Like Daughter, Like Mother

November 26, 2010

LOOK at what Rudi got the Bears into last night!! We are very disappointed in him. A teenager is supposed to set the example!

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Thankfully the Bears have had enough exposure to their father’s beers to know to stay away until they are of age. I think the fumes must have got to them though. They were quite loopy this AM.

I sipped on coffee while I waited for the rest to rise. My parents slept for 10 hours; Matt and I slept for 9! Guess our stomachs demanded more rest.

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Mom wanted “KERF Oatmeal.” I delivered!! I made a pot for 3 (including Matt) of oat bran oat mix with banana – the usual – and topped them with pumpkin muffin crumble, pumpkin butter and drippy TJ’s sunflower butter (extra on mom’s!)

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[My bowls are from a boutique in Charlotte; Placemat’s from Southern Season in Chapel Hill]

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We’ve got a bit of a dreary day. But Larbs and Matt are on the way down from Maryland to spend it with us!

We’re taking M+D out on a tour of Cville via automobile this morning, then coming back for a leftovers lunch, then hopefully fitting in our annual Thanksgiving Weekend Hike this afternoon. Out to dinner tonight! Fun times.

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1 Georgie November 26, 2010 at 9:38 am

I’m not sure if I can fit any oatmeal in my belly this morning! Such a great tradition to go on a Thanksgiving weekend hike – great to get some movement in on a weekend focused on food!!

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2 Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat November 26, 2010 at 9:38 am

Sounds like a great day planned! I’m envious of the amount of sleep you had – I went to a Thanksgiving dinner with co-workers last night and didn’t get home till midnight, then was up for a 5am personal training session… bahh lots of coffee to come this morning!! Have a great day Kath! :)

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3 Meg November 26, 2010 at 9:38 am

Tisk tisk, Rudi!! Gosh, what a sleeze! ;)

Enjoy your tour and hike! :D Looking forward to the recap! Stay warm!
Meg

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4 Gabriela @ Une Vie Saine November 26, 2010 at 9:39 am

I slept like a rock last night too- all that food takes a lot of energy to digest ;) Have fun with Larbs and Matt!

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5 Lauren at KeepItSweet November 26, 2010 at 9:41 am

perfect way to start the day after thanksgiving! love those bowls

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6 Samantha @ Bikini Birthday November 26, 2010 at 9:42 am

Oh Rudi, being hungover is not the best way to start black friday!

LOL

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7 Jil @ Big City, Lil Kitchen November 26, 2010 at 9:44 am

haha awww love the bears.

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8 Estela @ Weekly Bite November 26, 2010 at 9:44 am

The bear pics are too cute!!

Love the orange bowls + blue dot placemats! So cute!

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9 Megan @ The Oatmeal Diaries November 26, 2010 at 9:48 am

What boutique are the bowls from? I live in Charlotte and would love to find them! I’m a sucker for anything with coral on it. Your breakfasts sound (and look!) amazing by the way :)

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10 Kath November 26, 2010 at 10:32 am

A shop in the shopping center with Nolan Kitchen and Yoforia. I forget the name!

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11 Angie @ Musings of a Violet Monkey November 26, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Can’t think of the name either, but it’s at the intersection of Selwyn and Colony!

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12 Megan @ The Oatmeal Diaries November 28, 2010 at 10:58 am

Ok, thank you guys! :)

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13 Balanced Healthy Life November 26, 2010 at 10:00 am

The Husband and I slept in late this morning and slept hard last night! : ) Too much food! I love the couch in that first photo!

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14 Erin (Travel, Eat, Repeat) November 26, 2010 at 10:05 am

I didn’t wake up until 8 this morning — late for me! — and am still lazing around. We have a THIRD Thanksgiving meal today, though, so I need to get going (and find a loose-fitting dress haha).

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15 Christine November 26, 2010 at 10:22 am

How could you request anything BUT KERF oatmeal?!

The matching breakfasts are too cute!

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16 Grocery Goddess Jen November 26, 2010 at 10:32 am

The weather here is icky, too. I don’t see me doing much outdoors today. Have fun with Larbs and Matt!

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17 Joanna November 26, 2010 at 10:39 am

Love the pic of the coffee with the leaf. Great one!

I also had oatmeal this morning. It is a good start to the day after Thanksgiving.

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18 Gillian Young November 26, 2010 at 10:39 am

The new placemats look gorgeous! I’m envying your mom’s oats right now…yum! Do you deliver to Canada?

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19 Natalia - a side of simple November 26, 2010 at 10:50 am

KERF oatmeal sounds like a great recovery remedy for any hangover, turkey or beer. Hope the bears got some, too ;)
Loving the new placemats!

