View of the Day: Cefalù, Italy

“In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” —Deepak Chopra     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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View of the Day: El Cabo San Juan, Colombia

“Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this Earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth and everything else will come.” —Ellen DeGeneres     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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View of the Day: Cable Beach, Bahamas

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” — Thomas Jefferson     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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View of the Day: Cape Cod, Massachusetts

“There are times to stay put, and what you want will come to you, and there are times to go out into the world and find such a thing for yourself.” — Lemony Snicket     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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Building the Hawaiian Dream House: A Window into the Future, Plus Some Doors

After the frame, the largest items in our house by volume are the windows and doors. In my last blog, I talked about the container that’s about to sail from California with our appliances, plumbing hardware and fixtures, and HVAC unit—78 items in all. They’re traveling as LCL, meaning as less than a container-load. The windows and doors, on the […]

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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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Summer Hair Care To Save Your Strands

This summer, we’re upping our hair game, and wanted to share our favorite finds for keepings locks moisturized, protected, and styled. After all, summer should be stress-free, even when it comes to your beauty routine!     Best for Texture:  Need an extra oomph to hair before going out? This dry shampoo also works great as a texturizer. A couple […]

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Hang 10: July 15

Happy Friday! There are still 68 days left of summer—remember that summer doesn’t officially end until September 22nd, no matter what anyone tells you. Let summer live on with our favorite finds of the week! This video will give you the life hacks you need to survive the rest of the season, like how to properly store popsicles, how to safely remove corn […]

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View of the Day: San Diego, California

“The summit of happiness is reached when a person is ready to be what he is.” — Desiderius Erasmus     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag your image with #CLPicks.

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Restaurant Crush: Angler & Ale

We’re obsessing over Angler & Ale, the new gloriously nautical, totally Instagrammable dockside restaurant at Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys. For starters, there’s the entry: The artful script delivers a look that’s coastal-cool with a dose of whimsy. The interior is equally delightful: The colorful café chairs! The rope-wrapped lights! The signal flag oars! Are you swooning yet? A nostalgia-inducing lighted arrow points you straight to fresh, […]

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