Madeleine Frank

Recent Posts By Madeleine Frank

Three Ways to Celebrate Women’s Dive Day

Ever thought about taking the plunge, so to speak, and becoming a certified scuba diver? I went diving for the first time last year for this Coastal Living story, and I am officially hooked. (Read all about it!) There’s nothing quite like the utterly weightless feel of gliding along underwater alongside marine life that seem to take you in as […]

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4 Hacks to Get Your Beach House Ready for the Season

The summer season means it’s time to make sure your beach house is ready to be enjoyed stress-free along with plenty of guests, whether it be a holiday weekend or any other beautiful weekend when friends are sure to stop by. With lots of people shuffling in and out, it can be stressful to stay on top of cleaning and keeping food […]

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Hang 10: July 1

Happy Friday, and happy start to a holiday weekend! Do you have big plans for the Fourth of July? Check out our Best American Beach Towns for July Fourth and Patriotic Dessert Recipes for a little festive inspiration. For a little reading to kick off your weekend, here are some of our favorite recent links from around the web: Serving watermelon […]

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5 Tricks for Picking the Perfect Wine for the Beach

Wine and the beach go together like … well, wine and the beach! Wine expert Sara Schneider picks perfect pairings for our recipes in the magazine, and today she shares some of her top tips for picking a wine you’re sure to love, every time. Sara also selected a few special bottles for the Coastal Living Wine Club, which you can join here. […]

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Hang 10: May 13

Happy Friday, beach lovers! Have you entered to win this sweet yellow tent we’re giving away today? Let’s dive right into the ten things we’ve been loving this week! Le Creuset released a new Marine Blue Line that we are currently coveting for our coastal kitchens. Meet Daisy, the newest addition to the Savannah Bananas staff. #RescueDogs https://t.co/LTTkuE4EF0 pic.twitter.com/py6NewKdHf — […]

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Q&A With the Creative Genius Behind The Beach’s Biggest Music Festival

Now in its seventh year, the Hangout Music Festival on the white sands of Gulf Shores, Alabama is a can’t-miss event for music fans who love the beach…or in other words, all music fans! (But perhaps we’re biased here at Coastal Living.) This year’s event features performances from Florence and the Machine, Lenny Kravitz, and Ellie Goulding, among many others! […]

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Gear Up! Beach Paddles We Love!

Congratulations to our winner Bo Khyunyoo! If you weren’t the lucky winner but still want to play with these paddles this summer, you can purchase a set here! — Scroll down to see how you can enter to win these beach paddles!   A well-stocked beach bag always includes a game or two, and these Leblon Beach Bat sets from […]

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Hang 10: Things We’re Loving This Week (5/6)

Happy Friday, beach lovers! Have you been following along with our Gear Up for Summer giveaways? Every day this month we’ll have a different giveaway and/or discount code you can use to get summer-ready. Congrats to this week’s winners! Now, onto our weekly roundup of fun coastal finds from around the web. Let us know in the comments—what’s making you […]

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Gear Up! Do You Want a Chance to Win an Adorable Beach Cruiser?

Congratulations to our winner Heidi Lee! If you weren’t the lucky winner but still want to cruise on this bike this summer, you can purchase one here! — Scroll down to read about how you could enter to win this beach cruiser and bag!   We are so excited to bring you today’s giveaway because this is an absolute must-have […]

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Gear Up: You Could Win This Pretty Handcrafted Beach Kite!

Congratulations to our winners Michelle Kilgore, Debbie McLean, and Andrea Maurer! If you weren’t a lucky winner but still want to fly this kite, you can purchase it here! — Scroll down to see how to enter to win this happy-hued, handcrafted kite (it’s perfect for breezy days on the beach!) On a trip through Bali, artist Emily Fischer connected with local […]

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