taking the home and heart to the beach.

Right when school ended, Andrew and I decided to take a mini-vacation... and we wanted to attempt to take Chief. Now Chief, photogenic as all get out, is not alwaaaaaays the best dog. So we were nervous as we checked into dog-friendly hotel Tides at Folly Beach. 

But it was the best three days. Chief did so well on the beach early mornings and at night and sat sweetly at the breweries and restaurants of Charleston. 

And so we got our sweet little mini-family vacation. The best part-- greater than the beauty of the waves and sunsets-- was that my whole heart was there beside me. There is a whole lot of love with the three of us-- and we know that little bird coming in September is walking into a bundle of heart for the life we are creating together.

P.S. If you are looking for a dog-friendly beach-- Folly Beach near Charleston is the place to go! Almost every place we wanted to eat had a porch where Chief was welcome. For this overly-emotional girl, it was simply the best!