Coastal Living magazine December 2012-January 2013

Celebrate by the sea with fun, festive ideas! Plus, 43 gifts for beach lovers.

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20 Christmas Trees

Whether you prefer traditional green or daring multicolored tinsel, you’re bound to find your perfect holiday tree.

  • Coastal Home

    That's a Wrap

    Make sure your gifts are all decked out—with coastal touches, of course!

  • Coastal Havens

    Holiday Style at the Beach

    A couple realizes their longtime dream of owning a coastal getaway with this simple retreat that sparkles for the season—and all year round.

  • Coastal Havens

    Natural Wonder

    A charming beachside cottage in South Africa boasts impressive carbon footprint credentials—but scores big on style, too.

  • Coastal Style

    What's in your beach bag?

    The North Pole-based wish granter shows us what he totes to the beach.

  • Coast Lover's Gift Guide

    Awesome stuff for him, playful presents for the kids, something special for you, and fun gifts for your pooch--we present 43 great gifts for every beach-lover on your list.

  • Coastal Kitchen

    Party Prep in 10 Simple Steps

    A soiree? Swell! Here's how to plan it, prep it, and bring it. Hostess swagger, commence.

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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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