If you are looking for a guide to keep you and your family entertained, we have got you covered with Columbia events and happenings! November in Columbia in full of fun – from holiday events to fall fests, story times...
Few things signal the kick off the holiday season more than lights going up. It’s a wonderful time of year already, but something about lights sparkling throughout the season makes this time of year feel magical. Thankfully, there are...
I love Thanksgiving. LOVE it. Of all the holidays it is still the most sincere, least commercialized ... at least, it can be if you set the focus from the beginning. One thing our family is doing to honor the...
Every September and October I have the same good intentions. The following conversation takes place in my head every year and goes a little bit like this... I say to myself, "Self? This is the year that we are going...
  Most people have an unrecognized hero in their lives. These unsung heroes are the people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to give back to and care for their communities. Their acts of bravery and service make our lives...
October is set aside to bring awareness to the roughly 25% of pregnancies that do not reach full-term, with October 15 specifically designated as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. We feel the loss of our babies, whether it’s marked on...
Winter Break will be here before you know it, which means it's time to start thinking about how your children will be spending the days while they're out of school! Whether you need to finish your holiday shopping for...
Pregnancy and postpartum can be both an exciting phase of motherhood and an intimidating one. We hope this guide helps answer some of the endless questions on the minds of new and expectant moms. Special thanks to the featured...
It’s that time of year again. Sweaters are (maybe, slowly) starting to make their way out of storage. Pumpkin spice everything can be found around every corner. The first leaves are beginning to turn beautiful shades of red and...
If you are looking for a guide to keep you and your family entertained, we have got you covered with Columbia events and happenings! October in Columbia in chock-full of seasonal fun – from family trick-or-treating to hayrides to pumpkin...
Once again, Fall has snuck up on me, probably at least in part because of the warmer-than-normal weather we've been having. With our neighborhood pool still open and ninety-degree days this past week, if it wasn't for the fact...
I love coffee. Like, I LOOOOOVE coffee. One might even say I have a “problem” with coffee. (I’m a writer. What other legal fuel is there at 9 a.m.??) A great cuppa joe is one of life’s simplest pleasures, and Columbia has...
My last name is Starbuck. No, I'm not kidding. When I met the man who I now call my husband and he told me his name, I didn't believe it either. I immediately wondered if I had crossed paths...
I was born and raised in a small town outside of Tampa, Florida. My father was a New York transplant and my mother was a third generation Floridian. I was a stereotypical Florida kid who grew up thinking orange...
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Where to See Santa Around Columbia

No holiday season is complete without a visit to the man in red! Below is a list of places you’ll be able to find...

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