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Free Food for Children During Coronavirus School Closing in Hartsville

Posted by on Thursday, March 19, 2020, In : For Kids 
The Darlington School District will be providing free food to kids for anyone 18 years old or younger at the locations on the Flyer (see below) during school closure during the coronavirus pandemic . Update: Time to pick up these to-go breakfast and lunch meals are from 10:30AM - 1:30PM, on Monday and Wednesdays only. They are one week worth of food. 

Hartsville Locations For more information, refer to the flyer on the Darlington County School District's website.

Darlington City Locations Coron...
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Winter Attire in Hartsville

Posted by on Wednesday, February 19, 2020,
(Photo of Hartsville with snow on the ground taken by

February is the month of love, includes Lincoln's Birthday, President's Day and is when we would get our one day of snow every year (if at all). It has three holidays but they are really cold holidays. Burr.

Gloves, boots and scarves come out of the closet to keep our body warm. I also like to use the cold weather to accessorize my al fits and make an effort to bundle up if I'm going to the Magnolia Mall in Florence or...
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Free Trash Dump Sites in Hartsville, SC

Posted by on Sunday, January 8, 2017,
We like dumping trash on our own, especially when it is FREE! Hartsville has 6 sites. Two of them are open 6 days a week and the other four locations are only open on Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat. Here are the locations and the hours of operation. All of them are free. Find the one that is closest to your house! 

Locations Hartsville Trash Dump Sites (include recycling too) that are open 6 days a week

Mon - Fri: 7AM - 6PM, Sat: 8AM - 6PM, Closed Sunday

  1. Bay Road - Address: 1332 Bay Road, Hartsville, SC ...

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Morning Preschool/Parent's Morning Out/Mother's Morning out (daycare) in Hartsville

Posted by on Thursday, July 14, 2016, In : Childcare 
A few churches have a parent's morning out/preschool program in Hartsville. They usually cost between $160 - $260 a month and your toddlers and babies get to learn and play in a loving Christian environment during the weekdays with other kids between 3 to 4 hours in the morning. The kids can be as young as 6 weeks old! Many stay at home parents use this time to run errands or have lunch with friends. These are also great options if you are looking for morning daycare as well! Here is a list y...
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Today's Hike at Kalmia Gardens

Posted by on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, In : Pictures 
I am in awe of the beauty of Kalmia Gardens in Hartsville. Located at 1624 West Carolina Avenue, Hartsville, SC, our family took a hike there this afternoon and had a very tranquil and happy time just taking in all that Kalmia Gardens has to offer. They really take care of this place with the well maintained plants, bridges, benches and trails. We are blessed to have a place like this here in our backyard! 

Here are some pictures I took today below.

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Hartsville Mom's Daycare Search (With Pictures)

Posted by on Thursday, March 5, 2015, In : Childcare 
While doing some daycare searches online earlier this week for Hartsville, I realized quickly that none of them has a website and only 2 have a Facebook page. 

I didn't want to call any of them until I knew exactly whether they are located at a house or a business location with a legitimate sign. With my son in the backseat, we drove around the neighborhood to start exploring. Of the 8 places on my list that I found on Google, only 4 of them had a sign and/or a playground and in this case, tho...
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My Valentine's Day in Hartsville

Posted by on Monday, February 16, 2015, In : Food 
(Backdrop picture taken from Walgreen's in Hartsville on Valentine's Day 2015) 

I had another great Valentine's Day this year in Hartsville!

(Surprise flowers and chocolate delivered to my porch while my husband was at work)

After receiving surprise flowers and chocolate on my porch, my husband texted me to tell me that dinner reservations is at 7pm.

(Ghirardelli chocolates that I got for my husband and son)

(Bo berry biscuits from Bojangles in Hartsville that I bought on Valentine's Day for my hu...

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Great Dinner Experience at Black Creek Bistro in Hartsville

Posted by on Monday, January 26, 2015, In : Food 
Over the weekend, we decided to dine at Black Creek Bistro. My husband found out about this restaurant through word of mouth from his work. It's pretty hidden and we've never heard about it. Researching online, we found out that they are only open for dinner time. Here is how the patio looks. 

