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How To Survive Black Friday in Lower Alabama

Remember how you used to spend the day after Thanksgiving? Relaxing on your couch in your pajamas, watching reruns and munching on leftover pecan pie. Now, we wake up ridiculously early, grab our pumpkin lattes and camp out in the freezing cold at the big box stores. But why do we put ourselves through this? […]

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Beach in the Fall

It is the most wonderful time of the year! No, not that time. Not yet anyway (despite what you may see in the stores). For us down here on the Gulf Coast we have a little secret we’ve been keeping to ourselves. The beach in the fall is pretty magical. Sure, the idea of salt […]

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The Best Things About the Beach Now That Tourist Season is Over

If you are one of the many people who visit the Gulf Coast in the summer then you can stop reading. I’m joking. You can continue, but promise me you won’t tell anyone else that now is the best time to visit the beach. No More Gridlock Three Words: No More Traffic. Ok, there is […]

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Sweet Tea vs Unsweet Tea

In the South, two things are certain: it will always be hot and there will always be tea. Now, it’s not what you think, I’m not referring to the beverage commonly poured by our cousins from across the pond. No, down here we like it in a tall glass, served over ice and with or […]

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Best Things about The Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama

Some days you want to get away from it all but work, kids and the inability to find an affordable plane ticket, keeps you from getting very far. Luckily, down here in Baldwin County we have access to one of the premier resorts in the country, The Grand Hotel in Point Clear. Located just steps […]

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VALENTINE’S NOTES FOR YOUR EX

Oh Valentine’s Day, what a beautiful time to celebrate love and all the ways it impacts our life. Even if you’re celebrating February 14 as National Single Awareness Day, you can still find ways to honor the day and its traditions. Because after all, Valentine’s Day is about our love life- and who hasn’t helped […]

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10 Things I Believe as a Business Owner

Bad things happen like a client leaves, an employee quits, or people say things that aren’t true. These are the moments that define who you are as a person, not just a business owner.

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5 Ways Life In South Alabama Isn’t What It Seems In “Hart Of Dixie”

I have some friends from Florida who are taking their first trip to South Alabama—Fairhope in particular—this summer. One of their first questions? “Is it anything like Bluebell?” I laughed and assured them Fairhope was the inspiration for the wonderfully perfect, fictional town of Bluebell, Alabama from The CW’s foregone “Hart of Dixie”. “Hart of […]

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12 Things only Baldwin County People Will Understand

1.)  The feeling of complete terror when you’re on I-10 heading to Mobile and traffic stops. 2.)  Telling tourists it’s GULF Shores, not GOLF or GUF Shores. (While we’re at it, it’s not pronounced Mo-bull it’s Mo-beel) 3.)  Avoiding the bayway between 7-9 am, 4-6 pm, and any Friday before a holiday weekend. 4.)  Knowing […]

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