Mount Pleasant Magazine Nov/Dec 2023

12 | | Winter is no longer coming, it’s here. Winter has always brought vibes of joy and merriment. Maybe that’s just because I was born in a cold climate and perhaps raised by wolves. Anyhow, with the holidays here, use this time to give back and spread cheer, that’s what our Holiday Edition is all about. In this issue, you’ll rediscover the magic of historic town events like the annual Mount Pleasant Christmas Parade and the Goldbug Island Turkey Shoot. You will also plunge into the history of snowstorms that have blanketed the Lowcountry and turned it into a frozen tundra or a winter wonderland depending how you view it. Furthermore, our Holiday Cheer section will be sure to make even the Grinches and Scrooges of the world choke up with glee. From holiday love stories to accounts from first responders unable to be home for the holidays with their families, I assure you tears of all types will be shed. Philanthropic acts such as nonprofits delivering gifts to men and women serving at sea, to fighting food insecurity and homelessness, will make you never take another gift for granted. On to the fun stuff. Don’t miss out on the deals in the Holiday Shopping Guide or gift ideas for upcoming Yankee Swap and White Elephant parties. Your money back is not guaranteed and customer service will be away for the holidays so choose wisely! Don’t forget the fashion! What’s a good party if you’re not dressed to impress? Our Food & Fashion special section will inspire you to be your best dressed self and give you wardrobe tips from your favorite local boutiques and retailers. If you’re going to be fashionably late to the party at least make sure you look glam! Last, but certainly not least, the food. It makes my mouth water just thinking about it. You won’t go away empty handed or on an empty stomach with these holiday dishes and recipes. From traditional to not-so-traditional creations and concoctions, we’ve got the ingredients and instructions to set your table this Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa! After reading this issue, I hope your holiday spirit is rekindled, your heart is full and your eyes are open to see the true meaning behind this time of year. Happy holidays to you and yours from our staff and work family at Mount Pleasant Magazine! Positively Yours, Zach Giroux Managing Editor from the editor SCAN • CLICK SUBSCRIBE YOUR COMMUNITY, YOUR MAGAZINE NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2023 HOLIDAY EDITION • FOOD & FASHION • ON THE MENU Casting Joy! Food & Fashion Dress to Impress On the Menu Season’s Cravings Holiday Cheer Gift of Philanthropy EMBER ashion o Impress he Menu ’s Cravings Cheer nthropy