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  • An Island Mom Christmas Giveaway!

    They say Christmas is the season of giving, so far be it from me to argue. Thus, in celebration of this holiday season, and as a way of sharing a little bit of the coastal Carolinas with y’all, I’m giving away holiday linens from one of my favorite coastal Carolina companies, Lowcountry Linens. Their beautiful […]

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  • Thoughts on the Sea #11

    There is, one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath. Herman Melville (Yes, it’s from Moby Dick.) For other thoughts on the sea, see #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, and #10. Coming Next Week: An Island Mom’s Christmas […]

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  • Water’s Edge

    There’s a whole world waiting at the water’s edge. It’s a world of in-betweens, a world where all seems possible, a world of suspension. It’s a world where you don’t have to be girl to have a whole world waiting.

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  • Y’all, It’s Been Three Years

    Y’all. It’s been three years. It’s been three years since the birth of An Island Mom. It seems like it’s been three days in some ways and three eternities in other ways. To commemorate the major world event, I’ll share a few of the last year’s highlights, organized by category for your reading convenience. The […]