Aging in Place

In 2001, my old farmhouse burned and left my wife and me living in a camper on the property while I began reconstruction. There’s nothing quite like having to adjust to new, smaller living quarters to make one appreciate our traditional home and living space. 

Inspired by Community

Hello, and welcome to the premiere issue of Lake Murray Lifestyle—where we’re inspired by community, and hope this magazine inspires you too! We’re thrilled to be your source for all things local here in Lake Murray. As you flip through these pages, you’ll be drawn into the incredible stories behind the people and places that … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

FIPS ED 2020 Black Bass World Championship The United States Angling Confederation will host the FIPS ED 2020 Black Bass World Championship in Columbia, South Carolina, on Lake Murray Nov. 16–21, 2020. USAC will utilize the professional resources of FLW to provide the championship of a lifetime. The venue of Lake Murray is a world-class bass fishery … Continued

Timeless Beauty

With just a few products and a few minutes, these quick makeup routines add a little something extra when you don’t have time to spare Makeup brush 101 Your guide to must-have makeup brushes   01 | ANGLED CONTOUR Use this to apply blush, bronzer or highlighter. The angled cut flawlessly defines and highlights your features. … Continued

The Winery Mercer House

Since the dawn of fruit, wine has been a by-product of nature. Unlike beer and spirits, wine is a natural process which occurs each year with the harvest. First, imagine any fruit; when the tree, bush or vine is ready to reproduce, indigenous animals will consume the very best and ripest to spread the seeds far and wide while the excess…

Spring into Shape with Local Seasonal Foods

As spring is unfolding before us with a variety of colors, flowers and new life, I’m excited for the possibilities the new year will bring. But as a nutritionist and lover of good food, I’m fairly salivating at the opportunity to dive into a brand-new season of delicious, local South Carolina produce. For a food lover like me, our warm…

Lakefront Luxury

This beautiful new construction lakefront home is complete and ready for move-in! The open floor plan has a formal entryway, dining room and living room/study along with a large great room with built-ins, a fireplace, triple windows with views of the lake and coffered ceilings; all open to a gourmet kitchen. The kitchen includes Quartz countertops, an over-sized island, upgraded stainless…