View of the Day: Pensacola, Florida

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” — Andy Rooney     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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For Sale: Mod California Cottage

Dreaming of a killer fall weekend getaway? Our September issue tells you exactly where to go and what to do when you get there. So where is there? Santa Monica, California: A Southern California seaside city that is likely to yield a hankering to stay longer than a weekend. We’re thinking more like… a lifetime… Right here. This once-Victorian cottage was fully restored and transformed into […]

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Taking It (Your Suit) to the Streets!

I look at Moda Operandi for inspiration almost every day, and they put together some great looks on how to style your swimsuit for beyond the beach. Below are some of my favorites. How would you style your suit for the street? Tell us in the comments below!   Step it up with a sarong: The peach color of this sarong pops nicely against the […]

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Building the Hawaiian Dream House

The September issue of Coastal Living has just hit newsstands, and the “Coastal View” on the back page tells the story of our Hawaii house’s transformation from open land and tent to the one you see below. Slowly but surely, it’s taking shape. The first time I built a dwelling in Hawaii it involved guy lines, poles, and stakes. The foundation was […]

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Hang 10: Links We’re Loving This Week (8/19)

Happy Friday! Before you take off for the weekend (or settle in for a relaxing weekend of doing nothing!) check out these articles, videos, and products that can fill your free time from Friday afternoon until work Monday morning. 1. No one really needs an excuse to nap, but here’s one, anyway: it improves your memory! Read the full story. We’ve […]

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View of the Day: Lago Buenos Aires, Argentina

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” — William Faulkner     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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Get Beachy Waves in 3 Easy Steps!

You don’t have to kiss the perfect beachy waves goodbye just because summer is coming to a close. Here, we share with you the three steps to keeping locks luscious even into the fall.     First, prepare locks. This shampoo is infused with coconut oil and lends locks enviable volume that will look like you just came off the beach. […]

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View of the Day: Mantoloking, New Jersey

“The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.” — Maya Angelou     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: Virginia Beach, Virginia

“We can’t take any credit for our talents. It is how we use them that counts.” — Madeleine L’Engle     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: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” — Eleanor Roosevelt     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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