The Insta-Home Challenge: Honolulu, HI

February 3, 2014

There’s nice … and then there’s niiiiiiiice. We’ve arrived on the island of Oahu, Hawaii with The Lion King for two months. If that sheer fact wasn’t enough, we booked The Gingerbread House in Honolulu — a historic residence in the posh neighborhood of Kahala. And yeah… it’s niiiiiiice. There’s a pool in the lush […]

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Cold plunges, peaches, and pulled pork sandwiches

July 12, 2012

We ended Greenville on a high note — out in nature, amongst gorgeous ravines, tall trees and pork products. Perfect for the Hollicks! On our last free afternoon before leaving Greenville, we took a drive up to Pisgah National Forest, about one hour north on the way up to Asheville, on the advice of locals […]

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As American as baseball and melodramatic crying

July 7, 2012

Hoooo boy! It’s been hawt here in Greenville, SC this past month. A heat wave scorched the area with temps in the 100s for a solid week, and if you take this simmering sunshine, heap on a generous helping of humidity, and … sprinkle on some parmesan, well you have the makings of a delicious […]

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The Insta-home Challenge: Greenville, SC

June 17, 2012

Great ExpectationsOne of the biggest lessons that I’ve learned recently on the road is to keep your expectations in check. For instance, I had never been to Miami before but heard how fun and glamorous it was, and I had never even heard of Greenville. So which do you think I was psyched to visit […]

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Fish in the water

June 9, 2012

Our son is a fish. We always knew he was intrepid in the water, which is why we enrolled him in swim classes at 13-months-old. But Max actually enjoys his time underwater, and we would have never known the extent if our friend Nick Cordileone hadn’t recorded him with his iPhone underwater. Here, he’s counting […]

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