Oh, Baan, how I love you.

Dry rose at Baan Sawan

I don’t have a great tolerance for children. I like (and love!) my own, and I find yours interesting enough, but I prefer the company of adults. Luckily, my own children are capable of adult conversation, which makes them excellent […] Read On

It’s a Pig Pickin’! (And you can win a ticket.)

Wavering Place, by Fig

Y’all. What are you doing on Sunday? I’ll be headed to Wavering Place for a Fig Pig Pickin’ to benefit one of my favorite local charities, St. Lawrence Place. They provide housing and help for families in crisis. We really […] Read On

7 Things That Are Nice Right Now

Dad, me, and Mom

First things first: The Shop Tart I have decided to drop the third person thing. It’s time, right? Right. I started to feel like I was talking about the Shop Tart behind her back, which was kind of awkward. Anyhow… […] Read On

Oh! That’s cool.

Why is @theshoptart looking so fresh faced and happy? Maybe because she just got all the hair threaded off of her face at Columbia Skin Clinic. Painless and quick, y'all! And they're taking walk-ins 'til 1 pm today. #figcolumbia

Y’all remember Jonathan Oh? At WACH Fox in Columbia, he hosted a great tech segment called, “Oh! That’s Cool!” After Fox, he went to WOLO, and now he’s a meteorologist on NHK World Newsline in Tokyo, Japan. He’s a really […] Read On

Dinner in Italy (Not Really, But Close Enough)

Rosso Trattoria in Trenholm Plaza, Columbia, South Carolina

A couple of years ago, the Shop Tart got to take one of those once-in-a-lifetime trips, spending nearly a month in Italy with her children. They all still talk about the trip, and even the Tank — who turned six […] Read On

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Local arbiter of all that is fresh, fashionable and flavorful in Columbia, the Shop Tart has been blogging about shopping, eating and having a great time since 2008.

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