Thanksgiving and Myrtle Beach

Have you visited Myrtle Beach during Thanksgiving?  We usually go each year and try to knock out all of our Christmas shopping at once!  Here’s the run down from our trip.

We celebrated Thanksgiving with my husband’s family plus my Dad and Granny.  We had a wonderful meal and I’m kicking myself for not taking any pictures.

I had a little accident the Friday before Thanksgiving that left me hobbling around and looking like this.  We went to the ER to make sure the baby was okay and that my ankle wasn’t broken.  Thankfully, the baby was fine and my ankle was just a bad sprain.

I put the girls to work to get everything cooked and baked that I was supposed to bring to Thanksgiving.

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After Thanksgiving dinner, we usually pile in the car and drive to Myrtle Beach, SC but this year I just didn’t feel like driving from 8:30 to Midnight with a peg leg so the girls and I waited until the next morning to drive down.

We made it around 11am and hit the stores.  Sadly, my poor leg kept me from shopping very much…and I still have a lot left to do!

We spent a good amount of time in the camper…excavating a mermaid out of a block of clay (true story)…

While Rusty and I watched the Hunger Games…Neither of us have cable or satellite at home so we love having more than 4 channels!

Snuggling on this sweet boy…

And making not one but two Gingerbread Houses!

We did catch the Christmas version of the Pirates Voyage Show.  (I liked it better than the regular show.)


We got there 30 minutes early and barely even got a seat in the very back upstairs for the Pre-Show.  If you go, go when the doors open.


We bought our tickets about 4 hours before showtime and we were all the way at the end.  Although we would have been able to see more if we were mid-way, the girls still loved it.

We also drove through the Christmas Wonderland of Lights.  It was amazing.  I can’t even imagine the time and work that goes into setting this up.  You pay by the vehicle ($25) to drive through so we all piled in Angela’s car and had the best time.  The girls and Tyler loved it!  And I’m not sure why Avery was talking about sharks.

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You can read about our other adventures in Myrtle Beach here and here.

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