You may recall that I briefly mentioned here that Hubs was planning a trip to Savannah so we could celebrate our anniversary early. Now, as promised, I shall tell you about it! I know right-I can't believe it either, I am actually getting around to following up about a trip we took...take it in people take it in...if you need a moment to compose yourself, I completely understand...I might take one myself...
So I dropped Hannah off at school Friday morning and when I walked into her class her teacher said, "Oh, Mom is here today, we never see mom, this is a real treat!" Now, I know she meant that in a nice way (or at least that is what I am telling myself so I don't cry) but I was like, man...I really do try...I go to all of her class parties and school functions, but as a Full time working mom it i almost impossible for me to work an "8-5" schedule and drop her off at school when school doesn't start until 8:30 and then turn around and pick her up when school is over at 11:30...sigh...way to start off the weekend with extra mommy guilt...I am already leaving her for 2.5 days, now I feel guilty for working too...sigh...some days I feel like I will never win.
Moving right along...Hannah's Granci (Hubs' mom) came over to pick up her suitcase and load up the car seat in her car because she was picking up Hannah from school to start their fun filled weekend. As soon as Granci left, Hubs and I hopped in the car and started our adventure. First we stopped for lunch at Sesame-one of Hubs' most favorite places.
|For some reason I decided it would be a good idea to pull my hair back with a clip...looking a this picture, not the greatest idea I have ever had...oh well, who likes food in their face when they are eating? Not this girl!|
We pulled up to the hotel late in the afternoon
It was a B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L day...sunny, 80 degrees, awesome start to the weekend, so we were excited to unpack and go back out to see what we could get into.
|For those of you wondering what the room looked like|
|Such a romantic(don't tell him I told you that...)|
|"Document THIS in your blog" It never ends...|
Don't know who John Wesley is? No worries, there is a sign for that too...
|There now you are all caught up! You are welcome!|
|Hubs: "PLEASE STOP taking my picture for your blog"|
Erin: "HOW ELSE AM I GOING TO DOCUMENT THE TRIP?!"
|I know he saw me taking his picture since he asked if he could join us for a drink...|
|not gonna lie to you...it freaked me out just a bit when he turned his head and made eye contact with me.|
Now, something you should know about Hubs...he HATES Ketchup...however, this bar had a garlic ketchup and Hubs actually TRIED IT...and LIKED IT...so, of course, I took a picture for photo evidence (aka documentation for my blog)...please not the excited look on his face...PS...those fries were AMAZING (I only wish we had not stopped and ate lunch on the way because I would have eaten more...my waist line, on the other hand, does not share the same wish.)
|Hey there Big Cheese! Where have you been my whole life?|
|What is this? A picture of the Hubs smiling? I cannot believe it!|
We went in some of the shops along River Street...
|This one is for you Jane!|
|GO GAMECOCKS! I had no idea there was a Gamecock pasta...|
|Thanks for being such a wonderful tour lead, Oscar! without you I would not know nearly as much as I did about Savannah, because let's face it, I wasn't willing to walk as far as you did...|
Because it rained from about 11:30 until some wee hour in the morning, after we ate lunch, we went back to the hotel and I took a nap, and did NOT feel guilty about it one bit...it was AWESOME.
When I woke up (a good few hours later) it was STILL raining...and pretty chilly outside, but we were determined to go see what else Savannah had to offer. We ended up getting some ice cream at Leopold's and then walking up Broughton Street to see what stores/shops they have. We went inside this place called the Salt Table...and they have only about 1000 different kinds of salts...and tea...
|That's right, Smoked Bacon Sea Salt...|
|Ever wish your popcorn could taste like Pickles? You are in Luck-Snooky-call up the Salt Table and order yours today!|
|Hate having to put your beer down so you can enjoy some popcorn-Never Fear-Beer flavored popcorn coming right up! (gross)|
|This was a firefly and blackberry combo thing...|
|mine was a strawberry kiwi martini-delicious-but super messy...the sugar on the rim got everywhere and my fingers were stained red for a bit...|
|Looks like I am a fire breathing dragon with smoke coming out of my nose|
|Waiting for the show to start!|
It was Pretty chilly Sunday and REALLY windy so we visited the side of River Street we hadn't seen previously, and then we went back to a candy store to get Hannah a surprise. While in the store, I found this gem...
|seriously...people buy these?|
|I mean who wouldn't miss this face?!|