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Shopping at consignment stores is exciting and a great way to get high quality merchandise for a much lower cost. While thrift stores are primarily charitable donation sites – think yard sale type merchandise – consignment is where the consignors are selling their better quality items and receive a commission from the sale. Unlike thrift […]

Preserving Precious Memories

By Kelly Renee Fentress

To get the best shots of your family, to capture the moment for a lifetime, there are some important things that can help you do just that every single time. First tip, skip the posing, keep it real. While shooting images of your family, keep the camera close at hand and you will see many […]

Well loved by readers, Connie Barnard was one of the first to grace Sasee with her fascinating interviews and stories. This month, to our great delight, Connie agreed to return to us with an update on her life! 15 years – Wow! What an honor it is to have been associated with Sasee since its first […]

Ma Raison d’ Etre!

By Erika Hoffman

“You’re to blame!” The voice on the line scolded, half laughing. “For what?” I answered. “My life!” “Huh?” “And my four siblings’ lives, too!” “Hold on, now!” “Mom told us the story. We exist solely because of you.” “Carol, what on earth…” “Dad changed his mind. When he married, he told Mom flatly he wanted […]

Christmas in July

By Diane DeVaughn Stokes

Ah, July. This is a very important month for my adorable husband Chuck and me. It was July 28, 1983, when we had our first date. Well, it really wasn’t a date at all. It was a “Christmas in July” celebration at the Holiday Inn in Florence, South Carolina, and our fellow employees at WPDE-TV […]

“Roller skating?” My friend asked, her mouth puckering a little bit. “I don’t know, it’s been maybe…twenty five years since I’ve done that.” “Me too. It will be fun,” I said, not sure it would but hoping so. “Isn’t it just like riding a bike?” I was looking for some new entertainment and since I was […]

Why We Run

By Melissa Face

When my husband and I signed up for a 5k race last winter, the first question our kids asked us was if we were going to win. Our older child, Evan, was especially concerned about how we were going to do in the race. “Well, do you think you will come in second?” Evan asked. […]

“Where are we going, Mom?” My siblings and I asked from the backseat of our woody station wagon. But Mom just smiled like she had a big secret. Finally, she stopped the car at a place called the Humane Society.  “Where are we?” I asked. Mom smiled again. “You kids have been begging for a […]


By Jeffery Cohen

I’ve been to all sorts of outdoor concerts – symphony orchestras playing show tunes beneath a gazebo by the sea, opera arias sung from band shells in a park, impromptu guitar and banjo duos twanging in a village square, but none of them could ever compare to a little concert I attended in 1968: The Woodstock Music […]

One of most people’s favorite things about summer is the abundance of fresh produce. And, the best place to find the freshest and best selection is at your local produce stand or truck, where everything comes straight from the field to your table. Peaches are always a favorite and the free stone variety will be […]

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