Here is the entrance of the restaurant.

The exterior looks very welcoming and it's obvious that this was previously someone's home that was converted into a restaurant. When we arrived inside, we were gr...
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2015, New Year, New Outlook

Posted by on Wednesday, December 31, 2014,
Happy New Year's Eve! I am ready to count down, are you? 

The Christmas holiday was busier than expected this year for us. My in laws came from Virginia and stayed with us for 3 days to celebrate Christmas. They love visiting us in Hartsville and taking a break from their busy lives in Virginia Beach. My husband and I cooked a turkey and the quintessential mashed potatoes and gravy and roasted green beens to feed 5 guests. I was happy we were able to host this year and it's helping me getting ...
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Holiday Open House in Hartsville

Posted by on Saturday, November 29, 2014, In : For Kids 
My baby son and I had such a great experience at the Holiday Open House in downtown Hartsville on Nov. 20, 2014. The weather was about 40 degrees when we got there around 7:30pm. We immediately drove there once my son woke up from his much needed nap. He was refreshed and ready to take in his first holiday celebration. 

We parked in the parking lot near Centennial Hall, which was what I did when I went to the Trunk or Treat event last month as well. It makes it so much easier to get in and out...
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Veteran's Day free meals to Military Veterans in Hartsville

Posted by on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, In : Food 
Note: Check out for a more extensive Veteran's Day free meals list for veterans and active duty!
My husband served in the military for 10 years before working for Duke Energy. This year we are celebrating Veteran's Day for the first time in Hartsville, SC and I have found 2 options to take my husband to celebrate: Shoney's and Applebee's.

Veteran's Day is tomorrow on Nov. 11, 2014 and here are the specifics about their offers: 

Shoney's - Free...
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Treat in the Streets was great with free photo by Image by Jessi

Posted by on Friday, October 31, 2014, In : For Kids 
 Treat in the Streets in Hartsville yesterday was a lot of fun in downtown. My baby son and I arrived a little later around 5:00pm so that gave us an hour to enjoy the festivities. He just woke up from a nap so it was time for play time! All the kids dressed up in costume but and I only saw one parent dressed up. I took note and I am glad I decided last minute to not dress up. I would've been an odd ball. 
(Meet my son, the bear and his first bucket of candy)

It was my son's very first trick or...
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Review and Pictures of Frozen on the Farm Corn Maze at McLeod Farms

Posted by on Sunday, October 5, 2014, In : For Kids 
(Scroll down to see more pictures below) Our family went to Frozen on the Farm at McLeod Farms earlier this afternoon. We've been to the McLeod Farms Store before but have never gone to any of their special activities. For the last few weeks, as we were driving around town, we've been noticing the billboards for "Frozen on the Farm" and it really got us interested. (Scroll down to read more see more pictures.)

When we drove there today, we immediately see Halloween and Fall themed decorations ...
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Frap-tacular and Macaroons from Midnight Rooster

Posted by on Friday, October 3, 2014, In : Coffee Shop 
Our family decided to try a month free at the YMCA in Hartsville for October. I was not ready to give my son to the nursery inside of there (free for October as well) just yet because I am a crazy protective mother so I decided to walk across the street with my baby while my husband works out. 

We decided to go inside of Midnight Rooster, a family friendly coffee shop that also sells lunch and dinner. I was really impressed with their decor and also what they have to offer. I was very happy to...
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Hartsville Mom As a veteran's wife whose husband works in the nuclear field, moving every several years seems to be part of our life path. We have lived in Hartsville, among many other cities. Getting acclimated to a new town means starting over each time for us and to help myself and my family, I compiled everything I needed to see in one place on this website. I hope this will help you too.
All the photos from the 'Restaurants' page, 'Kalmia Gardens', 'McLeod Farms and Museum', 'Coffee Shops & Bakeries' and 'Events & Activities' page on were all taken by me during our visits. They are my original content.

Find family-friendly things to do in Hartsville by going to the 'Events & Activities' page.
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