I’ve been going to Hilton Head, S.C., since I was a little kid. We moved a lot during the same time period, but Hilton Head was always a constant in our lives. We went there just the four of us a lot, though we often met up with my grandparents, aunt, uncle and cousins or family friends. I have so many memories of the place and recently got to make more when Mike and I headed down there to meet up with the rest of the family!Running in shorts the first morning while it was snowing about a foot at home was glorious. And the nice weather meant Mike got to play lots of golf.No matter how many times I’ve been to Hilton Head, I can never get over how stunningly beautiful it is there.We spotted this heart-shaped leaf on a walk one day. One afternoon Muzzy took Mike and I to Bluffton, a cute little town nearby filled with art galleries, shops and restaurants. It was a gorgeous afternoon!Look ma, no coats in February!Of course we had to head to Harbor Town to check on things there. So beautiful.Me and Muzzy at Harbor Town.Saukee really doesn’t seem to like me much (or even notice when I’m around), but he loves Mike! This was after he licked Mike for several minutes straight. I think it’s true love!While in Hilton Head, I ran a half marathon! The weather wasn’t perfect, but it really wasn’t bad for running–cool with some rain. The race went great (I finished in 1:44:22 and was 81 out of 579 finishers and about the 15th woman overall) and was a huge confidence boost after last fall’s injury and my recent flu. Another race in the books and I can’t wait for more!It was pretty tough to leave this knowing that we were coming back to lots of snow and cold. We soaked up the lovely weather as much as we could!