Packing for Ocracoke

It’s time! This weekend, my husband and I will depart for Ocraocke, NC. Our adventure marks my tenth trip to the island, and I’m just as excited today as I was when I first visited 20 years ago. The drive from Charleston to the ferry port is a tour through some of the...

Merry Christmas from the Carolinas!

It’s Christmas Eve, one of my favorite days of the year. In our family, Christmas lasts all. week. long.  As a child, I remember scurrying through the house with great anticipation of the days to follow. It began with a spectacular Christmas Eve dinner, hosted...