Y'all, I cannot believe that it's already the middle of July. It's been a fun, but crazy summer! I'm back and ready to start settling back into a routine though. And also catch up on some beauty sleep.
“Beauty Sleep”, Vogue US, January 1991
Photographer : Irving Penn
As I mentioned last week, DG and I headed down to Ocracoke Island with my parents for the week. The weather wasn't the greatest, but we still had fun. I realized that I've been going to Ocracoke since I was in 3rd grade for vacation with my parents. The only time I've missed going is the summer DG and I adopted Winston, and I actually did go that summer when I attended NCCAT
Here's what we did:
Saturday night, we went to Jolly Roger
for live music by Willis Gupton
. My mom and dad are potentially his biggest fans.
This sunset is unreal. There's no filter on that.
Tuesday, we had pizza from Ocracoke Pizza Company
. I got a Popeye pizza with sundried tomato, red peppers, spinach, bacon, feta, red onion, and mozzarella.
I have always loved lighthouses since I was a little girl, and this view never gets old for me.
This is my friend Charlie. I'm not really a cat person, but we became friends a few summers ago. He's awesome and after a pretty bad day on Wednesday, he helped lift my spirits.
DG and my dad like to pretend to be the best fishermen in the area and they did catch quite a few fish.
We had dinner Thursday at the Back Porch Bar
. I love the restaurant, but DG and my dad wanted to eat off the bar menu. We ordered pimiento cheese fries for an app.
And I got fried shrimp for dinner with veggies and rice.
The last day was gorgeous, with the exception of the 30 MPH winds. We booked it off the beach after a couple of hours and headed to our dock.
DG and I had our first date night as a married couple at Howard's Pub
. The pizza wasn't nearly as good as the pizza at Ocracoke Pizza Company, but their crab cake sandwich never disappoints.
I really am back to a pretty normal schedule now. DG and I are doing some pretty big home improvement projects this week. I also have some plans to catch up with people since we have less than a month until teacher work days start. Stay tuned for updates on all of that in addition to those wedding related posts I told you about.
Don't forget to link up with B
and me to tell us about your weekend!
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