Beachy Biscuit Breakfast

July 12, 2009

I think we all fell a little in love with Charleston this weekend :)

Erica and I got up at 7 to go for a run together before we headed out. (Tina’s hip is still hurting :( ) We ran 5.25 miles in about 50 minutes all through her gorgeous planned neighborhood. I want to live there for the bike and running paths!! It was a good run – lots of talking so it went by fast!

Erica and Josh were wonderful hosts, leaving us some surprises on our beds! We slept so well in their cozy guest bed.

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After showers and caffeine, we all headed out for breakfast at the beach!

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We went to Sea Biscuit at Isle of Palms

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Lots ‘O charm

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And a long list of daily specials!

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It was hard to decide, but I ordered the Blueberry Walnut French Toast

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It was great! Very homemade tasting. I finished the whole plate (was famished from my run) and added a little maple syrup and enjoyed some of Tina’s fruit.

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Matt got a tomato + bacon benedict (and shared a bite)

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The fruit plates were gorg!

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After breakfast we headed out to the sand to put our feet in the ocean

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Wish we could have stayed longer to play!!

We drove TIna + Mal through Sullivan’s Island, historic Mt. Pleasant, and a swirl through downtown Charleston before getting back on I-26 to head back to Charlotte.

We had such a wonderful weekend with our “new” friends. Wish we could get together with both couples more often.

Off to the airport!

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1 ellie July 12, 2009 at 2:04 pm

I’ve been dying to go to Charleston for years- love hearing how great it is! Staying on my itinerary :D

The breakfasts sound great- Cherry walnut bread? Pineapple coconut bread? Further confirmation that I need to visit ASAP!

Enjoy the rest of your weekend, Kath!

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2 Hallie (Healthy Twists) July 12, 2009 at 2:42 pm

Aww, the photo shoots look so nice! I’m pretty camera shy so unfortunately, I don’t have that many photo of my guy and me…I should get over that and get some more cute photos!

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3 Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope July 12, 2009 at 2:43 pm

What a fun day!!! Loving the yummy breakfast stop, and you and Matt definitely look at home on that beach. Enjoy the rest of your trip! :)

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4 Shannon (The Daily Balance) July 12, 2009 at 2:50 pm

breakfast looks delicious! What a charming little spot! Good to hear the trip was such a blast — I’ve never been to Charleston — looks like I would love it, though!

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5 amanda July 12, 2009 at 2:53 pm

Looks like such a pretty town! You know you guys could always open your very own personally named bakery in Charleston! ;)

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6 Daria (Summer of the CSAs) July 12, 2009 at 2:53 pm

Whoa, is that gift from your hosts a banana flattened or banana flatbread? Either way, sounds delish!

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7 lynn (The Actors Diet) July 12, 2009 at 2:56 pm

what a lovely morning – am about to head to the beach myself later on today….was the water warm?

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8 Christie @ Quit Your Diet July 12, 2009 at 3:03 pm

Aw, you guys had such a fun time! Blogger meet ups are the best!

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9 Jenny July 12, 2009 at 3:03 pm

Getting up on a SUNDAY at 7 AM to go running?? You just can’t have a leisurely w/e morning, can you?

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10 Mrs. Myers @ Eat Move Write July 12, 2009 at 3:14 pm

Fun! Everyone seemed to have blogger meetups this weekend. Caitlin over at Healthy Tipping Point too! I’m jealous! Looks like you had a great time!

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11 Kailey (SnackFace) July 12, 2009 at 3:24 pm

Charleston really is one of the most beautiful places! I’ve loved the whole weekend! You all look so sunny, healthy and happy! Umm, and ending it with a fab run and brilliant french toast? Perfection. Have a safe trip back!

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12 Amanda (My Summerizations) July 12, 2009 at 3:34 pm

that’s the best fruit plate i’ve ever seen! wow!

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13 Kathy (Moving Beyond Perfection) July 12, 2009 at 3:46 pm

That french toast looks like it was an *excellent* choice! Looks amazing!

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14 Faith July 12, 2009 at 3:46 pm

Those breakfasts look amazing! What a beautiful beach!

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15 Deva July 12, 2009 at 3:56 pm

What a fantastic place – so beautiful! Your post made my heart ache for the beaches in Maryland and Delaware. :-)

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16 Erica July 12, 2009 at 4:58 pm

You guys got so many great pictures this weekend-what a cute couple :)

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17 Erica July 12, 2009 at 4:58 pm

oh my gosh- ps, please tell Matt the bread is out of this world!

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18 Liza July 12, 2009 at 5:42 pm

I am moving to Charleston next summer and could not be more excited for it!!! :)

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19 Shannon, The Healthy Beach Bum July 12, 2009 at 6:07 pm

What a cute restaurant! I think that is the best looking fruit bowl I’ve ever seen :) Lovin the beachiness of it all!

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20 M July 12, 2009 at 6:25 pm

I love early morning runs in fun new spots! It seems less like a workout and more like exploration.

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21 Tay July 12, 2009 at 8:23 pm

OH MY WORD!! French toast is my absolute fave, and BLUEBERRY french toast?? That looks amazing!!

Glad you’re having such a fun time! :-)

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22 Christina July 12, 2009 at 8:32 pm

That blueberry french toast looks amazing! Blueberries in the bread?! It’s genius!

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23 Jenn (www. j3nn.net ) July 12, 2009 at 8:53 pm

Beautiful breakfast!

Jenn

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24 Emily (A Nutritionist Eats) July 12, 2009 at 8:57 pm

How are those flattened bananas?? I saw them during my last trip but didn’t get…..

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25 Kath July 12, 2009 at 9:13 pm

Daria + Emily ,
Flattened banana! They are good!

Jenny ,
How many chances to I get to run under palm trees in the morning dew with my new friend Erica?

Erica ,
So glad to hear it!! Enjoy!

Kath

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26 Cait (Cait's Plate) July 13, 2009 at 8:10 am

Holy yum! That place looks amazing! I think I even just fell in love with Charleston a little! Or maybe A LOT :)

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27 Jennifer July 13, 2009 at 4:49 pm

looks like you hit up all the super touristy spots in Charleston. just a tip, next time avoid the east bay street area and check out upper king instead. remember-tourists shouldn’t lead other tourists! haha.

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28 Maria July 13, 2009 at 6:55 pm

How fun! I love Tina and Erica. Glad I found your blog now!

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