30A St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival

  Get your green garb ready and join in on this globally-celebrated day. Originally, March 17th was used to observe the death of the patron saint of Ireland, St. Patrick. It has since evolved into a joyful celebration with parades and festivals complete with special foods, music, and dancing—just like the 30A St. Patrick’s Parade …

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5 Expenses That Startle First-Time Homebuyers

  Don’t let your dream home turn into a nightmare. Be prepared for these often underestimated expenses. Closing Costs According to Jean Chatzky, the financial editor for NBC’s Today show, the cost to close on your mortgage can be comprised of a long list of items such as lender application fees, mortgage taxes, attorney’s fees, …

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4 Household Items That Could Put Your Kids in Danger

  Some of the least obvious pieces of furniture in your home could present hazards to your toddlers. Help safeguard your children against the potential dangers of these household items. Dresser Drawers Your dresser drawers can easily become a hazard to your kids if they pull them open and use them to climb. To prevent …

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Halloween Safety Tips for Families Living Along 30A

Whether you’re looking for a home for sale in WaterColor, a house in Seagrove Beach, or a condo for sale in Panama City Beach, you know that Halloween is just around the corner – and it’s time to get ready for trick-or-treating. It’ll be even more fun when it’s safe, so we’ve created a list of …

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GulfPlace | 30A Community Highlight

Nestled between Dune Allen Beach and Blue Mountain Beach, is a hub of restaurants, shops and activities known as Gulf Place Town Center. Conveniently situated on the corner of County Road 30A and 393, Gulf Place offers a variety of dining options and boutiques. Satisfy your cravings! You can find everything from a delicious seafood …

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7 real estate investing lessons we can learn from Steve Jobs

I recently read the book “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson. As brilliant as Steve Jobs was, I came away from the book not with a sense of awe about the man who Steve Jobs was, but how despite his incredible success, how idiosyncratic and deeply flawed a human being he really was. Yes, he was …

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Celebrate the dairy days of summer by keeping products cool and fresh

Before bringing dairy products home from the store, ensure all items are securely sealed. Do not leave fresh dairy products in a hot car where they can lose freshness. Refrigerate immediately to keep them at the appropriate temperature. Cheese Keeping cheese fresh after opening depends on the type of cheese you have. Follow these guidelines …

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Granite tile countertops for beauty and savings

The two alternatives for homeowners who made the decision to install granite countertops are granite slabs and granite tiles. Granite slabs are just that: large objects of granite that lay on the best of cabinets, with the slab of granite comprising the countertop. Granite slab countertops are practically indestructible, as well as visually pleasing; however, …

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Anthony Bourdain talks last meal on earth, advice for restaurateurs; old-school cocktails

(BPT) – TV’s best-fed hedonist, Anthony Bourdain, is keeping busy these days with his hit travel series “Parts Unknown,” his publishing career and an upcoming appearance at this year’s National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago. Love him or hate him, Bourdain is the biggest, baddest food dude on the planet. The self-proclaimed “chef …

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Change the future: How you can make a difference for a child in need

While any charity that aids children in need merits support, some do so in unique ways, or provide services that are truly critical for changing the lives of children in need. Prison Fellowship’s Angel Tree Did you know that one in three prisoners is a parent, and about 75 percent of women in prison are …

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