29 May 2013

Road Trip Diet Busters


road trip tunes

Last weekend we packed up the whip {again} and headed off to North Carolina {again} for a long weekend at Topsail Island with my parents and my sister.

We're big on squeezing every last minute of fun out of any trip, even one as short as this one, so we elected to make a stop at Wilber's Barbecue in Goldsboro on the way to the beach.
 One thing you should know about us: we are really into BBQ. And I mean real BBQ. M doesn't really discriminate, but I am strictly a Carolina BBQ girl. I prefer Eastern-style, but I'll settle for Lexington-style or South Carolina if need be.  And Wilbur's is the gold standard for Eastern.

The food was, of course, AMAAAZING, but the real gem was spotting this guy...
In case you can't tell from the blurry picture, his shirt says, "Gas costs so much I can't afford to fart."

We were at the beach for exactly 48 hours, which was enough time to read both of these...
To get my mom hopelessly addicted to Candy Crush...
 To drink plenty of these...
And to enjoy this absolutely beautiful view...
We continued the tour o' delicious with a pilgrimage to Bojangles on the drive home.

Bojangles is strictly a Southern thing.  So Southern, in fact, that it {wisely} does not darken the doorstep of our locale waaaaay up in northern Virginia. So when we see a Bojangles, we pull over.  There were cajun filet sandwiches and seasoned fries had by all.  The only thing preventing Bojangles from achieving fast food nirvana is the fact that they carry Pepsi products. Disgusting. We are Coke people.

Needless to say, we arrived home late Monday night, exhausted and full of sodium,  but happy and relaxed.

How was your Memorial Day weekend?



8 comments:

Jenna said...

TOTALLY a Coke person. Jealous of your delicious vacation eats!

MCW said...

The Coke/Pepsi thing is hysterical to me. I don't drink soda often, but when I do it doesn't matter...I can't taste the difference!

Portuguese Prepster said...

totally a coke person too! Love your BBQ passion!

Kate said...

That shirt is too funny.

I've never been to Bojangles. Maybe on my drive from DC to Charleston I'll find it?

The Pink Pagoda said...

We are serious about our BBQ, too. And also with you on the Coke vs Pepsi though we also like Dr. Pepper : )

Karen Albert said...

Sarah I am in Kansas City and you KNOW we are serious about BBQ!!
It sounds like you all had a great time!
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Preppy Pink and Green Puppy said...

It's not North Carolina style que, but I had the best BBQ I've ever eaten last weekend in Gordonsville, on Rt. 15. Barbeque Exchange. If you're ever down that way, you must try it. :-)

Katie said...

I am SOO late commenting on this, but I live super close to Topsail! So glad you enjoyed all the comforts of my home! (Especially Bojangles!!)