Thank You Friend

ever since i met you, you've been a shining star. you make me laugh, you call to chat, you lift me daily, but most of all, you call me sister and that means the world to me! i love you like i love the air i breathe and i just wanted everyone to know how special you are to me!

hi guys...it's vic from honey hazel. when i met bj, she was as energetic as a kid on steroids, which made me love her more and more. she and i have never met in person but we chat like we have, we connect like true friends do and she really makes some of my worst days into the best days! she's funny and bold and brilliantly beautiful. She doesn't talk about herself enough on here and I wanted you all to know how wonderful she really is. She's a power mama, a burst of fresh air and she's my friend.

i've said a million times before that i would rather have few real friends than a hundred fake ones. she and i can disagree, talk about it and be good.....we can go without chatting for weeks and catch up this very day where we left off. life is busy. we're moms, wives, crazy, hormonal queens but at the very most...we're friends who understand and who love each other for being wild, free and just being who we are! i love you friend...you're amazing! i'm so glad to have met you through blogging!


Drunkin Jack's- Murrell's Inlet, South Carolina

If you ever travel to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Drunkin Jack's in Murrell's Inlet is a MUST!!  When we go to Myrtle we don't eat out except for once or twice, and the one restaurant worth going to year after year is Drunkin Jack's.  This restaurant is so good, that the wait is crazy!  We decided to go at 4:30, only 30 mins after they had opened, and we had an hour and fifteen minute wait.  I was shocked that there was that long of a wait after only thirty mins, but the food is so worth it.  Usually we go at lunch time because the crowds aren't as bad, I'm guessing because everyone is still lounging on the beach, but I enjoyed going for dinner this year.

I enjoyed the Mahi mahi, it was the best fish I've ever eaten in my life!  (and I'm not a big fish fan. It was even good the next day reheated for lunch).   Steve had the fried shrimp, which was amazing also, and of course they keep you stocked with their amazing hushpuppies with honey butter.  Ahhh, my mouth is watering just thinking about it!    We went initially  because Steve was craving the Conch, but they took it off the menu this year. (bummer)  Over the years we have tried several things off of the menu, and they never disappoint!  The food is rich in flavor and the prices are reasonable.

Drunkin Jack's sits right on the Inlet waterway.  The boys loved sitting by the window and watching the various boats, jet skiers and banana boat rides go across the waterway.  You know being so close to the water that all of their seafood is fresh, and delicious!

If you are ever down that way, don't miss the chance to have their amazing food, you won't regret it!


First day of 1st grade

For all you moms out there that have kids heading out to school, I don't know if you're like me, but today I'm doing my "mommy happy dance" as my mother in law calls it.  Do you know what I'm talking about?  The dance we do when our kids go to for the first day after summer break, or when they've done something amazing that makes us super proud.  Don't get me wrong, it's been an amazing summer!  We have done a lot of fun things that I'm going to tell you all about soon, but I was so ready for school to start today!

My Oldest is a 1st grader this year!! It is so hard to believe how fast they grow up.  Summer amazingly flew by!  How is it that it takes so long to get here, but seems like it flies by?  It's not fair, I'm not ready for summer to be over.

Do you all have fun things you do for your little ones or their teacher for the 1st day of school?  I shared a few things last year, but being that we just got back from vacation on Saturday, I didn't do anything fun or exciting this year. I know, shame on me, but I'm sure he'll be fine, and I'll work on a few things the rest of the week, and share them with you.  Here is a sweet wreath for your house, or makes a great teacher gift!

I would love for you to leave me a link in the comments with the fun things you do the first week of school.   Hope you all have an amazing week, and enjoy your little ones, while they are little!