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Mary Alice Monroe

New York Times Bestselling Author

Posts Tagged ‘author’

CREATING MEANINGFUL HOLIDAY TRADITIONS

Traditions are important touchstones in families.  They connect us to family values, morals, beliefs.  They keep us attuned to our ancestors. One holiday tradition of the season that I treasure is St. Nicholas Day, which we celebrate every December 6th. St. Nicholas Day is commonly celebrated in Germany and other European countries, as well as many…

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Save the Planet? Light One Candle

As a child I wanted to save the planet, but the problems seemed so large, so many.  I am one of ten children and my father attempted to calm me by telling me not to try to save the entire world, but instead to light one candle.  I was too young to understand the wisdom of that advice. But now I…

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MAKING A WEDDING DREAM COME TRUE

We have the finalists for A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING Giveaway! I confess it was tough to choose only three.  We received so many heartfelt videos sharing story after story about why a couple should win the $40,000 dream wedding in Charleston, SC. Thank you ALL for your entries.  But we only have one wedding to give…

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My Dream Wedding in Charleston, SC

I’m throwing a wedding celebration–and you’re invited! It started on Sullivan’s Island, just outside of Charleston, SC. I introduced you to my literary family–Marietta Muir (Mamaw) and her granddaughters Carson, Eudora, and Harper. That was the summer of 2013 and my novel The Summer Girls marked the beginning of the Lowcountry Summer series. It’s been…

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