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There’s Nothing Like Previous Buddies • Kath Eats

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

Ben Rector Previous Buddies Tour with Previous Buddies!

Lynsie and I’ve been mates because the yr I moved to Charlottesville. Individuals used to suppose we had been sisters at ACAC!

We’ve got at all times 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’ve seen him collectively. The primary time was in our small Jefferson Theater right here in Cville and we’ve beloved him ever since! 

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We bounce at any probability 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 season we went to Wolf Lure to see him on the massive stage with a full band.

Ben Rector Concert summer fun

This time we drove right 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 pretty couple who hosted us at their mattress and breakfast in Hillsborough! The lodging had been comfy and meals had been included!

Once we arrived for a late lunch on Friday, mother had hen salad, chips and grapes for us to take pleasure in!

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 mentioned 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 outside eating. 

We cut up fried pickles, two youngsters of french fries, and a juicy burger that tasted selfmade (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 unbelievable!! We had 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 house 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 Collection

The primary of the Thursday evening sundown concert events at Carter Mountain began final week. Thomas’s mates 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 beautiful it’s to dwell within the mountains typically. 

We had a number of 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 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 comfortable 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 shouldn’t be my favourite season as a result of I don’t love the unpredictability of the climate – 57 sooner or later / 85 levels the subsequent. Nonetheless, while 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 degree to the Majors in Little League this spring, he has apply 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 workforce 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 learning 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’ 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! 

Completely satisfied half birthday to every other 10/26ers on the market 😉 

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