Trending: Weird Baby Names

With celebrities these days naming their kids things like Blue Ivy and Bronx Mowglie, it’s no surprise that all sorts of baby names are popping up. My personal favorite celeb baby name? Pilot Inspektor, the son of Jason Lee. While Jason Lee is a funny dude, ensuring his son … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Are you out of ideas? Thinking creatively is no easy task, and many of us find ourselves at a loss when our brains get tired of generating ideas. Need to spark your imagination and develop something new? Refresh your mind and gain a different perspective with these 5 tips to … [Read more...]

List of Public Beaches and State Parks

Through Labor Day (September 3rd):  1) Grayton Beach State Park: https://www.visitsouthwalton.com/listing/grayton-beach-state-park 2) Topsail Hill Preserve State Park: https://www.visitsouthwalton.com/listing/topsail-hill-preserve-state-park *Offering … [Read more...]

Need a New Roof? Check Out This Sustainable Option

Look up! Does that roof of yours need replacing? Eco-friendly options are out there, including the now popular metal roof.   What makes metal green? According to the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA), 100 percent—that's right, all—metal roofs are comprised of at least 25 … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Get Creative with Lighting

When designing a space, don't settle for boring lighting. Below are three ways you can up your lighting game with minimal effort. Light unexpected spaces. There’s no need to settle for simple overhead lighting. Up ambiance and interest in a room by lighting a strip … [Read more...]

Helpful Hints

Fundamental Packing Tips Whether you’re taking a solo work trip or loading up the kids for a family vacation, you’ll need to pack a bag (or three). The following tips can help you pack smarter. Invest in packing cubes. Organizing your items by type and packing them in … [Read more...]

Between Friends

Health & Safety Get better sleep Insomnia affects millions of Americans, but studies suggest that mindfulness meditation can help you get a better night sleep.  According to a clinical trial appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association, … [Read more...]

Luxury Pizza?

From the “Only in New York” category comes the world’s most expensive pizza. At $250 a slice or $1,000 for the whole pie, this Manhattan pizzeria brings a luxury dining experience to one of America’s favorite foods.  Created by Nino Selimaj, owner of Nino’s … [Read more...]

Napping is Not Just for Kids

For some people, an afternoon nap is a signal you are losing your edge. For others –and not just for the elderly – naps can be a valued way of life. Most people, say the sleep experts at the Mayo Clinic, fall somewhere in the middle of the spectrum. But whether you’re … [Read more...]

5 Quick Ways to Brighten Any Room

​Want to brighten up a room, but don't have the time to paint or budget to add a window? Consider the following easy fixes: Hang a mirror. Hang a mirror (or lean a large one against a wall) to toss light around your room and open it up. Add metallics. Golds … [Read more...]