Toni Chamness-Jobe

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.
Lessons from toddler: a child scoops dirt and wood chips with a small shovel. Other toys and construction truck toys are nearby.

3 Lessons I’ve Learned From My Toddler

I’m the type of person who looks for lessons everywhere. It’s both deeply annoying and profoundly helpful in navigating emotional maturity. I consider this habit my “with great power comes great responsibility” conundrum. It’s...
teacher appreciation week gifts: A pile of small boxes wrapped in brown paper and colorful ribbon.

What Teachers Really Want for Teacher Appreciation Week

I have a confession to make. I don’t remember ever giving any of my teachers a gift for Teacher Appreciation Week . . . Although established in 1953, when First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt persuaded the...
skincare for children: a young teen girl applies skincare products to her face in front of a mirror.

Skincare for Children: What Products Should Your Child Be Using?

I’m seeing some things lately online that have me all kinds of concerned. Hey mamas, it’s your Friendly Neighborhood Esthetician here, and I’m going to dive right in . . . Young kids, primarily the...
A berry pie with top crust in the shape of the pi symbol for National Pi Day.

Ways to Celebrate National Pi(e) Day

I’m what you would consider “mathematically challenged.” Math is not a language I’m fluent in, and I really struggled with it all through school (Why did I take Trig my senior year of high...
Katie Guffey with her husband, three children, and puppy.

Moms to See in the 843: Katie Guffey

I don’t love working out. I am not a “go to the gym” kind of gal; I don’t run unless something is chasing me. I probably wouldn’t join a group fitness class either. However,...

5 Parenting Lessons I’ve Learned From Bluey

Everything I’ve learned about parenting I’ve learned from watching Bluey. Just kidding, sort of. If you’re not familiar with the extremely popular animated series, Bluey, it’s an adorable story that follows the Heeler family on...
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...