5 ways to stay fit on a Siesta Key Vacation.

April 22, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


We wait for the moment when we can just stop, and enjoy the moment. There is no need to feel guilty when you get home from vacation, when there are so many great outdoor activities to keep you in shape. Beach Yoga~Please Bring A Towel Or A Mat, Drinking Water, and your cash donation. Classes […]

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Romantic Dining In Siesta Key

April 21, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


Ophelia’s on the Bay~Enjoy waterside dining, inside or on the marina side deck.  An enchanting venue for a special event as you can watch tropical birds among the mangrove islands,  see dolphins, blue herons, and other sea life pass by.  The Chef is coming up with new ideas to enhance the menu of globally inspired cuisine […]

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Easter Dining and Events on Anna Maria Island 2017

April 11, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


Easter means something different to everyone. To us it is a celebration of the Risen Savior, starting with Worship and then time to enjoy family and friends. If you have children, maybe and egg hunt, and  gift exchange , along with family time, with a meal to celebrate. If you are on Anna Maria Island this […]

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Beach’n Food Truck, Car Show and Music Festival, 2017

April 4, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


Beach N Food Festival is making it’s Debut Saturday April 8, from 10 am – 10 pm.  This is a celebration of music, food, arts and crafts, helps raise money for Manatee County Seniors Scholarship program. There will also be a Car show, and  display from 10am until 3pm. A special Kids Zone will have […]

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Romantic Dining on Anna Maria Island

March 30, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


Several times a year we are faced with those special opportunities to show our love. Valentine’s Day, proposals, weddings, anniversaries just to name a few. How do you make the most of a romantic gesture? Whether you are here to get engaged, renew your vows, or just show appreciation for each other, Anna Maria Island […]

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Sea Shelling and other beach treasures on your Florida Vacation

March 25, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


Island getaways usually have  certain expectations. Lounging at the beach, wind in my face, sand in my toes and refreshing gulf coast waters to cool off. If you are like most, there is time set aside for sea shell collecting. Whether it is to commemorate your adventure, or to use it for decor, most families end […]

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St. Patrick’s Day 2017 Celebrating on the Florida Gulf Coast.

March 15, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


If you are Irish or pretending to be, there are several activities to spice up your Island fun. From Live Music, to great food and drink, St. Patrick’s Day is always a good time. The Anna Maria Island/Bradenton area: Most of the activities are in the evening for adults, but Sunday on Anna Maria Island […]

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Spring Events, on the Florida Gulf Coast.

February 25, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


The Central Gulf Coast isn’t just a great place to visit in March because of the wonderful spring weather—there’s also a month full of great activities and events! Starting in mid-February and going through the end of March, spring training is going on for baseball teams.  These five teams are training within a short drive […]

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Great Seafood in Indian Rocks/Shores.

February 14, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


The Gulf of Mexico is famous for the fresh catches brought in buy the local commercial fishermen. Take advantage of the local eateries serving up the finest dishes to tantalize your appetite for seafood. From the simple pleasures of fish tacos, grouper sandwiches to the finer selections of Crab, Mahi, Swordfish and more. What’s on […]

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Best pastries and desserts on Anna Maria Island

February 7, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


You may be living a healthy lifestyle, but face it, when you are on vacation, you deserve to splurge! There are so many options for breakfast, mid-day snacks or after-dinner delectables that you may just skip some meals in favor of these tasty treats. So, where can you go to get satisfaction for your food […]

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Spring Training for Major League Baseball on the Florida Gulf Coast.

December 2, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


Florida’s Major League spring training is a large tourist attraction for many sports fans. Several stadiums are close to most of our winter havens. Whether you stay all season or make a holiday trip, plan to catch a game with your favorite team. Schedule a tour behind the scenes, visit the dugouts, or just sit back and […]

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Anna Maria Island Vacation, Dining at Thanksgiving 2016.

November 23, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


Thanksgiving is a time to reflect, the blessings we receive. If you are lucky enough to be Island bound for the Holidays, we have a few suggestions for Dinner. Whether you are looking for dining casual on the beach or the finest gourmet food, these restaurants, have sacrificed their Holiday to make yours special.  Find […]

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Symphony in the Sand on Anna Maria Island.

November 5, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


Coquina beach hosts this 3 day celebration of  music in the “Key of  Sea”, beginning Friday  evening Nov. 11 , 6pm-11pm. This event expanded, kicking off  with the country stylings of American  musician John Michael Montgomery, sharing the stage with Ray Scott and Walker McGuire, and local TV and Radio personalities  to Emcee the weekend […]

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Best burgers on Anna Maria Island.

November 2, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


Who doesn’t crave a great burger? You may be scouting for the greatest seafood, but there are those days when nothing stifles your craving for a juicy burger. Here are are few to choose from On your Anna Maria Island Vacation. The original Duffy’s was the beginning of great burgers. On the Island since 1058, […]

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The Trail of Treats on Anna Maria Island

October 20, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


This longstanding tradition is one of my favorites. Halloween costumes are getting more and more creative. When Merchants open their doors to the variety of princesses and pirates, creatures and critters, come marching down the lane, it melts your heart. Monday, Oct. 31, the Trail of Treats starts in the AMI Chamber Parking lot from […]

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Great Seafood on Anna Maria Island

October 13, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


When you come to an Island Beach town, you can’t help but notice the harbor fishing boats, bringing in the daily catch.  Anna Maria Island, pride’s itself on the regional seafood served here. If you ask the locals where they eat, you’ll find, several of the main road, laid back, meet your neighbor kind of Pubs. Starting with three […]

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Fishing Charters on Anna Maria Island.

September 24, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


Part of the draw to Anna Maria Island is the small town charm. Relaxing on the beach is wonderful for most days, but that itch to be on open water makes fishing a great option. Taking your family and friends saltwater fishing lends the opportunity to see some of the most amazing sea creatures. Between casting and reeling is […]

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Bay Fest on Anna Maria Island

August 19, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


Bayfest one of the most anticipated, annual festivals on Anna Maria Island. It is a celebration of food, music, arts and crafts. This family-friendly event, is open for everyone to participate with no entrance fees. Saturday, October 15, 2016, on the North end of Anna Maria Island Florida on Pine Ave.               If you have children […]

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Anna Maria Island’s, July 4th Festivities.

July 2, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


The Anna Maria Island Annual July 4th Parade and Fireworks! The Anna Maria Island Privateers, are  hosting their annual 4th of July Parade to celebrate the Birth of America to raise proceeds for “Pirates for Kids & Community”. So put on your  Red, White and Blue. and join in the festivities. Don’t be shy to offer donations, to the […]

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Best Ice Cream on Anna Maria Island.

June 21, 2016 by Tammy DeLosh


When you spend the day laying on the beach, riding your bikes, playing tennis or just exploring the many tropical preserves, the best relief is Ice Cream. We have tried each place and painstakingly struggled through many flavors. If was grueling, right?  Some of the best memories are walking the town, window shopping with a […]

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