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The Gulfarium-Okaloosa Island

4 Shell-ey’s The Gulfarium on Okaloosa Island is a very small version of Sea World.  I enjoy taking my son on rainy days.  Plus, it’s right across the street from Destin West so it’s a great activity for us when staying at our condo on Okaloosa Island.  The shows are cute, but mostly it’s just […]

Fun for the Family

The Gulfarium-Okaloosa Island

4 Shell-ey’s The Gulfarium on Okaloosa Island is a very small version of Sea World.  I enjoy taking my son on rainy days.  Plus, it’s right across the street from Destin West so it’s a great activity for us when staying at our condo on Okaloosa Island.  The shows are cute, but mostly it’s just […]

Kite Festival-Okaloosa Island

5 Shell-ey’s I love our area!! There are so many things to do down here.  And because of that, we often just walk into free fun things to do on the beautiful Florida Panhandle.  In April, we headed out for the day to let the kids play in the ocean at Destin West on Okaloosa […]

Emerald Coast Volleyball Week-Okaloosa Island

The Emerald Coast Volleyball Week or Fudpucker Beach Volleyball Tournament was this weekend on Okaloosa Island and man did it look like fun!!  Our condos were packed out and booked up.  I headed out on a sunny Saturday to take some pictures for y’all and to see what it’s all about.  The Boardwalk parking lot […]

Food & Dining

Ali’s Bistro-Fort Walton Beach

4.5 Shell-ey’s Ali’s Bistro is a cute little restaurant in downtown Fort Walton Beach.  It “used” to be a place called Big City Cafe which was definitely a “Shelley’s Fav” but sadly it closed probably during the downside of the economy.  So, I thought I must give the new restaurant that took its place a […]

A Cupcakery by the Sea-Fort Walton Beach

5 Shell-ey’s I am always on the look-out for a new bakery and I am always willing to try fresh-baked desserts at any given moment.  So how I missed this adorable cupcakery maybe 1.5 miles from our condo at Destin West, I’ll never know.  But what I DO know is that the cupcakes were divine […]

Helen Back-Okaloosa Island

3 Shell-ey’s from Shelley 5 Shell-ey’s from Jon Here’s to you Jon (my vacationing tenant who recommended I give Helen Back a try).The urge to try the Helen Back devilish pizza started with a vacationing tenant of mine.  I got a call from Jon prior to his arrival on Okaloosa Island.  He was planning a […]

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