Another Newport weekend is within the books, and it’d simply be certainly one of my favorites but! 🙂
It was our 11th 12 months visiting and Quinn’s seventh (be happy to do the maths on that one), and it’s nonetheless certainly one of our favourite weekends of your entire 12 months. It simply by no means will get previous, and I really cherish the moments we spend collectively there as a household. That mentioned, right here’s a recap of our Newport weekend!
We headed right down to Newport as quickly as Mal and Quinn have been out of college. We hit a bit site visitors on the best way, nevertheless it was a fast journey and we arrived simply earlier than time for supper. We checked in, unpacked after which headed out for an early dinner at Midtown Oyster. Quinn requested oysters for dinner, so, in fact, Mal and I have been ALL about it!
On the stroll again from dinner, we stopped by Ben & Jerry’s for dessert. The boys shared a strawberry ice cream cone with sprinkles. While they loved it, we took a break to benefit from the unimaginable sundown over the ocean.
If you look carefully within the photograph beneath, you’ll see Quinn’s humorous face! 🙂
Back on the rental, we went for an evening swim within the indoor pool earlier than preparing for mattress.
The subsequent morning, Quinn and I have been up and at ’em! After some morning snuggles, we headed to Empire Tea & Coffee to get iced coffees for Dada and me. We all bought prepared for the day after which headed to breakfast at Gary’s Handy Lunch, which is certainly one of Mal’s favourite diners (ever) for breakfast.
After breakfast, the boys bought their haircut at a close-by barber after which we visited a magic store the place Quinn discovered a brand new trick. He bought a cash maker to show paper into greenback payments! 🙂 Then, we headed to the Cliff Walk for some train. It was a completely lovely day, so we walked and talked and loved the morning collectively.
What I’m carrying: Long-sleeve striped shade block shirt ($19), burgundy skinny denims, Dr. Scholl’s Madison ($50)
After our stroll, we grabbed lunch at 22 Bowen’s after which did a bit buying across the waterfront. After that, we stopped by our rental after which drove to Castle Hill Inn for a cocktail on the garden.
What I’m carrying: Mountain Pile Fleece Jacket
How cute are these two?! Quinn cherished his Shirley Temple! 🙂 He was additionally a fan of chanting: “Banana, banana, meatball” again and again. It’s fairly catchy! 🙂 Haha!
Annual household photograph! 🙂
Quinn Mary 2!
The afternoon completely flew by. We took a fast dip within the pool after which bought prepared for dinner at Scales & Shells, an extended-time favourite of ours. Quinn, in fact, wished oysters once more, so we knew simply the spot. He additionally wished to eat “snacks in bed,” so after dinner, we snuggled up and watched TV with some chips.
Sunday morning kicked off with breakfast at Stoneacre Brasserie. Various followers advisable it – and, my goodness, it was superb! I’m so glad we determined to attempt it out!
Both the decor and menu have been French-inspired and completely unimaginable. We have been the primary clients within the restaurant and scored a comfy sales space within the nook of the restaurant. We sipped chilly brew, ate scrumptious meals, and laughed quite a bit. It was such a good way to spend our closing morning in Newport.
I ordered the seasonal vegetable hash with breakfast sausage. Mmm!
After breakfast, we did a little bit of exploring after which hit the arcade for some enjoyable and video games!
Then, we rented bikes and went for a experience alongside the water. It was so cool driving bikes with our massive child! 🙂
All in all, it was an exquisite Newport weekend. I can’t imagine it’s already over, and we’ve to attend one other complete 12 months to go to once more. Hopefully, we’ll be again earlier than we all know it! 🙂