Last Minute Mischief

dsc06347It’s back to the books soon so we decided to treat the youngest to a few fun days. The coast was calling our name. And we were really ready for a break. 

dsc06445Hutson Alley restaurants and The Charleston Music Hall sponsor “Dinner and a Movie” three to four times a year. The event had a french flair this time around.

41c7c1ac-865f-47ff-9d50-027aea89d2b739 Rue De Jean delighted movie-goers of all ages. The Children’s Menu was impressive, but our guys were fascinated with the water glasses and the fresh bread right out of the oven. We cautioned them not to fill up on bread. “But it’s soooo good,” they said.


dsc06438They both managed to save room for the chicken strips. Preston actually ate all of his, which never happens. Good job, Rue de Jean! 

img_7823The three course dinner for adults featured Roasted Salmon introduced by Soup Au Pistou and followed by fruit dessert.

dsc06442Let the show begin! Ratatouille was the night’s feature presentation. This was our first time at the Music Hall. I loved the historic feel. We can’t wait to visit again!

Our friends at Hampton Inn & Suites provided us with a suite for the night. The best part was not having to watch Sponge Bob with the kids. There’s a separate bedroom with a real door (it locks and everything) and another TV (hello FRIENDS). Everything about the place is family-friendly.

img_7830The FREE breakfast got a 5 Star rating from our tribe. You don’t even have to wake up early to experience it because it’s offered till ten! 

dsc06448I know pictures don’t lie, but I do believe he got more food in his mouth than on his face!

dsc06451We even found something the boys could sit down and enjoy, giving us a chance to actually chew our food  before swallowing.

dsc06460Jumping is not the same as diving, right?!

99851f22-e552-4626-8fc5-134c0b2a2a02We can’t say enough good things about Hampton Inn & Suites on the Isle of Palms Connector. It’s a great place to kick back and relax after a long day in the low country.

The boys have officially started back to school. Preston is in the third grade and JP is beginning his second year of middle school homeschooling. Stay tuned next week for a homeschool update! 


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