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There’s Nothing Like Outdated Buddies • Kath Eats

A recap of our journey to the Ben Rector Outdated Buddies Acoustic Tour in Durham and different spring issues!

Ben Rector Outdated Buddies Tour with Outdated Buddies!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 associates because the yr I moved to Charlottesville. Individuals used to suppose we have been sisters at ACAC!

Now we have all the time shared a love for Ben Rector’s music, and that is the fifth or sixth (we are able to’t keep in mind!) time we now have seen him collectively. The primary time was in our small Jefferson Theater right here in Cville and we now have beloved him ever since! 

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We leap at any likelihood we get to see Ben on tour. We first noticed him in 2015. We did a meet & greet in 2016, and Lynsie and I went to Raleigh for a present.


Final summer time we went to Wolf Lure to see him on the large stage with a full band.

Ben Rector Concert summer fun

This time we drove right down to Durham to the Durham Performing Arts Heart to see the acoustic model of his tour. And we had second row seats!! 

The Youthful B&B

We stayed with this pretty 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 off-the-cuff 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 best ways)

We walked over to the DPAC and had a couple of minutes to kill, so we strolled by American Tobacco to point out Lynsie the world. 

The present was unimaginable!! We have been so shut, and Ben introduced his humor and leisure as he all the time does. I really like how the viewers sings alongside. We didn’t need it to finish! 

I didn’t get dwelling 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 highway 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 night time sundown live shows at Carter Mountain began final week. Thomas’s associates 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 overlook out attractive it’s to reside within the mountains generally. 

We had just a few Daring Rock ciders and shared this pizza for dinner. 

Celebrating Child Violet!

My pal Erica, mom of Fern (Birch’s due date twin!) is anticipating child #2. One other botanical title is becoming a member of the household – Violet! LOVE her title! 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 sport after and wasn’t planning to drink any bubbly – till they supplied a NA rose! I’m so pleased 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 attractive spring day. Spring will not be my favourite season as a result of I don’t love the unpredictability of the climate – 57 in the future / 85 levels the following. Nonetheless, if you get an ideal heat spring day – there’s nothing prefer it!

All The Baseball

Mazen is within the thick of baseball season. Since shifting up a stage to the Majors in Little League this spring, he has follow or a sport 3-4 instances every week. An enormous step up from the once-a-week sports activities groups we’ve had till now. You’d suppose that it was an excessive amount of, however I believe 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 here are among 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.

The Bebedero

I needed to share this drink from ladies’ night time at The Bebedero! It’s known 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 an earthly afternoon in Mazen’s room. Fairly correct of on a regular basis life! 

Completely happy half birthday to some other 10/26ers on the market 😉 



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