Hangout Music Festival

The Magic of May: Why this month is the hidden gem of spring

Spring is in the air. The grass is growing greener, flowers are blooming, and the beach is calling. Now …
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Cornstarch Beach Hack

Beach Hack: Cornstarch

Cornstarch is one of the most versatile kitchen staples known to humankind. Cornstarch isn’t just a thickening agent for …
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The Steamer Baked Oyster Bar

Top Seafood Restaurants

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, then you surely know about my affinity for seafood. Really, …
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Inshore Fishing

Anglers Guide: Bring your tackle because you are sure to catch a big one at these fishing spots!

If you’re a fishing fanatic like me, you’re always on the lookout for the best fishing holes in any …
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Gulf Coast Crabbing

Flashlight, Net, Fun! Adventures in crabbing and how you can join in on the fun!

Crabbing is a celebrated coastal pastime. The pristine waters of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach provide an ideal habitat …
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National Museum of Naval Aviation

Day-Trip! 6 Family-fun activities for off the beach fun!

Over the years, I can recall quite a few times when my family and I have been beach bound, …
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Waterway Village Zydeco Festival

Mudbugs and Music . . . Find this dynamic duo at the Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival

Spring is an exciting time on the Gulf Coast. Winter’s icy grip rescinds, and warm weather awakens the flora, …
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When fish fly: Interstate Mullet Toss and the Gulf Coast’s Greatest Beach Party

I have to admit, this is something that I always found a bit puzzling. And I’ve definitely never seen …
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Easter at the Beach

The Great Egg Hunt: Your guide to Easter activities in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

I love Easter. A time for bright pastels and chocolate bunnies, Easter has always been an important time to …
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Hazel's Nook Breakfast Buffet

Beachin’ Breakfasts: Our favorite breakfast restaurants on the Alabama Gulf Coast

Breakfast holds a special place in my heart, and not just because it’s the most important meal of the …
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