radio. See more of our favorite […]

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