Visiting Bulls Island — a pristine, unspoiled island in the Charleston, S.C. area — is an amazing way to spend a day and an adventure you won’t forget.
It’s a great place for walking, sunbathing, collecting shells, photography and visiting the hauntingly beautiful Boneyard Beach. Continue reading
If you’re looking for a team-building event or a fun fundraising event that costs nothing to put on and is a blast for both children and adults, try a Tall Tower contest.
I’ve done it with adults in a work environment several times and it’s exciting for the participants and the audience alike. Continue reading
My most recent thrift store treasures include a lot of fun casual tops and a cute shower curtain. Continue reading
I know these three things don’t seem to go together… but last Wednesday night — and quite a few Wednesdays before that — I felt all these emotions during the course of an hour. Have you ever been lonely in a crowd? Continue reading
For years, I’ve been a fan of large outdoor flags that festoon the house and wave gaily from a pole on the front porch. But I needed an inexpensive way to organize the outdoor flags. Continue reading
The 2017 Great American Eclipse is a great opportunity for a party. For eclipse-y food, costumes and supplies, head to Target for some great ideas. (This is not a sponsored post; I just love Target!) Continue reading
Sensory deprivation tanks were big in the 70s, but who knew they were still around? If you missed out on the experience then (like I did), check out this relaxation technique at a location near you. While the concept remains the same, the main difference today is the name change; apparently the term “sensory deprivation” was a little harsh, so today spas are inviting guests to chill out in what are now known as flotation tanks. Continue reading
Ever hear the saying “No good deed goes unpunished”? I didn’t understand what it meant til I was in my 40s, but that’s when I discovered that doing things out of the goodness of your heart to help someone doesn’t always end well! The best intentions occasionally backfire big-time. Continue reading
When staying at hotels while traveling, getting a good room depends a little on luck, but typically, I’ve found that with hotel rooms you get what you pay for. This was driven home by a recent experience at the hotel from hell — where thinking about my “bargain priced” hotel room still makes me shudder.
Escape rooms (also known as escape games) have been springing up everywhere. If you’ve never heard of them or experienced one, keep reading… Continue reading