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National Giving Day | The Top Rated Charities

The holiday season is now officially in full heart-warming swing, and while today has been deemed “National Giving Day” that doesn’t mean it ends tonight! Personally, I feel overwhelmingly and abundantly blessed in my life, from a loving and supportive family, to good health, security, shelter and food. But that is not the case for […] Read more…

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Basic Invite Custom Greeting Card Review

This is a sponsored post. The review and opinions are my honest experience and impression. In today’s instant gratification world of text messaging, emails and heart emojis, I prefer to send cards to friends and family the old fashioned way. It begins with a carefully selected card, which I fill via pen with love and […] Read more…

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Anson Restaurant | A Charleston Restaurant Review

If I were only given four words to describe dinner at Charleston’s much-talked about Anson Restaurant, they would have to be ~ “sublime”, “mouth-watering” and “addictive”. Anson Restaurant feels authentically southern, from the red front doors and stylish decor, with wood paneled ceilings, brick walls and plush leather seating. ANSON RESTAURANT 12 Anson Street Charleston, […] Read more…

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Review Francis Marion Hotel | Destination Charleston

The Francis Marion is a charming 330 room hotel built in 1924 that has achieved a coveted spot on the National Historic Registry.  Restored with care and a thoughtfulness to retaining the finer details of the 1920’s, original elegant crown molding, wrought iron railings and sparkling crystal light fixtures provide guests with a stay that […] Read more…

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Six Travel Essentials for Every Trip

One of the many perks of being empty nesters is the freedom to roam, explore and travel at a moment’s notice. Our suitcases are always prepped and at the ready for our next adventure be it by plane, train or automobile. Of course this guy, AKA Bubba, King of Casa Wooten, begs to differ on […] Read more…

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The Ocean Room at Kiawah Island | Restaurant Review

Like a bird in flight, we were off to embark upon a bucket list-inspired culinary adventure, the elegant crane adorned iron gates at the entrance of The Ocean Room making a bold statement about the enchanted evening we were about to experience. When sophisticated elegance, dreamy ocean views and unforgettable food collide, the end result […] Read more…

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Best Luxury Beach Resorts in U.S.

It’s only natural, as winter temperatures seems to linger in many parts of the country, that our hearts desire warm, sunny days, long walks on the beach and an unforgettable candlelit meal while watching a spectacular sunset on the sparkling sea. A run-on sentence, yes, but while I’m in beach mode, all rules get tossed […] Read more…

Poinsett Hotel Exterior, Greenville, SC

Luxury Poinsett Hotel Review Destination Greenville

What if you could step back in time to the roaring 20’s without the assistance of a magic time machine?  How would it feel to wander the same chic hotel hallways as Bobby Kennedy, or to stay in the same elegantly appointed suite as John Barrymore or Cornelius Vanderbilt? Thanks to the magnificently restored, four-plus-star, award-winning, […] Read more…

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