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DIY Seashell Christmas Ornaments

Aside from having a beautiful location in the Dominican Republic, one of the things I love most about our wedding is something I hadn’t even thought of in all my pre-planning – repurposing decor and items from our big day. … Read more

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10 Ways to Make Quick Cash for the Holidays

There are only a few weeks left until Christmas…so the number one question is how many paychecks do you have left to buy gifts? Overspending has become just another part of the stress of the holidays. Instead of charging all … Read more


7 Ideas for Meaningful Gifts

We spend countless hours searching out the very best gifts for our loved ones. Scouring the stores for a meaningful item, a functional present, and we find ourselves tired and frustrated resolving to buy whatever we can at the last … Read more

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Save While You Spend During the Holidays

This post brought to you by Chase Ultimate Rewards. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Surf and Sunshine. Less than 2 weeks – That is how much time is left before Christmas! So, I only have one question … Read more

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10 Beach Cottage Christmas Decor Ideas

The sea is calling this holiday season and we’ve put together a list of 10 Beach Cottage Christmas Decor Ideas inspired by surf, sand, sea shells, and casual beach cottages. These vintage holiday stockings were provided to my family by and are available exclusively from … Read more

Holiday Party Decor Ideas

Fun and Easy Holiday Party Decor Ideas

We look for any excuse we can to get together with family and friends. One of my favorite occasions are holiday parties! While we have not hosted our own Christmas party (yet) I have been toying with the idea this … Read more