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  •   Well, its the time of year when Mexico Beach comes alive!!!    While we don’t have the crazy spring breakers like Panama City Beach, we do have the weekly vacationers starting to come as we say good by to the monthly snowbirds!!!    I love seeing all the walkers, runners on the sidewalks, the colored umbrellas […]

    Spring is Coming to Mexico Beach!

    By Mary Blackburn
    February 23, 2014

    Well, it has finally warmed up!   This has been the coldest winter I can remember! I know I have no right to complain about our few days of 28 degree weather when others were suffering with temperatures in the single digits!!!    But, hey……why aren’t those people moving to Florida??? __________________________________________________________________________  I wanted to feature a […]

    Mexico Beach Gumbo Fest and Art Walk

    By Mary Blackburn
    February 5, 2014

    Next Saturday, the 15th, is the annual gumbo festival at Sunset Park in Mexico Beach (right next to the El Governor Hotel).    I’m not sure how many contestants will be cooking up a storm but I know I will be there representing Sundance Realty with a delicious pot o gumbo!      One of our tenants is […]

    Living and Loving Mexico Beach Florida

    By Mary Blackburn
    July 8, 2013

    Just wanted to start out with an email I got last week.   I love getting emails like this! “” Very good morning to you Mary.  Just wanted to update you on things this week.  Our daughter, her husband and children are at our condo, Waterside 408, in MB this week for the 4 th .  Both […]

    Better Hurry to Mexico Beach

    By Mary Blackburn
    June 22, 2013

    I get a kick out of people always asking me “where do you go to vacation since you live at the beach?”    I’ve been blessed to actually feel like I’m on vacation every day!!!!     However, that being said……I do ‘go away’ a couple of times a year…… is the only thing that makes me leave […]

    Happy Valentines Day from Mexico Beach

    By Mary Blackburn
    February 14, 2013

    As typical this time of year………………….We never know what kind of weather it will be from day to day!   A couple of days ago I was wearing shorts and t-shirt.  Started to cool down yesterday afternoon and a little chilly this morning!  Predicted to be in the low 60’s this weekend!    BUT….you can keep warm […]

    Celebrate 4th of July at the Beach

    By Mary Blackburn
    June 29, 2012

    An old-fashioned Fourth of July The Port St. Joe Downtown Merchants Committee will hold an “old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration” this coming Wednesday as the area celebrates Independence Day. “We want to have a small-town old-fashioned Fourth of July,” said Dana Boyer, chairwoman for the event. “This is being funded by the downtown merchants. When […]

    Happy Father’s Day

    By Mary Blackburn
    June 16, 2012

    Life Lessons You may have thought I didn’t see, Or that I hadn’t heard, Life lessons that you taught to me, But I got every word. Perhaps you thought I missed it all, And that we’d grow apart, But Dad, I picked up everything, It’s written on my heart. Without you, Dad, I wouldn’t be […]

    Memorial Day in Mexico Beach!

    By Mary Blackburn
    May 29, 2012

    WOW what a weekend! This had to be the busiest weekend on record for Mexico Beach!! It’s always great to see homes that are usually vacant occupied with families enjoying the gorgeous weather we had!!! The picture below says it all!!! Of course, please realize, this is ATYPICAL! It is only this crowded because its […]

    A Memorial Day Prayer

    By Mary Blackburn
    May 27, 2012

    Dear Heavenly Father, As we remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms we enjoy every day we think of how they have followed in the footsteps of your son, our Savior, Jesus Christ. Please hold our servicemen and women in your strong arms. Cover them with your sheltering grace and your […]