Charleston New Years Eve Frugalista Edition

Hello Beautiful People, and Happy New Year! Yes, I am the same diva with Dom Pérignon taste on a Barefoot Wine budget. Just I was last year. So when I decided to celebrate New Years Eve in Downtown Charleston, I wanted to keep it budget conscious. To be realistic, I knew it is virtually impossible to …

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A Day in Nassau Bahamas

Hello beautiful people! I'm a little late on this one, but its a story I wanted to share. I ended my summer with a quick trip to the town of Nassau in the Bahamas. It was actually a cruise out of Miami. I'd never gone on a cruise. Now, I know why. I'm not a …

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Night out at Hutson Alley

Hello beautiful people! Hutson Alley is one of my favorite date night spots in Downtown Charleston. It's a collection of bars and restaurants. On a palm tree lined alley off of John Street. The alley includes a chic bar, steakhouse, French place, Italian eatery, and a seafood restaurant. Inside each one, are beautiful exposed brick walls …

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Bee City

Hello beautifu people! A few weeks back, I chaperoned one of my daughter's field trips for her summer camp. We went to a petting zoo by the name of Bee City. It's located in Cottageville, SC. Down a dirt road you might find a body or two, but I didn't see any that day. It's …

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Charleston Birthday Shenans

Hello beautiful humans! I just had my big 3-0 birthday... AGAIN. This is the first birthday I celebrated in Charleston. One of my besties came to visit for the weekend, and we hit the town running. Well…walking. I am a little slower these days. We stayed downtown at The Lodge Alley Inn. It was lovely, …

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Tennessee Smoky Mountains Weekend

Hello again beautiful humans. I was looking for a change in scenery, and I hadn't seen mountains in a while. So I decided to take a trip to scenic Gatlinburg, Tennessee, though I would've preferred Nashville. My family owns a timeshare in Gatlinburg, and I am all about being cost effective. The five hour drive …

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Le Dîner en Blanc Charleston

Hello again beautiful people. I just attended this really cool picnic style white party called, "Le Diner en Blanc-Charleston". It's an event held all over the globe that originated in Paris 30 years ago. Hence the French ass name. The concept is to dress in all white, bring all your own tables, chairs, cutlery, tablecloths, …

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