Category Archives: Marriage

Dinner For Twelve- McNitch House

Happy Tuesday!

I’m excited to share the May dinner for twelve pick…my husband and I went to the McNitch house.   Located in Fourth Ward, it is in a gorgeous Victorian home, and is the place to experience true Southern hospitality.

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It is pricey, so we made sure to save this one for a big celebration…my birthday and promotion to Ruby ambassador with Plexus.  I am now a GEM! This means I have a pretty large team, get a nice bonus, but still do what I love…helping people get healthy!

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The tables were adorned with fancy china, silver, and bright colors.

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I got a glass of Malbec, my hubby got an OMB copper, and we placed our order.  Before our first course we were served this little number…fruit and bacon.  We knew we were at the right place!

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I got she-crab soup, and Daniel got the artichoke bisque.  Both of these soups were basically off the chain.  I would come again simply for the soups!

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And if soup wasn’t enough, we were told to pick another starter course!  I went with the crab cake, and he got a salad.

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A little raspberry sorbet to cleanse the palate before the main course!

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Daniel ordered the surf and turf.  The steak was incredible.  At least the tiny bite he allowed me was incredible.

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I got Dijon crusted rack of lamb.  It was good, but not my favorite.  I think I would go with the duck next time.

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Dessert.  We couldn’t decide, so they brought us all three!  A coconut flan, lemon tart with basil ice cream, and a chocolate mousse with coffee ice cream.

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I got this rose.  He got the bill.

We had a really amazing time.  The staff waits on you hand and foot.  I felt like a princess, and loved every minute of it.  We went early, and had the place to ourselves for about 45 minutes.  We learned the history, and enjoyed walking the grounds and seeing the gardens where they grow herbs and vegetables.

We will go back!

If you missed April’s dinner for twelve, CLICK HERE.

Stay tuned in June, when I visit Cork Buzz!

#37in37- update 6

Its time for an update!

My 38th birthday is fast approaching, and I think I may need an extension on the last few 37in37 items!  Maybe I can call it 37in38andahalf.  That would give me through November to knock these last few out!

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37in37 #26:  Go to a concert with my husband.  We have not been to a concert in soooooo long.  I think since we were dating.  We went to the I Love the 90s tour in Greenville with another couple.  I saw it was coming to Charlotte in September–highly recommend!

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37in37 #1:  Ride the Fury at Carowinds. I tagged along with our church youth group a few Sundays ago to knock this one out.  It was pretty scary…but I think I will end up riding it again this summer.   We have season passes, and Brody is tall enough to ride everything this year!

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37in37   #18:  Pick berries.  This was a fun family outing…you can read more about it in THIS POST.

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37in37   #36:  Get fitted for a bra.  Did you know that 78 percent of women are walking around in the wrong size?  Most women wear a cup too small and a band size too big!  Do yourself a flavor and get fitted!

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37in37 # 14:  This was supposed to be smoke a hookah, but that is gross, so I turned it into go on a pedal tour.   Because pedaling around Nashville,  drinking beer,  and singing at the top of your lungs is not gross.  It’s awesome.  🙂

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37in37  #34:  Hold a handstand for 10 seconds.  I am folding on this one.  Yes, I promise I will keep practicing.  But my best is about 8 seconds and I am so good with that.

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37in37  #8:  Walk in the Crohn’s and Colitis Walk I switched this one out as well, because it was too far to travel. I decided to switch it to another charity, Tunnel to Towers.  My husband and I raised $200 and climbed the Duke Energy building…50 flights of stairs.  You can read more about Tunnel to Towers by checking out THIS BLOG POST. 

Not much left…thanks for giving me a little leeway and letting me extend my journey!

Have an awesome Saturday!  Check out my teaching schedule and come do some yoga next week with me!    xo

 

 

Strawberry Picking

It is hard to believe that I have made it 37 years without picking berries.  I’ve picked fruit from trees, but always want to pick berries. I added it to my #37in37 list and last weekend we went!

We were sure where to go, but a quick google search for closest farms brought us to Wise Acres Organic Farm.

Wise Acres is a family owned u-pick organic strawberry and pumpkin farm in Indian Trail.   They are a USDA Certified Organic farm and grow berries using only natural methods to ensure the healthiest and most delicious produce.

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I promise Brody was excited to pick berries.  LOL.

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We each got a container…they have bigger ones, but we each wanted to have our own.  The strawberries are $3.29 a pound when you pick them yourself.

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We had to stop and see the goats…So cute!  They also had chickens, bunnies, hayrides, and a couple of playgrounds.

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The pear tree didn’t have any fruits, but we are going to go back when they produce later in the summer.

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We washed up and started picking!  You want to pick berries that are red all over, and get them with the stem still on.

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Close up photo.

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Mommy/daughter selfie before we headed home!

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