Rachel Nigro

Rachel Nigro
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Rachel is a new mom and freelance writer who lives with her husband, daughter, and rescue pup in Mt. Pleasant. Rachel is passionate about eating wholesome foods, planning healthy meals, and staying active – although it is extra challenging as a mom! Rachel also loves chocolate, coffee, and playing peek-a-boo with her baby girl.

Meal Delivery: What We Loved, Why We Canceled, & Local Options

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I have a love-hate relationship with meal planning. I love to have a fully stocked fridge and a plan for dinner. But I hate how time-consuming it can be to gather recipes, shop, prep,...

12 Holiday Cocktails to Make Your Spirits Bright

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Since us "kids," were of legal drinking age, every year my family makes a fun holiday cocktail for a toast on Christmas Eve. And since I moved to Charleston, I love to go out...

Where to Order Thanksgiving Dinner in Charleston

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I don't know about you, but 2020 has made me one tired mama. That's why, this year, I'm taking full advantage of the amazing food scene here in Charleston and ordering out. From classic meals...

6 Healthy Freezer Meals for New Moms

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Having a freezer full of fast, healthy, and delicious meals is a must for any new mom. After having my first, I seriously underestimated the number of freezer meals I would need. As we prepare...

Our Hurricane Prep Checklist

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I'm a New England girl. Although I'm used to seeing the grocery store shelves empty before a big Nor'easter, I was pretty unprepared for hurricane prep. The long lines at gas stations, the scramble...

20 Easy Stay-at-Home Activities for Baby

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Being a new mom is hard. Being a new mom is even harder in a pandemic. I'm a stay-at-home mom with a one-year-old. She crawls on the ground, she puts everything in her mouth, and...

National Donut Day 2020 in Charleston (Freebies & Specials)

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I love holidays. I'm stating the obvious here, but the global pandemic has made 2020 a not-so-great year for celebrations. St. Patrick's Day was skipped. April Fool's Day was too soon. Cinco de Mayo was me...

What is “Giving Yourself Grace” Anyway?

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I should have been doing the dishes. Instead, I was sitting at the kitchen counter, drinking my coffee and scrolling through Facebook while my toddler was down for her nap. The world has changed so much...
Real Advice from Real Moms_ Working from Home with Kids Charleston Moms

Real Advice from Real Moms: Working from Home with Kids

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When a child is sick and can't go to school, moms are 10 times more likely to miss work than dads. This is not just a sick day. This is a global pandemic. With Charleston schools...
A Letter to My Daughter Born on International Women's Day Charleston Moms

A Letter to My Daughter Born on International Women’s Day

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To my daughter, Today is International Women's Day. It's a day to celebrate the accomplishments of strong women everywhere and advocate for women's equality across the globe. Today is also your birthday, a day to celebrate you. Over the...