Monthly Archive: December 2008

Network to Increase Your Business

By: Nick Deonas The best way to increase your business is to increase your business opportunities. If you ask nine out of ten business owners today, what is the one thing

Fernandina Beach Night Parades

Fernandina Beach held the first “Lighted Boat Parade” directly after the annual “Night, Lighted Christmas Parade” on Saturday evening. Check out the video for all of the excitement!

Boiled Blue Crabs

Our favorite Shrimp Boat Captain called and we picked up thirty pounds of some pretty shrimp this weekend which may likely be on of the last catches for the season. Then we received a call from another friend and had…
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Why Amelia Island?

“Why Amelia Island”? You hear folks ask. You and I know why we love Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island, Florida, know everyone else can, too!

Cat Crashed Fever

I apologize for not posting the Search Amelia Web site yesterday, something crashed on my computer and the mouse was missing!

Consignment Stores are Thriving

By: Nick Deonas The difficult economy has caused many Americans to take a second look at what they are buying. We are now asking ourselves questions such as, ‚ÄúDo I really need this? If I do, can I get it…
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Mayport Ferry

Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island residents should know The St. Johns River Ferry will be closed for 18 days early in 2009. The Jacksonville Port Authority has extensive work planned for the Jean Ribault. The dates haven‚Äôt been established yet,…
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Fernandina Beach and Yulee Parades

There are three parades on Saturday, December 13th. Yulee has a parade at 9:00 am along with their holiday festival. Fernandina Beach has the annual night ‚Äúlighted‚Äù parade at 6:00 pm followed by a boat parade at 8:00 pm at…
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Gingerbread Cookies

‘Tis the season to overload on sweets so go ahead and bake some cookies this weekend. This is a wonderful recipe and fun to decorate with the children in your life!

How to Name Your Children

A psychiatrist was conducting a group therapy session with four young Mothers and their small children. ‘You all have obsessions,’ he observed. To the first mother, he said, ‘You are

The Expat’s Corner

In a world where there is more information “on the fly” than anyone can comprehend without going “nuts”, the “herd” mentality becomes the accepted comfort zone. What’s good for the ‘herd” cannot be bad for me, is what most people…
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The Big Three are Unsinkable, for Now

By: Nick Deonas When Congressmen are running for re-election they depend on union support, many of them got it from the auto workers union. Did you think for one minute that there would not be tax dollar relief on the…
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Blistur to Perform at Rivers Edge

December 12, 2008, the Jacksonville Rock Band, Blistur, will be playing for one night at River’s Edge Sports Bar on 14th Street in Fernandina Beach. Check out our Event Calendar for more information.