Summer in Charleston

I wouldn’t say summer is the ideal time to visit Charleston. I particularly love the city in the spring. But I also never pass on an excuse to visit one of my favorite cities. It just so happened that Emily was presenting at a blogging conference held in Charleston and…

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South of Broad

  One of my favorite pastimes in Charleston is strolling (another city I love to stroll is Paris). With my cappuccino from Black Tap in hand, I love to wander and admire the historic architecture, floral window boxes, and charming pastel homes. Sarah and I had a delicious and terribly…

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McLeod Plantation

        Remember last week when I railed against Middleton Place Plantation for the boring and white-washed history they presented? Well, today I wanted to share the McLeod plantation (on James Island), which is the opposite of Middleton Place in so many ways. McLeod does not boast sprawling…

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Southern Charm

        Borrowing from the boys, the shirtdress interprets the crisp fabric, button details, cuffs, and collar of a man’s dress shirt in a feminine dress silhouette. It is a classic piece that has been fashionable since the 1950’s. Today’s versions, however, come in all sorts of styles,…

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