Celebrate Fall!

Change is in the air. Embrace the new season with cozy decorating ideas, delightful seasonal recipes, and cool-weather getaways.

Carve a Coastal Pumpkin!

Download our free templates and get step-by-step instructions for carving the adorable pumpkins on our October cover!

Choosing the right pumpkin
Photo: Ted Tucker

Fresh or Faux

Purists go for fresh pumpkins and it’s a great tradition to follow. They have a warm and earthy aroma when illuminated with candles. They start to decompose within a week; display in a cool shady area.

Faux pumpkin fans prefer the fake ones primarily because they last from season to season. They are also lightweight.

Purchase them year-round at funkins.com or buy in-season at craft stores or large retail chains.


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20 Beautiful Beach Cottages

From polished and sophisticated to rustic and casual, browse through this roundup of beach cottages to find your favorite coastal style.

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