I've been visiting California from the time I was born, literally weeks after I was born! It's interesting to have immediate family from both the East Coast and the West Coast of the U.S. When most people think of California, I'm sure they think of Hollywood, L.A. or maybe San Diego, so I want to … Continue reading Coastal Adventures in Northern California
This past weekend, I took a trip with a friend to the North side of Virginia Beach, where I visit frequently. Usually, this beach is good for wading in the ocean, and parking a chair or towel with friends. I was a bit surprised by what we found on this visit..... SEASHELLS!! Not just … Continue reading Unexpected Treasures
I even have these words tattooed on my foot to remind me of this. I discovered the phrase while listening to my favorite Country artist, who is known for singing about the beach, Kenny Chesney. In the song "Be As You Are", Kenny talks about how he feels when he visits the Caribbean islands. One … Continue reading Be as you are.
Hello beach lovers! Is beachcombing one of your favorite pasttimes? Do you find it challenging to find seashells that are whole, and unique when visiting your favorite beach or vacationing? Here are some tips that have helped me over the years to find bigger and better seashells! Time and Tide: The time of day is … Continue reading 3 Important Tips for Finding the Best Seashells
First of all, let me say thank you to Dear Kitty. Some Blog for nominating Blue Love Blog for this awesome award! Please check out their blog! This is so exciting, as BLB has only been active for less than 3 months. I now would like to pass the baton on to some other amazing blogs that … Continue reading Blue Love Blog has been Nominated!
Monday. The dreaded day that follows the lovely weekend that was spent relaxing, spent with friends & family, and spent not spending one second thinking about work. Of course the weekend weather was sunny and 70 degrees, with blue skies and zero clouds. Then Monday rears it's ugly head and brings the cold and rain … Continue reading Your Mind is a Portal
Lately, I've had a lot of people ask me whether I prefer to Cruise or fly to my paradise destination. I find there are pros and cons to both, so let me elaborate. Cruising Pros: With cruising, you have many options, and it's all-inclusive! I ventured on my first cruise back in 2013 … Continue reading Caribbean Destinations: To Cruise or to Fly?
Beautiful Ocracoke Island. Have you had the chance to venture to this little piece of heaven? My first visit was this past weekend, during my routine trip to the Outer Banks. For those of you who may be unfamiliar with OBX, it's a group of islands located off the coast of North Carolina, known for … Continue reading Ocracoke Island: A Beachcomber’s Dream
Growing up on the east coast, I've become accustomed to a variety of beaches. The further north you are, the sand appears tan to light brown, and the water is a mixture of brown, green and dark blue colors. Then, if you travel down south, the sand becomes a lighter shade of beige to white … Continue reading Don’t Judge a Beach by it’s Color