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All That Glitters: September Fashion, Behind the Scenes

{^YouTubeVideo|(url)|(width)425|(height)264|(fs)1|(hd)1|(color1)#3A3A3A|(color2)#999999^} We love a good behind-the-scenes video–especially when it involves pretty clothes and a beautiful location–and we thought you might, too. That’s why we’re sharing a peek at some of what went into the fashion feature in our September 2011 Charity Register. Enjoy! Styling by Jackie Rogers (Style Matters SRQ) Makeup by Jenny Sheffield (Melody’s […]


Taste of Asia: Taste of Awesome

Taste of Asia serves up authentic, homemade Asian food on Siesta Key. Photo courtesy of Taste of Asia. Tuesdays are often the hardest day of the week. On Monday, you come into the office, (hopefully) feeling happy and rested from the weekend, and get yourself organized and ready to go for the rest of the […]


Photo of the Week: Manatee with a Mouthful

We have a fondness for the gentle manatee, and love when we see one swimming lazily along while we’re out on our boating, kayaking or paddleboarding excursions. That’s why we thought this photo of a manatee chomping down on a head of lettuce was just too cute not to share. We hope it puts a […]


Photo of the Week: Tree of Life

We love so many things about Sarasota, but one of our favorite natural beauties is the banyan tree–like this one at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, which began its life in the 1920s and now serves as one of the Gardens’ most recognizable centerpieces. It’s the perfect backdrop for a wedding, or just a great spot […]