Category: Charleston

Streets of Charleston Photo Tour: East Tradd Street

We’ve lived in Charleston, South Carolina for 5 years now, and downtown never gets old.  This historic city is full of charm, character, and unbelievable preservation.  With fall upon us, my husband and I decided it would be fun to do a series we are calling Streets of Charleston Photo Tour by taking pictures on our Read More

Lately…beating the heat with two toddlers

It seems as though life is going so quickly for us.  Justin just returned home after his two week annual training for the Marine Corps and we are so happy to have him back home!   We have been looking for a bigger place to rent but we haven’t had any luck.  We love our Read More

Coastal inspiration: Friday favorites

I’ve always struggled with pinpointing whether I’m drawn more to the coastal culture or the mountains culture.  I’m a creative at heart, so I draw inspiration from both places.  We’ve lived on the coast for 3 years and I just recently felt confident in defining myself and my lifestyle as coastal.  I am still in Read More

Beach Days: yes, please!

Last Saturday, we went to Sullivan’s Island for the morning.  This is by far, my favorite beach in the Charleston area simply because it tends to be less crowded and family friendly.  There are no hotels on this island…now that I think if it, I’m not sure if I’ve ever seen a condo complex on the Read More

Charleston spring blooms and new Carolinas website seeking contributors!

Spring is right around the corner here in Charleston, and you can truly since the anticipation by all of the locals!  Despite a few days of rain, the excitement hasn’t been altered since we all know that beautiful blooms are in the making. I took this picture last week during a last minute walk downtown Read More

Effortless style inspiration for a Charelston spring

Spring is in the air in Charleston.  That’s one of the perks of living at the South Carolina coast.  I consider it a fair trade in the fall when I’m dying to pull out my boots and the temps won’t budge from 80 degrees.  We love taking advantage of the extra hours of daylight and Read More

Pumpkin Patch, Charleston Style

There is something so magical about taking little ones to a pumpkin patch.  Saturday we went to Boone Hall and made new friends with a sweet family while playing in the pumpkin patch.  It was a good day. One day, I would love to take our family to the Michigan countryside or Iowa for the fall…to Read More

A Charleston October

Fall has finally come to the coast of South Carolina!  Last week we were pushing 85 degrees, and literally overnight, fall’s cool crisp air is around us and leaves are beginning to sprinkle the ground. There is this beautiful walking path we go to frequently.  It has the timeless Oak trees that are well known Read More