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Bluffton Oyster House

A few weeks ago, my husband and I headed to Palmetto Bluff for a weekend getaway. While we were there, we participated in the Bluffton Seafood and Arts Festival in Bluffton, SC. This is absolutely one of our favorite festivals (we’ve gone two years in a row) because you can experience over 100 artists, live music and delicious food. Each time […]

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The Breakers Palm Beach

My husband and I enjoyed an incredible and memorable trip to The Breakers a few years ago, and I’ve been longing to return and document this luxury hotel for you. The driveway leading up to the stately hotel is perfectly lined with massive palm trees, which immediately puts you at ease in the midst of this tropical scenery. Upon arrival, my friend and I […]

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Back in the Day Bakery

Back in the Day Bakery is a precious cafe in Savannah, Georgia. It’s right down the street from The Florence, and is a wonderful place to enjoy a cup of coffee and a pastry. Everything is made from scratch and they focus on seasonal, fresh food! For breakfast they have biscones, muffins, scones and other pastries. It’s hard for me to choose a […]

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Charleston Fashion Week Recap

Last week, I was in heaven at the Charleston Fashion Week, especially since I got to enjoy a couple of nights of dinner and fashion shows with my friends! This year marks the 10th Anniversary of Charleston Fashion Week (CFW) so it was an especially grand celebration. The weather turned out to be incredible, with temps in the 70s, which was perfect for spring dresses and […]

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3 Historic Spring Break Getaways For The Whole Family

Spring break is right around the corner. Why not plan a trip to an historic destination that the whole family can enjoy where you can make memories that last a lifetime? We rounded up three great options that offer something for the whole family. Villas Key West (Key West, Florida) Who doesn’t love a little fun in the sun? Villas […]

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Four Romantic Getaways for Valentine’s Day

Sometimes the daily grind of details can have even the most Zen-like of us take for granted the most important things in life—like spending quality time with family and friends and, most importantly, your partner in life. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching why not whisk the love of your life away somewhere special to show them how much you appreciate […]

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La Table at L’Auberge Provençale: Gastro Heaven With a Pinch of History

I willfully admit that I am not a food or wine expert. But I do know when something amazing touches my palate. Before the holidays we wrote about L’Auberge Provençale, an historic Virginia bed and breakfast located in the Shenandoah Valley an hour west of DC, and their classic Black Friday brunch. This time we indulged in the full L’Auberge […]

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Design Tips From Phara Queen: Miranda Lambert’s Designer for The Ladysmith Bed & Breakfast

What do you get when you mix an historic building, vintage architectural details, bold textiles & wallpaper, and a ’51 Ford truck-hood bench perfect to enjoy a cocktail with a statue of Marilyn Monroe looking down on you—The Ladysmith Bed & Breakfast. Located in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, The Ladysmith, owned by country music singer Miranda Lambert, embodies a rock-n-roll meets shabby […]

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A Charlestonian’s Guide to a Quick Getaway

It’s no wonder why Charleston, South Carolina has been voted the top city in the United States by numerous travel magazines. The history, beauty, shopping and vibrant food scene almost certainly appeals to everyone. What else could you ask for in a city? As a recent resident and frequent visitor, I’ve rounded up the top experiences so that you can live like a Charlestonian […]

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Destination: New Orleans

Few places rank as high on the American travel bucket list as New Orleans (NOLA). Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest lead the way, but NOLA also hosts over 130 yearly festivals influenced by the city’s African, French and American roots dating back to the 1700s. Christmas in NOLA still seems to get the short end of the stick so what […]

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