SUMMER MEMORIES AND AN ALYS BEACH HOUSE CRUSH 

Every summer has a story… Growing up my annual vacation destination included a trip to South Carolina—we’d first spend a couple of days in Orangeburg then head to the coast to visit family in Charleston. Sprinkle in an occasional trip…
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RETURN FROM PARADISE

  Last week I took a trip that pretty much blurred the lines between business and pleasure. My family and I were guests of Carnival Cruise Line, boarded the beautiful Carnival Conquest, and spent 8 blissful days visiting four cities on…
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HOW TO MAKE TRAVEL MEMORIES LAST LONGER THAN YOUR TRIP

After spending a long winter indoors, we’re relieved to be doing some traveling again and spending more time outdoors. Our adventure to Jekyll Island last fall helped to tide us over—pun intended—especially since we displayed memories from our travel inside…
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ESCAPE TO JEKYLL ISLAND

Things were pretty gloomy here in Atlanta until we packed up the family and drove to sunnier skies in the coastal town of Jekyll Island. Located about 4.5 hours from Atlanta, when you arrive on Jekyll Island it feels like you’ve…
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BOOK REVIEW: PALM BEACH CHIC

Palm Beach Chic, by Jennifer Ash Rudick with photography by Jessica Klewicki Glynn, was an enchanting vacation in book form to say the least. From cover to cover, each page held a beautiful surprise whether it featured lush landscape or…
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WILLOW + MERCER BOUTIQUE: WHERE NYC MEETS 30A

Last week my family and I were in our favorite vacation spot along Florida’s 30a coastal highway! I shared a few snaps on Instagram and received a comment from my friend (and Pieces owner Lee Kleinhelter) that her team just installed the Willow+Mercer…
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TAKE ME BACK TO ALYS BEACH

This post may be short on words, but the photos speak for themselves. Our time spent on land and at sea at Rosemary, Seacrest, and Alys Beaches were memories that we will all treasure forever. A vacation of any sort…
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OUR GETAWAY TO THE MOUNTAINS – THANKS ANGELA!

Needing a change of pace and honestly feeling burned out, I said a silent prayer asking for a taste of God’s divine peace. He obviously heard my prayers. The morning I opened an email from my friend Angela offering her…
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