The husband and I spent a long weekend in Charleston, SC after ringing in 2014
on the couch asleep early. We did my three favorite things with my favorite person (the husband): eating, drinking, and shopping. Sometimes all three at once. We did a lot of all three and I won’t make you more jealous share all of it, but here a few highlights!
Dinner at The Ordinary. Far from ordinary. (I’m sure that 87,234 other reviews use that same line, but for real. It’s true). We made reservations way in advance and it is a good thing. We never would’ve eaten. Just stared at hipsters eating their delicious food like these Oyster Sliders:
And like this Shellfish Tower:
And when I inquired about a dessert drink, the bartender whipped up fresh brewed espresso (chilled) and Averna (some fancy-dancy liquor) and made a drink just for me. Go there and order “The Jaime.” Then let me know what happens.
We also ate at Husk for lunch. Go there, too. Any place that infuses the butter with pork has to be good
for you. But make a reservation. Or you’ll just watch more hipsters drink these:
Took a carriage ride. Very Charleston. Very touristy. Learned a thing or two.
A fun time for sure. As for the other goals…??
Goal 1: Run 800 miles.
Getting closer. Check.
Goal 2: Read for pleasure
Does reading menus count? Half check.
Goal 3: I will be good to my body
Define good. No check.
Goal 4: Blog
Here it is folks. Keep telling your friends. Check.
Goal 5: Pick up a new hobby
I did four things: Eat, drink, shop, run. Those aren’t new. No check.
Goal 6: Stick to my goals.
Two and half checks. Two no checks. I give this goal a check and that means three and a half checks to two no checks. On my way to a super 2014.