Mazen on Christmas:
And Birch in the identical jammies!
Solely distinction is Mazen was 2 and Birch is 3!!! And these jams are nonetheless a bit large on B. I didn’t notice how a lot greater Mazen was till we began pulling out his 3 yr previous garments and they’re swimming on Birch. Mazen has at all times been within the one hundredth percentile for peak and weight. Birch is extra like fortieth.
However not for lack of meals…
This baby LOVES oatmeal!! “Eatmeal” as he calls it.
And that is his favourite option to take pleasure in cinnamon toast crunch!
And talking of Birch…drinks…
These are so good!! They’re seltzers with a contact of birch sap (they arrive in maple taste too). They’re 25 energy a can, and are solely barely candy. Clearly I needed to strive them out, and so they have turn into a weeknight mocktail staple.
On the weekends, nonetheless, that is the staple drink:
Sarah and I went on a women’ date to Marigold, the brand new restaurant at Keswick Corridor. It was fabulous!! We had roasted brussels, actually good bread, and we every bought fish with sautéed greens. Can’t wait to return with Thomas.
Really Thomas and I thought of becoming a member of Keswick 50% for his golf interest and 50% for THIS POOL.
Right here it’s within the daytime. Speak about an escape! I should discover a option to go this summer season.
Within the meantime, that is the one place I’ll be swimming!
We purchased these tub bean creatures for Birch and so they have supplied HOURS of leisure! Purchase them right here.
Additionally offering hours of leisure is our Younger Wild + Friedman sensory equipment.
Take a look at the automobiles I made! Somebody could be getting the development field for Christmas….!
Poor Birch has been so sheltered the entire pandemic. We took our first journey to the Discovery Museum lately and he LOVED IT.
Mazen proclaimed it “for infants” after which ended up having plenty of enjoyable too.
He has additionally taken over the Elf on the Shelf duties on behalf of the household. I’m glad somebody is doing it as a result of staging an elf each single night time isn’t in my wheelhouse.
Date Night time With The Hoos!
Thomas and I bought to have a date night time to Vivace for dinner after which to the UVA basketball recreation. I had crab stuffed flounder that was very good.
Kath Eats Actual Meals
Bagels again on the menu!
We normally do a once-a-month dozen from Bodos and once they’re gone they’re gone.
+ exhausting boiled egg and orange. The opposite 75% of non-photogenic breakfasts have been inexperienced smoothies!
Egg salad sammie
Broccoli and Cheese Hand Pie from the Pie Chest!
Smoked Salmon Kale Salad
Leftover fish, rice, greens
and once more! With roasted squash and brussels.
Quiche + Salad
quiche made by Matt!
Panko Fish Dinner
We did a mixture of salmon and cod from the freezer and did a mixture of dijon mustard, panko, olive oil, and Italian seasoning for the highest.
Blue Apron Shrimp Bake
with breadcrumbs on high. This was one among my all-time favourite dinners!!
Blue Apron rooster + mashed potatoes
with roasted carrots and cabbage
Leftover Night time of the Identical
Blue Apron Mozzarella Craft Burger
with pesto potatoes
For Leftover Night time I switched to a No Bull Burger
Day by day Harvest now has oat-based scoops. Two flavors: Banana Molten Chocolate Fudge and Cinnamon Chili-Spiced Churro! I like these inventive flavors! Tip: enable your scoops to completely soften earlier than making an attempt to scoop out.
And this final one is for you Pittsburgh peeps!
Brittney on Workforce KERF despatched me a burnt almond torte from Prantl’s Bakery as a vacation reward. WOWOWOW was this good!! Smooth cake and frosting on the within and crunchy toasted almonds on the surface. Apparently it’s a legend!
Signing off to say MERRY CHRISTMAS to you all!
I’ll be taking a while off of standard posting and will probably be again subsequent week for a vacation recap. See you quickly!
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