New Year Brings New Possibilities

Locals have plenty to be hopeful and confident about in 2019.

After the oversized golf ball drops from Harbour Town Lighthouse (the Lowcountry’s answer to the Times Square Ball Drop); after you start out strong with “Should auld acquaintance be forgot” and then just end up mumbling for the next solid minute; ask yourself this question: What will 2019 bring? While last year was great, all of the positive happening in our community could make this new year even better.

In thinking about the year ahead for LOCAL Life, we have so much to look forward to. As you read this, we have moved into our new office space at 800 Main St. and will be much easier to find. In 2019, we promise to stick to our mission of celebrating the stories, culture, and people that make the Lowcountry unique. We also have several new features and other surprises in store — such as the Mensa brainteaser.

FEELING BLUE Have you seen the LOCAL Life Jeep around town? This month, we rolled up next to Arleen Williams of Arlene Williams Kitchen Design. Be sure to follow @LocalLifeSC on Instagram to see all of the #LocalswithaJeep photos.

This magazine is so fun to produce. LOCAL Life connects us to the community and all the opportunities beyond the Lowcountry. For instance Clayton Rollison, owner of Lucky Rooster Kitchen + Bar, recently hosted two pop-up dinners featuring the stories and recipes of celebrity chef Vivian Howard. I had the opportunity to meet her during one of the dinners, and it was a true honor. I have watched “A Chef’s Life” and admired her for years. What I enjoyed most was listening to her describe how much fun her family was having here — the beach, the bike paths, the playgrounds. “People live like this?!?,” one of her twins asked. That made me so proud! When you live here, it’s easy to take all of the wonderful amenities we have for granted. I resolve to not let that happen in 2019. I also resolve to be more organized, the main topic of this issue

Inside you will find many clever tools and tricks for making life easier. If you are a disorganized person, don’t sweat it. Really organized people are not born that way. They have to cultivate healthy habits to help them stay organized. That’s what this issue is all about. You can become an organized person as long as you’re willing to learn and practice. Now go write that down! 🙂

Wishing you a year full of happy (and organized) days!

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