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Top 5 Packing and Moving Tips

Top 5 Packing and Moving Tips to Make Relocating Simple Moving can be a hassle! Because of this we have put together a list of our top 5 packing and moving tips to make relocating simple and stress-free! Looking to relocate to the Gulf Coast? We would love to guide you through finding the perfect long-term rental on the beach! To contact a member of our team click here! Send Out Notices Before moving, make sure to let your friends, family,... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Emerald Coast long term rentals, Moving, Moving Out Tips


Get Refreshed for Spring

Spring Cleaning Tips Spring is right around the corner, but why wait to start with your spring cleaning? Get ahead of the curve with our spring cleaning tips, with everything from deep cleaning to refreshing your decor in favor of a brighter color palette. Cleaning Tips If you have lemons in the fridge that you've forgotten about, don't throw them out just yet! Make your faucets sparkling clean by rubbing half a lemon on any hard water stains ... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Home Decor, Lifestyle Blog, Refresh for Spring, Refresh Tips, Spring Cleaning


The Perfect Valentine’s Day Dinner

Our Recipe for Steak and Shrimp (Surf & Turf) Looking for that perfect Valentine's Day recipe? Our recipe for steak and shrimp (when paired together, commonly known as "surf & turf") is a classic combination you can't beat. Even if you have never cooked steak before, this recipe is perfect for beginners. We promise you can't mess it up! The shrimp is also easy to make. Once you start cooking, you can have dinner on the table in under hal... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Coastal Recipes, Steak and Shrimp, Valentine's Day Recipe


Damage-Free Decorating

How to Use Command Strips Want to decorate your rental home without sacrificing your security deposit? Damage-free decorating with Command strips are the way to go. We're showing you some of our favorite ways to use Command strips to give your home your own personal touch without putting holes in the wall or stripping paint. Yes, it's that easy! First, be sure to check the back of the strips or hooks for instructions. It's important to always... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Damage-Free Decorating, DIY Tips, How to use command strips, Renter Friendly DIY


Our Recipe for Black-Eyed Pea Salsa

Our Recipe for Black-Eyed Pea Salsa New Year's may be over, but there's still plenty of time to enjoy this recipe for a little health and prosperity. Black-eyed pea salsa is our take on a time-honored recipe. Eating black-eyed peas on New Year's Day is said to bring about luck for the new year. Also, tradition states that you should eat one pea for each day of the year. Can you eat 365 black-eyed peas? To make it a little more exciting, we... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Black-Eyed Pea Salsa, Coastal Recipe, Recipe


Christmas Decorating Safety Tips

Christmas Decorating Safety Tips ~ Southern Residential Leasing 'Tis the season for Christmas decorating! With Christmas just a week away, we wanted to share some of our best pieces of advice for safely decorating your home. We're sure that you're putting the finishing touches on making your home merry and bright for the holidays, but these Christmas decorating safety tips can always come in handy. From keeping your tree hydrated to what plants ... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Christmas Blog, Christmas Decorating, Christmas Decorating Safety Tips, December 2019, Holiday Blog


The Best Gumbo on the Gulf Coast

Our Favorite (and Easy!) Gumbo Recipe ~ Southern Residential Leasing Gumbo is a staple here on the Gulf Coast. It can seem like an intimidating recipe, but it's a lot easier than you may think! It's likely that you already have everything at home to make our tried and true gumbo recipe. You'll just need to grab some fresh shrimp from a local seafood market and some Andouille sausage at the grocery store. The key to a good gumbo is all in the ... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Coastal Recipe, Destin Restaurants, Fort Walton Beach Restaurants, Gumbo Recipe, Seafood Recipe


Your Guide to Grilled Oysters

Where to Get Grilled Oysters in Destin (and How to Make Them, too!) ~ Southern Residential Leasing It's oyster season here in Florida! An old tradition states that oysters are only to be eaten during the months with an "r" in the name - September through April - to ensure the oysters are as fresh as possible. One thing we love about oysters is their surprising versatility. Of course, you can't beat raw oysters. But, there are a number of ways to... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: Coastal Recipe, Cooking at Home, Grilled Oysters, Lifestyle Blog


Make Our Beer-Battered Hushpuppies

Learn to Make these Beer-Battered Hushpuppies ~ Southern Residential Leasing Everyone loves hushpuppies - they are a staple at our local seafood restaurants, but have you ever tried to make them? Surprisingly easy to make, this popular side dish is sure to be a hit at your next gathering. We took ours a step further and fried them in a beer batter for a seasonal twist on a classic recipe. Make your own beer-battered hushpuppies with your f... Read More

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Tags: Beer-Battered Hushpuppies, Coastal Recipe, Fall Recipe


A Seafood Recipe Perfect for Tailgating

Smoked Tuna Dip Recipe ~ Southern Residential Leasing Football season may look different this year, but tailgating is still going strong! Tailgating is a staple to any football game - good friends, good food, and cold beer are all you need. If you're hosting a tailgate or watch party for the big game this year, this smoked tuna dip recipe is a must. It comes together so easily and likely already consists of ingredients you have at home! However,... Read More

Categories: Blog, Lifestyle

Tags: 30A Restaurants, Fall Recipe, Santa Rosa Beach Rental Properties, Smoked Tuna Dip Recipe, Tailgating Recipe