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New to Town? How to Successfully Navigate the Different Columbia Areas

When I first moved here, I had no clue how to navigate around town, or even navigate conversations about Columbia. I didn’t know what people were referring to when they said “Northeast” and I as equally confused when a friend suggested hanging out in “the Vista.” After 11 years here, I’m finally have a good bit of it figured […]

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Weekend Events for Kids {November 27, 28, 29}

Friday, November 27 Snowville Children can climb Mount EdVerest, explore an ice cave, and even tube down Sled Hill, a 25 ft. long slippery slope sure to give thrills to all. Along the way, children will learn about the science behind the snow in a fun and exciting environment. Your ticket to Snowville is free with museum […]

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Ultimate Guide to Kid-Friendly Fall Events in Columbia

Fall is approaching in Columbia, which means that even though it’s still almost 90 degrees, we are digging out our boots, sweaters, all things pumpkin spice, and we couldn’t be more excited about it. Personally, I love fall. It brings a bevy of birthdays in my family (mine, my daughter’s and my father’s are all […]

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5 Reasons Why I Love Living in Chapin

Welcome parents, children and adult. As a new resident of the Midlands 2 years ago, I was eager to get any sort of information on the area that made our transition easier. Where are the best parks, how to survive the heat, where to eat out at, etc. Among a few other resources, my search […]

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You’re Invited! Red Carpet Family Event for Click Clack Moo at Columbia Children’s Theatre!

We are THRILLED to partner with the Columbia Children’s Theatre to bring you a very special, family-friendly, red carpet event for the opening night of the wildly popular production of Click Clack Moo! Join the Columbia SC Moms Blog at The Columbia Children’s Theatre and experience the highly entertaining and family-friendly productions both parents and […]

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“Best of” Summer Activities to Keep Kids Occupied

Summertime is full of fun, sun, long afternoons … and lots of free time. After awhile, the kids become antsy (and let’s face it, so can mom). To help ward off summertime boredom, check out our “best of” ideas to keep your children entertained in (and out of) the capital city. Kid-Friendly Day Trips From […]

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The Perfect Father’s Day Tour :: Columbia’s Best Breweries and Distilleries

When you’ve been married as long as I have and celebrated 17 years of Father’s Days, it can be difficult to come up with something different to celebrate how much you appreciate the man (and dad) in your family’s life. I thought long and hard about what my husband likes, what he would really enjoy […]

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The Ultimate Summer Bucket List 2015 :: Over 100 Things to Do in Columbia

Summer vacation is officially up and running in our house. While my toddler is not yet school age, she did go to a Mother’s Morning Out program two mornings a week. To say Nora loves “school” is an understatement. She absolutely adores it and the past two weeks without her teachers have been, well, not […]

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The Best Free (and Almost Free) Activities for Kids in Columbia

The Best FREE (and almost free) Summer Activities for Kids in Columbia

The last school bell’s finally rung, the last mad morning rush has passed, the bookbags are hung up til August. It’s 99 degrees with 99% humidity. Summer’s finally here, and it’s still awesome – those golden weeks before the boredom sets in, before you’re climbing the walls and counting the days til school starts. Keep […]

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