Why do We Carve Pumpkins

Leave it to the Irish to bring their fantastical tales and mystical folklure to America. When Irish immigrants came to America the tradition of carving came with them; although, the Irish carved turnips, not pumpkins. So how did turnips turn into pumpkin carving? The truth is pumpkins were readily available and well, they looked much…

My Experience at Orangetheory Fitness- Lexington SC

I was apprehensive. This fitness center, gym, or studio had been open for a couple years and I was always curious. It wasn’t till someone else in knew joined, that I started to consider it. After speaking to her in depth, I went to my free class, not sure what to expect. Their set-up is…

Stay at Home Mom-Friendless

I had just came off my forty first birthday. Hopes were high. I was going to get more serious about my diet and exercise. I had a great career, awesome boss, fantastic work environment and was pretty happy. Then, a positive pregnancy test- for myself, it was a no brainer, I was staying at home…

Starting My Weight Loss Journey

I recently had a baby. She’s an absolute blessing and a joy in our lives. I however, gained way too much weight and my current physical condition makes taking care of her and my other children very difficult. Staring in the new year, I plan on taking myself to task and regaining my strength, stamina…

Why All the Gas Stations in Lexington?

Recently, there has been numerous new gas stations popping up in the area. In the past year, we have seen a new Murphy’s at 500 W Main St Lexington. A 7-eleven at 4301 Sunset Blvd. and another brand new 7-eleven at 5229 Sunset Blvd. There is a lot more. Those are just located in town….

Get Married in the Carolinas: Unique Wedding Venues

Great news for brides-to-be in North and South Carolina, there are a substantial number of wedding venues located in each state. However, Southern Living has compiled a list of “the South’s best wedding venues by state.” Below is a sampling of the six best wedding venues in the Carolinas. The Barn at Valhalla- Chapel Hill,…