In Your Garden: The Scoop on Bird Feeders

Bird feeders offer the best way to turn your own backyard into a mini oasis for the wild birds in your area. They’re usually filled with a variety of seeds to suit the different species of our feathered friends. The most popular types of seed include millet, safflower, sunflower, and thistle. Apart from satisfying the…

There’s Lots to Do at The SC State Farmer’s Market!

// Fresh Edibles // The South Carolina Department of Agriculture works hard to promote the business of feeding us. The agency aids farmers in many aspects of food production and marketing, and the State Farmers Market on US Highway 321 in West Columbia is a big marketing tool for South Carolina’s small farmer. Depending on…

Daytrippin’: Aiken, SC

Many people, when they think of Aiken, tend to think horse country. While it’s true that Aiken hosts world-class equestrian events and is home to several thoroughbred champions, there is much more to be discovered in this quaint southern city, named Best Southern Small Town in 2018 by Southern Living Magazine. Aiken Trolley Tours: Experience…

Live Life Without Limit

Has navigating certain areas of your home become difficult due to mobility issues? The folks at AccessNSM can help you make the modifications needed to allow you to enjoy your home in its entirety. AccessNSM is a division of National Seating & Mobility, and the fastest growing accessibility company in the nation. For 30 years,…

Super Cool: Adventures with Grandkids

Sweet Spots! Spoil them with a trip to these favorite local candy shops! The Peanut Man Candy & Nut Co. has three locations in Columbia – downtown in The Vista, Ballentine/Irmo, and Village at Sandhill (Fernandina Rd. coming soon), so wherever you and the grandkids happen to be, you can stop in for chocolate, popcorn,…

Trippin’ Overnight: Clemson, SC

Yearning for a quiet getaway within SC borders? Look no further than Clemson! Tucked into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Clemson boasts beautiful wilderness, rich history, and amazing restaurants. This town is so much more than Clemson University. Lodging || The Inn at Patrick Square At the heart of downtown Clemson lies The…

Learning Something New

Historic Columbia 803.252.7742 historiccolumbia.org Historic Columbia is a non-profit organization that focuses on preserving Columbia’s wealth of historic properties and artifacts, and educating the public on local history. They offer year-round workshops geared towards helping citizens form a better understanding of the world around them in ways that are both entertaining and educational. Richland County Public…

Creating Livable Luxury | Crafted Classics | Uncompromised Design

Ethan Allen is more than a retailer. Since 1932, they have specialized in creating livable luxury in beautifully designed and crafted classics for your home. With styles you can’t find anywhere else, products offer an uncompromised level of craftsmanship at a surprising value. What makes Ethan Allen an icon of livable luxury is that they…

All Aboard the Spirit!

Set sail on gorgeous Lake Murray with family and friends and celebrate just about anything! Whether you are planning a family reunion or a retirement party, the crew aboard The Spirit is ready to serve you. Ken and Laura Colton started Lake Murray Cruises back in 2008, and their son Andrew has helped with remodeling…

Enriching Lives. Connecting Communities.

Richland County Recreation Commission offers programs at more than 40 of its neighborhood parks and facilities. The Adult Activity Center at 7494 Parklane Road offers programs exclusively to adults and focuses on health and wellness. Elliptical trainers, free weights and recumbent bikes are available, and fun leisure experiences like bingo, salsa dancing, basket weaving and…