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20 missy November 26, 2010 at 10:52 am

Oh, my! Rudi is not setting a good example. ;)

Have a great day with your family.

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21 Christine (The Raw Project) November 26, 2010 at 11:11 am

The oatmeal looks great and sounds like a wonderful day planned. Enjoy!

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22 Christin@purplebirdblog November 26, 2010 at 11:29 am

I also slept 10 hours last night… mega digestion going on! :D

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23 Bee Goes Bananas November 26, 2010 at 11:35 am

I love love love your bowls and place mat! You’ve inspired me to start my own ecclectic bowl and utensil collection.

So cute!

I also love that you have bears! :D

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24 Melissa @ I Never Imagined November 26, 2010 at 11:37 am

HAHAHA!! I love the naughty reindeer photo!! Poor little bears!!! I hope somebody had a stern talk with Rudi after that!

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25 alicia November 26, 2010 at 11:45 am

HAHA the one under the couch cushion!!!!! so funny.

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26 Mary @ Bites and Bliss November 26, 2010 at 11:49 am

Bears will be bears. ;)

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27 faith @ gracefulfitness November 26, 2010 at 11:49 am

I was looking at this post with my 8 year old niece and when we scrolled to the first oats picture she proclaimed “ohhhhh!” “WHAT is it? Is it caramel?”. Her comment “I like your bowls of yumminess!”.

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28 Talia November 26, 2010 at 11:56 am

Today is my birthday! I just realized yours is on the 26th of October and mine on the 26th of November! A month apart haha. (I must be slow if it took me slow long to realize haha)

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29 Kath November 26, 2010 at 12:29 pm

Happy B-day!!

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30 Alaina November 26, 2010 at 12:04 pm

Haha, I love those bears! And those bowls. I have one that color except the orange is the background with white flowers.

Hope you had a wonderful thanksgiving!!

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31 Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin November 26, 2010 at 12:05 pm

There’s nothing better than an extra long sleep after a filling meal! :D

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32 Heather (Heather's Dish) November 26, 2010 at 12:27 pm

those bowls are GORGEOUS…probably the best ones i’ve seen yet!

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33 Food & Other Things November 26, 2010 at 1:25 pm

The first picture made me laugh…sounds like a fun day with your family!

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34 Camille November 26, 2010 at 1:43 pm

I love your bowls! So cute!

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35 Krista (kristastes) November 26, 2010 at 1:50 pm

Your bear scene cracked me UP! :) I hear you on the 10 hours of sleep girlfriend!

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36 Anita November 26, 2010 at 2:06 pm

Hopefully Rudi learned to stay away from alcohol. Your bear pics are always uplifting.

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37 Paige @Running Around Normal November 26, 2010 at 2:39 pm

Those bowls are SO Cute!
Have fun today being tour guides:)

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38 RaZbErri November 26, 2010 at 2:55 pm

WHOA! I CAN’T BELIEVE YOU LET THE BEARS DRINK BEER!! LOlzzz. (Quirp…). That turkey was quite a lurkey! WWWWwooooooow wow wow woooooooowzzaaaaa. Bleck! MMMMMMM. I farted

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39 Kath November 26, 2010 at 4:35 pm

So nice of you to stop by Razberri!

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40 Joy November 26, 2010 at 3:27 pm

I would blame the malcontent reindeer for all the wild antics. He looks like nothing but trouble to me ;)

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41 Simply Life November 26, 2010 at 4:11 pm

Looks like a great morning – love the bowls and placemats! :)

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42 stacey-healthylife November 26, 2010 at 4:27 pm

I love the bears, that’s funny.

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43 Marci November 26, 2010 at 4:43 pm

My sister lives in Chapel Hill and I think I’ll be getting placemats from that store for Hannukah or my birthday! So bright and pretty.

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44 Amy at TheSceneFromMe November 26, 2010 at 4:52 pm

Jealous of your sleep time last night!

I love the bowls with the coral design on them. You have a unique blend of dishes!

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45 Missy November 26, 2010 at 6:31 pm

So excited for you and Matt to open up your store!!! Can’t wait to visit!!!

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46 Hannah November 26, 2010 at 10:14 pm

Oh my gosh… sometimes when I see these bear posts and your stories, I can’t help getting excited about when you have real kids. Is that strange?! :P

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47 chelsey @ clean eating chelsey November 27, 2010 at 9:43 pm

The bears crack. me. up.

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48 Meg November 29, 2010 at 4:56 pm

I love that you got your placemats from Southern Seasons. I was just there on Wednesday. I LOVE it! I must have wandered around there for at least 2 hours. It is a good thing I live in Chicago, that place could make me broke very quickly.

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