Get a Taste of the Lowcountry at Music to Your Mouth Event

Sponsored by: Montage Palmetto Bluff We’ll never know who plucked that first craggy oyster from the sea to eat, but we do know that he or she had this stroke of genius a very, very long time ago. The ancient Romans so prized the briny bivalves that they created the world’s first man-made oyster beds. Like wine, oysters take on the terroir of where they were grown: the higher the salinity … Read More

5 Simple Ways to Protect South Carolina Nature

Sponsored by: Montage Palmetto Bluff From the mountains to the beaches, South Carolina is home to an incredible number wildlife that depends on natural habitats for shelter and food. From the spotted salamander to the loggerhead sea turtle, residents and visitors have a responsibility to tread lightly and keep these special creatures safe and thriving. Everyone can play a role in conservation and protecting the local environment. Here are 5 … Read More

Eating in Season Never Tasted so Good

Eating well in South Carolina has never been so easy. With restaurants sourcing local fruits, vegetables, seafood and meats, and farmers markets popping up in every community, it's not hard to have fresh, local food on your plate.Over the years, we've grown accustomed to getting whatever fruits and vegetables we want from the grocery store at any time of the year. Shoppers forgot produce has a season and that strawberries … Read More

Perfect Mother's Day Ideas to Give Mom the Gift of You

What's the best thing you can give your mom for Mother's Day? Some quality time with her favorite child (shhh, don't tell your siblings).From Bluffton to Savannah, there are plenty of ways to treat your mom to a special day out or a full weekend of activities.Put the 39th annual Bluffton Village Festival - known to locals as Mayfest - on your calendar. This full-day festival on Saturday, May 13 … Read More

4 Natural Places to Get Fit in the Lowcountry

Technically the calendar hasn't turned to spring yet, but that doesn't matter here in the Lowcountry where sunshine and blue skies beckon residents to enjoy the natural beauty of the South Carolina coast. If your New Year's resolutions included exercise and fresh air or if you're just looking for a new spot to get in a hike or jog, you're in luck. Here are four spectacular places to get fit … Read More

Tie-dye and “Porching”—and Seven More Ways to Spend Easter

Perhaps nothing says a long Easter weekend like egg hunts and a sunrise service. At Montage at Palmetto Bluff they make Eastertide even more special by adding a truly Southern flair. Sure there are eggs to be found—twice on Sunday with three different offerings to include children twelve and under, adults, and dogs—but each Easter weekend reservation is invited to sit for a complimentary family photo.