Ah this beach… Couldn’t get enough of it. The water was clear blue and sand was white as snow. Someone even made a snowman, or rather a “sandman” out of it (check it out here). After a few very long, hot days on the beach, we decided to take a break and hit the Ellenton Premium Outlets – I highly recommend…

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If you’ve ever been to Sarasota, Florida, you’ll know that The Ringling is a must-visit. Formerly the estate of American circus magnate John Ringling and his wife Mable, the property houses and incredible art collection, Ringling Bros. circus history and Ca’ d’Zan, John and Mable’s mansion. Upon arriving at The Ringling, we went straight to Ca’ d’Zan to check out…

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Life is certainly good on Siesta Key. Everyday has been beautiful and sunny, with a short evening thunderstorm occurring on a few of the days. However, the tropical rain is nothing to cry about, because it hardly lasts long and cools everything down. I’m definitely getting into a nice beach life routine, each day setting up camp with lounge chairs, umbrella and…

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Ahhh what a beach! Rated the #1 beach in America, Siesta Key Beach is nothing but paradise. I was way too pale to share any photos from the beach on Day 1, but on Day 2 the beginnings of a good tan were sufficient. So here I am, right in my element. White sand, clear water and blue blue skies. It doesn’t…

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Welcome to Sarasota, Florida! Siesta Key to be precise. The weather back home in Toronto has been downright terrible this year, so Justine and I decided we should escape the cold and rain in favor of sunny shores. Arriving in Siesta Key, looking about as white as the quartz sand, we were so excited to bring out some vibrant colors and…

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