LEARN THE ARTFUL SKILLS TO SHOWCASING THE PERFECT PRESENT

Everyone enjoys receiving gifts during the holiday season. But wrapping them? Not so much.

NEW BUSINESSES AND POPULATION GROWTH TO IMPACT REAL ESTATE IN 2023

Affordability for homebuyers continues to be a stumbling block for closing on a dream house or any house that comes close to their dream in the Lowcountry.

HILTON HEAD VOTED AS BEST ISLAND

Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2022 named Hilton Head Island as the best island in America. Kiawah Island was second best. The Lowcountry was represented in other awards, including best resort in the South going to Montage Palmetto Bluff. The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa- was the No. 2 best resort in the South. Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport was ranked the top airport in the U.S.

BY DEAN ROWLAND

MAKE YOUR SPACE STYLISH AND CONDUCIVE TO PRODUCTIVITY

Nobody could have predicted before the pandemic began in 2020 that lighting in the home office and workspace would be thrust into the spotlight and require more attention to detail, function, efficiency and design than ever.

COLLINS GROUP REALTY DONATES TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Collins Group Realty’s philanthropy program, 200th Home Sale for Charity, recently rewarded five charities, with River Ridge Academy Foundation, earning the grand prize of $4,000. A total of $10,000 was awarded. Second place winner, Turtle Trackers, was awarded a donation of $3,000.

Imaginative display ideas for your porch

BY DEAN ROWLAND

Porches are built for comfort, relaxation, socializing, decorating, and enjoying the early morning and late afternoon Lowcountry breezes.

But they don’t have to be boring aesthetically, especially in October for Halloween and November for Thanksgiving. Imaginative displays of the season turn the ordinary porch into a masterful display of crafts, decorations, and organic home-grown plants and flowers. Colorful, earthy and quirky — anything goes.

TRENDING INNOVATIONS TO HELP MAKE LIFE EASIER 

BY HILTON HEAD MONTHLY

Innovations in technology continue to evolve. There are many new gadgets that are designed to make your life a bit easier and offer peace of mind. Here are some top choices.

If you are looking for an easy-to-care for plant for your home or office consider the crassula ovata — or as it’s more commonly called, jade.

While jade plants are considered to be symbols of good luck, you won’t need luck to learn how to care and maintain your jade plant.

KEEP YOUR GREEN THUMB READY AS TEMPERATURES DIP 

BY BARRY K AUFMAN If recent real estate trends are any indication, there are quite a few of you out there who are spending your first fall in the Lowcountry. As such, you probably have quite a few questions about planting a fall garden here in hardiness Zone 8. The good news is, you’ve started at just the right time.