Travel

Driftwood Beach | Edisto Island, South Carolina

Driftwood Beach on Botany Bay is one of the most untouched and remote beaches in South Carolina. It’s a part of the Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area and has been strictly preserved to save the nesting area of endangered birds. For that reason, dogs are not allowed on the beach, which […]

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Dog Friendly, Travel

The Angel Oak | John’s Island, South Carolina

The Angel Oak tree is one of the most visited and recognizable sites in the Charleston area. It’s believed be between 400-500 years old and has survived a number of hurricanes and natural disasters (and of course, human interference). According to the City of Charleston’s website: Live oaks are not particularly tall trees, but have […]

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Travel

Old Sheldon Church Ruins | South Carolina

The Old Sheldon Church Ruins are about a 20 minute drive outside of Beaufort, South Carolina. Originally known as Prince William’s Parish Church, Sheldon Church was built between 1751-57 and is thought to be one of the first North American attempts at imitating a Greek temple. Local British loyalists burned the church in 1779 during […]

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Life

I’m moving to South Carolina!?

Well, sort of. We are leaving Minnesota for South Carolina…but only temporarily. The lease on our apartment is up at the end of January and my partner Glenn and I decided to seize this opportunity to work from anywhere while our offices are still closed due to the pandemic. I’ve somehow survived 10 months of […]

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Travel

Congaree National Park | South Carolina

Every couple has that one summer in their life where everyone they know is getting married. Most of your weekends are spent traveling and you drop thousands of dollars on hotels, attire and gifts. It’s a rite of passage. For my boyfriend Glenn and I, this was supposed to be our summer of eight—yes, eight—weddings. […]

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Life, Travel

MyCanoe Pop: The Foldable Canoe Review

So yeah, we own a foldable canoe. And it turns heads, to the say the least. There hasn’t been a single time that we’ve taken it out and NOT gotten stopped by someone wanting to know if we were in fact unfolding an entire canoe. MyCanoe launched on Kickstarter in March of 2020. We purchased […]

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Dog Friendly, Travel

Day Trip from the Twin Cities | Lake Mille Lacs

It’s the time of the year again, temperatures are dropping and everyone is flocking north to see the fall colors. We used last Saturday to head up to Lake Mille Lacs which about an hour and a half drive straight north from Minneapolis. It’s the second largest lake in the state and you can barely […]

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