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It’s getting warmer and sunnier out, and you know what that means… Spring is here on Hilton Head Island! We are loving spending more time outside (though we could do with a little less pollen) and are gearing up for one of the most anticipated weeks of the year. The 51st Annual  RBC Heritage Golf Tournament is taking place at Harbour Town Golf Links from April 15-21. Spectators will flock to Sea Pines to enjoy a week filled with golf, delicious food, and great company. The Sheri Nixon Team will most definitely be in attendance – be sure to let us know if you’re going so we can say hello. And keep your eyes on the video board – you just may see some familiar faces!

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Coastal Treasures

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for a loved one, look no further than Coastal Treasures. Located in the heart of Harbourtown, the shop is “The Home of Elegant Living and Thoughtful Giving.” Owners Joan and Jack Shea completely remodeled the store after purchasing it, debuting the new look in spring of 2016. The vibe of the store can be described as “coastal chic” and fits in well with its surroundings – the Sheas worked with Sea Pines Resort management so the design of the store complements and reflects the design of the resort.

With everything from candles and room fragrances to facial care and jewelry, you will find any gift you’re looking for at Coastal Treasures – and you’ll probably find something perfect for a friend you weren’t even searching for. Be sure to stop by Coastal Treasures when you’re in Harbourtown next – perhaps during Heritage week!

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Staff Food Pick

Creamy Tomato Spinach Pasta

Ingredients
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion , diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes (or 2 large tomatoes, diced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 pound farfalle pasta (or penne)
  • 1 1/2 heaping cups fresh spinach leaves
Instructions
  1. Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

  2. Add olive oil, minced garlic and diced onion to a large skillet over medium-low heat.

  3. Cook for a few minutes, until softened and transparent.

  4. Add tomatoes, oregano, basil, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper to the skillet and stir to combine.

  5. Add the tomato paste and water and stir well.

  6. Turn the heat down to low. Cut the cream cheese into a few pieces and add them to the skillet, whisking them into the sauce until melted.

  7. Add the Parmesan and whisk until melted in.

  8. Add the fresh spinach and gently stir it into the sauce until it has wilted.

  9.  Add the pasta and stir until well coated in the sauce. Serve warm.

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Thrifty Decor Chick

Are you looking to revamp your home on a budget? Thrifty Decor Chick is here for you. With countless DIY projects, organization tips, and inspirational photos of owner Sarah’s home (decorated with said budget-friendly projects and tips), this blog will guide your way to a home that feels like you spent big bucks – when in reality all it took was a little creativity and some time!

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Hilton Head Island, SC: The South’s Best Beach Town 2019

Have you heard the big news? Hilton Head Island was named The South’s Best Beach Town 2019 by Southern Living! Our favorite island was highlighted not only for it’s fabulous beaches, but for all the town has to offer. Everything from the plethora of outdoor activities and sports to delicious dining locations to the rich Gullah culture are noted as what makes Hilton Head Island such a great place to live and visit. We love Hilton Head Island, and we love that it is getting the recognition it deserves!

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