Picnicking Around Cola // Hotel Trundle Experience

Even as COVID cases continue to rise, more and more people are beginning to feel COVID fatigue and are growing tired of the restrictions that have been put on us. While it’s important we find ways to make life feel normal, it’s still incredibly important to social distance + wear a mask! One of the […]

Networking in Charleston // Fall 2020

If I’ve learned anything in the past few years its that you are only as successful as the relationships you build. My brand would be nothing if it weren’t for my network, so I’m always looking for opportunities to nurture those relationships, while also creating new ones. Thanks to Covid– it had been a while […]

St. Phillips Private Island // Beaufort, SC Day Trip

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to visit charming Beaufort, SC. This quiet Lowcountry town is small, but full of rich American history. Beaufort, specifically the Milton Maxcy House, is where the the succession papers were first drafted– which ultimately led to the Civil War. The exact same town was also where Union soldiers […]

Charleston Staycation with my new friend, Emeline!

This past weekend Todd + I had the opportunity to meet Emeline, a unique boutique hotel experience in the heart of Charleston’s French Quarter district. After checking in with the kindest service (Kevin at the front desk makes you feel like you’re the most important guest) + a welcome drink (y’all know I’m a fan […]

South Carolina Artists (+ Galleries) You Should Know // July 10 Things

*artwork pictured above by @adam.eddy, a piece for the Gibbes’ 2019 Society 1858 Winter Party* Y’all know how passionate I am about the arts! I love it all: performing arts, theater arts, literature, decorative arts..and of course, visual arts. There’s something about witnessing the expression of a feeling you couldn’t put into words that, to […]

Summer Commencement Trip // A Guide to Greenwood, SC

The last week or so has been tough for everyone, the kids included. Making sure they understood the tragedy + the social justice movement that was taking place was incredibly important, but we also felt it was important that they feel the magic of summer…especially after the spring we’ve all had.  So, we hopped in […]

SHOP: Black-Owned // A roundup of my fave businesses owned by POC

Over the last week, I’ve seen #amplifymelanated voices trend; a small movement to highlight digital creators and e-commerce owners of color. Although this is something that could have easily been overshadowed by the enormous weight of the current social movement, it simply amplified the implicit racial bias that takes place online daily. In the past […]

What makes a Southern Woman “A Lady”? // May 10 things

Not too long ago I decided to try something new on Instagram! I sat down, with a glass of wine, and used the “questions” feature on stories. It was open ended: “Ask me anything!” To my surprise, questions came flooding in…and the mirco-community I’ve built on the platform was curious about things I hadn’t thought […]