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What is your idea of a perfect getaway from the cold winters?   What conjures up memories of summertime fun better than a  beach vacation? After Dave and I sold our marshfront home, we purchased an oceanfront condo thinking we would be splitting our time between Florida and the North Carolina mountains.   Staying within […]

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Many flower quotes by William Shakespeare appear throughout his works.  “What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” spoken by Juliet in “Romeo and Juliet” (2.2.45-7) “Of all Flowers, me thinks a Rose is best,”  spoken by Emilia in  “The Two Noble Kinsmen.”  A rose […]

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Featured article in South Island Living. Written and styled by KathyMillerTime. Photographs by Susan Scarborough, SmittenWithImages. When Nan and Jim Sands first visited Amelia Island, they thought they were simply enjoying the perks of an island job interview.   Those were the days when companies wined and dined candidates. In the Spring of 1972 The […]

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Every spring, Charleston, South Carolina welcomes visitors to their Historic House and Garden Tours. I reached into my archives to share these springtime memories from Charleston. The window boxes are divine. I love the yellow pots. And the matching yellow fire hydrant! Courtyard gardens are intriguing. A wedding under the oaks. My favorite house…the Thomas […]

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A recent trip to Charleston, SC rekindled my love of courtyard and container gardening.  With real estate in the city at a premium, homeowners must make the best of small alleyways, side yards, and window boxes.  The piazzas or porches are designed to catch the ocean breezes and to serve as outdoor entertaining space,  perfect […]

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Charleston, South Carolina celebrated its special gardens, houses and history during Historic Charleston Foundation’s month-long annual Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens.  “Experience the intimate charm and elegance found only beyond Charleston’s private garden gates and historic thresholds during Historic Charleston Foundation’s month-long annual Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens.” No photography is allowed on […]

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Charleston, South Carolina is one of my favorite places.  I enthusiastically accepted our friends, Phil and Laura Huffman’s, invitation to visit this beautiful city during Historic Charleston Foundation’s month-long annual Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens.  Dave and I once again stayed with Phil and Laura in the home Phil’s grandparents bought in 1940.  This home is […]

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