Articles by: Robin Howard

by / on March 23, 2016 at 5:00 am / in Around the House

5 Must-have Accents for Your Patio

If you feel like you have all the right furniture but your patio still lacks life, you may be missing some simple but essential outdoor elements. The best outdoor spaces incorporate all of the cozy, inviting touches of indoor spaces, […]

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by / on February 29, 2016 at 5:00 am / in Around the House

Havana Fever: 7 Tips for Colorful Cuban Decor

With eased travel restrictions, more and more Americans are getting excited about discovering Cuba. As a result, nostalgic and eclectic Cuban décor is making its way stateside. If you love the fun, whimsical look of Cuban culture, here are 7 […]

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by / on February 19, 2016 at 5:00 am / in From Panama Jack

Beyond Nautical: 4 Tips for Fresh Coastal Decor

Whether you live on the water or just dream about it, coastal décor is a wonderful way to celebrate a place and a lifestyle you love. Adding coastal touches can give your home personality, but go too far and you’ll […]

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by / on February 4, 2015 at 5:00 am / in Tips 'n Tricks

How to Throw a Lowcountry Boil

In the Lowcountry, the cooler days of winter are perfect for the traditional outdoor dinner party called a Lowcountry Boil. These one-pot dinners are easy to assemble, a welcome casual antidote to formal holiday soirees and a fun way to […]

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by / on January 29, 2015 at 5:00 am / in Tips 'n Tricks

Learning to Sail

If you’ve dreamed of learning to sail but are short on friends with yachts, a sailing club or school is the perfect shortcut to life on the high seas. The trick to getting started is momentum—learn the basics online or […]

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by / on January 27, 2015 at 5:00 am / in Tips 'n Tricks

Healthier Happy Hours

Happy hour is a great way to catch up with friends and wind down from work, but those half-price drinks and snacks can derail your plans for getting beach ready by Spring. Here are ways to enjoy Happy Hour—and keep […]

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by / on January 23, 2015 at 5:00 am / in From Panama Jack

Best Beach Movies for the Winter Blues

Hang in there, warmer weather is just a few weeks away. Until then, these iconic beach movies will help you find your Summer state of mind: Adorable surfers, exotic locations, big waves, blue water and laid-back lifestyles—a good surf movie […]

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by / on January 21, 2015 at 5:00 am / in Travel and Leisure

How to Score a Free Beach House

If you’re planning a warm weather vacation on a budget, home exchange websites may be the key to an inexpensive holiday. Here’s how home exchanges work and how to determine if home swapping is right for you: How it Works […]

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by / on January 2, 2015 at 5:00 am / in Around the House

Decorating a Small Patio

If you have a small patio, you’re not alone out there. Unless you live in a region where real estate is plentiful and inexpensive, you may be lucky to have any private outdoor space at all. Small patios don’t have […]

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by / on January 1, 2015 at 5:00 am / in Tips 'n Tricks

Don’t Put Away Your Summer Clothes

Is your fashion sense suffocating under that puffy coat? Coastal dwellers don’t have much of a delineation between summer and winter wardrobes—they just add a layer to their summer clothes. No matter what the temperature, here’s how to wear your […]

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