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Vacation Getaways • Kath Eats

Vacation Getaways • Kath Eats


We went on two vacation getaways this Christmas! Right here’s the recap of our journey to Williamsburg and Hillsborough. 

Vacation Getaways

I hope you all had a really good week with household and pals. We took two journeys, one earlier than Christmas and one after. I’m able to get cozy and settle into January now! 

Busch Gardens + Williamsburg

On Friday the twenty second, we took the children to Christmastown at Busch Gardens. The theme park will get embellished with tons of vacation lights with all the pieces Christmas themed. This was my first time going! I really haven’t been to Busch Gardens even within the heat months since I used to be in highschool. We’re already planning a visit again in the summertime. 


The park opened at 2pm, and we bought there proper when the gates opened. We must always have gone to at least one or two of the massive coasters to keep away from strains, however as a substitute we meandered round. Mazen and I waited in a way-too-long to journey a 30 second Grover coaster : )


We seen the watch for the Pantheon coaster was quick, and Thomas went on one of the best journey of his life. By the point he was off, the road was too lengthy for me to go, so I must watch for {the summertime}!

Child Rides

Neither of our boys are into thrill rides, however Birch went on the Himalaya and so they did a number of smaller rides collectively. 

Bundle Up

We waited for a “heat” day that peaked within the 50s however we additionally knew we’d should plan to put on tons of layers. It was okay from 2-6 after which it bought actually chilly. Wool socks and hand heaters had been a should. I had on 4 layers.

Connoisseur Dinner in Germany

We had a really theme park dinner of two pizzas and a beer whereas watching a merry merry Christmas present and warming up. 

Video games We Didn’t Win

Thomas tried exhausting!

Practice Trip + Gentle Tour

The spotlight for me was the practice journey round the entire park. The lights had been spectacular! 

Donuts For Dessert

Williamsburg Lodge

We spent the night time on the Williamsburg Lodge, which I bought at no cost utilizing a Marriott free night time award I bought from opening a Marriott Boundless card final yr. 

We had breakfast on the lodge – avocado toast for me! 

Pancakes for giant boy: 

Colonial Williamsburg 

After breakfast we checked out of the lodge and went to Colonial Williamsburg to stroll round. We bought to see Thomas’s aunt and cousin who dwell a number of blocks away. 

Ice skating

The boys noticed the skating rink and needed to present it a strive. Mazen has rollerbladed earlier than and took to ice skating no downside. Birch did fairly effectively too! He spent a while on the plastic bear sleds too. 

Discover pile of soiled snow = make snowballs 

Santa Sighting

We ran into one among Santa’s helpers who was on his motorbike and passing out beanie infants! 

Lunch on the Cheese Store

Video Recap Of Our Journey

through Instagram!

Christmas in Cville

We drove house on Saturday and spent a day at house preparing for Christmas. We took the boys to see Wonka and cherished it. 

We spent Christmas Eve at Thomas’s mother and father having fun with Christmas pizza

Christmas Creativity

Mazen actually bought into the vacation spirit making it particular for Birch. He made this video after all of us went to mattress of our household Elf on a hunt for sugar. 

And he even obtained some texts on his telephone from Santa : ) 

Christmas Morning

Christmas morning went nice! The boys slept until 7 and we opened presents by firelight. Birch bought a number of Mandalorian themed presents, and Mazen bought Legos and an Xbox! 

We bought puzzles – and new tires for our automobile – ugh! 

Chocolate Brioche French Toast

Boy was this good!!!

House For The Holidays

After the home was tidied, and the presents unwrapped, we hit the highway for 2 nights in Hillsborough! My sister and her fam plus her in-laws had been there for our annual Christmas reunion. 

We had ham, brussels, rolls, brandied pears, corn pudding, and extra. I used to be not one of the best photographer, however I did seize the children desk! 

We had three pies and plenty of ice cream for dessert – yuummmm! 

Secret Santa

Throughout our annual Elfster reward trade I bought this stunning cocktail shaker (mine is plastic!) and an Athleta reward card for some new athleisure : ) 

The Christmas Mouse

Including a bit pleasure to bedtime, there was a Christmas mouse who ran the perimeter of the lounge! Good factor I used to be upstairs after I noticed it. 

Cousin Time

In between pastries and pie, the cousins performed and performed. 

We mentioned goodbye to them on the twenty sixth 🙁 

We had a low key boxing day. Thomas and I each did exercises and loved a mid-day go to to the Colonial Inn whereas Mazen performed along with his neighbor buddy and Mother and Dad performed with Birch. 

The Orange County

Life-Lengthy Pals

Within the night a few of my childhood pals came visiting. 

Birch cherished Uncle Hugh and Uncle Larry!

Wishing you all lightness and love for the brand new yr!



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