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Shopping Guide: Charleston Cookbook

Today we wrap up our Charleston holiday gift guide with a book of recipes and history. For the cook and history buff in your life, here’s a great gift with tons of Charleston heritage. Charleston Receipts is known to be the oldest Junior League cookbook still in print. Originally published in 1950, the cookbook has […]

More Charleston Holiday Celebrations

Don’t worry if you missed a parade or tree lighting; there’s still plenty of holiday events to celebrate the season in Charleston. Here are a few events to wind out the year and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more events. Grand Illumination: Christmas 1782 – Dec. 13-14. Stroll through gardens illuminated […]

Shopping Guide: Charleston Honey

We continue our Charleston holiday gift guide with a sweet gift made with honey found right here in the area.  Savannah Bee Co.’s Charleston honey is a robust wildflower blend from the banks of the Ashepoo River just outside Charleston. Cost is $15 for 12 ounces; $6 for 3 ounces. Pick up some Charleston honey […]

Shopping Guide: Rainbow Row Ornament

We continue our Charleston holiday gift guide with a gift that serves as an annual reminder of one of Charleston’s most iconic images.  Rainbow Row is one of Charleston’s most famous architectural landmarks. A line of 18th-century commercial buildings built to service the bustling wharfs and docks of the port of Charleston, this group of […]

Shopping Guide: Firefly Vodka

We love our food and drink here in Charleston! So here’s a great gift idea that allows you to share the holiday “spirit” with friends.    Sweet tea is synonymous with the South. Here in Charleston, Firefly Distillery has given sweet tea a new twist with its Firefly Sweet Tea Flavored Vodka. Made just 30 […]

Shopping Guide: Angel Oak Pendant

Our holiday shopping guides continues today with another great Charleston-themed gift idea perfect for your mom, sister, wife or girlfriend. Angel Oak Pendant  This pendant is fashioned after Charleston’s majestic Angel Oak Tree located on Johns Island. You can purchase this pendant at Dacuba’s Fine Jewelry, which also carries rings, earrings, bracelets and charms inspired by the ornate […]

Shopping Guide: Sweetgrass Baskets

We continue our series of Charleston-inspired holiday gifts today. Keep watching our blog for more gift ideas straight from the Holy City! Sweetgrass Baskets Sweetgrass baskets are found throughout the City Market in downtown Charleston and along U.S. Highway 17 North in Mount Pleasant. The baskets – brought to the area by West African slaves […]

Shopping Guide: American Classic Tea

We are kicking our holiday shopping into high gear and wanted to share a few of our picks for great Charleston-inspired gifts. Over the next few days, we’ll post a new item. You’ll have your shopping done in no time – plus, you’ll be giving friends and family great holiday gifts straight from the Holy […]

Celebrating Christmas in Charleston

The first greenery and red bows showed up on street lampposts late last week. The lights went on at the Holiday Festival of Lights. And the calendar of holiday events in Charleston exploded. Christmastime in Charleston is here! Start getting your holiday calendar in order so you don’t miss a single tree lighting ceremony, parade, […]

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