Back down south

I’m ashamed at how late this post is. Last week was my first birthday back in the South, back near family. Don’t get me wrong, my birthdays in D.C. were great. Year No. 1 we went out to our favorite, local Mexican place with my friends from work. My office had a birthday celebration like … Continue reading

Weekend in the ATL

One big plus to living in S.C. is the ability to travel. South Carolina really is perfectly situated, and Columbia is right in the heart of it. It’s one and half hours to Charleston, two hours to Myrtle Beach, four-ish hours to Savannah and Asheville. But best of all Atlanta is only three and half … Continue reading

Staycation

This weekend the husband and I celebrated our anniversary staycation style. Originally, I wanted to do something bigger (see European vacation) for our 2 year mark. But then life gets in the way. For a while our plan has been to just have a nice dinner out in the city, maybe go see a movie … Continue reading

High tea time

I took my mom to a tea party. I found the deal for Laura’s Tea Room in Ridgeway, S.C. via Groupon so it was half-off for a high tea experience. It was well worth it. The little shop in the tiny historic town is really interesting, full of tea sets and accessory, plus handmade soaps … Continue reading

July in a blur

Like I said before, July has been crazy. After leaving Washington, we spent July Fourth week in Boone, N.C., with family in an amazing house overlooking a mountain meadow. Then I started my new job. Then a week at Isle of Palms near Charleston with the in-laws, beach reading, playing board games, sleeping late. Dreamy. … Continue reading

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