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A Taste of the Past

By Susan Yanguas

Holiday baking was a strong tradition throughout my childhood. I remember sitting in the kitchen when I was little, watching my mother bake. She’d start around Thanksgiving with the fruitcakes, which had to “ripen” for weeks before being served and progress in a prescribed order up until Christmas Day: sugar cookies, gingerbread men, toffee bars, […]

New Year’s Eve is a day of celebration and fun! Make this year’s celebration one the kids will remember with a special activity or two! Go Out The Children’s Museum of South Carolina in Myrtle Beach will host “Noon Year’s Eve” just for kids. From 9 am – noon, the events will include festive crafts, […]

“Mom, look at this Star Wars Lego set,” my eight-year-old son Nathan said. “Can I get it for my birthday?” Before I could answer his first question, he continued, “If you’ve finished shopping for my birthday, can I get it for Christmas instead?” I smiled. My son had definitely figured out how things work in […]

Welcome to 2018! The party is over and a good time was had by all. A new day – and New Year – has dawned! New Year’s Day is a wonderful time to plan and reflect on what YOU want from the upcoming year. Sasee has a few suggestions to get you started. Grab a […]

The Tale of Two Trees

By Diane DeVaughn Stokes

Christmas was always magical when I was a kid. There were six of us living in a two-bedroom apartment – my maternal grandparents, my aunt and her daughter, Elaine, and me and mom. We were cramped, but at the time I did not know any better. This was family, and I thought everyone lived like […]

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