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Wishing You a Happy Mother's Day

by Sarah Wood

Mother's Day is almost here! Have you had a chance to say thanks to that special lady? If not, there's plenty of ways to show her how much you care in Southeast Georgia.  Here's a few ideas that might help.


It's hard to go wrong with a tasty Sunday brunch. The Farmer & The Larder in Brunswick is hosting a Sunday brunch featuring delicious items such as goat cheese & strawberry stuffed french toast w/ dark chocolate butter and eggs diablo w/ deviled crab cream sauce and roasted potatoes. Or take her to scenic St. Simon's Island for Mothers Day Brunch at The King & Prince Beach & Golf Resort.

Spa Day

Give your mom the pampering she deserves with a day at the spa.  On the Green Salon and Day Spa in St Mary's is the perfect escape featuring a full selection of spa services.


Of course, sweets always hit the mark when saying thanks. St Simons Sweets on Saint Simons Island is a fantastic sweets shop with many kinds of fudge, chocolate covered treats, ice cream, smoothies and more in the Village area.

Whatever you do, make sure you let mom know how special she is, and have a happy Mother's Day!

These Featured Homes in Kingsland Have it All

by Sarah Wood

These outstanding featured homes for sale in Kingsland offer tons of room, great features, and both set on beautifully landscaped lots.  These homes offer a lot for the money, so now is your chance to find the perfect home in Kingsland!

242 Laurel Landing Blvd, Kingsland

This stunning home has it all – open floor plan, updated kitchen, tile and wood floors, huge screened in back porch and gorgeous landscaping! With almost 2400sq feet, 3 beds, 2 baths, and a separate office, you family will have plenty of space to spread out. There’s also a new 19.2 SEER a/c that cuts cooling costs.

There’s much more to see, so visit the property detail page for more info and photos!

105 Lakeview Ct, Kingsland

If it’s lakefront living you’re looking for, then this is it! This 4 bedroom home features a family room with fireplace that opens to the kitchen and dining are overlooking the screened pool and lake.  You’ll be away from traffic noise in the beautiful cul-de-sac location. And it’s close to King’s Bay, schools and I-95!

There’s much more to see, so visit the property detail page for more info and photos!

Find Outstanding Food in Brunswick

by Sarah Wood

If you plan on buying a home in Brunswick, one thing you’ll appreciate is the fantastic food to be found here.  Brunswick boasts dozens of outstanding places to eat. has rated the best places to eat in Brunswick, and over half of them got over 4 stars, so that means there’s plenty of great food to go around.  Here’s a few of the top reviewed places to eat for you to try.

Indigo Coastal Shanty

Located in historic downtown Brunswick, their motto is “Where Vacation is a State of Mind.”  And you’ll take a vacation to the Caribbean with their amazing food and friendly service.  With signature plates like Sesame Crusted Catfish, "Jerked" Tostadas, and Bahamian Chicken Curry, you’ll certainly be coming back for seconds.

Millhouse Steakhouse Brunswick

For the best steaks in town, stop into the Millhouse.  Not only will you find outstanding steakhouse fare, but reasonable prices. Their $2 well drinks are all the rage, along with their friendly service. They offer a varied menu featuring seafood, steaks, ribs, burgers, and pastas.

Bubba Jax Crab Shack of Glynn

Of course there needs to be a great seafood restaurant on this list. Bubba Jax is one of those quintessential hole-in-the-wall seafood joints that are a great find.  Their outstanding fresh seafood can be had for a reasonable price. The small and cozy atmosphere add to the fun seafood dining experience.


Prepare to Sell Your Home

by Sarah Wood

Right now is the best time to sell your home. It’s a seller’s market in general. But just because homes are selling doesn’t mean your home will jump straight into a sale if you throw a sign on the front lawn.  There are preparations to be made to make sure you get the best price and sell as quickly as possible. Here are a few things you can do if you want to sell your home this spring.

Find Your Home’s Value

You need to find out the value of your home and other homes in your neighborhood.  You can start by using a market analysis tool like

Hire a Realtor

The right real estate professional makes all the difference.  They can help you learn the market and find the right buyers for your home. Magnolia Realty has over 30 years of experience helping people sell their homes in Camden and Charlton County.

Be Realistic

Homes don’t sell overnight. Be realistic about how long it will take to sell your home. Realize that the process can take several months. 

Spruce Up the Place

Fix as many things in your home as you can.  Clean it up, inside and out.  Landscape the yard, paint the walls, clean the carpets. Also make sure to declutter the shelves and counters.  Place as many things in storage as you can.  You want the buyers to see a clean slate where they can build their lives in their new home.

Have Fun in Camden County Parks

by Sarah Wood

Camden County is an ideal place to live for many reasons.  One of the main things that attracts people to move here is the natural beauty.  And the best way to experience it is in Camden County Parks. There are a number of outstanding parks located in St Marys, Kingsland, Woodbine, and throughout the county. Here’s a few you might want to check out.

St. Marys Civic Park 

A great place to go to play tennis, basketball, soccer, baseball, or just relax in the pavilion.  There’s also a playground to keep the kids busy.

Kingsland Lions Park

This is a hot spot during baseball season, with 4 fields, 3 t-ball fields, along with tennis and basketball courts, a skate park, walking path, and a playground.

