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EXPLAINING

Explaining Homelessness to a Four Year Old

Here in Charleston, you’ve heard about the clearing of Tent City-the tiny house project and the multitude of non-profits, higher education institutions and concerned citizens looking out for the 5,040 homeless men, women, and children living in the streets of the Holy City. I’m ashamed to say I never really thought much about this epidemic […]

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& BE MERRY

Eat, Drink, Be Merry: Park Circle Edition

I moved to Park Circle eight years ago, and I can say with certainty that I still have not tired of the restaurants in this neighborhood. If you’ve never ventured over here…what are you waiting for?!?! Here is a (very abbreviated) cheat sheet of Park Circle restaurants that you should check out. Like, now. (**Warning: […]

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GUEST

Rosemary’s Smile

A huge smile beamed across the room of our Babygarten library circle, and a gentle soul with blond hair looked up at me.  My friend Danielle introduced me to Rosemary, commenting that “she always has the best smile.”  She was right.  It was one of the brightest smiles that I had ever seen.  When she […]

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BUYING

Buying a Piece of My Heart

Today we bought our Charleston house, something I’ve been dreaming about since the first moment I came here to tour the College nearly 15 years ago.  The instant love of Charleston is something most people feel, and it’s a big reason why nearly 45 people a day move here to call this beautiful place home! […]

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10 Things

10 Things I’ve Learned as a Transplant to CHS

Manners count: use your sir and ma’am. It felt so foreign to me the first time I used “ma’am” and even more so when someone said it to me! I am someone who takes manners very seriously so I immediately asked around about what, how, and when my kids should use the terms of respect. […]

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TOP 10

Top 10 Parks & Playgrounds In Summerville

There’s nothing I love more than watching my kids swing, smell the flowers, make new friends, and run around without the confines of a fenced-in back yard. Hence, why we love spending time at parks and playgrounds. Being from Columbia, South Carolina, we pretty much knew every playground the city had to offer, so moving […]

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Charleston Summer Bucket List {50+ Ideas for Fun with Kids}

Charleston offers so many wonderfully fun activities for summer.  This year, I am looking for lots of fun with the kids all around the city we love. Join me and check off these fun activities on Charleston Moms Blog’s Top 50 Summer Bucket List. Downtown Enjoy hands-on fun through the many exhibits at the Children’s Museum […]

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Making Memories in the Lowcountry

Whether you are a flip-flop mom changing sandy diapers or a Charleston Momma shopping on King, entertaining visitors with different agendas is exciting but exhausting. If you are a free-spirit soaking up the salty, natural surrounding or a veteran host looking for new savory dishes and cocktails, there might be a new addition to your […]

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