Weekend adventures – Charleston, SC…

Posted in Main, outings, Weekend Adventure at 4:43 pm by carrie

Two weeks. It’s been two weeks since I’ve blogged! One week of the cold/bronchitis and then a last-minute adventure down to Florida. I’m SO glad we went, too… because if anything is going to get you in the Holiday spirit, it’s Disneyworld and their over-the-top decorations. So much so that while we were in Celebration (the Disney uber-planned community) to grab lunch, we spoke to a real estate agent about properties there (on a whim… at first). She mentioned something about how the town gets really into Christmas and they host parades (or something) and it snows (and Santa is there… whatever) in their little downtown area all of December. It was the most exciting thing we had heard in a long time, apparently, because on the spot… my Mom and I decided to move there and began working out the logistics of the whole thing. It could have been the first eggnog latte of the season we had just consumed or how we wanted to never leave our little escape from reality… but we got sucked in… drank the Disney kool-aid and other cliches. After the actual reality and complication of the situation leaked into our perfect dream bubble, we snapped out of it… but… I’m still getting Celebration real estate updates. (Sucker).

I’ll post Disney pics next week… since I have Charleston pics to share, now!

So, we went on this day trip about 3 weeks ago. DH’s parents were here and they have been to almost every state in the nation, except for North Dakota and South Carolina. So… we went to South Carolina to check that off their list!

Unique doors, entryways, fences, gates… fresh paint and plants… a storybook land…

Of course we brought Meg ;)

And…Meg made a friend…

who didn’t move much…

Random “art”…

This is our second visit to Charleston… the first one was a year ago, and I think that trip may had more variety, picture-wise. We did the same thing then, too. Wandered the main streets, got funneled into little side streets and took pictures along the way. A walking/picture-taking tour. So relaxing and fun.

For some reason, Charleston didn’t suck us in like Celebration did. Perhaps it’s because most of the Charleston homes start at $2 Million (And I suppose it could also be because Mickey isn’t there).


  1. Babs said,

    November 20, 2010 at 7:37 pm

    We have to visit there. I love pictures of doors – so intriguing what is behind them.

  2. Teddy said,

    November 23, 2010 at 7:00 am

    Meggie, perhaps you’d like to visit Niagara Falls? Actually, CM won’t really take me there. I’m dumb enough to jump in!

    Your trip looks like it was fun. I’m glad you met one of our kind…

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