Farmer’s Market Meal – Anniversary Dinner

Many farmer’s markets have opened in the towns throughout Beaufort County. The Port Royal Farmer’s Market is a favorite Saturday morning destination and is one of many weekly markets offered throughout the Lowcountry. Costra Rota Cheeses – a slice of sheep’s milk cheese with a delicious nutty flavor – for a snack! Cup to Cup […]

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The Booker’s Dozen Favorites List

I have always enjoyed a good read. I have a preference for the non-commercial brand of books. These are the books with the matte, not glossy book covers, often stacked on tables rather than being placed on shelves labelled with best seller ratings. My reading was a solo endeavor usually to pass time in airports and […]

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Holiday Memory Bank

An unintended residual side effect of our decision to move away and relocate to the Lowcountry has been the loss of cherished family traditions and rituals. This loss is never more evident and acute than during the Christmas holidays. Special meals with family and friends, the annual Christmas Eve Day shopping event with our children […]

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Relocate. Reinvent. Reroot. Rebloom. Relax!

This blog is for the many who dream or are living the dream of retirement in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Sixteen years ago I was a reluctant transplant who struggled with leaving a homestead, family, career and friends – a life well lived (or so I thought it was) and a lifetime of investment – to trade it all in for […]

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