Category: Editor’s Blog

Welcome back, Snowbirds!

Welcome! We are pleased to return for our 11th season serving the Snowbird market. It is with anticipation that we welcome back old friends and look forward to making new ones.

Can you believe the season is just about here? Some of you arrived in October to enjoy the great weather and wonderful festivals while others have made their way this month and others are looking forward to January 1.

Our first edition each year is appropriately called “Holiday” and we are diligently working on that now. As a reminder, we offer four print editions each winter and these are distributed from the Biloxi, Miss., coast to the Alabama Gulf Coast and along the Florida panhandle to east of Panama City, Fla., but we also post the pdf online as well.

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Spring 2016 Magazine Available Now!

As I write this I’m just a day removed from a seven-day cruise – and working against a tight deadline.
My wonderful graphic designer, Renee Culpepper, and I joined a fun group of Snowbirds from Destin, Gulf Shores and Dauphin Island aboard the Carnival Dream out of New Orleans, La. The seven-day journey took us to Montego Bay, Jamaica, Grand Cayman and Cozumel, Mexico.
To say that we were looking forward to this journey is an understatement. I’ve been on numerous cruises in the past 25 years and thoroughly enjoy the pampering; opportunity to visit several destinations in just a few days; great food; and a chance to just chill out without having to be anywhere.

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February 2016 Magazine

After having a fairly mild early winter across the country Mother Nature arrived in a big way toward the end of January with forecasts of record snowfall in many parts of the country. Cold winds blew through here too but soon the sunshine arrived and Snowbirds took up their normal Gulf Coast routines.

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I hope you are enjoying your summer with family and friends.

We have been busy, busy working on a new website that is responsive to any device.

What that means is whether you read our online version on your desktop or laptop computer, tablet or wireless phone our site will adjust.

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