Archive for July, 2009

Smiles to Miley

July 22nd, 2009



The fan letters to Miley Cyrus continue to pour into Seaside Sisters! Many an excited tweener has entered the store clutching a hand-penned letter with hopes that their fav star will receive it personally.

Well girls, rest assured that your letters do indeed reach Miley!
So keep those cards and letters coming! And let us know if you have your own Miley Sighting…we’ll post your story/photos on our blog!

What a Weekend!

July 20th, 2009


Local Ben Templeton had been circling this shark hat for
weeks…now he’s the proud shark daddy!

Business was hopping on Tybee this weekend!  Our little shop of eclectic fabulousness was just brimming with shoppers…housewares, baubles and yard art were the top sellers!

Not to fret on being low on inventory though… a trip to the Atlanta Gift Mart will bring lots of nifty new items to the store. As well, we’ve just gotten a shipment of funky beaded jewelry and clocks to boot!

Being the fashion forward mecca that we are, we found these folks donning some of our fav head gear!

Not to be outdone, Ava Feneberger, models the latest
in Seaside Sister head and eye wear!
Fabulous dahling!

As Seen in July/August Edition of HEALTH Magazine!!!

July 7th, 2009

We’re Number ONE!!!!

America’s Healthiest Beach and Lake Getaways

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By Karen Cicero
From Health magazine

Whether you have a week or a weekend to get away this summer, weknow your vacation time is precious. You want to land where you cantruly relax, breathe fresh air, get in some exercise, and eat well. Andyou want to do it all without breaking the bank. That’s why we teamedup with a panel of travel and health experts to help us find the healthiest of the nation’s most popular beach and lake towns.

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They evaluated air and water quality, the abundance of parks, the cost of a hotel room, and moreto zero in on the top-10-healthiest getaways, where rejuvenation andfun are practically guaranteed. When you’re ready for thatmuch-deserved vacay, you won’t go wrong with one of these 10 shorebets.

1. Tybee Island, Georgia
A barrier island about 18 miles east of Savannah, low-key Tybee boastsa 3-mile stretch of beach that our judges labeled “magnificent,”complete with gorgeous water. “The beaches here rarely havewater-quality problems,” says panelist and water-quality expert NancyStoner, who is very picky about where she dips a toe in.
Exercise is a way of life on Tybee.

There are sunrise yoga classes on North Beach, and biking is thepreferred mode of transportation. “You can leave your car parked andbike just about anywhere on the tiny island,” says judge Elizabeth Joy,MD, a family-and-sports-medicine physician. And if you forget yourgear, just rent a ride from one of the bike shops—trailer bikes for thekiddies and roller skates are available, too.

The island also has the least expensive lodgings, on average, of allthe towns on our list. And its eateries serve up an abundance ofgood-for-you fare like fish tacos, salads, and veggie-filledsandwiches. “The restaurants serve simple, heart-healthy dishes,” saysjudge Ruth Frechman, RD, a spokeswoman for the American DieteticAssociation.

Tybee offers something for everyone—and that’s why it tops our list of healthy summer escapes.

Stay here: Rooms at the 17th Street Inn (startingat $125 per night) have full kitchens, so you can make your own healthymeals. Want to be near the beach? You can’t get closer than the DesotoBeach Hotel (starting at $179.95 per night).

Patriotic Pandemonium

July 3rd, 2009


Happy 4th Y’all! Lots of visitors and locals stopped by the shop today to start the 4th of July festivities and meet our first lady of elocution….Mary Kay Andrews. Mary Kay was IN THE HOUSE (or on the porch) signing her amazing new book “The Fixer Upper”… so many folks came by to meet her that we temporarily ran out of books….(Lawdy NO!)….but we quickly remedied that and the queue reformed with avid fans!

Claudia, Carolyn and Christina….. this trio rocked their new
July 4th lids purchased at Seaside Sisters, of course!


Another amazing Seaside Sisters seasonal display…
these Sisters know how to celebrate!

Sister Susan and Mary Kay Andrews! Fab Hat, Mary Kay!

Thanks to everyone that stopped by to visit, meet Mary Kay and hang with the gang at Seaside Sisters….y’all be safe, enjoy the fireworks and USA! USA! USA!