A recap of our weekend journey to the Outer Banks!
5 star weekend!
Should you’re questioning if I’m studying the Elin Hilderbrand e-book The Five-Star Weekend the reply is sure! It’s actually good and was the proper e-book to pair with crabs and a breezy seashore stroll.
Additionally extremely advisable: the Wondry true crime podcast referred to as Over My Dead Body: Gone Hunting that we listened to on the way in which to the Outer Banks. It was nice!!!
A household affair
My in-laws go to the seashore each September for 2 weeks with the Bowe household out of New Jersey. The adults are all right here for 2 weeks, and the youngsters (who at the moment are adults too, haha) normally come for the center weekend. It’s at all times nice to catch up and benefit from the seashore when the crowds have waned.
Sure, Thomas and his dad are clones : )
Sprint to the ocean
Compulsory “we arrived” sprint to place toes within the water.
Low nation boil
Upon our arrival on Thursday night time, they’d a low country boil ready for dinner!
Brioche French toast casserole
Wind + Surf
The primary two days we have been there Hurricane Lee was sitting offshore creating large waves and riptides.
It was laborious to stroll on the seashore it was so blustery but we have been so removed from the hurricane that we had sunny skies! I can’t think about being nearer. We watched motion pictures and did puzzles!
And spent plenty of time within the scorching tub!
One of the best! I additionally introduced my AG1 since I don’t are likely to eat salads on the seashore : )
Nona took the boys to the aquarium, Captain Franks, and the sweet retailer (their annual custom) so Thomas and I had a while to relax.
We didn’t do any swimming however we did benefit from the scorching tub!
And plenty of puzzle + studying time.
TGF the recent tub!
Lasagna Night time
We made lasagna and Nona made her well-known trifle for dessert!
Saturday: on the seashore however not within the water
John Donne well-known granola over cottage cheese! Right here is the recipe: Nutty Granola.
We loved seashore time, however the ocean was nonetheless too tough to swim.
The youngsters went to play putt-putt and for snow cones.
Crab Night time!
Our favourite OBX meal. We ate over 40 crabs!
The last word seashore beer
Sunday morning waffles
a la John Donne!
Sunday was the proper seashore day
The waves have been calm, the solar was out, and the temps have been excellent.
The large boys didn’t go away the ocean for a lot of hours!
Mike’s grill out
Mike and Andy ready steaks, rooster, and veggies on the grill – a scrumptious finish to our journey!
One way or the other this bottle of wine ended up within the kitchen! : )
The solar units on one other nice go to to the seashore