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Get out your garnet and black and head to the state capital of sweet tea, Columbia, South Carolina. Named one of Kiplinger’s Top 10 Best Places to Live in 2013, Columbia is home to the University of South Carolina, where Gamecocks rule the roost, Steve Spurrier is king, and most Saturdays in the fall are spent eating fried chicken at the State Fairgrounds. Just an hour and a half drive from Greenville… Read More
Yes, we finally pulled it off, the long awaited, much anticipated family Christmas Cruise. After years of talk and endless jokes about the possibility of it never happening, nine very grateful family members, boarded a ship bound for warmer weather on Christmas Eve 2011. We never looked back. While swimming in paradise on Christmas Day, in 85 degrees of sunshine and water so clear I could see my toes, my niece Amanda… Read More