Do You Believe In Magic?

When I was 17 and trying to decide where to go to college, my mom and I visited half a dozen schools up and down the southeast coast (I was going to be a marine biologist, so was focused on schools near the water)(Also, BEACH. Duh.) But when we got to Charleston, South Carolina I was done. The Spanish moss hanging from the old bent trees, the houses squished sideways, the low-tide-pluff-mud smell. It’s fantastic, all of it.

We’re back in South Carolina for a few days, to serve as margarita and cake makers for one of my oldest friend’s 30th birthday celebrations. We’ve crashed a relative of a friend’s beach house that is only a “beach house” in the sense that it is on the beach – it’s like an HGTV Dream Home except I AM IN IT.

So please excuse the bloggy silence for a few days, while we’re busy doing lots of this:

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9 Responses to “Do You Believe In Magic?”

  1. Sarah-Anne says:

    HAVE FUN! because you totes deserve it.

  2. Wow, looks great! I can’t believe they have a pool at the beach house! That’s awesome! Tell everyone I said hi!!! (And tell Sarah Happy 30th!!!)

  3. raincheckmom says:

    Deep sigh…complete jealousy…but, hey, I think that bright thing in the sky might be sun…it’s been so long though….not sure…

  4. TMae says:

    I want to be there. NOW.

  5. Amanda says:

    That first picture looks like E is holding a palm tree and using it to balance little Evan in the air.

    It also looks pretty damn awesome. Have a great time!

  6. merin says:

    so jealous jealous jealous!! It looks amazing-have a wonderful vacation!! Miss you guys and hope to see you soon now that this crazy summer is over.

  7. Kimberly says:

    Those are incredible shots! Enjoy your time there!!

  8. Shari says:

    Have a marvelous time!!

  9. Cole says:

    Sigh – that place looks completely gorgeous! Also? Mommy wanted to be a marine biologist, too!

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