Swimsuit + Coverup: Chic in Black

As fall swiftly approaches, we are trying to squeeze every last bit of summer out of the season that we can. Hence, another fabulous swimsuit and coverup combination you have to try before cooler weather swoops in.   Sophisticated yet sexy, this black one-piece’s plunging neckline and small cut-out lend this classic suit an unexpected twist. Proenza Schouler One Piece Bandeau, […]

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View of the Day: Southampton, New York

“Don’t grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach.” — Michelle Held   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. More Hamptons Love: Insider’s Guide […]

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View of the Day: Key Biscayne, Florida

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” —Steve Jobs   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. More Florida Keys love, here.

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View of the Day: Block Island, Rhode Island

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   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. […]

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For Sale: Stylish Cottage in the Bahamas

We love the Bahamian cottage in our September issue so much we decided to scope out not one, but two, for sale in the Bahamas! 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 […]

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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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