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The Top 8 Alfresco Dining Spots in Hilton Head

Some the most memorable meals I have savored were al fresco. There is something scrumptious about eating in communion with nature. The beverages are more effervescent and thirst quenching. Little nibbles like fresh strawberries are more luxuriating. And main dishes are greeted like old friends. The Lowcountry, with its signature dishes and seemingly endless buffet […]

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How to Say Goodbye to Summer and Hello to “Fall-mer”

While shopping for back to school supplies, I noticed a strange and unsettling phenomenon—the aisles that were once supersaturated with flotation devices, Tervis tumblers decorated with vibrant green palm fronds and other summer staples had all dried up. Suddenly, plastic pumpkins, cinnamon spice scented candles and new tumblers with images of orange and brown leaves […]

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Hilton Head’s Most Special and Secret Spots

It’s no secret, Hilton Head hosts some magical spots. Having grown up on the Island and having married an adventurous local, I believe collectively my husband Lee and I have traversed every square inch of this beautiful island. It’s also no secret that life can get in the way of enjoying simple pleasures and often […]

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Don’t Just Get Fit, Get Fit-Techno

According to the Physical Activity Council’s recently released 2015 Participation Report, more kids, teens, and adults are living sedentary lifestyles—making our nation’s trend toward inactivity something to sweat about, especially when we consider issues like childhood obesity. For years, we have been blaming technology for the coach potato craze and even when Wii sports brought […]

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Hilton Head Spas take on Summer Skin Saboteurs

They’re there. Lurking not in the shadows but in the sun rays. Or hiding in our favorite guilty pleasure snack. Or sneaking in at night. Whether we’re talking about sun damage, nutrient-deplete foods, or lack of sleep, skin saboteurs are in our midst. But have no fear. You are not defenseless. Hilton Head Island’s award-winning […]

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8 Wellness-Savvy Summer Tips from a Local

Catch phrases like exercise routine and health regimen can get us caught up in a wellness rut. Thankfully Hilton Head Island offers local produce and outdoor activities that make getting fit anything but boring. Here’s how to eat and exercise your way to optimal health in 8 easy steps: 1. Hydrate Hydration is paramount when […]

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SHAPE + Best Beaches in America for Fitness Lovers

Offering the latest health, fitness, beauty, and fashion news SHAPE magazine  shared their 35 Best Beaches in America for Fitness Lovers. These coastal cities and seaside towns, ranked by Foursquare and our own comprehensive research, are shore bets for your next active vacation.  See more of their story HERE or read on below for a […]

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Spring Clean with Locally-Inspired Smoothies

Spring has sprung and so has the urge to spring clean—and not just our closets. It’s time to tidy up our minds and bodies. It’s time to get immersed with nature. It’s time to be a “smoothista”. Smooth·isita | smo͞oT͟Hēsta | noun: someone adept at making smoothies   Here’s how: Step 1—Visit Bear Island Farm […]

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Benefit from Boutique Wellness at Healthsmart

In today’s super-sized, supermarket world, sometimes super is not always, well, super duper. Especially when it comes to our health, many of us would like personal attention and customizable plans. So, what if there was a health food store: Where everybody knows your name, And they’re always glad you came… “Healthsmart is a boutique health […]

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