May 18, 2014

It may be slightly obvious that I’ve been half in, half out here on this blog, but I haven’t stopped writing. I’ve used this, my social media presence, and these tools to basically create something out of nothing. I started blogging to find a writing voice that I hadn’t used in a while and I [...]

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Everclear to Perform at 2014 Rosewood Crawfish Festival

May 2, 2014

‘90s alternative rock band Everclear will perform at the 2014 Rosewood Crawfish Festival. “Everclear was one of the biggest bands of the late ‘90s,” said Dave Britt, GRMA Executive Director. “They are going to bring a real nostalgic feeling to the festival when they take the stage.” Everclear formed in 1992 and had multiple top [...]

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May You Get to Have Some Fun This Month – Columbia’s Food and Drink Events Calendar

May 1, 2014

Wait, what? May? This year has just flown by, I can’t even understand how. I’m pretty sure it was just the other week that we were huddled under blankets, shivering away the snow days that kept most of us home long enough for the stir craze to set in. But here we finally are, waking [...]

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Let Someone Else Do Half of Your Weekly Grocery Shopping

April 4, 2014

I can’t say enough about the glory of making one quick stop on the way home and receiving a box containing about half of the food I’ll need for the week. That’s right, it’s a real thing, and it doesn’t involve a personal shopper or exorbitant amounts of money! It’s as simple as signing up [...]

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Food & Drink Calendar for April in Columbia

March 31, 2014

Finally, the frost advisories are probably over and everyone is coming out from under the piles of warm blankets to celebrate everything amazing about spring, from the first crops to the fact that a smoothie for dinner won’t freeze you from the inside out. But uh, if you go to all of these events you [...]

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The Write Way

March 24, 2014

Ya’ll, I was destined to be a writer because I can procrastinate until a deadline is about to loom like nobody’s business. In fact, an article that I wrote this year (I’ll never reveal which one) was literally written the night before it was due. I stand behind its quality though, no doubts about that. [...]

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SC Girls Pint Out: A Girls Club With a Drinking Habit

March 18, 2014

About six months ago the SC Beer Fairy, aka Ashley asked me to help her start a chapter of Girls Pint Out here in Columbia. Being a fan of both beer and socializing, I said YES let’s do this! With her insane hard work, connections, and brilliant ideas, we’ve been chugging along having events about [...]

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Adluh Grits With Goat Cheese, Caramelized Onions and Honey

March 16, 2014

According to studies, people’s tastebuds shift every seven years, causing us as a species to all of a sudden like flavors that we used to hate with a burning passion. Other people’s reasons for hating a certain kind of food is texture, something that I can relate to with my deep-burning loathing for mushrooms. Grits [...]

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Sweet & Savory

March 4, 2014

It’s an exciting thing to be able to eat and help kids at the same time, which is all the more reason to come out to EdVenture Children’s Museum on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 6-9 p.m. for  this year’s Sweet & Savory fundraiser. Local chefs compete for a People’s Choice award for best savory hors d’oeuvres and sweet treat, [...]

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Drinking Binge

March 1, 2014

Scrolling through my Instagram feed today, I’ve noticed a ton of them are of the awesome beverages I’ve been finding and pounding lately. Beverages are one of my big budgeting downfalls, as I am sure they are for many people. They are inexpensive one by one, they are necessary to live, and they are refreshing [...]

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