I never turn down a trip to the beach, so Michael and I jumped at the chance to go to the North Carolina coast for a long July 4th weekend. We traveled to Calabash, NC, a quaint shrimp boating town popular for it's down home feel and "Calabash Style" seafood, which means fresh fried! We stayed in a charming village called Brunswick Plantation. 3 picturesque golf courses surrounded an antebellum clubhouse and traditional Carolinian homes. I simply enjoyed sitting on the back porch having a drink and listening to the bull frogs! We had lots of fun relaxing on the beach, eating seafood, and playing golf. We didn't want to leave!