Friendsgiving Wine Tasting At Home // 90+ Cellars Bottles Under $20

At this point it should be of no shock when anything is cancelled in 2020. And yet, when I received the call from my mom that my grandma didn’t think we should “all do Thanksgiving this year” my heart broke. Sure, I know why we shouldn’t all meet up, and if I’m being completely rational, […]

4 Last Minute Halloween Costumes for 2020

Save: ASOS // Satisfy: Laroque // Splurge: Staud I seriously can’t believe we’re at the end of October already!! At first this year was creeping by and then sometime after Memorial Day days began to fly by. Halloween is always one of my favorite times of the year, but I think almost every fashion girl […]

Fall Infused Sangria // Easy Seasonal Cocktail Recipe

Looking for an easy way to enjoy the flavors of the season? Try re-creating this super easy sangria for your scary movie marathon, pumpkin carving party, or just a quiet afternoon on the porch taking in the cool air. What you’ll need: 2 Bottles of your Favorite Full Body Red Blend (no need to get […]

Dining Outdoors // Post House Collection

“And all at once, summer collapsed into fall.”- Oscar Wilde Is it just me, or does it feel like one night the weather just decided to make a leap into a completely different season? We woke up one morning last week and were so confused to find that summer had disappeared. Like how on Earth are […]

Happy Hours @ Home // Sparkling Cocktail Recipe

Evenings at home have gotten a little more interesting! While we’ve definitely started to (safely) spend more time in our community, we aren’t going “out for drinks” nearly as often as we use to. Instead, we’ve been choosing happy hour at home! And with summer ending soon, it’s only fair we try to spend as […]

5 steps to a French picnic // Super simple crab dip

From fashion and entertaining, to food + wine, the French know style! It’s no wonder the rest of the world is constantly trying to keep up. The summer heat in South Carolina has peaked and become down right unbearable, however I escape to the cool hills of Provence, France– if only in my mind–every time […]

FAMILY GAME NIGHT // A Cheerwine Summer

It is only a matter of weeks before school will resume and we’ll be back in the rut of homework + extra circular activity schedules! My fiancée’s boys have been hard at work this summer trying to complete their summer homework in between camp days + trips abroad. I’m honestly so proud of their hard […]

Party like its 1980-something!

This past week I attended my very first Free Times party…and it did not disappoint! Once a year the weekly publication compiles a “Best of Columbia” list awarding everything from the best liquor store to the best late night food spot. Winners are chosen based on the votes of average SodaCitizens and each year I’m introduced to […]

The celestial event of the year

For months all anyone in Colatown could talk about was The 2017 Eclipse. Actually it felt like as soon as 2017 began talks of how Columbia was one of the few “major cities” to be in the direct path of totality (and slated to have the longest period of darkness on the East coast) began to […]