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Closet Cleanup: A Father's Day Surprise

Closet Cleanup: A Father’s Day Surprise

Dilemma: Messy Closet Occasion: Father’s Day Opportunity: My husband’s business trip Solution: Closet Cleanup for a Father’s Day surprise Neither my husband nor I are what you would call fashionable (unless it’s fashionably late, then yes! That is my husband!). Our clothing choices are based on functionality. His mostly business casual for work, and mine: […]

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Four Ways to Set the New Year on Fire

I love a new year. It’s a fresh start, an opportunity to clean the slate, take a deep breath, and start again. Like everyone, I’ve always been one to set ambitious, all-or-nothing resolutions that then fall, one by one, by the wayside. Lose weight! Save money! Live life to the fullest! Sadly, my fresh slate […]

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happy holidays see you in 2018

Happy Holidays! See You in 2018!

Laughter, snuggles, and holiday cheer! The team at Charleston Moms Blog is currently celebrating the season with our families and friends. From December 18 – December 31, we will not be posting new content on our blog (with the exception of one or two special pieces we have planned just for you). In the meantime, we’ll […]

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Habari Gani; A Closer Look at the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa

Habari Gani; A Closer Look at the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa

Habari Gani? This is Swahilli for ‘What’s the news?’, a greeting that is used during the week long celebration of Kwanzaa (December 26-January 1) and is answered by stating the day’s principle. Kwanzaa celebrates, uplifts, supports, encourages, educates, and reminds us of our African heritage that sometimes gets hidden within the world we live. My […]

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Facing cancer this christmas

Facing Cancer this Christmas

There are moments in this life that stop you in your tracks. They shift your universe and make you start evaluating everything around you. One of these moments happened to our family last month, and I am grateful that it’s given us the opportunity to look at what is important and “cut the fat” from […]

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Home for the holiday blues

Home for the Holidays Blues

I love Christmas! Christmas was, and still is, a big deal in my house. I grew up in the north. We would go and cut down our tree every year, after meticulously looking and placing random articles of clothing on various trees that were in the running. When it was time to decorate the tree, […]

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