13 July 2015

Weekending: The Edisto & Birthday Edition

I'll tell you what, there's something about a weekend at the beach that is good for the soul. That combination of salty, humid air combined with sand beneath your toes, a drink in your hand, and good friends surrounding you does wonders.


It was a much needed weekend by the time that we all arrived super late Friday night { ... or very early Saturday morning}.

I started out my Saturday on Edisto by sleeping in and then taking off for a two mile run around the island. Who's ready for me to continually talk about running / half marathons for the next ten months?! Get excited, y'all.


The rest of Saturday morning was spent running errands around the island and sippin' on a Peach Bellini {otherwise known as the "Chessini"} before scooting down to the beach for a little bit.




Our favorite Londoner thoroughly enjoyed being back in the warm sunshine and by the ocean, if you couldn't tell.


& the boys had fun playing games.



But my favorite part of the weekend was Saturday night's dinner.


That's right. I finally got my Low Country Boil!!!!


Plus, a pretty sunset.


But most importantly, the Low Country Boil.



When your Sunday morning starts out with Funfetti pancakes {compliments of Patrick's mom & Patrick} and bacon and at the beach... you know that it's going to be a great Sunday.



Why the Funfetti pancakes you ask?


{HAPPIE BIRFDAYA C-DOG}


It was the perfect weekend to end year #26 for me.

Don't worry. I plan on doing a full week of birthday celebrations around here {did you expect any less?} but it was nice to have a slow, lazy weekend at the beach to get it started!

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Linking up with Biana and Meghan for their Weekending series.

12 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday, Chesson! So glad we were able to help celebrate!

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  2. Happy happy birthday pretty lady! Sounds like you had an amazing weekend and I agree, there's something about a beach weekend that's good for the soul!

    <3, Pamela
    Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  3. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I think the beach is the perfect place to kickstart birthday celebrations and now I need to find that pancake mix.

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  4. Happy Birthday, lady! A full week of celebrations is how I like to do it too but it looks like you're off to a great start because this looks like the perfect summer weekend. I never knew about funfetti pancakes and I have to get my hands on some now soon!

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  5. Happy birthday, pretty lady! And by the way...you can talk about running ANY old time to this miss!

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  6. I'm starting my half marathon training this week! We can be obsessed with talking about it together! Happy birthday!

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  7. How fun!!! A weekend at the beach is always good for the soul!
    www.amemoryofus.com

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  8. Awwww....what an awesome way to kick off the birthday celebrations! (And now I'm going to have to go to the grocery store to find some funfetti pancake mix...seriously!) Ok...so is a "low country boil" essentially a shrimp boil??? I'm a B.I.G. fan!

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  9. ahhh the food looks amazing. stop having such fabulous weekends, my soul is super jealous of your soul.
    happy birthday!

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  10. Happy Birthday!! I love starting my mornings with a run
    Chelsea @ thewilliamsjourney1.blogspot.com/

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  11. Yaaayy I hope you had a great weekend!! Funfetti pancakes sound awesome :) We need to make it down to Edisto!

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