Coastal Dish: 3 Top Chefs Share Their Favorite Ways to Prepare Clams

‘Tis the season for eating clams! Up the dinnertime ante with three delicious clam recipes from top Southern chefs who know their way around the flavorful mollusk. Chef Nate Whiting of Charleston, South Carolina’s 492 Clam of choice? “I prefer little neck clams because they are easy to purge and contain a minimal amount of grit. I also prefer this size because you typically […]

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DIY Macaron Picks for Valentine’s Day

The three-day countdown to Valentine’s Day has begun and the heart-shaped candies that flood the grocery aisles are quickly dwindling. If you’re looking for a fun and creative way to break the holiday’s chocolate status quo (or are simply running out of time!), then look to Texas blogger Ashley Rose. Thanks to her, cupid has struck these classic, colorful cookies, and we are in […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Sofa for Your Beach House

A beach house living room is the ideal gathering place, and your sofa can set the tone when it comes to the overall look and feel of your home. Hamptons Showhouse designer and decorating columnist Meg Braff told us the 5 things you need to know when choosing a stylish, comfortable sofa for your beach house. 1. Quality first. If you’re […]

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14 Uber-Romantic Coastal Hotels To Fall In Love With

Our friends at TripAdvisor just released their 2016 Travelers’ Choice™ awards, and of course we went straight to the Romantic Hotels category, because Valentine’s Day is coming (and love wins, every day, actually), and hand-selected the coastal winners (because beach wins, every day, totally). Who’s ready to book a romantic weekend at these great coastal hotels? Answer: We are. #1 […]

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View of the Day: Kahului, Hawaii

“One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” – Henry Miller     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.

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Is it time to run away and elope on the beach?

I’ve heard that every bride says it at some point: “Why don’t we just elope?” Between narrowing down the guest list, designing a perfect seating chart, and coping with the many invested personalities when planning a wedding, the prospect can definitely be alluring. And even more alluring is the tantalizing fantasy of where you might escape. I don’t know about […]

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View of the Day: Hana, Hawaii

“Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blue print, and begin to build.” – Robert Collier     Love this Hana view? Learn more about this tiny piece of paradise in Hawaii… For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and […]

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Where to Go, What to Wear: Jamaica

Jamaica is having a seriously hot moment, with hotel and fashion design leading the party. GoldenEye, a new Oracabessa Bay resort, features octagonal, open-aide beach huts, while Jamaica Inn in Ocho Rios has updated its 1950s glamour to create island luxe with a vintage filter. Jamaica’s less-traveled south shore has Jakes–the boho creation of Sally Henzell. (Check out her house tour!) […]

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Florida Named Best Place to Get Married in America

Florida is the best place in America for tying the knot, according to personal finance website WalletHub, which just released (in time for Valentine’s Day!) its 2016 ranking of Best and Worst Cities to Get Married.   The Sunshine State is home to 3 of the top 10 cities in WalletHub’s brand-new ranking: Orlando (which topped the list at #1), followed […]

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View of the Day: Holland, Michigan

“All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” – Earl Nightingale     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.

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