The Perky Pelican Christmas Shoppe Has A New Home on San Marco

The Perky Pelican Christmas Shoppe has found a new home on San Marco in a gorgeous Victorian home. The warmth of Christmas is felt before entering the store. There's an inviting front porch with rockers for those that would rather people watch while you peruse the store. Christmas in July Sales July 1-8 July is the perfect time to stop in and find some new decorations and collectibles.  There is something for everyone! The best part is the ornaments will be buy one get the second one half off. My kiddos will be picking out their new ornaments for the tree next week. … [Read more...]

8 St. Augustine Bayfront Restaurants with a View

St. Augustine has a special charm that calls visitors back year after year. One thing that appealed to us from the beginning was the numerous restaurant options with outdoor seating and live music. There are a variety of restaurants that offer outdoor seating, but only a handful of St. Augustine Bayfront Restaurants that offer amazing views of the bayfront. Here are 8 St. Augustine Bayfront Restaurants offering a diverse selection of savory menu choices. Meehan's Irish Pub and Seafood House  Serving lunch, dinner, and drinks Front row seating to a gorgeous … [Read more...]

Where to Park It: RVing in the Nation’s Oldest City

RVing in the Nation's Oldest City is our first destination each summer. St. Augustine has a wide variety of campgrounds that offer amenities and settings that appeal to different types of travelers. We love to explore new campgrounds and have some old-fashioned family fun! If you are looking for a new way to tour St. Augustine, I highly recommend RVing in the Nation's Oldest City. Anastasia Island State Park This state park has mostly shady sites with more of a secluded camping experience than most. The sites have water and electric hookups for both RV's and tents. … [Read more...]

Fried Chicken Kitchen: Rolling in to St. Augustine

Did someone say food truck? Fried Chicken Kitchen is the newest food truck in town making a name for itself. Locals are raving and out of towners are coming back to get some of the freshest southern fried chicken. It has been a busy first month for Spencer and his fiancé Christina getting this up and running, but an amazing adventure meeting people and reconnecting with friends and family. Local giving back to St. Augustine Spencer believes in giving back to the local community by using locally sourced ingredients. He is a 4th generation St. Augustine native and is … [Read more...]