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Approximately five hours west of Florida’s Emerald Coast, the excitement is already building for New Orleans’ celebrated annual festival: Mardi Gras. Weeks of celebration will draw hundreds of thousands of people to the city for plenty of revelry that culminates in the main event on March 5th.

The centuries-old celebration derives its name from the French words meaning Fat Tuesday—a religious holiday that takes place the day before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent each year on the Christian calendar. To prepare for the traditional practice of fasting during Lent, people would “indulge their appetites”. Today, Mardi Gras is synonymous with colorful parades, feasting, imbibing and plenty of fun.

 

While New Orleans is the official U.S.…

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Out with the old and in with the new! While every new year offers an opportunity for new beginnings, it’s also a great time to consider a fresh look to brighten up real estate investments and align with the latest trends.

Rena Anderson, a Premier Property Group (PPG) design consultant, offers some insight into what’s on the horizon in 2019 for new construction along with effective ways to update an existing look.

Paint –A simple new color can dramatically change the mood and look of any home. In 2019, look for warmer palettes to begin replacing the cool whites and grays that saturated the design industry in recent years. Anderson suggests shifting to warmer whites with matte black as a strong accent and jewel or primary colors for bold pops of…

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Farm-to-Table Along the Emerald Coast

Local farmers markets showcase coastal flavors and fresh food.

There are few subjects that delight the senses like food, and nothing beats the power of fresh. Communities everywhere are embracing sustainable, local sourcing movements and reaping the benefits of healthy, tastier food options.

The Emerald Coast is no exception, and residents and visitors to our area will find an abundance of farmers markets. From Fort Walton Beach and Destin to the communities of 30A, a variety of local artisans and growers can be found on a regular basis showcasing coastal flavors, fresh fruits and vegetables, uncommon blends, cheeses and more. And most are conveniently located near or in the middle of some of the…

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