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Home means many things, but in my experience the actual place isn’t nearly as important as the people who make up your family. Our small staff is also a family, and the office is certainly our home away from home – we spend many hours a week with our work family and over the years […]

Known professionally as Lisa Claire, long time local, Lisa Claire Dickinson graduated from Winyah High School in Georgetown and graduated from Coastal Carolina University. After moving around the country with her former husband, Lisa moved to Los Angeles in 2012.  At the time, she was caring for her disabled son, Joseph, and needed a job […]

For those who’ve lived along the Grand Strand for more than a decade, the name, “Freakin’ Deacon,” will ring a bell as one of the area’s most popular radio disc jockeys. For 27 years, beginning on WKZQ in 1977, Deacon Dawson entertained us during our drives to and from work and school with his sharp […]

Light is the one element that impacts every facet of your home. Make it pretty! A beautiful new lamp can update the look and enhance the feel of any space. You can create warmth, energy or a relaxing atmosphere in a room by choosing a special lamp. In most rooms several different types of lamps […]

Reading is a Gift – I am a firm believer that there is a reader in all of us, we just need to find the right book to spark the interest/love of books. The Tattooist of Auschwitz,  by Heather Morris Lale decides to save his family by signing up to work for the Germans, as […]

Whew! I’m beat. Am I worn out from digging up deeply buried granite rocks in my yard with which to build a retaining wall for newly purchased rich soil for a garden I’m hoping to create this spring? Am I exhausted from doing perpetual laundry, washing dishes from my book club meeting, chez moi, this […]

Ahhhhh. I can’t help but smile when I slip on a T-shirt that’s been washed more than a hundred times. It’s faded, the collar is fraying, and it is stretched out just enough. To me it is the picture of comfort. To my wife, it’s a shredded rag that should have been tossed long ago. I […]

Spy in the Sky

By Linda O’Connell

Although we live in a safe, suburban neighborhood, my husband Bill had been toying with the idea of installing a home security camera system. Coincidentally, twenty-five-year-old grandson Kyle, who owns his own business, was ready to replace his old system. “Gramps, if you want to take over my service contract, you can have my old […]

Tub Time

By Diane DeVaughn Stokes

Twenty-five years ago when we built our home, I insisted that a Jacuzzi tub be installed in our master bath. It was truly a luxury item even though we were on a strict budget at the time. I designed the bathroom so that the tub fit right under a big glass block window to let […]

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