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10/19/17
Misc

Halloween Treats

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The weather is slowly getting cooler here in Port Aransas as we settle into fall, and Halloween is just around the corner! There are so many ways to celebrate this season; pumpkin carving, decorating, scary movies, ghost stories around the fire at the beach, and more. Of course no Halloween activity is complete without an equally spooky selection of snacks. Here are some fun easy recipes you can try at...

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08/17/17
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Pros of Having a Murphy Bed

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Murphy beds are a great way to save space if you are working with minimal square footage. They are functional and discrete because they are hidden, yet quickly accessible. They can be pulled out for a quick and cozy nap, and then easily put away with no hassle. This allows you to have much more space during the day. You don’t have to worry about your mattress slipping and sliding...

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04/21/17
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Your answer to Mother’s Day

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When you think of Mother’s Day, the first thing that crosses your mind is, “What do I get her?” We resort to gift giving so often that we forget how great making memories can be. What better way to gift your mom than to give her a memory that will last a life time, and why not make that memory at the beach? Any mom would enjoy a relaxing getaway...

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03/28/17
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From a local….

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So, have you found the time between spring and summer break to be an absolute bore? Are you counting down the days until your kids are off of school and you can take a vacation to Port Aransas, Texas? Well I’m here to say, me too! I may live locally, but this time is so confusing for my family. It’s almost like our bodies are going through the motions and...

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01/27/17
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Coffee & Donuts, you say?

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Donuts have been popular for centuries, but do you know how they came about? In the mid-19th century, a New England ship captain’s mother, Elizabeth Gregory, made a wicked deep-fried dough that used her son’s nutmeg and cinnamon spice combination. It is thought that she made this dough so that her son and his crew could store a pastry on long voyages. Mrs. Gregory put hazelnuts or walnuts in the...

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12/20/16
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6 Ways To Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

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The time to decide what our New Year’s resolution will be is nearing. But let’s be real- keeping a New Year’s resolution can be tough. So many things can weigh in and render us from honoring the resolution that we swore we were going to keep. So, here are some tips to help you keep your 2017 resolution. 1. First, set your goal. What area in your life needs improvement?...

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11/21/16
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Bonfires, Smores and so Much More

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“Life is better around a bonfire on the beach.” There is nothing more relaxing than hanging out around the the fire on a cool Fall night. But have you ever hung out around the fire on the beach? Hanging around a beach bonfire is one of the most peaceful experiences you will ever have. Whether you’re with family or friends, escaping from reality and mediating on the fire and hearing the...

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10/4/16
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Treasure your Vacation

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Much like Michelangelo’s famous quote, ”Every block of stone has a statue inside it, and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.” The beach is full of MASTERPIECES; Vibrant, unique stones and shells are naturally pervaded all along the warm sand and it’s up to you to find what they puzzle into! From seashell critters with googly eyes and pipe cleaner arms, to jewelry, wind chimes and...

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09/22/16
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Your health depends on it!

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Going to the beach is more than just a fun vacation, it’s just what the doctor ordered! There are several reasons why digging your toes in the sand is beneficial to your health. Wet sand acts as a natural exfoliant, removing dead skin cells and leaving you feeling soft and refreshed. Our skin is a delicate external organ that will age with time. The ocean is full of minerals that...

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09/22/16
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10th Annual Art About!

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On October 15th, let’s all head on down to 361, where the Port Aransas Art Center is hosting their 10th annual Port A Art About. Treat yourself to a tour and observe the creations of several talented artists. Take a walk, ride a bike, bring a cart, whatever you’d like! You’re all invited! With over 20 different venues there is plenty of room for everyone to admire the beautiful artwork...

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