Toni Chamness-Jobe

Toni is an esthetician and owner of Enlighten Skincare located in the Avondale District. Toni grew up in Indiana and Michigan before moving to sunny Tempe, Arizona (and surrounding areas) where she lived for 16 years. Moving to Charleston in 2014, Toni lives in James Island with her husband, son, and two crazy rescue pups. As a family they love playing outdoors, going on family adventures, and checking out fun new things to do around Charleston! Toni is a hobby photographer, jewelry maker, crafter, and avid reader when spare time allows.
where to see snow: a cabin on a mountainside surrounded by trees, with snow dusting every surface.

Where to See Snow in the Carolinas

“Oh, the weather outside is . . . weather.” -- Paul Rudd, Forgetting Sarah Marshall It can really feel like the weather outside is just weather here in the Lowcountry as we move through the...

A Guide to Holiday Movies Around Charleston

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year. With the kids jingle-belling and everyone yelling…MOM! MOMMY! MOMMA!!” Ok, so maybe that’s not how the lyrics go, but, you get the point. There is so much...
Dine out for thanksgiving: A photo of a table nicely set for a Thanksgiving dinner

Where to Dine Out for Thanksgiving in Charleston

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday filled with rich familial traditions. One of which is spending hours (if not days) peeling, chopping, grating, and sweating over a hot oven and stove. Another of those "traditions"...
A woman dressed up with skeleton face paint, jewels, and a flower crown for Dia de los Muertos.

Celebrating Dia de los Muertos at Home With Your Kids

I have been fascinated by the history, culture, and traditions of the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos since I was a teenager. In English, it translates to Day of the Dead. I majored in...
three friends cheers with their cups of coffee

Local Coffee Roasters You Don’t Want to Miss in Charleston

When we first arrived in Charleston in 2014, there weren’t too many options for a good cup of coffee. And I mean a good cup. No “it takes five minutes to tell the barista...
The gazebo surrounded by trees at White Point Gardens

Lowcountry Parks & Playgrounds: White Point Gardens

Imagine you’re taking a stroll along The Battery in downtown Charleston. You happen upon a lovely park. You make your way to a quiet, grassy spot underneath a giant Live Oak tree. You have...
downtown Charleston view with a sunset

I’m a Mom AND I Love Charleston!

Motherhood is a 24/7 job, and it’s totally normal to feel like your identity is defined around this one very important role. Our writers at Charleston Moms are a diverse group of women in...
Clean Beauty products lined up in a row.

National Clean Beauty Day: Spotlight on Charleston Businesses

Hey besties! it’s your friendly neighborhood esthetician, and I’m here today to shine a light on a topic that is near and dear to me: clean beauty. Today is National Clean Beauty Day! This...

The Perfect Sunless Tan: Tips, Products, and Local Spray Tans

Summer is pretty much here to stay in Charleston. If you’re looking for alternatives to sunbathing, we’ve got you covered. I love having tanned skin. Being that I’m pale, however, spending hours in the sun...

May the 4th Be With You (And Ways to Celebrate!)

A long time ago (the 70s) in a galaxy far, far away (California) . . . a saga was born. Fun fact, so was I. I was born four days after the theatrical release of Star...