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How was your Easter?

Yum! Cheese grits and scallops and stuff.

The Shop Tart had a lovely time and she has a couple of tips, should you find yourself wanting to host a large Sunday lunch, Easter themed or not. She lost count, but on Sunday she had (she thinks) 29 […] Read On

Delicious, Healthy Pizza Crust? Yes!

Pizza on Sami's Low Carb Crust

The Shop Tart tries to be healthy. She also tries to cook things that her family will eat. Being the only lady in her family, she is alone in her lack of desire to consume large quantities of pasta drenched […] Read On

What did you love about 2013? And what are you anticipating in 2014?

Famously Reclusive New Year's Eve

Happy New Year! The Shop Tart spent the evening at Edisto with her family. They consumed nearly a bushel of oysters from Flowers, steamed in the oven: With plenty of Mother Shucker’s, purchased at King’s Market. Later that evening, while […] Read On


Evolution Through Chocolate

Do you know Joseph Vernon? He is Columbia’s finest chocolatier, the man behind Evolution Through Chocolate, otherwise known as Etc. The Shop Tart adores everything he makes, and she was thrilled when he contacted her the other day, offering to […] Read On

Well, hello there! Who wants a festive holiday lunch?

Hampton Street Vineyard beef stew

It’s that time of year — when you call a friend for lunch for no reason whatsoever — and realize that it’s totally okay to have wine, because Christmas. Not a Jesus person? Doesn’t matter. You can still have wine […] Read On

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The Shop Tart

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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