Marie Shaurette

Marie relocated from Boston 10 years ago and is a homeschooling mother of four. A self-described foodie, she and her husband Mark enjoy travel and of course taking in all of the deliciousness the city has to offer. Constantly on the lookout for educational, culturally-rich things to do in Charleston, she enjoys exploring the city every chance she gets. Marie chronicles all of it on her homeschool blog and YouTube channel.

So, You’ve Made the Decision to Homeschool. Now What?

Regardless of the type of education you choose for your child, you want what is best for your family with their success and happiness as the ultimate goal. For our family, we learned early...

Annual Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival Celebrates and Inspires

Cultural events like the Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival held at Huntington Beach State Park instill a sense of community on the Grand Strand. The annual juried art show celebrates artists across the country who make...

A Fall Bucket List That Works for Charleston

Fall is an interesting time of year in Charleston because we really don't have an autumn season to speak of, it's a bit too warm still for a hot pumpkin spice latte (though I'm...

Tips to Getting Started as a Homeschooler in Charleston (Part 1)

The idea of sending the kids back to school, for many parents across the Lowcountry, is a welcomed one. They anticipate less noise, relatively lower grocery bills, and a sense of normalcy by getting...