our first visitors in the new nest...
my brother, alex, and his awesome girlfriend, jana, came to visit us last wed-sunday~
here is a re-cap of the trip- we had a blast- thank you both for coming!!
~ today we are heading to litchfield beach with the entire monaco family
until next saturday, august 17
... really looking forward to it!
thankful to end this (best one ever) summer with a week at the beach.
*i am planning on blogging there and am excited to share wedding/honeymoon photos when we return to charlotte!
*best wishes to my sister, jess, today as she runs a half marathon in vancouver, canada!
you got this!!!
wednesday 7.31 ~ we had dinner in the arts district at cabo fish taco- delicious.
thursday 8.1 ~ we walked to brunch at zada jane's cafe, enjoyed happy hour at whiskey warehouse (with the now 21 year olds- yay!!) and then tailgated & rocked out at the kenny chesney concert that night...
friday 8.2~ i was yearning for an active day so we walked to rent bikes and did a 'bike, boutiques, bakeries, and brews tour' around charlotte... it was a great time!!
then we went to the n.c music factory to a bier garden, followed by a lot of laughing with tom arnold at the comedy zone~ he was fantastic!!
*we finished the night poppin a lil bubbly- lots to celebrate these days.
we rode the greenway
brews at kennedy's
loved him #roseanneroastwet willy's...
saturday 8.3~ their fifth anniversary- :) we started the day with a trip to starbuck's, spent the day at the national whitewater center where we went whitewater rafting, had lunch, and drank some beers- that evening, we went to chima - an amazing brazilian steakhouse- and then danced the night away at irish pubs in uptown - loved.
marty and margo - long story.
jalapeno pimento cheese:)
best band i've ever experienced in charlotte at ri ra's and there's been a lot of great ones!
... my mom sent sweet treats along ~ lemon zucchini bread, chocolate chip cookies, and chicken soupthank you, mom! an amazing surprise - felt like home to me.