Right here’s a little bit of life currently. 

Fall has come and gone – the leaves are all off the bushes!

That is cool in Cville as a result of you can begin to see the mountain views poke by way of. I typically neglect we stay in a mountain city! 

Apple Harvest Competition

Just a few weeks in the past we went with Thomas’s mother to the Albemarle Ciderworks Apple Harvest Festival

Candid picture by Thomas

We had enjoyable sipping cider, listening to music, consuming kettle corn and occurring a WILD hayride by way of the woods!

Watch the video right here:

We went again to Nona + Grandpa’s for dinner and Birchie opened his birthday reward, this T-Rex costume!!

This baby actually loves his costumes! He was a practice conductor at a buddies’ celebration

Here’s his Davy Jones mask!

Scavenger Hunt

Birch was residence sick with a chilly and I attempt to hold a KiwiCo field available for wet and sick days. Now that you could purchase kits a la carte at Amazon, it’s straightforward to get just a few to maintain available with no subscription. I’m getting this dino head costume and this stuffed frog dissection kit

We used the frog tape measure he made to measure all of Gus’s physique elements!

Gus cherished it!

The opposite package Birch has been obsessive about are my 8 Days Of Jellies Advent set from Beautycounter! The field has taken fairly a beating at this level. 

He likes to strive the entire flavors!

Mazen likes getting into costume too – his hair is now BLUE!

Wanting nice after a trim along with his brother and cousin:

Apparently coloured hair is all the craze for the 4th grade. 

However look! Right here’s me at almost the identical age. 

(This was a Halloween costume, however nonetheless 🙂 ) 


Talking of costumes, our tropical trip to Anguilla is arising quick, and I ordered a Nuuly rental to get some tropical apparel to put on. You’ll be able to see me making an attempt these on in video format here!

Athleta + Previous Navy

I’ve been buying the Black Friday gross sales early! I acquired some amazing joggers at Previous Navy 50% off for $22 and this sports bra that’s my new favourite. I’ve concluded that Previous Navy is simply Athleta at 25% of the worth : )

Nevertheless, there are issues that solely Athleta has!! I acquired this cute romper on last sale for $34! It comes in black too – which I have already got. And I lastly invested within the Marlow Maxi dress in black that I’ve been wanting for a yr when it went on sale 50% off. 

Kath Eats Actual Meals

I’ve been loving cottage cheese with granola and fruit for breakfast. 

This granola is by Rainbow Trout Kitchen out of Richmond, VA. It’s improbable and has robust notes of honey. They’ll ship nationwide – it could make an incredible reward for foodies who additionally like to fish for rainbow trout!

Coco Verde from The Juice Laundry

Vu Noodles Pho on a wet day

Soup + Sandwich is one of the best combo

This soup was from entire meals and the sandwich made at residence. 

Blue Apron Meals

Be aware the pirate I dined with within the background! 

Honey Panko Rooster with Cilantro Rice

Udon Noodles with Shrimp
Salmon with Romesco Sauce

Cilantro Rooster Rice Bowls

Pork Meatballs with Gnocchi and Salad

Hope you’ve a tremendous, restful weekend! 

Take a look at this candy boy sleeping with the bears his brother gave him – tags nonetheless on <3 

Don’t inform brother we’re in his room!

In tribute to Devin, Lavel and D’Sean

Lives misplaced perpetually due to one egocentric act.

 And hero Mike Hollins for his bravery to assist others.