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Coming Alive

“If you can’t do something right, then don’t do it at all.”  Ouch.  This little “old school” saying, often repeated to me by my Daddy, was the basis for my success and my burnout. Growing up on James Island, I watched my Daddy become…

January 11, 2017
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Kitchen Christening

I am a collector of cookbooks, recipes torn from the pages of the Post & Courier, handwritten instructions from Momma on how to cook certain things, years and years of Bon Appetite magazine ~ pages dogeared… just in case I might cook one day.…

January 4, 2017
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The Last Christmas

The last time I remember Christmas in this house was many, many years ago. I was a little girl, the tree was a Charlie Brown Christmas tree on a table in the bay window. Very grand in this little girl’s eyes.  There was a…

December 14, 2016
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Paris Comes to Charleston

My favorite thing to do anytime of the year is to show off my native city, Charleston. And to do so during the holiday season is an even greater treat! Decorations are up, there is a festive spirit all around, the weather is usually…

December 7, 2016
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Peace. Love. Cake.

Food is love.  Nothing better represents this concept than Once Upon A Treat bakery.  What was once an empty, non-functioning space on the corner of Rutledge Ave. and Huger St. is now a bakery making a difference in the community. Started by Katrina Murphy…

November 29, 2016