February 2014

Whose Pet Is That?

Everyone at CH2 magazine has a pet – but can you guess which furry friend belongs to whom? Write down your answers and email them to m.washo@celebratehiltonhead.com. The first one to get it right will receive a $100 VISA gift card! *Family of CH2 employees…
Author:Special to CH2

February Editor's Note

SAVANNAH SMILES The February issue found us looking for inspiration in Savannah. We thought it was the perfect backdrop for a Runaway Bride to find love again – River Street and City Market provided a stunning scene on a sunny Sunday afternoon in January. Our stylist…
Author:Maggie Washo


Unknown (inspired by the movie “HER”) And in that moment. It wasn’t about something you could see or touch, But in what you feel. It was everything and nothing you had in common with one soul. A leap of faith into the unknown. Something unexpected and different, But it felt so right.. so I jumped. And as…
Author:Lyndsey Rhode

Being Better: The Benefits of Getting Comfortable Outside Your Comfort Zone

Is the road less traveled your home address? Do your friends and family expect the unexpected from you? Would you describe yourself as confident, brave and fulfilled? If your answers are yes, yes, and yes, then you are a rare bird. You most likely have…
Author:Kitty Bartell

Tiny Tot Fashion

Photography By Mark Staff
Styled by Kim Molloy
Clothes provided by sarah Jane Children’s boutique in savannah
Art Direction and design by Kelly Stroud
Models: Gracyn Corn, Ezra Young, Jane Lynch,
Maggie Lamkin, Daxton and Pierce Lynch

Oh Baby, The Ultimate Modern Nursery

According to The New York Times, the most common birthday is September 16, and if you do the math, you realize it wasn’t just the fireplace getting hot over the holiday season. Over 9 percent of all babies are conceived in the month of December,…
Author:Rebecca Edwards

MY STORY: Elizabeth Smart a Decade Later

This November Elizabeth Smart made a book tour stop at Bowling Green State University, where I attend college. Her current book tour for her new memoir, My Story, about her 2002 abduction, has been creating quite the buzz. The purpose for Smart’s tour is to…
Author:Lily Bartell

8th Annual Beaufort International Film Festvial

Did you see Forrest Gump on the big screen at its original release? Yes? Then this may make you feel a bit older than you care to admit: that was 20 years ago. It’s well known in these parts that most of the shooting for…
Author:Frank Dunne Jr.

Runaway Bride

Photography byIstvan Blair Photography
Gowns Provided byBleu Belle Boutique Savannah
Hair byDanielle Keasling assisted by Emily Sanders/Salon Karma

Make-Up byEmily Sanders/Salon Karma
Models:Lyndsey Rhode/Rise Model Management, Jack Gump, Martin Ronaszegi, Brian Lipscomb
Design by Catherine Davies

C2's Pet Contest Winner!

Meet Bonnie, the winner of CH2’s 4th Annual Most Adorable Pet Contest When Monica Collins was paired up with a little blind pup for Noah’s Ark’s participation in last year’s Earth Day event, their fate together was sealed. “I just fell in love with her,” remembered…

Allergies and the Itchy Pet

Dogs and cats can have allergies just like people. Instead of runny noses, sneezing, and congestion, allergies in pets can cause itchy skin. All that scratching, biting, and licking can lead to secondary skin and ear infections. There are three types of allergies: flea, food…
Author:Stacy Davidson, DVM

Cold Weather and Old Pets

We all notice it as we get older. The cold weather feels like it is seeping into our bones, making all those old injuries moan and groan. It’s the same for our four legged family members. They just don’t tell us as clearly. How can you…
Author:Stacy O'Quinn, DVM

Internet Pet Pharmacies: A Blessing or A Scourge?

It happens thousands of times in our nation every day. A pet owner receives a package in the mail with pet medications in it. Or maybe they come home from the “big box” store with some flea medication they got at a “great” price. What…
Author:Dr. Kirk Dixon, DVM

Movin' On Up (to the North, that is)

Animals who find themselves housed at the county shelter in Beaufort face a dire fate: death by lethal injection if they remain unclaimed after a five-day holding period. Many still undergo euthanasia, of course, but an aggressive recent collaboration between Beaufort Animal Control Services, the…
Author:Michael Paskevich

The Rebirth of the Bluffton Dog Park

As the huge blade of the bush hog sucked the underbrush into its cavity and quashed, cut and diced it into mulch, a few acres of overgrown vegetation off of Buckwalter Parkway in Bluffton soon produced an outline that one day would be the Bluffton…
Author:Debbie Szpanka

Prep's Godspell is A Cause to Rejoice!

In its winter production, Hilton Head Prep brings the hit musical Godspell to the Seahawk Cultural Center stage, February 20-23, offering a fresh new take on the beloved show about humanity and love. The original production was a collection of improvised scenes, based on the…
Author:Andrea Gannon

Candace Woodson & The Domino Theory Band: The Power of Music

Visitors to Hilton Head Island have been keeping a bit of a secret, and it is high time everyone gets in on the action. Certainly smooth and sometimes funky, always fun and entertaining, Candace Woodson and the Domino Theory Band has been right under our…
Author:Kitty Bartell

Island Plumbing of Hilton Head: Giving Back with Words of Widsom

When the dust settles after a do-it-yourself project or home repair, many have murmured, whispered, or shouted, “The next time I will hire a professional” … and for good reason. Professionals have the training, experience, and tools, not to mention the insurance, to take on…
Author:Kitty Bartell

February 2014: Mayors

Observations of a Mayor The greatest professional honor of my life was being elected as your mayor. Being mayor means you enjoy a unique seat at the table. You see and hear most of the table conversation. Though I came to the office with considerable community…
Author:Drew Laughlin, Lisa Sulka

Line in the Sand: CH2'S Person of the Year

In mid-December I needed a mental health break and decided to go into work late and have a little me time, which basically amounts to a leisurely walk with the dog, a full cup of coffee (not three slurps before rushing out the door) and…
Author:Mary Frances Lowrey & Courtney Hampson

Back in Circulation

The spine is quite literally an epicenter of our well-being, providing the body with the support it needs to stand upright and to bend and twist, all while protecting the spinal cord—the super-highway through which every nerve signal passes, carrying instructions for our daily physical…
Author:Kitty Bartell

February 2014: B-Social

Ultimate Bridge Event Feb. 3-9 The Low Country Classic Mid-Atlantic Bridge Conference Regional Tournament will be held Feb. 3-9 at the Marriott Resort and Spa. The event, which is the second largest regional bridge tournament in the United States, is a popular draw for snowbirds and…
Author:Special to CH2

Gentlemen of the South

Name: Joe Hickey, M.D. Area of Expertise: Problem Solving & Connecting the Dots (i.e., Medicine) /Medical “Sleuth” (i.e., Internist) Years in Business: 34 Years in the South: 20 Best Advice you’ve ever gotten: Believe in yourself; Do the right thing; and something my grandfather always told me…“No one…
Author:Special to CH2

Dogs in Pop Culture

Indeed. To know the love of a dog is to know true, unconditional love. As I sit to write this, in addition to a laptop, my lap is also draped with a blanket of a black and a yellow Labrador—a black and white cookie of…
Author:Courtney Hampson

Tails of Success

The feral cats of Hilton Head are seemingly everywhere, wandering freely outside island homes and businesses, while providing vermin control and stress-relieving visual distractions for locals and visitors alike. While the roaming animals remain wild and only rarely cotton to human contact, they unknowingly rely on…
Author:Michael Paskevich

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