Saturday, December 9, 2023

A Very Cousin Weekend • Kath Eats


My sister and her circle of relatives came visiting for the weekend. Right here’s a recap of our very cousin weekend!

A Very Cousin Weekend Began on Friday!

We attempt to discuss with every different’s homes at least one time a yr, with a bit of luck extra. I want we have been nearer than 4.5 hours aside. 

My sister and her fam force up after college on Friday and arrived simply in time for bedtime on Friday evening. After the children ran manner various laps round front room, they settled into some books. When the little ones have been asleep, the grown ups had Previous Fashioneds the usage of the next! 

Bittermilk makes such a lot of superior cocktail mixes, and I discovered this one at Bottle Area on the town.

Saturday is for Sisters

The boys made golfing plans for Sunday, so Saturday used to be for sisters! Laura and I walked to ACAC to hit up the heated vinyasa elegance in combination, after which took our time coming again house.

First prevent used to be the farmer’s marketplace the place she purchased some Nice Harvest gluten-exclusion bread, after which we went to Nook Juice for essentially the most wonderful in a single day oats / chia pudding combo and avocado toast! Nook Juice is among the perfect wholesome lunch spots at the downtown mall. 

Lunch Salads

In the meantime, the children had a blast enjoying with each filled animal in the home!

We made Rotisserie hen salads with my favourite blue cheese – spiced pecan – orange marmalade dressing for lunch. 

Blue Ridge Mountain Maze

Our afternoon used to be spent on the Blue Ridge Mountain Maze!

We had completely PERFECT climate all weekend – heat and delicate! 

The youngsters had such a lot a laugh darting between the youngsters’s actions. The slide used to be an enormous hit!

Thomas even went for the problem!

The Corn Maze

After which it used to be time to take on the maze. I made loads of maze + Mazen jokes!

The signal stated it will take us about 45 mins, however fortunately (as it used to be beautiful sizzling out) we completed in about 20. The maze used to be larger than we anticipated and tremendous a laugh!! Mazen had finished it as soon as earlier than and he guided us just a little. This used to be just right as a result of Avery and Birch wouldn’t have lasted 45 mins!


We had refreshments and listened to a princess sing-along earlier than heading to dinner.

Professional Re Nata

We had dinner midway house at Pre Re Nata Brewery. It used to be crowded, however PRN is so giant that we didn’t have bother discovering a desk. 

The playground – small as it’s – used to be an enormous hit. 

So used to be our pizza and wing dinner!

The youngsters had baths and we known as it an evening at the sofa. 

Sunday Breakfast

Toast and smoothies for all!

Because it used to be golfing day, the blokes were given able for his or her tee time and we took the children to Greer Fundamental’s playground for a bit of. 

The “elevator” used to be a large hit, particularly for Birch who were given courageous sufficient to check out it. 

Lunch at Brazos

After the playground, we hit up Brazos for lunch! 

Adopted through loads of IX park enjoying…. (I have no idea what we’d have finished if it rained all weekend!) 

Again at house, we waited for the dads. 

Golfing used to be the spotlight in their weekend!

Premature football playoffs

Sadly our football staff had our playoffs sport proper in the midst of L+M discuss with. Since Matt performed football at Davidson, we nearly registered him for the staff to sign up for us, however because of the truth that the sport used to be scheduled for 5pm and we had 4 youngsters, we determined that wouldn’t be the neatest resolution. Thomas stayed house and grilled out for the crowd whilst I went to the sport because of the truth that if I ignored as one among our best 3 girls I’d have abandoned our staff to play lady down at the box with 10 avid gamers. 

I had a good time, even though we misplaced in spite of everything. 

After the sport I joined the crowd for burgers, salad, and vino. 

Monday Goodbyes

Larbs and I cherished the chia pudding at Nook Juice such a lot we made our personal! This mixture used to be one can of full-fat coconut milk, 1/4 cup plus 3 tbsp chia seeds, a sprinkle of cinnamon, a tsp of vanilla, and three tbsp maple syrup. It used to be so just right!

Served in glasses with fruit, lavender jam, and almond butter. 

Good-bye cousins, please come again quickly!

Birch cried after they left. They performed so arduous in combination!


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