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Paint Your Fresh Air Home

Fresh Air Home Tybee IslandWhat do you call it when you volunteer during your island vacation?  It’s one of the best ways to live like a local.  This weekend, we’ve got a special opportunity for you to experience our voluntourism.  We won’t ask you to paint your wagon, but you sure can paint your Fresh Air Home in Tybee Island!

“Every summer the Fresh Air Home (FAH) opens its doors to hundreds of Savannah area children!   The mission of the Home is to improve the health of the children, to build character, and to help … read more

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The Pink Train Rolls Into Tybee

Paint Georgia Pink TrainIt’s Mardi Gras this weekend and even our guests are joining us for the parade.  Come enjoy the fun as the Pink Train rolls into Tybee!  Our Mermaid guests staying at Basking Under The Tybee Sun are from Paint Georgia Pink.  They’ll be in this year’s Tybee Mardi Gras parade again with Savannah Waste & Recycling’s Pink Train.

“We are here promoting our September 20, 2014 event, the Paint Coastal Georgia Pink Man Olympics and 5k Walk for Breast Cancer.   Man Olympics has been described as “Field Day for Grown-Ups”.  Guys (and women too!) will compete in events such as Washers, Football Toss, Putt-Putt, Darts,  Corn Hole, Basketball Free Throw, and Horse Shoes.  While they are competing, we will also take a 5k Walk around beautiful Tybee Lighthouse to raise funds and bring awareness to Tybee Island.  Although our event takes place on Tybee, we are raising money to benefit The Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial … read more

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Mermaids Make A Difference At Second Harvest

Mermaids Make A Difference T-ShirtOne of our brand standards at Mermaid Cottages is our commitment to conservation and volunteer opportunities in our area.  We put on our Mermaids Make A Difference T-shirts and Mermaid hats and we dig in to help where we’re needed.  This Saturday, February 1st, is when our Mermaids make a difference at Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia.  Each month, Second Harvest volunteers pack approximately 765 boxes of food to be delivered to local senior citizens in need.  Many times, our seniors are forced to choose between refilling their prescription medications, paying utilities and buying food.

The mission of the food bank is to feed the hungry by distributing nutritious food to nonprofit agencies and at risk elderly and youth, to assist in disaster relief, and work towards long term solutions to hunger and poverty. Their statement of purpose is “Utilizing food and education to improve lives and create a Hunger-Free community”…. read more

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Method cleaning products

I just love method cleaning products. I love how the packaging looks. I love how it smells. I love how it cleans. I love the lack of extra packaging that isn’t needed. I even love the various names of the products. We try and use method in our cottages when we clean. I’m not a paid endorser i just love method!!

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This is the tablet. Best of all they work

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Third Annual Mermaids Who Create Retreats

2nd Annual Mermaids Who Create Retreat

…and the characters came forth to reveal themselves  during my Mermaids Who Create Retreat by the sea…

 

Mermaid Cottages is now accepting applications for our Third Annual Mermaids Who Create Retreats, February 6, 7, 8 and 9 in 2014.

Published authors, writers, bloggers, screen writers, playwrights and journalists, and photographers and painters are invited to apply for a complimentary Mermaids Who Create Retreat.  All applications will be considered and invitations will be awarded via email on February 2, 2014.

Please copy and email this application request to mermaidmona@outlook.com (Mermaid Mona) no later than February 1, 2014.

Name:

Email Address:

Mailing Address:

Cell Phone:

Brief Biography:

Title(s) of Last Book(s), date of publication, and publishing house of my latest Book(s):

 

Title(s) of Published Works in Journalism, Newspapers, Print, etc, Name of Publication (Magazine, Newspaper,  etc) and Date Published:

Title(s) and date(s) of public art shows, art contests, art competitions, an offers:

The dates for the Third Mermaids Who Create Retreats are February 6, 7, 8 and 9 in 2014. … read more

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Beach Retreats For Heroes 2012

Mermaid Cottages announces Beach Retreats For Heroes 2012!  Our second annual Beach Retreats For Heroes is about to get underway November 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th, 2012.

