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Exploring The Enchanting Gardens Of Middleton Place America's Oldest Landscaped Gardens

We just returned from our summer vacation at the fabulous Wild Dunes Resort on The Isle Of Palms in South Carolina. Our family has been going to the beach at Wild Dunes for the past 20 years. One of the myriad things we love about the resort is its proximity to Charleston and many other local attractions.… Continue reading Exploring The Enchanting Gardens Of Middleton Place America's Oldest Landscaped Gardens

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Audible Books To Turbocharge Your Summer Road Trip

Summer is vacation time, and for our family, it usually means long hours logged in the car on the way to the beach or to visit family. Over the years I have discovered that car trips are much more enjoyable and argument free if we have an audiobook to listen to. When my kids were… Continue reading Audible Books To Turbocharge Your Summer Road Trip

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Why The Chelsea Flower Show Should Be On Your Bucket List Chelsea Flower Show Part II

As I mentioned in my previous post, my lovely stepsister, Erica, recently attended the world-famous Chelsea Flower Show in London. She is always jetting off to Paris for a shopping spree or going on Safari, so it’s fun to live vicariously through her. But because I am such a flower fan, I was particularly interested… Continue reading Why The Chelsea Flower Show Should Be On Your Bucket List Chelsea Flower Show Part II

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Chelsea In Bloom: 2018 Chelsea Flower Show Part 1

My fabulous jet-set stepsister, Erica, just returned from London where she attended the hottest event in England, second only to the royal wedding–the 2018 Chelsea Flower Show. Since this annual Royal Horticulture Society event has long been on my bucket list, my sister graciously agreed to share her photographic impressions of her trip with me and my… Continue reading Chelsea In Bloom: 2018 Chelsea Flower Show Part 1

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A Spring Tour Of The Biltmore Estate Gardens

The Biltmore Estate, America’s largest home, is one of my favorite places in the country.  Because George Vanderbilt’s massive chateau is only a 2-hour drive from my home in North Carolina, I’ve had the opportunity to visit the awe-inspiring property many times. For my birthday this year, my wonderful husband gave me a weekend trip… Continue reading A Spring Tour Of The Biltmore Estate Gardens