Lake Murray’s Purple Martin’s


Lake Murray’s Bomb Island There are several small islands scattered throughout Lake Murray’s vast 47,500 acre reservoir, but perhaps the most well known is a 12 acre island known as Doolittle’s Island. In the early 1940’s, during the time of World War II, General Jimmy Doolittle organized his Doolittle Raiders for their famous Tokyo air […]

A Taste of Summer


Looking for a taste of Summer? There’s more to Columbia than the city and suburbs! Check out these great places to get fresh blueberries!   City Roots City Roots has USDA Certified Organic blueberries and blackberries available for picking. Berries are $7 per pound. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 1005 Airport Blvd. Double […]

With Much Gratitude

Thank You

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” G.K. Chesterton Grateful people always tend to be happy people and happy people always have an magnetic effect. During my life journey, I have had the opportunity and privilege to be friends with some really dynamic, […]

Making the Move


Born to Move… We all make moves in the journey called “life.” It’s starts from the beginning, moving from crawling to walking, from primary school to high school, from childhood to adulthood, from one career change to another, and on it goes. Never Say ” I will NEVER do that,” for more than likely ‘that’ […]

Outdoor movies and local breweries


There are so many reasons to love South Carolina! As temperatures continue to warm up, “famously hot” Columbia residents can expect more local events and fun activities to welcome summer to the Capitol City. Check out a few going on this weekend!  Catch an outdoor movie… or two! The Big Mo is finally reopened for […]

MILFORD PARK – Communities in Irmo SC

Milford Park - the perfect community for you!

If you’re looking to trade the hustle and noise of city life for a smaller, family-friendly town to call home, you may worry your family will have to sacrifice many of the conveniences of urban living. But in Irmo’s Milford Park community, residents will enjoy not only amenities such as a pool and clubhouse; but also appreciate […]

Family Friendly Friday!

This weekend, let’s go outside! Check out these great ideas for some weekend fun for the entire family! Cottle Farms – It’s strawberry season! For over 50 years, this family farm has been offering affordable U-Pick options with no appointment necessary. Start a new sweet spring tradition with your family this year! Carolina Children’s Garden – […]

Do you know Cayce?


If you live in the Columbia area, there’s a good chance you’ve at least heard of, if not driven through, the city of Cayce. But how well do you know this city that neighbors both the Congaree River and Capitol? Test your knowledge with some of these fun facts! Then give Jennifer a call at […]

Welcoming Spring to the South!

Hello, April. (1)

  April is here! And while the pollen is keeping me indoors for many of these early spring days, I’ve been able to research all the awesome ways South Carolinians celebrate this transition month. Make a road trip to one of these Carolina communities this month and welcome spring with a fun festival.   April […]