Beach Retreats For Heroes 2012

Each year, Mermaid Cottages  invites heroes currently serving in the United States Armed Forces and their families to come enjoy a Mermaid Cottages Beach Retreat over this four-day weekend.  We want to share our Cottage Charm and Coastal Calm with those who serve as our way to say Thank You to our heroes…. read more

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Beach Retreats For Heroes

UPDATE:  2012 Beach Retreats For Heroes

The dates for our next Beach Retreats For Heroes will be announced the fourth week of October.  Please follow us for the latest updates!

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Mermaid Cottages announces Beach Retreats For Heroes

We’re inviting heroes currently serving in the United States Armed Forces and their families to come enjoy a Mermaid Cottages Beach Retreat this weekend.  We want to share our cozy cottages and our historic homes with those who serve as our way to say Thank You to our heroes.

Our men and women who serve in the military, their spouses, their children and their families are our modern day heroes who inspire us to make a differenceMermaid Cottages makes a difference by giving back to those who serve.

Our Beach Retreats For Heroes is open to the active military heroes who qualify:

*  One complimentary cottage per qualified active military service person and/or spouse or group of spouses, based on availability

*  Available dates are November 10,11,12 and 13, 2011

*  Includes all nightly cottage rental rates and taxes.  All you pay is the Housekeeping Fee and Pet Fee (if appliable)

*  Recreation, dining, entertainment and travel costs not included

Mermaid Denise and Mermaid Jan are waiting to coordinate your Mermaid Cottages Beach Retreat For Heroes.  Please call them at 912 655 6525 to book your getaway.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and our blogs to find out when we’re hosting our next Beach Retreats For Heroes!   Thank you to everyone who serves and for inspiring Mermaid Cottages to make a difference!

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Cosmo-pawlitan: Walk For The Animals

Cosmo is on a journey and he invites you to come along.  He’s this week’s issue of Cosmo-pawlitan: Walk For The Animals!

Cosmo-pawlitan: Walk For The Animals

Cosmo wants YOU!

Support Cosmo – and the Nebraska Humane Society!

It’s Walk For The Animals Time!!!

It is time to celebrate Cosmo’s continued support for the Nebraska Humane Society! Cosmo will once again participate in the Walk for the Animals and would very much appreciate your sponsorship!

Almost 12 years ago, Cosmo was rescued by the Nebraska Humane Society, so this is a very big deal for him! Hopefully you’ll agree and donate to this great cause!

Please click Cosmos’ SUPPORT ME button to donate to Cosmo’s efforts! … read more

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Mermaids In Our Midst: My Hair Raising 40th Birthday

by Missy Ben Yehoshua, Special Guest **PINK** Mermaid Blogger

Mermaids In Our Midst: My Hair Raising 40th Birthday

I have stayed at many of the wonderful Mermaid Cottages over the years. Each is as individual as their name. All are charming, cozy and comfortable. They’re stocked with everything you could want or need. I’ve stayed for girls’ weekend getaways, family trips, working vacations and for charity functions. Diane and her staff have always been friendly and accommodating to whatever needs the trip requires. Anytime I plan a trip to Tybee Island or the Savannah area, I stay with Mermaid Cottages and recommend them highly to my friends. Your stay will always be memorable and enjoyable. … read more

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Ocean Conservancy: Commit To Take On Trash

Ocean Conservancy: Commit To Take On Trash has inspired us to take this pledge and we hope you will, also.  Mermaids Make A Difference.  Working together we all can make a difference, too!

Ocean Conservancy: Commit To Take On Trash

“It might be hard to imagine, but the trash on our streets and in our neighborhoods inevitably ends up in our waterways, beginning a long, slow march to the ocean. The plastic wrapper you see on the sidewalk could very well end up on the beach or in our ocean. And all of this debris is having a real impact on our ecosystem…. read more

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