Sister trip to Nashville

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2016 sister trip to Nashville

I don’t get to see my sister often. Sometimes, we can go a year without seeing each other, but we try not to make that happen. You see, we live about 1,780 miles apart. I am in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and she is in Bismarck, N.D. Growing up, we did the sisterly fighting, as usual, but we have gotten a lot closer as we have gotten older. Continue reading

Foodie finds in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a tourist destination. People come from all around to enjoy the beach, sun and fun.Farm Fresh produce

In a tourist town, it is sometimes hard to find a restaurant doing something different or a place where you can get items actually grown/made with love and care instead of for the masses.

When we first moved here in 2008, there were only a few places that really took pride in locally-sourced foods and homemade recipes. Continue reading

Eatin’ some seafood and enjoyin’ some beer

The oysters at Dirty Don’s Oyster Bar on the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk are HUGE. I have never eaten oysters that big. They were kind of hard to open, but thanks to our handy dandy server they were all devoured. (Photo by Heather Gale)

It is not a regular occurrence for me to go out on a Friday night. Usually, by that time I am exhausted from a busy week and would rather just chill at home with my husband, dogs and a bottle of wine. Continue reading