Coastal Living magazine October 2012

Celebrate Fall! The seasonal icon—the pumpkin—gets made over with adorable coast-inspired carving templates and five delicious and unexpected recipes. Plus, our fool-proof guide to what grows best on the coast, the best coastal golf courses, and a room-by-room guide to our sophisticated Ultimate Beach House on the Florida Gulf Coast.

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2012 Ultimate Beach House

Get an in-depth look at every to-die-for space (that pool!), tour the charming community surrounding the home, and meet the all-star team who made it happen.

  • Coastal Home

    A Study in Style

    At the beach, getting work done is a breeze—especially when you follow our secrets for turning your office space into an inviting retreat

  • Coastal Style

    What's in your beach bag?

    The model, entrepreneur, breast cancer activist, and television host of NBC's Fashion Star lets us peek inside her beach bag.

  • Coastal Home

    Firmly Planted

    For most plants, the sandy soil of the coast lacks essential nutrients. Pack your garden with these hardy, coastal picks that can survive and thrive in a seaside environment.

  • Features

    The Best Coastal Courses

    Pack your clubs and call a caddie: A golf expert shares his favorite waterfront courses and the exceptional perks that make each one memorable

  • Features

    Way to Glow

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

  • Coastal Kitchen

    The Great Pumpkin

    Enjoy the flavors of the season with these tasty ways to use your gourd

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29 Delicious Salads

Our best and most flavorful salad recipes play more than just a supporting role, they are the star of the table.

Grilled Tuna Salad Nicoise