Who Do You Tip in St. Augustine?

St Augustine Tips

{imagine waves washing against the shore and Spanish guitar strumming peacefully in the background as Florida's sun warms your skin... ok, now you're ready to read...} You're planning a slipaway to St. Augustine complete with B&B reservations, a walking tour and some down time to explore the town's restaurants and bars. Now that you've read up on the best restaurants in St. Augustine and picked the beach you'll hang at, it should be smooth sailing. No decisions to make- just lots of R&R... {Wait!!! Apply brakes!!} Not so fast, Mr. Tourist! You need more help … [Read more...]

Summer Groupon DEALS in St. Augustine


Looking for Summer Savings in St. Augustine?  Here are a few Groupons to save you $$!  Most of these also have the option to purchase for parties of 4, etc... so click through the links for more savings options: St. Augustine Biplane Rides - 1 person flight is half-price at $85 {amazing experience! St Augustine Biplane Review here} Anastasia Watersports - 2 hr kayak, paddleboard or catamaran rental for $12 Haven Horse Ranch - 90 minute horseback riding lesson $35 Family Horse Ranch & Rescue - 1 hour instruction for $17 Jax Water Tours - Dolphin Safari … [Read more...]

St. Augustine Style- 5 ways to wear Emerald

Where to shop in St Augustine

This month, Simply welcomes fashionista and guest blogger Angie!  Below, she shares how to incorporate the latest styles & colors into your real-life Florida wardrobe.  Learn more about Angie from her bio next week! Merriam-Webster defines fashion: the prevailing style during a particular time. To me, fashion is wearing what makes you feel most beautiful, inside and out. You don’t have to have the most expensive jeans or the newest bag. Reaching your full fashion potential is as easy as finding the right shape for your body type or leaving your comfort zone by color … [Read more...]

Half Price Admission to Lightner Museum

Who doesn't like to get discounts on vacation?!  While you're looking for affordable summer fun, check Groupon for St. Augustine Discounts <- {click there} Lightner Museum is my favorite place to get out of the rain, heat or cold.  It's the best museum in St. Augustine when it comes to antiques and Americana.  It is also the best place to go for lunch- Cafe Alcazar is nestled in the "deep end of the pool." Locals get in free, admission for everyone outside St. Johns County is usually $10 a piece. If you'll be vacationing here for any length of time, you'll need a … [Read more...]

Where to get a Free Birthday Dinner in St. Augustine!

  Happy Birthday!! Well, I'm assuming if you've found your way to this post, it's either your birthday or someone you love's. We like making a big deal out of Birthdays around here and I've compiled local restaurants who do, too.  A free Birthday meal in St Augustine can't be beat! You may want to confirm they're still celebrating this way before getting comfy... let me know if I missed one you love or if someone on the list stopped offering these specials: Free food on your Birthday in St Augustine: Firehouse Subs gives a free sandwich on your Birthday! … [Read more...]