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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View of the Day: Newport, Rhode Island

“Man must behave like a lighthouse; he must shine day and night for the goodness of every man.” ― Mehmet Murat ildan     Just a stone’s throw away from Newport is this quiet, coastal dream town that’s worth a peek! For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag […]

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3 Island-Inspired Picks for Your Dog

Beat the winter blues with three adorable, island-inspired finds for your dog! We love the tropical vibe of this colorful collar. Nothing to be crabby about here: buy this rope toy, and Jax and Bones will donate 10% of the proceeds to rescue groups that help place animals in their forever homes. This bright, durable bed is the perfect place for your pooch to take […]

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View of the Day: Palm Coast, Florida

“Despite the sea being wild and the waves rolling away from the shore, the tide always returns.” ― Katherine McIntyre     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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Best Beach Locations In “The Bachelor” History

While ABC’s The Bachelor may be the ultimate guilty pleasure, it’s also a rose-studded travelogue, as the reality relationship rollercoaster hauls its bachelor and bevy of would-be brides around the world. For travel junkies like me, keeping a scorecard of the best destinations showcased by the show is a natural sub-game, much like fashion aficionadas might be logging the spread of […]

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4 Leafy Green Paints We’re Loving

Looking for a bold splash of color? Our color crush of the moment is the perfect choice–here are four of our favorite shades of this leafy green hue. Leafy Green Paints:  Valspar Paint Simply Green Ralph Lauren Paint West Lawn Sherwin-Williams Direct Green Benjamin Moore Clover Green   More green inspiration… A Color Pairing We’re Crushing on Right Now Color of […]

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