live from hilton head

Yesterday, we happened to pass my parents and grandma on 75 South. And just like old times, we stoppped for lunch at a rest stop and picniced in the shade. Besides the Coconut Fried Chicken we packed, my mom brought homemade pimento cheese and chicken salad, fresh tomatoes and trail mix with M&Ms.

We finally got into our condo around 4 p.m., and let me tell you, the views are spectacular. It’s hard not to leave the rest of the world behind when all you see looking out the windows is ocean.

And they even decorated with some interesting pictures. I can’t figure out if this is supposed to make me feel good about myself, or if it will remind me not to let myself go on this trip.
Between us, we packed enough fruits and veggies to last the trip.
Or so we thought, until James ate breakfast this morning…
At this rate, our tomatoes will be gone in a matter of hours šŸ™‚
My mom’s and sister’s birthdays are in October, but I found the perfect gift, and decided it was well worth the early surprise to give it to them this trip.
My friend Sara, and her mom and sisters, had these bags when we vacationed in Clearwater. I absolutely loved them. TheseĀ Scout bags, by Bungalow areĀ made of 10% recycled polypropylene and are super light weight. Plus, this is one of the selling points: “Six pockets easily hold bottles of wine, Colt 45s or the main ingredients for a margarita.” Wow!
So when we got back to Atlanta, I promptly ordered threeĀ bags. And, as luck may have it, I got the last three of the season from elle B in Cumming, Ga. Thanks Mrs. Manning!
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2 Responses to “live from hilton head”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Oh, I love those bags! Views look beautiful. We got up early and took the dogs to the beach. 3 miles down and 6 to go. Headed back to the beach shortly. Lisa

  2. Anonymous says:

    That sounds lovely. What a wonderful time to go to right as the seasons begin to change and it is no too hot. Mary Poppins would probably say this is “Practically Perfect in Every way”. I agree with Lisa those bags are ultra lush! Your sisters reminds me a little bit of Lisa’s poster outside her cube.

    Is that Salsa on James eggs?! Magnificent!

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