Author: Dawn Damico

Rockin the Low Country-Charleston, SC [Weekend Getaway]

Garth. Brooks. That’s really all I need to say about this weekend’s drive south to beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. Even though the state was revving up for pre-season presidential primaries and several debate opportunities were lined up by this year’s candidates, the real heart of the country packed the North Charleston Coliseum, united for their love of an Oklahoma boy and his decades of musical contributions and entertainment. It was for the love of country…country music, that is! Garth Brooks is a man whose music my husband and I grew up with. From our own little piece of country...

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Embracing Spring in Raleigh: Umstead State Park

A day trip in Raleigh can mean market-fresh food, a walk in the park, and downtown dining. In a matter of hours you can experience Nature’s bounty (and beauty) and man’s take on a taco. That’s Raleigh – country-fied city living! A day trip in Raleigh can mean market-fresh food, a walk in the park, and downtown dining. In a matter of hours you can experience Nature’s bounty (and beauty) and man’s take on a taco. That’s Raleigh – country-fied city living! The weekend weather in the state capitol was turning out to be beautiful. The farmer’s market, for...

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Chasing the Setting Sun: Croatan National Forest

Did you hear the one about the blonde chick that headed east to experience the sunset?… Eastern North Carolina is surrounded by water. Large rivers, the Intercoastal Waterway, various inlets, sounds, and of course the Atlantic Ocean…just to name a few. If you get to the right spot at the right time, you can actually end the day by watching the sun melt into the horizon. If you point yourself in the right direction, that is. So off I went, mobile compass apps be damned. I headed to Pine Cliff near the Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station in...

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National Iced Tea Day: Refreshing Everyday Recipes

Since living in the South, I’ve discovered the seductive allure of sweet tea. At first sip, you’ll imagine yourself gathered in an antebellum garden, hoop skirt hooping, parasol in tow, pinky out, gloved hands, and a playful laugh as you toss back your ringlet curled hair. It’s the Taste of Southern Hospitality and Charm However, if you’re not from around these parts and were not weened on the syrupy flavors…brace yourself. Not too long ago, we were driving across country. From the health-crazed sunshine of southern California where the “no-white-stuff” diet advice was running rampant to the sweet state...

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