by Ally Harding, 5:00 AM
Saturday may of been the official first day of Summer, but it's been Summer here in Charleston much longer. It's HOT! The humidity makes it feel like it's 100 degrees and as soon as you walk outside you feel like you're in a sauna. Not the most enjoyable time of the year. Aside from sweating like a pig on a daily basis, I had a great weekend.

Friday night Theo and I went out to dinner at Heart Woodfire Kitchen. It was our first time there and it was delicious.
Warm Pecan Goat Cheese with Pepper Jelly

Flatbread of squash, corn, goat cheese, pesto, and a side of grits. What can I say, we're true Southerners who love our grits.

And I love my wine! ;)

After dinner we headed over to The Terrace and saw Jersey Boys.

It was really good. Personally I didn't think it had enough music in it. They would play snip its of songs but I would of loved to hear the whole song. I'm sure the Broadway show has more music in it. Theo liked it a lot too which if you remember from this post he was dying to see it. Glad it met his expectations!

Saturday we went over to our friend's house and had probably the best margaritas ever. I'm not usually a big fan of margaritas because the mix is always so sugary and I don't really love artificial lime flavor. 

This is all that's in the margartia recipe. You take a can of frozen limeade and empty it all into a pitcher. Then fill up the limeade can full of tequila and pour into the pitcher. Add a whole bottle of beer, any beer will do, and stir till all combined. The beer cuts through the sugary-ness and adds extra alcohol too. ;) This is kind of like a Margarona or Coronarita which I also love.

 Sheridan is the best coffee liquor but sadly you can only buy it overseas or on cruise ships. It's so smooth and goes down as easy as chocolate milk. We can always count on one or three of Sheridan shots when we go to Heather and Steven's!

Sunday we went to Madra Rua to watch the USA/Portugal game. 
Theo sporting his patriotic colors.

Cait and I watching our men cheer on like lunatics.

It was all fun and games till Portugal scored again and left the game at 2-2. We'll see how Thursday goes when USA plays Germany.

Have a good Monday!

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  1. Holy moly you're making me hungry! That food looks fantastic! I will definitely check out that kitchen next time I'm in Charleston!

    Caitlin C

  2. I've had Margs similar to that and they are so yummy and much better than any pre-made margarita mix. Love the top you wore Saturday and all the shenanigans it looks like you kids got into it :) I love a fun, relaxing night at a friends house!!

  3. Such a fun day with you guys yesterday!! I don't even like soccer but I really enjoyed it at the pub, craziness and all! You're so right about the heat.. its been disgusting here. We can't walk Ruby until 7 or 8 at night because even she doesn't want to go out!

  4. That food looks absolutely incredible! I like your margarita recipe as well! Thanks for linking up girl! xo

  5. Will have to try making that Margarita! Yum! Maybe we will wait and see Jersey Boys on Broadway...it's on our bucket list!

  6. Ok you're food from Friday night has me drooling!! Such a fun weekend -and I totally know what you mean about the heat - when it's humid and sticky it's just not fun!! The Broadway show has pretty much the same amount of songs as the movie, but the songs you do know they play the full length versions of! Saw your pic on instagram of the soccer game watching and so wanted to be at that bar with you guys!! :) Happy Monday!

  7. Ooh definitely trying that margarita recipe! Love the addition of beer to cut through all the sweetness - and for the extra alcohol of course ;) Glad that Jersey Boys lived up to Theo's expectations (haha!) and that you guys had a good weekend!

  8. That picture of Pixie is so cute!! Lots of delicious food and that margarita looks like something I'd like :)

  9. That food looks fantastic! And now I'm craving a Margarita...too bad its 11:30 on a work-day :-/

    That game was heartbreaking last night! I hope the USA goes through on Thursday!!

    xo, Jen

  10. That goat cheese looks amazing. I'm a sucker for anything with goat cheese in it! And those margaritas sound delish! I'm going to have to try making them that way next time I make some!

    <3, Pamela

  11. I am obsessed with that goat cheese app at Heart! All of their flat breads are so, so good. Boo to the USA tie but it beats a loss!

  12. I still can't believe Portugal scored that last goal!! How does that even happen??! Anyway, it looks like you had a great weekend with a lot of delicious drinks! Jersey Boys looks like it would be good so I'm glad you guys liked it- even if it didn't have as much music as you had hoped!

  13. Sounds like a great weekend with good eats!

    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle

  14. The humidity really is awful...Columbia is so so bad too. Oh well at least it's warm instead of cold! Looks like such a fun weekend and I will have to try that margarita recipe!

  15. Looks like such a fun weekend!!! :) I would love to try those restaurants! Charleston sure is hot during the summer, but so fabulous it's worth it! :)

  16. You always go to the best restaurants, that food looks amazing!! Sounds like such a fun weekend, and now I'm craving a margarita :)

  17. The game was so exciting yesterday! David was assembling nursery furniture ad I was screaming at the television!

  18. Yum! That dinner out looks amazing!!! Happy Monday!


  19. Too bad about Jersey Boys the main reason I love the show so much is the music! That goat cheese and pepper jelly app looks amazing (as do the grits but I have a weakness for them). Looks like a nice weekend!

  20. we saw Jersey Boys in Vegas, it was amazing! are you talking about the movie? i want to see it too, my husband and I were the youngest in the theatre by like 30 years haha. that food looks amazing as well :)

  21. I really want to see Jersey Boys! That flatbread looks awesome!

  22. Ahh, that food looks incredible. I love goat cheese so that first dish caught my attention. This looks like a fabulous weekend, and I love the welcome picture of you and your hubby. Great photo and super cute couple.
    XO, Gina


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