Tag Archives: Out & About

Charleston Dog Show 2013

Last Saturday my husband, John, and I went to the Charleston Dog Show.  I had been looking forward to this event for months. We took our six month old puppy Hudson along to compete in the puppy contest.  We had been working very hard on his  “loose-leash” training and this was going to be the ultimate test of his skills.  I’d love to say that […]

Dog tails: Charleston Dog Show 2013

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Posted on May 1, 2013 by

My husband and I were bored recently and decided to explore our home town, Charleston. The Angel Oak on Johns Island: John and I were looking for something to get us out of the house that didn’t require a lot of commitment (time or money wise).  The Angel Oak is about fifteen minutes from downtown Charleston and entry is free.  It is a huuuuuge oak […]

Stuff to do in Charleston

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Posted on October 23, 2012 by

My mother and grandmother have rented an apartment in London for a month and a half… and I am going to visit for three weeks!  My mother was kind enough to use her frequent flyer miles to fly me over.  Free vacation!!  My husband John and my friend Erica are also coming over, and their visits will overlap a couple of days which is awesome.  […]

London 2012: the planning phase

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Posted on September 5, 2012 by

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In March of this year I found out that the Antiques Road Show was coming to Myrtle Beach South Carolina in June.  I love the show, so I excitedly went online, submitted my name to the ticket raffle, and crossed my fingers.  A couple months later I found out I’d won tickets!  I couldn’t believe it, over 100,000 people applied for tickets and only 6,000 […]

Antiques Road Show

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Posted on August 11, 2012 by

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I was at a happy hour networking event and I was introduced to a girl named Primrose (alias alert!!!).  Primrose had a big smile, made good eye contact, and seemed very nice.  She asked me what I did and where I worked, and after obliging her with a quick answer I asked her the same thing.  As she spoke I decided that she was nice […]

Socializing 101: The Two Hour Monologue

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Posted on August 4, 2012 by

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Are you an outgoing and fun-loving person looking for ways to entertain yourself without breaking the bank?!!  Me too!!!!  How’s that for an overzealous intro?  So here’s the skinny, I enjoy going out but I don’t always have the cash to spend on entertainment.  I’m guessing that there are more than a few people in the world who face my predicament, so here are my […]

Entertainment on the Cheap

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Posted on July 30, 2012 by

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My husband John loves tinkering with things and collecting tools.  It isn’t an expensive hobby because he buys most of his non-electric tools at the local pawn shop where they only cost a couple of dollars each.  Recently however, he started complaining that he couldn’t find anything he wanted at the pawn shops anymore.  I suggested that he try going to a yard sale, something […]

So you’re going to your first garage sale?

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Posted on July 22, 2012 by