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    Scholarship Opportunities in Ponte Vedra Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | April 5, 2023

    by Cindy Moody If you have a senior in high school, I am guessing that most of you have just crossed the finish line in the daunting process of college admissions. Congratulations! Many of you tasked your senior with the job while chewing your nail beds down to nubs anxiously watching, some of you probably... Read More

    Secrets of the Break: Top Two Surf Spots in Northeast Florida

    By Jennifer Heller | April 3, 2023

    By Avery Little The peace of paddling out into the endless blue, the exhilaration of dropping into a wave, the first unforgettable ride and if you are lucky, the way your heart skips when a dolphin takes a breath next to the board. Surfing has become a way of life for some right here in... Read More

    1912 Ocean Bar & Rooftop in Ponte Vedra Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | March 30, 2023

    There’s a fantastic new dining experience coming to Ponte Vedra Beach soon. The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa will be opening the 1912 Ocean Bar & Rooftop to further enhance the Cabana Beach Club experience and it’s expected to be a dining venue like no other. This new addition is set to provide guests... Read More

    4 Best Parks in Jacksonville for Outdoor Adventures

    By Jennifer Heller | March 28, 2023

    by Traci Schrock, Graduating Senior at Fletcher High School The Northeast Florida Environment provides a ton of different outdoor activities to try in a range of about two hours, from clear blue springs such as Silver Springs, to unique beaches like Jekyll Island.  However, if you are not wanting to drive that far from the... Read More

    4 Interior Paint Color Tips to Appeal to Potential Buyers

    By Jennifer Heller | March 27, 2023

    By Karen Tyrrell Looking to freshen up your home to appeal to more buyers? Paint will be your best friend!  There is no one “right” interior paint color that will guarantee a quick sale of your house, as different buyers have different preferences and tastes. However, there are some general guidelines you can follow to... Read More

    Senior Living Spotlight: Starling at Nocatee

    By Jennifer Heller | March 21, 2023

    Studies show that as we age there are benefits to a busy social calendar. For seniors this can mean better sleep by staying physically active. The lifestyle benefits that come from living in an independent or assisted living facility are abundant. Independent and assisted living facilities offer a multitude of activities from bingo, bocce, pickleball,... Read More

    Interior Designs Stores at the Beach

    By Willow Logue | March 18, 2023

    In need of a little spring refresh, a whole house redo or a present for a friend? These local shops, and the interior designers associated with them, are perfect for all three.  Boxwood & Birch – Ponte Vedra Beach: Boxwood & Birch recently renovated and expanded  to include tableware, women’s luxury small goods such as... Read More

    5 Peaceful Places in Jacksonville to Visit

    By Jennifer Heller | March 17, 2023

    Written by Kyah Williams, 2023 Ponte Vedra Focus Blog Scholarship Winner Life can get pretty busy, as we all know. Sometimes a break is just simply needed, somewhere to go in between meetings or on the weekends. Your body, and mind, need rest. It’s necessary to perform well at anything and everything you do. It’s... Read More

    Neighborhood Spotlight: TPC Sawgrass

    By Jennifer Heller | March 10, 2023

    One of the most established and highly coveted communities in Ponte Vedra Beach is also home to THE PLAYERS Championship every spring. Sawgrass Players Club, lovingly known as TPC Sawgrass, is an established planned unit development that comes with a boatload of history. TPC Sawgrass History Early 1970s: TPC Sawgrass was developed by Jimmy Stockton... Read More

    Mortgage Gift Funds: What You Need To Know

    By Jennifer Heller | March 1, 2023

    by Aaron Bacus and Kelly Capozzi, First Coast Mortgage Funding Gift funds have been a hot topic recently for those looking to buy a home. So what exactly is a gift fund and can a buyer accept funds from anyone? Let’s dive into the nitty gritty! Gift funds are funds given to someone buying a... Read More