A big pre-birthday surprise!!

A big pre-birthday surprise!!

I was scheduled to go for a walk with my good friend this past Sunday, but that all changed when I received this very interesting text from her last Wednesday.  “Heads up about this Sunday, I’m making new plans for us instead of walking.  Please keep your day open.  We will start around 9:30 am.” […]

Charleston… and beyond

Charleston… and beyond

Just downright charming, welcoming, and very hot in the summer.  Street after street of adorable homes with the prettiest stoops, window boxes, and planters.  This city really has curb appeal down to a science I tell you.  I could have spent an entire afternoon just taking in the beautiful architecture of the homes in the […]

Holiday Treats

Holiday Treats

It is that time of year again when we begin to think about what we are going to give to our neighbors, teachers, mail person, delivery drivers, sanitation workers, etc.   How often is your garbage bin/recycle bin filled to the brim and you wonder if they are going to take it?!  Well, show them […]

Recipes I love!

Recipes I love!

First, I just have to say, where is this year going??  It seems like yesterday I was putting all of our Christmas stuff away and now I’m seeing ads for the holidays again.  Once Halloween hits the frenzy starts, doesn’t it?  Take a deep breath and let the games begin!  I was hoping to share […]

Heirloom Tomato Soup

Heirloom Tomato Soup

I absolutely love all things tomato and when I discovered this recipe about a year ago, it has been on constant rotation in my house ever since.  To say that I like this recipe a lot is a serious understatement- I LOVE this soup and would have it for dinner every night if heirlooms were […]

Do you frittata?

Do you frittata?

This frittata is my go to on busy nights when I need to whip up something healthy and hearty in a hurry.  Yes, there is a little bit of prep involved, but for the most part, it is something you can assemble pretty quickly!  My kids love this frittata, and with a side salad, it […]