Ghost Tours: Take a Walk on the Dark Side

A few favorite Southern ghost stories and the tours that tell them best. Every town has them, ghosts, ghost stories, and other terrifying tales. But, honestly, the South seems a bit more saturated with accounts of ghastly apparitions perusing both public places and personal spaces found in and around its humid, oak-lined streets. While the…

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Shamrocks, Leprechauns, and Parades: St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patricks Day in Savannah

Shamrocks, Leprechauns, and Parades: St. Patrick’s Day! As children we learned that on St. Patrick’s Day we wear green to avoid getting pinched. There were also tales of leprechauns, and pots of gold at the ends of rainbows. As we got older, we carried on the age old tradition of wearing green, but might have…

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Earth Day – Today and Everyday

Earth Day: The Simple Gifts of Nature No matter the weather, Earth Day is a day to be outside, enjoy the fresh air, walk through the woods or an open field, to feel the warmth of the sun, or to play in the rain. On April 22nd, you have no excuse not to go smell…

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Easter Egg Hunts and Embracing Peeps

Easter Egg Hunts and Embracing Peeps Easter Fun with the Grandkids Easter is fast approaching. As you’re planning for your time with the kids and grandkids, you may be wondering what you can do to make the Easter holiday extra special for the children in your life. We’ve got a few Easter activities in mind…

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Father’s Day

Father’s Day By Hunter Houtzer More than worn-out polos and corny jokes, it seems fathers love to travel. My own certainly does. If he’s not watching the History Channel or cleaning out the garage (does any dad ever truly finish cleaning out a garage?), he’s planning our next big vacation. Not necessarily my personal dream…

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 10th, and until recently, I couldn’t decide what I wanted to get my mother. Maybe there are some sons and daughters who don’t have this issue. Maybe they’re the kind of person who plans months in advance, orders a gift with enough time for standard shipping, and somehow manages to find the perfect card (not too sappy, not too comical). I’m not one of those people.

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Arbor Day Celebrations

Arbor Day Celebrations April 25th. There are communities all over the country where people gather together and work to make a difference in the preservation and protection of our country’s forests.

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National Pecan Month

National Pecan Month By Becky Eades April is National Pecan Month and we think that this overlooked nut deserves a little more attention! Native to the southeast United States, the pecan is a healthy addition to any diet, although it’s primarily known for its use in a pie. But it’s time to think outside the…

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