Holidays With Friends

  • 8 Days ’til Christmas!!

    8 Days 'til Christmas in St Augustine!

    I’m counting down ’til Christmas- join me! Share this with friends who need a little #StAugustine cheer and check back daily for #NightsOfLights in photos as we count down to Christmas! Love St. Augustine? Subscribe to Simply’s mailing list:

  • 9 Days ’til Christmas!!

    9 Days til Christmas in St. Augustine

    I’m counting down ’til Christmas- join me! Share this with friends who need a little #StAugustine cheer and check back daily for #NightsOfLights in photos as we count down to Christmas! Love St. Augustine? Subscribe to Simply’s mailing list:

  • Only 10 days ’til Christmas!!

    10 Days til Christmas in St Augustine

    I’m counting down ’til Christmas- join me! Share this with friends who need a little #StAugustine cheer and check back daily for #NightsOfLights in photos as we count down to Christmas! Love St. Augustine? Subscribe to Simply’s mailing list:

Nights of Lights

  • 10 Ways to Enjoy St. Augustine’s…

    January 2010 St Augustine Nights of Lights w Holly Jolly Trolley

    This Saturday, November 22, St. Augustine closes roads, brings in live music and celebrates the beginning of the holiday season in a big way! Our Plaza de la Constitution is home to the Nights of Lights kickoff party and everyone comes out for it. ...

  • St Augustine Christmas Shopping Tour

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    Shop Local & Help a Local Family in need! Are you making a list and checking it twice? St. Augustine Historic Walking Tours is offering a great new tour this season to help you knock that list out with unique & ...

  • Holly Jolly Trolley stops at Colonial …

    Colonial Quarter free at Christmas

    One thing I love about St. Augustine is things are always the same and yet always changing.  For example, we ride around to look at Christmas lights every year during St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights, but there are new aspects ...

Restaurants

  • Cap’s Express on SR16

    Cap's Express offers sandwiches on pita, ciabatta, health nut or farm white bread.

    Cap’s on the Water has been a local favorite for decades. Fresh flavors, the best water views in St. Augustine and a line of locals willing to wait for a memorable meal all await you when you visit on a nice evening. Cap’s Express now offers ...

  • Phō Real

    Beef Pho St Augustine

    ~ Pho Real closed November, 2014. ~ I tried pho once… and left the Jacksonville hot spot unimpressed. It took several facebook friends to convince me to try again- it appears that St. Augustine’s Phō Real has a devoted local following! So on a ...

  • St Augustine Restaurants Open on Thank…

    Thanksgiving

    Q: Why did the tourist cross the road, then cross back, then again and again on Thanksgiving? A: To find a restaurant open for dinner on Thanksgiving in St. Augustine! Hopefully this list of St. Augustine restaurants open on Thanksgiving will help ...

Romantic St. Augustine

  • The Treasury on the Plaza

    Brenda Bushell Treasury St Augustine

    St. Augustine is a town of many secrets. The best coffee here is not Starbucks, the best burger is not Five Guys, and the best beach isn’t in the midst of the hustle and bustle either.  To really enjoy this town, ...

  • Date Night: Dinner & a Show

    Harrys St Augustine Martini

    Chris & I make it a point to slip out for “date nights” a couple of times a month.  We always enjoy ourselves- even if we just go for a run together.  But this past Sunday’s date night stands out ...

  • St. Augustine Date Night

    LOVE Claude's Chocolate St Augustine

    So you’re in St. Augustine for a romantic getaway, Valentines Day, or engagement.  You know about the carriage rides and strolls along the beach- all the usual gushy stuff.  But you want this trip to be set apart.  You want ...

Historic St. Augustine

  • Santa Signs Agreement with Local B…

    Bayfront Marin B&B

    As all the locals know, St. Augustine is a great place to live. In this part of my site, I share news articles from around the nation where our fair city has been featured. This press release from Bayfront Marin B&B ...

  • News Update on St. Augustine’s A…

    St--Augustine-Aquarium-rendering

    As all the locals know, St. Augustine is a great place to live. In this part of my site, I share news articles from around the nation where our fair city has been featured. In this one, Jacksonville’s Channel 4 shares ...

  • St. Augustine featured in Huffington P…

    St-Augustine-In-The-News

    As all the locals know, St. Augustine is a great place to live. In this part of my site, I share news articles from around the nation where our fair city has been featured. In this one, Huffington Post reblogs ...

CR 210

  • Doing Dishes Paint Your Own Pottery St…

    Painting Pottery at Doing Dishes

    When Andrew’s co-op class read Stone Soup, each student painted a special soup bowl. He was so proud of it and ate dinner from it the first night and the second… and then he dropped it. So when I had ...

  • Dunkin Donuts on CR210

    Dunkin Donuts St Augustine

    I know there are Dunkin Donuts all over the place and it may seem strange for me to post about Dunkin Donuts on my “go local” blog.  But here’s the thing.  My Dunkin franchise is locally owned and every time ...

  • Every Body Fitness Fit Camp is back in…

    Every Body Fitness CR210

    Okay.  Break’s over.  It’s time to get moving again… and I can’t wait!! Fit Camp is different from other classes I’ve taken- we work hard for an hour, each person doing their best.  I work beside younger women in better shape ...