Cornelia Jackson Memorial Park | Woodbine

Here’s an ideal park for cookouts and birthday parties with a screened pavilion and full-service kitchen.  You can also enjoy the large playground, along with picnic tables and grills and basketball court.

Folkston - The Perfect Community For Nature Lovers

by Sarah Wood

Are you looking to buy a home in southern Georgia that offers great recreational options? If so, then take a look at what Folkston has to offer. 

Folkston, is of course home to the famous Okefenokee Swamp.  Okefenokee Adventures partners with the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge to provide a whole host of activities in the refuge.  You can take a 90-minute guided boat tour and marvel at the wildlife, like alligators, ibis, egrets, great blue herons, little blues, green herons and more.  You can also take a sunset tour, or just go out on your own in a canoe or kayak.

Folkston itself is a great community, as the county seat of Charlton.  It began as a train depot in the early 1900’s, but has grown to a city of 4,000 residents today who retain their historic roots.  The original train depot has been restored and remains a popular attraction for train lovers.

An outstanding school system under the direction of Charlton County School District takes care of the students living in Folkston with several elementary schools and one high school.

Find the perfect home for sale in Charlton County today!

Our Top Featured Properties in St Mary's

by Sarah Wood

Are you looking to buy the perfect home in St Mary’s? Then we have just what you’re looking for!  These featured homes for sale in St Mary’s offer outstanding features and waterside living, whether it’s mother nature’s pool, or your own private pool.  Take a look at the great things in store for you with these beautiful homes.

113 New Hammock Cir, St. Marys, Georgia

Nestled in the trees sits this stunning waterfront home on Dark Entry Creek.  Enjoy the water from the kitchen window or from your own private dock! It’s the perfect place to relax with friends and family.  Inside you’ll find all of the features for gracious living, such as hardwood floors, large eat in kitchen, and covered back porch.

Visit the property detail page for more info and images!

332 Millers Branch Dr, St. Marys, Georgia

You just can’t beat the price on this level of luxury living. Not only do you have your own private pool, but amazing views to go with it as you enjoy the spectacular sunsets over the marshland. The luxury features continue inside with a large master suite complete with oversized walk-in shower, open kitchen with granite counters, and much more.

Visit the property detail page for more info and images!


Not what you’re looking for?  Then take a look at our other outstanding featured properties.

The Best Schools in Camden County

by Sarah Wood

Do you have kids still in school? If you plan on moving to Camden County, then there’s great news. has rated the top schools in Camden County. Of the 12 schools rated, 5 of them received a score of 8 out of 10 or above, based on factors such as test scores and reviews. 

Here’s the top 4 schools from that list and a link to find homes for sale near each school.

Sugarmill Elementary School
2885 Winding Rd Saint Marys, GA 31558
Homes For Sale Near Sugarmill Elementary School

Camden County High School
6300 Laurel Island Parkway Kingsland, GA 31548
Homes For Sale Near Camden County High School

Mary Lee Clark Elementary School
2900 Mickler Dr Saint Marys, GA 31558
Homes For Sale Near Mary Lee Clark Elementary School

Crooked River Elementary School
3570 Charlie Smith Sr Hwy Saint Marys, GA 31558
Homes For Sale Near Crooked River Elementary School

Kingsland Offers Up Amazing Food

by Sarah Wood

For a city of only 15,000 residents, Kingsland sure has a lot of great features packed into it.  And many of those great things is the outstanding food. There’s no need to leave Kingsland to find just about any food you’re in the mood for. has rated 54 restaurants in Kingsland. Here’s the top 3 that made the list.

Millhouse Steakhouse Kingsland

For the best steaks in Kingsland, Millhouse Steakhouse has what you’re looking for.  They also offer up sir fry & lomein, pasta, ribs & chops, fresh seafood, flatbreads, sandwiches, and burgers, along with an extensive bar. The only thing better than the food is the service!

Steffens Restaurant

Steffens is the perfect place to go in Kingsland if you’re in the mood for homemade meals made from scratch along with southern hospitality. This is a classic restaurant that’s been family owned since 1948.  They use locally sourced ingredients to support the local farmers whenever possible. They’re especially known for their Southern Fried Chicken and their award winning Eggs Benedict.


A unique dining experience in Kingsland, they specialize in succulent dishes such as pork chop sandwiches, poached tuna salad, baby back ribs, and beef wellington. Their dedicated staff focuses on creating dishes that are memorable and will keep you coming back for more.

Find the Perfect Home in Camden County

by Sarah Wood

Are looking to buy a home in the perfect community in Georgia?  Then take a look at all that the communities of St. Mary’s and Kingsland in Camden County have to offer!

If you’re looking for the perfect home by the water, then St Mary’s is the ideal solution.  You have easy access to the Cumberland Island National Seashore, along with being located on the North River and St Mary’s River. In addition to all the water sports you can enjoy, residents also spend time rock climbing, zip lining, tree climbing, and relaxing in one of the many parks. And with only 17,000 residents living in the city, you definitely won’t feel overcrowded.

Kingsland is another outstanding community, where history meets modern convenience.  Kingsland has a number of fantastic restaurants, such as Millhouse Steakhouse and Steffens Restaurant. And don’t worry about being able to find a school for your kids, as there are 12 public schools located in Kingsland.

Learn more about the great things in store for you in Camden County and to search for your dream home.

Here are some amazing homes for sale right now in St. Mary’s.

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