"I have always considered myself a helper." It's been a few weeks since I sat down to interview Ashley Lindler and the statement she made above still lingers with me. It shows both self-awareness and confidence. Don't we all need a...
The first time I went to Soda City Market I kept seeing people walk by with these AMAZING looking fruit bowls. I eventually stopped someone to ask them where they got it. Upon receiving the requested information, my family...
Lasagna Love​, a national grassroots movement that aims to positively impact communities by connecting neighbors with neighbors through homemade meal delivery, has reached ​Columbia, South Carolina.​ ​Lasagna Love began somewhat by accident due to how negatively the COVID-19 pandemic impacted...
Central Carolina Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications through March 5, 2020, for the 2021-2022 school year. More than 175 scholarship opportunities are available, totaling over $500,000. Interested students should visit www.yourfoundation.org/scholarships to view eligibility criteria and complete the online...
When we first moved to Columbia, I remember someone telling me about this local place that served huge cinnamon rolls and always had a line out the door. I thought, it was crazy that people would wait that long...
January in Columbia is full of fun – from story times to kids eat free, crafts and more! Get out your calendars and make a note of all there is to do. If you know of any fun family...
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...
**NOTE: After this post was written, we were informed that Cassava Breads will no longer be at Soda City Market on Saturdays. However, you may still purchase bread from Cassava Breads on their website, at Rosewood Market & Deli...
When COVID-19 kicked into high gear back in March, Amazon's sales went through the roof. And for good reason: we were all told to stay home, and how else were we going to buy the essentials? (And, let's face...
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...
The 2020 holiday season is upon us! While things are a little different this year, there’s still holiday cheer all around. Now, no holiday season is complete without a visit to the man in red! Below is a list of...
Mariah Carey is loudly singing about what she wants for Christmas over the store loudspeakers, houses across the Midlands are already bedecked with lights and inflatables, and we are all eagerly looking for ways to celebrate and say good...
The Columbia Mom Membership Card is live!  With the Columbia Mom Membership Card, you will receive exclusive products, services, and/or discounts at our favorite LOCAL places!  AND we will be adding businesses often, so be sure to check back and see...
Events and happenings around Columbia look different than they used to. While many places aren’t offering in-person get togethers, they are offering virtual activities to keep kids entertained and learning.  So grab your planner, bookmark this page, and start making...
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