Beach Birthday and LuLu's

We finally got in our last beach trip for the year. We fought two hurricanes to get there. One knocked us out completely in September and then this last one (Michael), held us back a day. I hate winterizing the camper. It means no more trips til Spring. Nick says we can still go if we want too. We would just have to winterize it again in case of a cold snap, but we never do. We will probably not take another trip down until March.

First something funny/cute I saw:.
I kid you not. As we were walking down the beach we approached an oxygen bag sitting on the sand, there was a very long oxygen tube that was running down to the surf to a lady with her feet in the water. I thought "now that's some beach loving dedication". I wish I'd had my camera at the time.

While we were there we celebrated Nicks birthday. He turned 59! Isn't that wonderful? Our plan was to grow old together and here we are living the dream. haha.

For his birthday dinner we visited a new place at Barefoot Landing called Lulu's. This place is owned by Lucy Buffett. Jimmy Buffett's Sister (I heard).
This was a neat place that included a gift store, indoor and outdoor eating, a sand playground outback for kids, a live band and a bar.

We requested seating on the patio. We loved the atmosphere of sitting out by the water way. The sun setting in the back ground made it a beautiful night to dine.

Nick ordered the blackened fish tacos and I order crab toast. It was a mixture of melted cheese and crab meat baked open face on a french bread with a side of fries.

I also ordered a mudslide drink to try. We laughed because of the cost, we figured it would come in a fancy glass topped with whip cream dripping down the sides. But no. It was more like a frosty in a LuLu Cup. It was good though.

My review of this place? Well, I thought it was rather pricey to be served on plastic and paper plates, with plastic cups. They had a roll of paper towels on the tables and tub of silverware you help yourself. The food was just OK. Nothing special. The over all dining experience was nice. We enjoyed watching the boats and listening to the live band. We liked it enough to try again but it will not be one of our first choices.


  1. I get so bummed when the food is just 'Ok", when I am on vacay, I want yummy city, lol!!! Happy Belated to your Mr.!!!!

  2. I was thinking the food sounded delicious, and I actually like the casual dining style you describe, especially beachfront. Too bad the food is just ok! Getaways in a camper sound like a perfect way to relax and enjoy your beautiful beaches down there. IT's COLD in New England this morning.

  3. A trip to the beach is just what I needed today. It's very fall like and chilly here. I used to camp and well remember the days of winterizing and saying good bye to the camper until the next year came around. With the coming holidays though it's good just to enjoy the comforts of home. Hope you have a fantastic Friday !

  4. That crab toast LOOKED delicious, even if it tasted just OK!!

  5. I do hope the coast has recovered since the two major storms.

  6. I just hate it when I go to a new place that I just KNOW is gonna be awesome and it's only normal...and expensive...well, at least you loved being outside and the view there was sooo pretty.

  7. HAPPY BIRTHDAY To Mr. Saint Nick! Glad you guys had a good time. Yep, I remember having to winterize, now we just drive out of the FREEZE. Oh we get the threat of a freeze at least once a winter, BUT Sherry can handle one or two cold snaps.
    I smiled at the oxygen tube!
    Just finished our walk, in for the night.

  8. A very Happy Birthday to Nick and his dinner looks delicious.

  9. Your crab melt looks delish!!!! Happy birthday to Nick!!! What a cute place!!!!

  10. Happy Birthday to your hubby! Living the dream is a good thing if it means being happy and growing old together.
    How disappointing when you are expecting something wonderful and get mediocre. At least it wasn't AWFUL!
    I hope you have a great weekend...and now you can start the countdown to March! xo Diana

  11. Happy Birthday to your husband Lisa. It's fun to go out together and sounds like the place nice but to bad the food was just ok. So nice that you were able to get to the beach one last time.
    Hope you have a nice week