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Beach homes

Second House Porn To Take Your Breath Away: Frank Lloyd Wright Goes to the Beach!

By Candy Evans | December 21, 2010 | 8 Comments

Oh my, now Jupiter Island is lovely, and I could tan myself into some basal cells on that private beach, but this is the place Elin should make Tiger pony up for her and the kids: the Cooke House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Virginia Beach, VA. See, everyone dreams of having perfect homes. […]

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Bed Bugs & Bed Bug Etiquette for Home Holiday Entertaining: Keep Your Coat Off My Bed

By Candy Evans | December 16, 2010 | Comments Off on Bed Bugs & Bed Bug Etiquette for Home Holiday Entertaining: Keep Your Coat Off My Bed

This post in Brick Underground got me thinking and of course, I’ve emailed it to my Manhattan-dwelling son who is coming home this weekend without, I sincerely hope, any critters in his luggage. He is upset that I bought him one of those canvas-cooker deals to kill off any bedbugs that might stick to his […]

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Michael Jordan’s Bear’s Club Florida Estate Features 28,000 Square Feet, Where’s the Water?

By Candy Evans | December 6, 2010 | 2 Comments

You do recall former NBA champ Michael Jordan.  Not only is he known as “the greatest basketball player of all times” but he is gaining a rap as the greatest home builder of all times! Jordan is completing a 28,000 square foot mansion in The Bears’ Club, Palm Beach County, Florida, near where Tiger Woods […]

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Second Shelters: Why I Started a Blog for the Most Important Real Estate Purchase of Your Life

By Candy Evans | December 2, 2010 | 3 Comments

I’ve never really told you why I started a blog called SecondShelters. Truth is, I wanted to call it SecondHomes, but the URL was already taken. I like the word “shelter” because that is the purpose a home serves — it is really a shelter from the elements, from the big, bad world. As a […]

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Roatan—Really?

By Candy Evans | October 10, 2010 | Comments Off on Roatan—Really?

So I’ve just finished reading an article in USA TODAY about Roatan, that beautiful 37-mile long island off the coast of Honduras that is a paradise for scuba divers and snorkeling, because it holds the world’s second largest barrier reef. I know – I was out there last April. I’m reading along – yeah, yeah […]

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