I’m so thankful to the important people who loved us so well. They trekked all over the globe to celebrate with us in Charleston, South Carolina.
Our story was simply a girl and a boy. A friend was called and a cake was made; a home generously opened; sister’s cooked up a storm; a friend sang a song and a parent even got ordained for the occasion.
It wasn’t magic. It was His people celebrating new life. The generosity of loved ones and strangers all captured in the gorgeous setting that is Charleston.
Reasons to love Charleston:
- It’s Got Culture – Historical vistas, sailors in starched whites and college kids give this city accessible food, flavor and night life for every speed and budget.
- It’s Got a Beach – Read a book, try a sea Kayak adventure, ride a bike, go for a walk. Everything’s better by the ocean.
- Go Low or Gullah- Low Country cuisine of Gullah fair (Gullah culture is derived from the West African descendants of slaves that entered the port of Charleston.) Great sea food, rice, grits and killer cocktails make tasting Charleston a worthwhile experience.
Need another reason to explore Charleston? Don’t take my word for it.
“Acclaimed Charleston chef Jeremiah Bacon agrees that Gullah cuisine is “very embedded” into the Charleston dining ecosystem. At his restaurant the Macintosh, Bacon serves up local seafood specialties like triggerfish and tilefish, and cooks with Anson Mills Carolina gold rice grits.” HOW GULLAH CUISINE HAS TRANSFORMED CHARLESTON DINING – EATER MAGAZINE
Someday I’ll have Minga tell you about cooking an authentic, African feast in Southern-style with the help of a couple of friends. I still can’t thank her enough, but that’s another story. . .