Playin’ Outside – Kath Eats Real Food

We joined a pool!

Actually it’s the identical pool we had been members of two years in the past. We took final 12 months off since we had an toddler and entry to a second pool with our health club. But as quickly as I heard this pool was open with a really clear social distancing plan, I knew it will be the right answer for this summer time, and hopefully the summers past.

Reservations + A Noodle Grid

How it really works is members are divided into two large teams that alternate dates (Tu,Th,Sat or M,W,F,Su). They swap every week. On your days, you’ll be able to reserve one sq. of the grid unfold between three totally different swimming pools (together with the child pool) for one hour. If a grid is empty when your time is up, you’ll be able to soar in and preserve swimming till the household who reserved it exhibits up. The sq. you reserve is all yours, and no different households shall be shut. I felt completely protected, and as you’ll be able to see, we didn’t get near different folks. Plus: chorine in all places.

Birchie cherished swimming!

Actually he began out fairly timid and didn’t wish to depart my waist, however he acquired used to it. He’s slowly studying to kick with a puddle jumper holding our fingers.

Friday Night

We went with Mazen on Wednesday afternoon for our first go to. Thomas and I took B for dinner on Friday night time. (Mazen was with Matt).

We picked up a salad from Chopt on the way in which and packed up the remainder of dinner as a picnic.

Saturday: First group ex exercise in three+ months

While lots of our metropolis has opened up, I’ve drawn the road at out of doors actions. Our health club is open now, however I’m not able to do indoor train (as a lot as I’d like to!) The shared air and spikes in circumstances are each considerations for me. So I’m sticking to all out of doors occasions for now. And this weekend Chris held a particular out of doors class on the parking deck. I used to be SO excited to go! He had marked off areas 10+ toes aside in rows, and all of us stood on our spot. With the music pumping we did a 45 minute HIIT class. It felt so good to be round folks although we had been all spaced out. I didn’t notice how lonely I’ve been till then.

Also for any locals – I hadn’t been to ACAC since March to see what they’ve carried out to the again car parking zone. It’s loopy the modifications which can be already underway! For non-locals – they’re establishing a constructing and parking storage the place we used to park.

Meanwhile again at house…Thomas was having a blast!


I had almond butter toast earlier than my exercise and a few leftover smoothie after. I had Plenty Cville quiche with salad and chips for lunch with a salad after which settled into the sofa with Mazen for the afternoon whereas Birch napped.

We had a soothing afternoon at house. Mazen went slip-n-sliding and Birch and I learn 100 books.

A Mellow Dinner

Happy hour began with this Pinot Gris. BTW, if you wish to attempt some clear crafted wines, this trio of Chilean wines is 20% off proper now! And you may get a further 5% off while you purchase six and 10% off while you purchase a case (which could be blended!) I cherished the Resident and tasted the tropical notes shining via a reasonably crisp and minerally wine.

We ordered Mellow Mushroom pizzas for dinner. They had been SO good!!

And the spinach salad we had was nice as effectively.

Sunday: More Pool

On Sunday we went again to the pool. I took the boys on my own and it went surprisingly effectively!

We swam for an hour after which had some snacks on our quilt whereas we dried off. The boys chased one another round for an excellent 20 minutes earlier than we headed house.

Post-pool lunch

A giant salad with feta, olives, pepper, and leftover Mellow dressing. Plus some youngsters quesadilla!

Hope you guys had a summery weekend

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