So, what did we do while in the mountains for a week? We visited the Mast General Store a few times, like we always do. While driving in and out of the Valle we noticed bunny hutches across from the Mast Farm Inn. So one day we stopped to visit the bunnies. So cute! They were really friendly and let us cuddle with them. They had bee houses there too. Bees are not as cuddly. The day we visited the bunnies and bees was girls’ day. Papa was home with the boys while us girls went into Boone for lunch and shopping. I scored a great deal on 600 thread count king size sheets at The Shoppes at Farmer’s Hardware. Only $25! Woot!
We grabbed lunch at Tupelo’s World Cafe. It was wonderful! We’ll definitely go there again. We normally go into Blowing Rock for our lunch/shopping adventures but decided to go to Boone this time. So glad we did! While there Gigi bought Momo, Sara & I sursies. She got me a very cool monogrammed garden flag for the house. You know us Southern women love our monograms!
On the way back to the Valle we noticed all these roads that shoot off from the main road. Roads we’ve always wanted to explore. So I turned down a few. Some went straight up the mountain. We saw AMAZING houses. Some went down the mountain. Some were so rough and narrow and steep that we all thought death was near. We were screaming so much going down a couple roads that on 2 occasions men came out on to their decks to see what was all the commotion. Who knew those were private drives? We made it back to the house alive, thank goodness!