40 Snowbird Hacks, Tips

Basic everyday household items such as glassware can easily be repurposed in your snowbird home   40 Snowbird Hacks, Tips No one wants to haul a bunch of limited use household items to/from their snowbird home, nor is it practical to purchase everything while away…

Pet Prep Countdown

Ramp training was essential for Bodie to access our vehicle Snowbird Pet Prep As the leaves turn vibrant colors and the weather changes, your pet’s preparations are likely in the advanced stages of completion. Every snowbird season the needs of your pet should be reassessed…

Countdown to Departure

COUNTDOWN TO DEPARTURE 14 Point Checklist prior to heading South On the way home our third season, we decided to change our transportation to a full sized SUV for maximum cargo space and easier accessibility for our large dog ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Many snowbirds retreat to their…

The Off Season

Summer weekend getaway to Chicago along the River Esplanade   The Off Season Besides daydreaming about their warm climate home, what do snowbirds do during the off season? Embrace Your Primary Home It’s easy to get swept up in your winter home, after all it’s…

It’s a Dog’s Life

Dogs Rule in Our Snowbird Community Etiquette for Snowbird Dogs, Owners There’s no doubt about it, dogs rule in our snowbird community. They are virtually everywhere — on the sidewalk, in vehicles and pet strollers, on the beach and balconies  /patios and even the outdoor…

Midlife Snowbird Blog

  Coastal colors of the Emerald Coast of Florida, our Southern home Welcome to Midlife Snowbird Many people dream about escaping the frozen winter for life as a snowbird. And they wonder what it’s really like, how to make it happen, where to go and…