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BY: Joan McDonald
Got a gardener on your Christmas list? No sweat: here are some of my favorite things.    » Gift a Holiday Wreath! Deck your Halls with greens from our local Charleston Horticultural...
BY: Hunter Boone
    The 3rd annual Slim Down the South softball game was this past weekend—all proceeds benefitting the local non-profit, Louie's Kids. Team Wells Fargo and Team Taco Boy went head-to...
BY: Renae Brabham
  Daylight savings time, spring forward, fall back. On Sunday morning with a little turn of a knob, tap on a keypad, or satellite signal to your computer, we will have tilted the globe into a...
BY: Erica Rodefer W...
North Island Kayak   It’s officially fall! Football is blaring from every television. The kids are back in school. Coffee, beer, muffins, and even yogurt (does anyone buy that?) are all of a...
BY: Joan Perry
Harriet McLoed of Reuters wrote in her article "South Carolinians raising millions to protect centuries-old Angel Oak": “A group trying to preserve the centuries-old Angel Oak near Charleston, South...
BY: Joan Perry
  Picnic! I love picnics, and I talked my son into joining me for a walk through Magnolia Plantation's Swamp Walk this morning. We enjoyed a picnic and then spotted this fella hiding under the...
BY: Instant Grit
The Blog of the Week is... Beach Lesson #1: The Power of Jean Shorts, Sand Grenades, & Now by Cullen Murray Kemp. Reading that blog, we couldn't figure out for the life of us why we weren't at...
BY: Cullen Murray Kemp
Funnypica   I’ve always admired the joy that folks get from going to the beach. It’s as though the simple crash of waves against sand can somehow alleviate us of all our complicated life...
BY: Renae Brabham
  This blog was done. Finished. Just a few skim-overs left and it would be ready to submit on Friday morning. My eyes were tired slits when I got up and walked away from the computer...
BY: Instant Grit
No Blog of the Week this week, more like several. Instead, we've got a Very Charleston To-Do List, meaning... here's what you'd be doing this weekend if you used Grit blogs as your...
BY: Joan McDonald
Are you up for the Party for the Parks? Just in case you hadn’t heard... the Charleston Parks Conservancy, a volunteer-based organization that helps keep the city green spaces looking beautiful, is...
BY: Claire O'Bryan
Looking for a run while the weather is great? Come out on September 14 and support head and neck cancer research. This run was started by my co-worker and friend, Carissa Carie in honor and...
BY: Renae Brabham
Okay, so what do Miley Cyrus and ducks have in common? After observing people versus my pond this week, I conclude "AFLAC-ing lot." I have a large pond just feet from my patio. What should be a...
BY: Joan McDonald
  Fall is just around the corner and it is time to select the cool season growers! I recently returned from an inspiring trip to Monticello (aka the “Seed to Seed Growing Mecca"). As...
BY: Guest Blogger
Guest Grit post by Alexandria Antonacci (right)   {Scranton, Pennsylvania native, Alexandria Antonacci is currently working on her master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Missouri,...
BY: Nate Anderson
I have a question for you: why do you jog down King Street? I’m talking about the hopping part of King—the retail, the restaurants, all that.   Let me back up: I love that area. The sidewalks...
BY: Instant Grit
I'm sure you've noticed. Of course you have. The KMart commercials with kids breakdancing in the street because school's about to start (my school bus is my limo, my school bus is my limo... really...
BY: Joan Perry
  I caught this show at the Farmer's Market downtown. These kids were great and clearly each one admired the other dancer's techniques. I can't find much about them which is a shame since they...
BY: Joan Perry
  Is there anything as delicious as a perfect peach? I believe God must have been smiling when he created them. And if I had a nickle for every time someone boasted to me that South...
BY: E. Louise
You want the sun back. Bad. You'd pay for it if you could. But it doesn't work like that. Sure, you can get most anybody to take your money. Not God though... trust me, I've tried to pay...

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