Showing posts from July, 2015

Get Stomping For The 12th Annual Irvin~House Vineyard and Firefly Distillery Grape Stomping Festival

It’s going to be a “grape” time at the 12th Annual Grape Stomping Festival on Saturday, August 29, from 12:00 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Irvin~House Vineyards and Firefly Distillery located at 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island. Visitors can sport purple feet with the Grape Stomping Contest, compete in the annual Lucy Look-Alike Contest, browse booths from local craft vendors and enjoy a fun-filled day under the oaks at Charleston’s only vineyard and winery. Admission is $10.00 per car, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Pet Helpers and Frierson Elementary School. 

To fuel the visitors who want to stomp to victory, local food vendors will be on-site including: Chucktown Mobile Seafood, Coastal Crust, Home Team BBQ,
 Korki's Cafe, Sweet Lulu's Bakery, Old Salt Gourmet Pretzels, King of Pops and Ben & Jerry's. Music will be provided by Pierce Eden and the Dirty Work and vineyard regular Rawberry Jam. 

The highlight of the Annual Grape Stomping Festival is the Lucy Lo…

New Non-surgical Laser Treatment Saving Women’s Sex Lives

Do you feel dry as a desert? Is your partner starting to notice you can’t have sex because it’s painful? Are you a woman wishing there was something similar to the “little blue pill” to save your sex life? Thanks to the new FDA-approved vaginal regeneration laser, the MonaLisa Touch, now there is. And it’s only available at Palmetto Women’s Health, the practice of OB/GYN Dr. Loren Frankel. 

This non-surgical, non-hormonal laser treatment starts the production of new collagen and tissue regeneration in the vagina. The mucosa tissue thus becomes more nourished and hydrated and the epithelium becomes thicker, more toned (vaginal tightening) and elastic. It also reestablishes the correct vaginal pH, which helps maintain its natural protective barrier and reduces the risk of infection. Patients see significant improvements even after the first treatment. 

With nearly 46 million women between the ages of 50 to 80 and over 2.8 million breast cancer survivors in the United States, this is welco…