A recap of our journey to the Ben Rector Outdated Buddies Acoustic Tour in Durham and different spring issues!
Ben Rector Outdated Buddies Tour with Outdated Buddies!
Lynsie and I’ve been pals because the yr I moved to Charlottesville. Folks used to assume we have been sisters at ACAC!
We now have at all times shared a love for Ben Rector’s music, and that is the fifth or sixth (we will’t keep in mind!) time we’ve got seen him collectively. The primary time was in our small Jefferson Theater right here in Cville and we’ve got liked him ever since!
Final summer season we went to Wolf Lure to see him on the large stage with a full band.
This time we drove all the way down to Durham to the Durham Performing Arts Middle to see the acoustic model of his tour. And we had second row seats!!
The Youthful B&B
We stayed with this beautiful couple who hosted us at their mattress and breakfast in Hillsborough! The lodging have been comfy and meals have been included!
After we arrived for a late lunch on Friday, mother had rooster salad, chips and grapes for us to get pleasure from!
Plus an excellent yummy angel meals cake topped with whipped cream and berries!!
As a music lover, Dad got here with us to the present! His first Ben Rector live performance. He stated it exceeded expectations : )
Dinner at Bull Metropolis Burger
Dad led us to Bull Metropolis Burger the place we had an informal dinner earlier than the present.
The right night for out of doors eating.
We break up fried pickles, two youngsters of french fries, and a juicy burger that tasted home made (in one of the simplest ways)
We walked over to the DPAC and had a couple of minutes to kill, so we strolled by means of American Tobacco to point out Lynsie the realm.
The present was unimaginable!! We have been so shut, and Ben introduced his humor and leisure as he at all times does. I like how the viewers sings alongside. We didn’t need it to finish!
I didn’t get residence till 11 and wasn’t asleep until midnight! Within the morning, mother, Lynsie and I walked to Cup-A-Joe’s for espresso and muffins. After which we hit the street for the trek again to CVille and all of our kiddos. We talked nonstop all 6.5 hours within the automobile!
Different Spring Issues
Carter Mountain Sundown Sequence
The primary of the Thursday evening sundown concert events at Carter Mountain began final week. Thomas’s pals are within the band The Root Cellar Treatment and we went as much as watch them play.
It was 88 levels and the proper day for a sundown! I neglect out beautiful it’s to dwell within the mountains generally.
We had just a few Daring Rock ciders and shared this pizza for dinner.
Celebrating Child Violet!
My good friend Erica, mom of Fern (Birch’s due date twin!) is anticipating child #2. One other botanical identify is becoming a member of the household – Violet! LOVE her identify! I wore all issues purple in her honor <3
We had a child sprinkle for Erica at Cake Bloom (extra floral themes!)
I had a soccer recreation after and wasn’t planning to drink any bubbly – till they supplied a NA rose! I’m so glad to see NA drinks popping up extra on common menus.
Downtown Ice Cream
Birch and I walked downtown for ice cream after faculty on one other beautiful spring day. Spring just isn’t my favourite season as a result of I don’t love the unpredictability of the climate – 57 sooner or later / 85 levels the subsequent. Nevertheless, whenever you get an ideal heat spring day – there’s nothing prefer it!
All The Baseball
Mazen is within the thick of baseball season. Since transferring up a stage to the Majors in Little League this spring, he has observe or a recreation 3-4 occasions per week. An enormous step up from the once-a-week sports activities groups we’ve had till now. You’d assume that it was an excessive amount of, however I feel it’s so nice to have a lot crew time that it’s higher than ever! (It has made weeknight dinners a little bit of a problem although. We’ve been consuming at 5:00 earlier than his 6:00 video games begin).
Smoothie Paint Colours
Ought to we paint our kitchen island this smoothie pea inexperienced!?
I’ve been finding out paint colours with depth. Listed below are a few of the contenders that I ordered Peel n Stick sheets from Samplize.
It was all enjoyable and video games till Birch ripped them off the wall and crumpled them – ahhhh.
I needed to share this drink from women’ evening at The Bebedero! It’s referred to as “Donde esta mis pantalones?” and was a mixture of mezcal, lime, and tropical fruits with smoked thyme!
On a regular basis Life
I took this whereas all of us gathered in a secular afternoon in Mazen’s room. Fairly correct of on a regular basis life!
Glad half birthday to another 10/26ers on the market 😉