By Stephenie Craig After three years of talking about moving to Florida, we listed our house thinking it might sell in six months to a year. Twelve days later we were thrust into disruption when the house sold and the reality of a cross country move set in. In some...
Have you ever considered what makes your spa experience more than satisfying? Welcome to the truly exceptional Henderson Spa! You can experience the ideal escape from your busy life when you enter into an entirely, soothing and different world at the Henderson Spa. Just down the road, you can escape to...
By Stephenie Craig “We are limiting screen time because future research is going to show negative impacts of screens and social media on developing brains.” Insert eye roll from 3 boys who sometimes wish I wasn’t a therapist. Kids born in 2007, the iphone release year, are now 17 and...
By Doug Stauffer In the heart of Niceville, a remarkable story unfolded at Grace Rides, a sanctuary where humans share a journey of healing and growth with horses. Founded in 2008 by Sherry Hall and her husband, Steve, Grace Rides has transformed from a modest pilot program at the Oak Heaven...
The Miracle Molecule of Wellness and Destin Success Story PART 2! By Scott Andrews Throughout history, humanity has been captivated by the quest for eternal youth, with legends of rejuvenating springs that promise eternal vitality. In today’s scientific frontier, this quest has materialized not through mythical waters, but via a groundbreaking...
Okaloosa County’s Mosquito Control technicians will begin night spraying operations Countywide in mid to late April and early May. Broadcast treatment is conducted in the evening and is required by State Law to be justified. Justification is based on mosquito population surveillance data and other methods. Treatments will begin...
By Bernadette Canut, Public Outreach Coordinator And Amy Anguiano, Field Biologist If Florida mosquitoes weren’t bad enough, yellow flies are here to steal their thunder. These devilish insects will begin to arrive around mid-April and normally stick around for six weeks. They are quiet flyers and are hard to hear...
By Michelle Ruschman There’s no doubt that most people would see our area as abundant, and it is. We live where other people work all year to get to and snowbirds spend entire seasons with us. We have a thriving military community as well as many successful small business owners...
By Stephenie Craig When did you last interact with a difficult person? Maybe the difficult person has anger problems, behaves with superiority, doesn’t treat others the way they expect to be treated or is generally unkind, mean or rude. Sometimes you might label people as difficult when they have different...
By Michelle Ruschman Two criteria that are invaluable in looking for a healthcare provider are their investment in the community and what drives their care. Dr. Jake Hawkins, an orthopaedic surgeon with Orthopaedic Associates, grew up in the Destin area and knows it well. He and his wife, Caroline, were...