Blog Posts by Whitney Martin

I love the food choices in the Pensacola area. It ranges from great seafood to great southern home-style dishes. The wonderful thing about dinning out in Pensacola is the seaside and southern atmosphere. Live music on the weekends gives you a whole experience in one evening. Here are the best restaurants for a date night in Pensacola! The 5 Best Restaurants for a Date Night in Pensacola If you love oysters Peg Leg Pete’s on Pensacola Beach is the place for you. They have indoor and covered outdoor seating. We love going early and ordering an appetizer and enjoying the live music and entertain... read more

I know a lot of families who have their children in music classes and it's a great way for kids to explore and learn music. Here are a few ideas of places to start looking for a new private instructor or group classes. If you are looking for music lessons for kids in Pensacola, I LOVE Kindermusik classes . I first went a Kindermusik class when I was a nanny many years ago. The children loved the class because of Kindermusik’s great interactive staff. Nothing is more fun that parent and child class where you’re exploring music and meeting new people! Pensacola Kids Jam, LLC (Kindermusik) Class... read more

Must Love Dogs I love my dogs Aspen Raine a Gold Retriever Mix and Roman Ulysess a Siberian Husky. They complete our home. The best thing about moving to Pensacola is there are some pretty great places you can take your pet for some fun recreation. Most of the city is very pet friendly and I have found some great dog parks in Pensacola that I'd like to share. 1. Dog Park at Lake Frederic on NAS Pensacola (East of Sherman Marina) Free easy access dog beach. It’s been litter free every time I’ve visited. The parking can be difficult when it’s a busy weekend. I normally go to this beach just to ... read more

I love nothing more than going to the thrift store and finding something awesome. One of my most recent finds was an ugly, gaudy gold peacock set. I took it home spray painted and they look fabulous in my Peacock themed room. (see photo below) Thrift stores are hit and miss, so please don’t get discouraged. Check off season for clothing. If you need jeans or work dress pants Summer is the season to get them. If you’re looking for shorts or tank tops try in October through February. I recently found a great thrift store in Pensacola, but the good news is they have locations all over the Florid... read more

Looking for healthy food alternatives in the Pensacola area? I’ve enlisted the help from all my neighbors and coworkers to find out where to get all the organic or locally grown goods. Health Food Stores in Pensacola Ever’man Natural Foods Ever’man Natural Foods has been serving the Pensacola area for over 40 years. Ever’man is located in the gorgeous historic Pensacola. It’s a co-op with a $12 yearly family membership. They boast at having the largest variety of products grown within 150 miles of the Pensacola area. Alternative Health Food Store Alternative Health Food Store is located in Pa... read more