Got the "Beach Blues"? Being quarantined for fifty-however many days it has been will do that to you. As crazy beach fanatics, how can we handle beach withdrawals? Maybe this will help. It has been 60 days, 19 hours and 26 minutes since I last visited a true beach. Aren't you counting too? The novel … Continue reading Beach Blues
I haven't written in a while. Since November of last year to be exact. 2019....Wow. What a year. They say you can only know what others are feeling when you have gone through the same experiences yourself. I was never one to have "anxiety" or "depression" growing up. The reality is that I actually … Continue reading Moving forward in 2020
When I talk to people about recycling or reusing, the number one responses I get are as follows: "I don't have the money to spend on buying new items." "I don't have time to think about that." "It's too convenient the way things are." I, myself, had those exact concerns when I first … Continue reading 3 Reuseable Items that will Save you Money and Help the Evironment .
We've always been told to wear sunscreen any time we are out in the sun, and if you're a beach lover like me, then you are probably lathering it on daily! Have you ever taken a moment to read the ingredients list on the sunscreen brand you are using? If it's a popular brand, then … Continue reading 5 Reef-Safe Sunscreens
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.
I was having a conversation with someone the other day on recycling, and asked if they currently do. I was taken back a bit by her response. She said to me, "Why no, I do not, but here's why." She proceeded to tell me about a time a friend of her's was taking his trash … Continue reading Truths in Recycling
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
I've made it a point to write a new post each week since the start of Blue Love Blog. As you may have noticed, you haven't seen any writings from me in the past two weeks. Here's why.... My grandmother passed away somewhat unexpectedly on April 11th. My family and I had noticed that she … Continue reading Sorry for the Hiatus