Gardening · Travel

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

Travel

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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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

Miscellaneous · Travel

Magical Chinese Lantern Festival

One of the wonderful things about children is their capacity to be enchanted by all things magical–Santa, Harry Potter, Disney Princesses, etc. As adults, we tend to become jaded and lose the ability to perceive the magic around us. However, last week I had the opportunity to revisit the wonder of childhood when I attended… Continue reading Magical Chinese Lantern Festival