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Romantic Rosemary Beach

South Walton County, Florida.  Ah romance, such a wonderful thing. Snuggling by a beach bonfire on a cool night can create or reignite amorous sparks. Sunsets and wine are obvious staples for romantic interludes. Locating a quaint beautiful and accessible destination to pursue romance is easier than you think. Named by CNN Travel in “6 of America’s Most Romantic Towns“, Rosemary Beach is the answer; located in NW Florida this Hwy 30A community is definitely within driving distance for well over half the US and only 20 minutes for the Panama City Beach Airport. Founded in 1995, Rosemary Beach’s cobblestone streets and gas lantern ambiance enhance her charming European village architecture. You will find open air cafes with local flavor andwhimsical restaurants serving seafood as well as unique dishes created by award winning chefs all within walking distance. What you won’t find in…

2015 South Walton "Sculptor of the Year"

Sand Sculptor Rick Mungeam Receives Top Art Award Dateline: Santa Rosa Beach, Florida Beach Sand Sculptures is honored and pleased to announce Founder and Lead Sculptor, Rick Mungeam (mun-jum) becoming the 2015 South Walton “Sculptor of the Year”! Artists are chosen based on their medium and how well they capture the nature, heritage and beauty…

Couples Play Date

Dateline: Destin, Santa Rosa Beach, 30A, Seaside, Florida Dating Couples, Young Married Couples, Empty Nest Couples, Retired Couples, and Snowbird Couples frequently share the same question; what can we do on a date that is FUN? Couples instinctively know spending quality time together on a date is essential to any relationship. Developing new love or reinvigorating well-seasoned love takes time and energy. Dinner and a movie seldom generate the playful environment couples desire to create fun memories. According to HelpGuide.org “Play and laughter perform an essential role in building strong, healthy relationships by bringing people closer together, creating a positive bond, and resolving conflict and disagreements. In new relationships, play and humor can be an effective tool not just for attracting the other person but also for overcoming any awkwardness or embarrassment that arises during the dating and getting-to-know-you process….

SandCastle Lessons – Look Forward to your Destin Wedding

Recently while corresponding with a bride-to-be about her wedding activities during her Destin beach wedding, she wrote, ” I’m looking forward to the Sandcastle Lesson as much as I am The vows”. That made me laugh out loud, so I lol’d back a response, but I wondered; how can this be? How could a bride-to-be…

Ultimate Ecotourism Activity

Planning a vacation for an environmentally conscious family can be a daunting task. It seems just the idea of a family vacation could increase your carbon footprint. And will the whole family enjoy an eco-activity. How do I find ecotourism business? Before we can find an ecotourism business we need to know what we are…

Popping the Question- The ABC Essentials to a Marriage Proposal

A) AmbianceWe all know when planning an engagement proposal the essential atmosphere must be elegant romance. B) Be Quiet – !Surprise Her!This is a MUST, it’s the name of the game. This is THE ONLY TIME it’s okay to lie and she will be willing to instantly forgive you – so make it GOOD! C)…

SandCastle Lesson Turns Around Teen

We’ve tried and tried to blog about how SandCastle Lessons impact the family. Yet, never could we tell the story the same as this young man, in his own words. SandCastle Lessons with Beach Sand Sculptures are fun or ALL “Fun For All” 5 of 5 stars5 out of 5 Stars on Tripadvisor in Destin, Florida This was not what I expected when my mom told me we were spending the afternoon building a sandcastle. Honestly, I was not happy about going and didn’t think she was serious. After all, what 18 year old guys want to build a sandcastle with their family? Well when the day came I had a surprise…she was serious. I had a negative attitude and thought the whole thing was stupid. My attitude changed when I met Rick. He was so cool and funny and…

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