Monday, September 25, 2023

Mazen’s eleventh Birthday • Kath Eats


Listed below are footage from Mazen’s eleventh birthday, some happenings in the home, and different updates at the house entrance!

Mazen’s eleventh Birthday

Remaining Thursday this boy became 11 years outdated! 

Whilst it doesn’t really feel like the day past that he was once a toddler, it does really feel like the day past that he became 10! That 12 months simply flew through. 

Mazen's 11th Birthday

Birch and I picked him up from college with a number of Celebrity Wars balloons and headed house for a scavenger hunt for items. His major present was once a Meta Quest 2 digital fact headset. He’s been speaking about it for months, and couldn’t wait to play Gorilla Tag!

Meta Quest 2 virtual reality headset

He additionally were given matching Nike Frees together with his brother as a part of the #nike365 partnership I’m doing. Those are his 4th or fifth pair, and they’re the BEST athletic sneakers for children! No laces and simple to slide on. 

matching Nike Frees matching Nike Frees

Mazen's 11th Birthday dad and sons

Dinner at Public

Public is Mazen’s favourite eating place, and he LOVES the steampot. It’s a mixture of large crab legs, shrimp, mussels, corn, potatoes, and sausage.

Dinner at Public

We additionally shared oysters – M attempted two uncooked! He says he prefers them roasted. We additionally shared an heirloom and burrata tomato salad. 

mazen oysters

And key lime pie for dessert <3 

Circle of relatives Birthday celebration

We additionally had a bit circle of relatives birthday party for him with the grandparents and it was once the primary time we entertained in our new kitchen!

Family Party

I’d say the kitchen carried out rather well. After all we amassed across the island.

wine glass on island

We had a vintage cookout with burgers, corn, watermelon and tomato/basil/burrata. 

classic cookout for Mazen's 11th Birthday tomato burrata Mazen's 11th Birthday burgers

And Nona made an excellent key lime pie for dessert (Mazen’s favourite!) Whipped cream on most sensible and a Biscoff / graham crust. Will have to get the recipe! 

key lime pie for Mazen's 11th Birthday

We’ll be celebrating extra on the seashore this weekend! Sure it’s past due within the season for a seashore commute, nevertheless it’s a Donne fam custom! 

Extra Circle of relatives Dinners at the Porch

Pizza evening!

Family Dinners on the Porch

Steak by means of Blue Apron

Steak via Blue Apron

Additionally loving the Maker Wines! I shared this one with Ellen for a porch hold. Get 15% off with my hyperlink anytime!

Maker Wines | Mazen's 11th Birthday

Breakfast Meals

Glance what I introduced again! I noticed it at Dealer Joe’s and I believe the Biscoff in the important thing lime pie prompt a yearning. Sure it’s extra like dessert than breakfast, however dang is it just right! 

Biscoff cookie butter breakfast bowl

Protein Granola

I’ve been loving this protein granola Cascadian Farm despatched me as a pattern. It’s made with pea protein and the cluster crunch is excellent. 

Protein Granola

Bodos bagel with egg and cheese from Thomas! 

Bodos bagel with egg and cheese | Mazen's 11th Birthday

Different happenings in da area

This little man comes as much as my room each morning once he wakes up. We snuggle actual onerous! 

morning snuggles

He additionally had a large day ultimate week: BIRCH was once the Wordle! It’s been my beginning phrase earlier than, however alas I began with one thing else. I did get a three and was once satisfied I didn’t get an X on nowadays! 

Wordle screenshot | Mazen's 11th Birthday

Paintings Exhausting, Play Exhausting

Thomas continues to be onerous at paintings getting the outside of our area to hurry. You’ll be able to see the half-built trash can garage deck he’s operating on. And there may be mulch and mud in all places the backyard to get the spots we excavated again to grass. Birch helped him sell off probably the most fabrics. 

unloading materials from truck

Have a look at that gaze of admiration! 

gaze of admiration

Sluggish Go with the flow Tap

Additionally at the house entrance, our kitchen tap – what a headache! It stopped operating at complete velocity earlier than we moved out and we forgot about it, so after we moved again in, it was once nonetheless no longer operating proper (marvel, marvel). Water comes out, nevertheless it’s just a drizzle and you’ve got to transport the take care of from side to side 10 instances to get it to complete go with the flow for laundry dishes.

We idea it was once the valve and we spent a couple of hours one night time looking to get the valve changed ourselves (this is the reason generally we’d simply name a plumber! Time is cash!) alternatively after talking to Kohler improve, we in spite of everything were given it. However seems that wasn’t even the issue! They decided that our tap is solely damaged. Happily they’re sending a substitute at no cost! I truly hope that is the ultimate move-in hiccup we’ve for some time! 

Slow Flow Faucet

On A Quiet Boulevard

In the end, I simply completed this e-book and it was once SO GOOD!!!! A little bit creepy, a bit mystery. Simple to know and practice. Saved me up studying previous bedtime as a result of I couldn’t put it down. The entire issues I search for in a e-book! I simply began the brand new Elin Hilderbrand a couple of blogger – 5 Celebrity Weekend. Excited to dig in!


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