Monday, October 12, 2009

Smoky Mountain Sunday

Saturday night we all slept so great and we woke up Sunday feeling good and ready for a fun day in Boone and Blowing Rock! Our first stop was Boone Bagelry where we met Mark for breakfast before he headed back to Raleigh.

That place was packed!! It is definitely a morning hotspot. And it was delicious!

After we said goodbye to Mark, we headed to the Blue Ridge Parkway and Julian Price Park. It was still a little overcast so the views weren't as good as they usually are, but we still had fun. Steve brought the football. Poor guy...he has all these girls and if Mark's not there, he tries to get us all to toss the football or make teams and play and it just doesn't work. haha He's a good sport about it though.

Laura and Lindy had fun just goofing around...

Steve did teach Laura and Lindy and Ashley how to skip rocks! We laughed so hard because Ashley never could get the hang of it. haha

After we left the Parkway, we drove back to Blowing Rock just to browse around. They have the cutest little shops and it is totally decked out for fall!

We were so excited because one of our very favorite places to eat in Blowing Rock, Cheeseburger In Paradise, went out of business a few years ago, but it is back now! So, of course, we had to eat there for lunch before we headed back home to Charlotte.

Today it was back to reality. Steve was back to work and Ashley and I were back to school. Lindy is still here so she spent the day with her roommate Chelsea who is also from here. Chelsea's mom is a hair dresser. Lindy has been wanting to dye her hair for a while now so today Chelsea's mom dyed it brown for her!

I wasn't sure I was going to like it, but I think it looks cute on her!


  1. Sounds like you had a wonderful time. Always love your pics! Glad the entire family was there.

    Boone is a lovely place.

  2. What a great time! I love the mountains and I love Boone!! :-) Just all looks like fall! I am so glad y'all had a great time!

  3. Looks like a fun family fall weekend! I love the brown hair!! :)

  4. Boone looks like the cutest little town. I love all of the fall leaves :)!!!

    I LOVE her brown hair. It looks so good on her :)!

  5. I LOVE Blowing Rock so much! These pics are great. I can tell y'all had such a good time! Lindy's hair looks so cute too =)

  6. How fun you have the CUTEST family ever!! Love her hair too looks great on her. Keep having fun!!! Love the fall pics we skipped right to winter all the green leaves froze and fell off so we didnt' even get the beautiful fall colors like we always do weird weather!!! enjoy!!

  7. love these pics Betsy!! I have missed you!! Where are you, I bet you are super busy with school and the wedding!


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